Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2004 U.S. Open champion, heads a group of players who joined Rafael Nadal in withdrawing from the final major tournament of the tennis season.
New Jersey teenager Christina McHale’s surprising run ended in the third round of the U.S. Open, where Andy Roddick won a showdown of Nebraska natives.
Former champion Maria Sharapova of Russia was defeated in the third round at the U.S. Open today, losing in three sets to Flavia Pennetta of Italy.
Rain delayed the start of today’s play at the U.S. Open and is forecast in the New York City area for much of the day, with four men’s fourth-round matches and two women’s quarterfinals scheduled.
Novak Djokovic capped a day of dominance for top players at the U.S. Open with his most lopsided three-set victory of the year.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open with a straight- sets victory over David Nalbandian.
Six-time winner Roger Federer joined defending champions Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal in advancing to the fourth round at the Wimbledon tennis championships.
Six-time winner Roger Federer joined defending champions Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal in the fourth round at the Wimbledon tennis championships.
Irina Falconi’s debut at the U.S. Open lasted less than an hour. That was long enough for the New Yorker to get a sense of what it will take for her to reach the top echelon of women’s tennis.
Serena Williams was warmly received by New York fans after winning in her return to the U.S. Open, where she joined defending champion Rafael Nadal and top seeds Novak Djokovic and Caroline Wozniacki in the second round.