| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:43 PM
NEW YORK -- Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open on Monday and reach the pinnacle of the sport one year after a doping ban kept him out of the year's final grand slam.
The big-serving Croatian...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 9:25 PM
— It is turning out to be the relationship that gives engagements a bad name. First, golf star Rory McIlroy calls off the wedding with tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and wins the British Open and the PGA.
Then, Wozniacki starts a run of success...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:18 PM
FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years.
This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open.
Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Sloane Stephens was ousted in three sets at the U.S. Open by Johanna Larsson, while Peng Shuai upset No. 4 seed Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets to reach the third round.
Stephens, the No. 21 seed at the tennis season’s final Grand Slam...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Roger Federer battled back from two sets down and double match point to defeat Gael Monfils 4-6 3-6 6-4 7-5 6-2 and reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Thursday.
Federer, aiming to add to his grand slam men's record total of 17 singles crowns,...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Kei Nishikori of Japan became the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam final in the 137-year history of tennis’s biggest tournaments, beating top-seeded Novak Djokovic 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 at the U.S. Open on Saturday.
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:08 PM
NEW YORK -- History, redemption and glory will be on the line when Japan's Kei Nishikori and Croatia's Marin Cilic battle for the U.S. Open men's title on Monday.
It will be the first time since the Australian Open final in 2005 that a men's grand slam...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Like the mailmen, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic went about their appointed rounds with efficient delivery at the U.S. Open tennis tournament here Monday.
It was Labor Day, and many of the players, fighting through physical distress in the heat...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:06 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Cara Black is one of the have-nots in the world of professional tennis. But then, there is so much money in the sport that we might all be happy not having.
Black is a doubles specialist. She toils on the back courts of tournaments, even at the mega-...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:58 PM
CHARLES CITY, Iowa — He built it, so they come.
Anyone driving down the gravel road through the cornfields of northern Iowa can't be blamed for stepping on the brakes and doing a double take. Just off the road, between a house and farm buildings,...