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  • Isner, del Potro among the latest to commit to play the Delray Beach Open

    Isner, del Potro among the latest to commit to play the Delray Beach Open
    Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, John Isner, Kevin Anderson and Alexandr Dolgopolov are the latest players to commit to the Delray Beach Open. Along with 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic, who commited previously, the tournament now...
  • Nadal, Serena advance to China Open quarters, Halep withdraws

    Nadal, Serena advance to China Open quarters, Halep withdraws
    BEIJING -- World No. 2 Rafa Nadal sailed into the quarterfinals of the China Open, his first tournament in 13 weeks, on Thursday but conceded his quest to regain his lost rhythm continues. The Spaniard, returning from a wrist injury, beat qualifier Peter...
  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect

    Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect
    NEW YORK -- Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her U.S. Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour on Tuesday to sprint into the second round. The 20-year-old, pigtailed Bouchard, the only woman to...
  • Serena Williams is only U.S. singles player still in the U.S. Open

    We may now have to think about Serena Williams as Custer, because she represents the last stand at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. That is, the last U.S. player standing. When the day began Saturday at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center, there...
  • Patrick McEnroe steps down as head of U.S. tennis development

    NEW YORK -- Patrick McEnroe said on Wednesday he was stepping down from his role as head of player development for the U.S. Tennis Association after more than six years in the job. McEnroe, the former captain of the U.S. Davis Cup team, ESPN analyst and...
  • Novak Djokovic takes next step at U.S. Open with win over Andy Murray

    Two tennis pit bulls sank their teeth into each other on a warm and windless night at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. It was Novak Djokovic versus Andy Murray. Talk about strong teeth. Right now, with Rafael Nadal out with an injury, all they needed to...
  • If Jack Sock is future of U.S. men's tennis, it could be a long wait

    We trekked out to the U.S. Open's venerable Grandstand Court on Tuesday on a mission of promise. Young Jack Sock, up-and-coming U.S. tennis player, was playing his first-round match. The Grandstand is special. For years, it has been an appendage to...
  • Roger Federer has a new 'teammate'—Michael Jordan

    There is seldom a dull moment in the evening matches at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Tuesday was no exception. It was time for Roger Federer to get back to work, and for the occasion, he brought along a friend, some guy named Michael Jordan....
  • John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis

    John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis
    The dark clouds that have hung over U.S. men's tennis for a while now lifted just a bit Thursday. Think of it mostly as the sun peeking through. The highest-ranked U.S. male, big-serving, 6-foot-9 John Isner, cruised through to the third round and was...
  • Venus Williams can't come up big in U.S. Open loss to Sara Errani

    — The venerable Venus Williams played a roller-coaster tennis match Friday that ended badly, for her and her ongoing comeback attempt at age 34, when the wheels finally came off. She lost to Sara Errani of Italy, a player she had beaten in all...