Stories tagged: U.S. Open
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
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 8 p.m.
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.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 2:04 p.m.
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. …
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
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.
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Maria Sharapova’s U.S. Open ends; Venus Williams advances
Maybe this was just one three-setter too many for Maria Sharapova.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
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.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
’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.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 7:37 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
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. …
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 7:49 p.m.
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 …
Sun., July 9, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
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.
Tue., June 27, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
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 …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Teddy Greenstein: ‘Awesome’ Erin Hills deserves another US Open
The words commonly associated with U.S. Opens didn’t apply at Erin Hills.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 11:42 p.m.
Golf with Jim Meehan: Local amateurs took swings at qualifying for U.S. Open
Derek Bayley is teeing it up at the British Amateur. Eric Ansett is playing in the Sunnehanna Amateur in Pennsylvania. Ryan Maine made the cut at the Southwestern Am in …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Blimp goes down at U.S. Open golf tournament in Wisconsin
The pilot of a blimp is “OK” after the aircraft crashed near the U.S. Open in Wisconsin during the opening round of the golf tournament, a representative for the company …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Dustin Johnson hopes timing is right for another U.S. Open title
Dustin Johnson wrapped up his final practice round for the U.S. Open just as the sky began to rumble and the horn sounded to stop play at Erin Hills.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Waiting game: Long day on tap for Mickelson’s potential sub
Alternate Roberto Diaz has a better-than-average chance of taking the U.S. Open tee time that currently belongs to Phil Mickelson. Mickelson will attend his daughter’s graduation and, barring a weather …
Mon., June 12, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
Steve Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into U.S. Open
Steve Stricker was missing a critical piece of equipment when he finished a practice round for the U.S. Open.