Third-seeded Andy Murray won three tiebreakers and needed almost four hours to defeat Feliciano Lopez and join men’s top seed Roger Federer in the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament.
Venus Williams is out. Andy Roddick is retiring. And American teenagers Sloane Stephens and Jack Sock are moving on at the U.S. Open tennis championship.
Roger Federer and Serena Williams swept into the third round of the U.S. Open, where Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was an upset loser and Andy Roddick announced his retirement from tennis.
Jennifer Bentley and her sewing machine help players at the U.S. Open look neat and trim, as well as allowing bottom-rung competitors to pick up some extra money with last-minute advertising deals.
Lleyton Hewitt and James Blake were given wild-card entries to the 2012 U.S. Open, the final Grand Slam of the tennis season.
James Blake said he’ll be expecting strong support from the crowd at the U.S. Open after advancing to a third-round match against Novak Djokovic .
All of 22, Britain’s James Blake masterminded three sonically diverse EPs just in the past year and recently released a self-titled debut album. The crowd at Music Hall of Williamsburg on March 14 was well beyond eager.
James Blake lost his opening match at Wimbledon in straight sets and said he may reassess his tennis career after the U.S. Open.
“How often does New York get hit with an earthquake and a hurricane in the same week?” asked Paul Annacone, coach of No. 3 seed Roger Federer, a few days before the start of the U.S. Open in New York.
English sports fans might suffer their second blow of the summer today: After the last player with a connection to the country lost at Wimbledon their soccer team may be bounced out of the World Cup.
"I've been struggling and everything, but I'm still having fun."
- James Blake on Sep 02, 2010