Stories tagged: U.S. Open
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016, 5:48 P.M.
Mattek-Sands, Safarova win US Open; 3rd major doubles title
Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic won the U.S. Open women’s doubles title for their third Grand Slam trophy as a pair, beating …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016, 5:41 P.M.
U.S. Open champ Angelique Kerber starting to like sound of No. 1 ranking
About to contest her third Grand Slam final of the year, Angelique Kerber couldn’t help but hear the part of player introductions when she was announced to the crowd as …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016, 5:37 P.M.
Wawrinka tops Djokovic for 1st US Open title, 3rd Grand Slam
Pointing to his temple after winning the biggest of points, Stan Wawrinka wore Novak Djokovic down and beat the defending champion 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday for his …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2016, 9:50 P.M.
Digest: Kerber wins US Open for 2nd major title
Early in what would become a tight test of a U.S. Open final in New York, Angelique Kerber sprinted forward to somehow reach a drop shot and scoop a down-the-line …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 10:33 P.M.
In Brief: Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka advance to U.S. Open men’s final
Djokovic on Friday at encountered a semi-competitive semifinal against Gael Monfils, but emerged with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 victory.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016, 8:25 P.M.
Digest: Serena Williams loses to Karolina Pliskova at U.S. Open semifinal for 2nd year in row
For the second year in a row, Serena Williams’ bid to make history ended with a shocking loss in the U.S. Open semifinals.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2016, 7:55 P.M.
Digest: After let call, Andy Murray loses to Kei Nishikori at Open
Andy Murray dropped seven consecutive games after a let call caused by a loud noise in the arena’s speaker system during a fourth-set point and lost to Kei Nishikori 1-6, …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016, 8:20 P.M.
Another free pass for Novak Djokovic at U.S. Open
That Novak Djokovic would reach his 10th consecutive U.S. Open semifinal should surprise no one. That he’s done it by playing only two complete matches because three opponents pulled out …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016, 6:10 P.M.
Umpire warns U.S. Open player for using cellphone during match
Like a schoolkid chastised by a teacher for texting in class, a player at the U.S. Open was caught using his cellphone during a changeover and was admonished by the …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 3, 2016, 10:02 P.M.
In Brief: Williams’ shoulder ‘feels solid,’ in win
So about that inflamed right shoulder that was supposed to hinder Serena Williams at the U.S. Open as she seeks a record 23rd major title: It sure seems to be …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2016, 9:13 P.M.
In Brief: Sock defeats Cilic, advances to 4th round
Before Jack Sock took on 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in the third round, the 23-year-old American acknowledged that, as of a couple of years ago, simply making it …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 8:45 P.M.
Digest: Serena Williams ties Open-era mark with 306 wins
Looking rather displeased with herself at times, Serena Williams still managed to tie Martina Navratilova’s professional-era women’s record with her 306th career victory in Grand Slam matches on Thursday in …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 9:44 P.M.
Digest: Hit by cramps, Milos Raonic loses to qualifier Ryan Harrison at U.S. Open
The Wimbledon runner-up just last month, and seeded No. 5 at the U.S. Open, Milos Raonic began to feel pain near his left wrist midway through the second set of …
MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016, 10:17 P.M.
Djokovic’s right arm gives him trouble during US Open win
Novak Djokovic wins his first-round match but there are signs of trouble.
SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016, 9:17 P.M.
For retired U.S. Open champ Flavia Pennetta, no regrets
Flavia Pennetta arrived back at Arthur Ashe Stadium and had one question: “Where is it?”
SATURDAY, AUG. 27, 2016, 6:37 P.M.
John McEnroe says he won’t work with Milos Raonic during U.S. Open
John McEnroe says he won’t work with Milos Raonic during the U.S. Open “for Milos’ sake, for ESPN and my sake.”
FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2016, 7:16 P.M.
U.S. Open top seeds Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic coming off injuries
Serena Williams is “starting to feel a little better.” Novak Djokovic is “getting there.”
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016, 8:08 P.M.
Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic head entry lists for US Open
Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic head the direct entry lists for this year’s U.S. Open.
TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016, 7:09 P.M.
Doug Ferguson: Dustin Johnson’s U.S. Open win had right penalty, wrong delivery
As different as they are, the Masters and U.S. Open had two things in common this year.
SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016, 11:21 P.M.
Dustin Johnson wins U.S. Open for first major victory
Dustin Johnson has won the U.S. Open. Johnson took his first major championship in style, lacing a 6-iron to 5 feet on the 18th hole and making the putt for …
SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016, 11:20 P.M.
Column: Johnson wins one the USGA tries to take away
Maybe Dustin Johnson is smarter than the average golfer after all. The whispers around golf were that the most powerful player in the game didn’t have a head for the …
SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2016, 7:24 P.M.
Shane Lowry on top at US Open
Shane Lowry kept his cool after a careless penalty and walked off Oakmont after a marathon Saturday with a two-shot lead in the U.S. Open. Stalled by rain in the …
FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016, 8:59 P.M.
Dustin Johnson in familiar spot at U.S. Open
Dustin Johnson unleashed another powerful tee shot that got lost in the darkening sky over Oakmont. Positioned some 200 yards away on a forward tee, his caddie tried to track …
THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016, 8:14 P.M.
Storms soften Oakmont, halt U.S. Open
Even a rain-soaked Oakmont didn’t keep the U.S. Open from delivering its usual dose of frustration.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016, 7:03 P.M.
Phil Mickelson still chasing elusive U.S. Open title
One year before Jordan Spieth was born, Phil Mickelson made his professional debut with a 68 in the 1992 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach and was two shots out of …
TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016, 7:13 P.M.
Oakmont returns U.S. Open reputation as toughest test
Danny Willett makes his debut in the U.S. Open at Oakmont. At least the U.S. Open that he grew up watching
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016, 9:53 P.M.
Digest: Henderson takes lead at Sahalee
Brooke Henderson made an early hole-in-one and birdied her final two holes to take the early lead Thursday in the Women’s PGA Championship, the second of the LPGA Tour’s five …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 13, 2015
Flavia Pennetta retires after winning U.S. Open
Talk about going out on top: Flavia Pennetta won the U.S. Open for her first Grand Slam title at age 33, and then announced during the trophy ceremony she has …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 13, 2015
U.S. Open men’s final features dream matchup
The blockbuster U.S. Open final between No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Roger Federer today (1 p.m., ESPN) is tantalizing for so many reasons. They have built a long …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 12, 2015
Paul Newberry: Serena Williams’ exit left everybody shocked
No one saw this coming. Not with Serena Williams so close to tennis’ grandest of feats, to one of the greatest achievements in any sport, on her home court at …