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UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 4:27 p.m.

Tim Dahlberg: Tiger Woods remains an enigma entering U.S. Open

His irons are sublime, his driver for the most part long and straight.

U.S. Open setup relies as much on science as instincts

The U.S. Open prefers to be looked upon as the ultimate test in golf, which can be an invitation for trouble. Mike Davis knows that as well as anyone. The …

UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018, 6:10 p.m.

U.S. Open returns to traditional course with modern touch

Such is the stature of century-old Shinnecock Hills that it seems everyone can’t wait for the U.S. Open. No one is more excited about a return to Shinnecock Hills than …

UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 4:48 p.m.

Tiger Woods to play with No. 1 and 2 in the world at U.S. Open

Tiger Woods will play the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open with Justin Thomas and Dustin Johnson. It will be the 10th anniversary of Woods’ most recent U.S. Open …

Tiger Woods files entry to play U.S. Open for 1st time since 2015

Tiger Woods has filed his entry to play in the U.S. Open for the first time since 2015. The USGA says Woods officially entered four days after he tied for …

U.S. Open to use 25-second clocks, timed warmup in main draw

The U.S. Open will have 25-second serve clocks on all of its courts during main draw matches this year to enforce time limits between points. The Grand Slam tournament will …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:54 p.m.

Sweet 16: After 2 rough years, Nadal back on top at U.S. Open

Rafael Nadal entered the 2017 Grand Slam season on a 2

US Open: Rafael Nadal, Kevin Anderson seems a mismatch, but upsets happen

U.S. Open finalists Rafael Nadal and Kevin Anderson are both professional tennis players who were born in 1986. Not much else in common.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 5:18 p.m.

Perfect partnership: Martina Hingis, Jamie Murray win US Open mixed title

Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray won the U.S. Open mixed doubles title Saturday, beating Michael Venus of New Zealand and Chan Hao-Ching of Taiwan 6-1, 4-6, 10-8 in a match …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 5:17 p.m.

Sloane Stephens tops Madison Keys in US Open final for 1st Grand Slam title

Sloane Stephens never looked shaken by the setting or the stakes in her first Grand Slam final. Her opponent, Madison Keys, most definitely did.

Rafael Nadal overwhelms Juan Martin del Potro; faces Kevin Anderson in US Open final

Rafael Nadal went into his U.S. Open semifinal against Juan Martin del Potro with a relatively simple game plan: Stay away from the big guy’s flat, fearsome forehand and instead …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 10:14 p.m.

Sloane Stephens tops Venus Williams; faces Madison Keys in all-American U.S. Open final

Unseeded Sloane Stephens was two points from defeat before coming back to beat Venus Williams 6-1, 0-6, 7-5 in the U.S. Open semifinals. No. 15 Madison Keys overwhelmed No. 20 …

Nadal vs. del Potro, Carreno Busta vs. Anderson in U.S. Open semifinals

Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro will meet in the U.S. Open semifinals. Nadal has won the tournament twice and del Potro has won it once. The other semifinal …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 10:13 p.m.

No Rafa vs. Roger at U.S. Open: del Potro beats Federer in QF

Roger Federer was unable to set up his first U.S. Open match against Rafael Nadal. Federer lost in the quarterfinals to Juan Martin del Potro in four sets. The U.S. …

U.S. Open: ‘09 champ Juan Martin del Potro rallies from two sets down

Juan Martin del Potro’s stay at the U.S. Open really should be over. Nearly was.

Maria Sharapova’s U.S. Open ends; Venus Williams advances

Maybe this was just one three-setter too many for Maria Sharapova.

Roger Federer looks back at best in straight-sets win at US Open

This was Roger Federer at his hard-to-beat best, so unlike the pair of uncomfortable five-setters he labored through to begin the U.S. Open.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 9:02 p.m.

At 18, Denis Shapovalov’s game, personality in U.S. Open spotlight

Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov became the youngest man in nearly three decades to reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open. Shapovalov is 18. He advanced when Kyle Edmund retired …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 9:36 p.m.

Roger Federer edges Mikhail Youzhny in 5 sets at U.S. Open; Rafael Nadal needs 4

Roger Federer set aside an uncharacteristic 68 unforced errors and pulled out his second five-set victory in a row at the U.S. Open. Federer came back to edge Mikhail Youzhny …

Maria Sharapova wins again at U.S. Open; Alexander Zverev among losers

No one, not even Maria Sharapova herself, knew quite what to expect from her return to Grand Slam tennis at the U.S. Open.

’16 champ Kerber exits at rainy US Open; Federer edges teen

The question was rather simple after Angelique Kerber became only the second defending U.S. Open champion in the professional era to lose in the first round.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 5:32 p.m.

Venus Williams improves to 19-0 in U.S. Open’s first round

Venus Williams stayed in the crowded hunt for the No. 1 ranking – even though she had no idea that she has a shot at that spot.

U.S. Open ’17: Which American players could make some noise?

Andy Roddick was the last American man to win a Grand Slam title, all the way back at the 2003 U.S. Open. The last American woman other than Serena Williams …

Andy Murray joins list of men missing U.S. Open

His voice choking, Andy Murray unexpectedly announced Saturday that he was withdrawing from the U.S. Open because of a hip injury, adding to the lengthy list of top players who …

U.S. OPEN ‘17: Federer says 3rd major of year would be surreal

Even Roger Federer says it would be “totally surreal” if he could collect his third Grand Slam title of the year at the U.S. Open. He hasn’t won the U.S. …

Maria Sharapova granted wild-card entry into U.S. Open

Maria Sharapova has been granted a wild-card invitation for the U.S. Open’s main draw. Sharapova is among eight women given entry into the 128-player field by the U.S. Tennis Association. …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 11:51 a.m.

Ailing knee knocks defending champ Stan Wawrinka out of U.S. Open

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka has pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injured knee. He will have a “medical intervention” and sit out the rest of 2017. He …

Chambers Bay greens get facelift in hopes of wooing US Open

The return of major championship golf to the Pacific Northwest may depend on the fate of the greens at Chambers Bay.

UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 10:31 p.m.

Kenny Perry wins US Senior Open by 2 strokes over Kirk Triplett

Kenny Perry withdrew from the U.S. Senior Open last year after two rounds with a swollen knee and doubts about whether he would ever play again.

Doug Ferguson: Travelers had atmosphere the U.S. Open was lacking

A sure sign that the USGA needs to take a closer look at how it sets up the U.S. Open is when it draws comparisons with the Travelers Championship a …