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Chambers Bay ready to go two years early

The 2015 U.S. Open is 787 days away but Chambers Bay is essentially ready right now.


U.S. Open returning to Winged Foot in 2020

The U.S. Open is returning to Winged Foot, the New York club with a history of clutch moments and one unforgettable collapse. The U.S. Golf Association will announce today that …


Murray prevails for 1st Slam win

NEW YORK – His considerable lead, and a chance at history, slipping away, Andy Murray dug deep for stamina and mental strength, outlasting Novak Djokovic in a thrilling five-set, nearly …


Women’s U.S. Open final postponed until Sunday

NEW YORK – Among the many lessons Serena Williams has learned in the 13 years since she played her first Grand Slam final is that routine is overrated. A perfect …


Serena Williams powers into U.S. Open final

NEW YORK – The latest woman to absorb a lopsided loss against Serena Williams thinks the 14-time Grand Slam champion should take on a new challenge. “Given that men are …


Best bet on the Tube

Novak Djokovic will be the first to say there’s no such thing as an easy road to a Grand Slam title. Still, when he looks around the locker room before …


Oh, oh, Williams at her best

NEW YORK – It didn’t take long for Serena Williams to show her fourth-round opponent at the U.S. Open on Monday where things were headed. “The first point of the …


Sharapova in quarters for first time since ’06

NEW YORK – Maria Sharapova is back in the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the first time since winning the title in 2006. Shrieking loudly during points, screaming and pumping her …


Roddick rolling

NEW YORK – Knowing full well each match could be his last, Andy Roddick is putting on a show while soaking up every moment along the way. So when he …


Roddick announces retirement

Tennis: Andy Roddick’s tennis career will close at the U.S. Open, the site of his biggest triumph. The 2003 champion at Flushing Meadows and former No. 1-ranked player decided to …


Murray overcomes slow start at U.S. Open

NEW YORK – Andy Murray weathered a slow start in the latest stop of this long, successful summer. Seeking that elusive first Grand Slam title, Murray began his U.S. Open …


Final Slam should dazzle

NEW YORK – Champion at Wimbledon in both singles and doubles. Winner again at the All England Club in both events, four weeks later at the London Olympics. Nobody would …


U.S. Open opportunity

Venus (at right in photo) and Serena Williams (left) received a wild-card entry into the U.S. Open doubles draw Friday, giving them a chance to play for their 14th career …


Sparks to open Open

“American Idol” winner Jordin Sparks will headline the opening-night program Aug. 27 at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Sparks will perform a song from her upcoming movie, “Sparkle,” which includes …


Simpson wins first major when leaders falter at U.S. Open

SAN FRANCISCO – Webb Simpson won the U.S. Open and put two more names into the graveyard of champions. Overlooked for so much of the week, Simpson emerged on a …


Simpson snares U.S. Open

Overlooked for so much of the week, Webb Simpson emerged on a fog-filled Sunday at The Olympic Club in San Francisco with four birdies around the turn and a tough …


McDowell, Furyk take lead into final round of U.S. Open

SAN FRANCISCO – Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk won the battle of par Saturday at the U.S. Open. Tiger Woods lost a lot more than that.


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Furyk, McDowell share U.S. Open lead after 3rd round

Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk won the battle of par Saturday at the U.S. Open. Tiger Woods lost a lot more than that. McDowell showed the kind of fight that …


Woods, Toms, Furyk tied for U.S. Open lead

SAN FRANCISCO – There were no fist pumps for Tiger Woods, just a deep breath and a slow exhale. Jim Furyk walked most of the 7,170 yards at Olympic Club …


Tiger Woods 3 back of Open leader Thompson

SAN FRANCISCO – The lead at the U.S. Open belonged to Michael Thompson. The buzz came from Tiger Woods. Even as Thompson strung together four birdies on the back nine …


Thompson takes first-round lead at U.S. Open

SAN FRANCISCO – The lead at the U.S. Open belonged to Michael Thompson. The buzz came from Tiger Woods.


Golfers expect high scores at Olympic

SAN FRANCISCO – All it takes is one slight miss for this U.S. Open to get a whole lot harder. Tiger Woods pushed his tee shot on the 670-yard 16th …


Olympic course worries Masters champion Watson

SAN FRANCISCO – Bubba Watson is a Masters champion. Yet this big hitter with an imaginative swing is wary of what awaits at the U.S. Open. So much so that …


Expect the unexpected at U.S. Open site

Nothing turns out the way anyone expects when the U.S. Open goes to The Olympic Club. Instead of a record fifth U.S. Open for Ben Hogan, Olympic delivered Jack Fleck …


U.S. Open women’s final well-watched

The U.S. Open women’s final’s preliminary television rating is up 121 percent from last year’s championship match. Sam Stosur’s win over Serena Williams earned a 4.2 overnight rating and an …


Serena Williams dominates early in third-round win

NEW YORK – If anyone still harbored any doubts about whether Serena Williams is back at her best, she put on a pretty persuasive performance during the first 17 minutes …


McIlroy wins in spectacular fashion

BETHESDA, Md. – It took less than an hour for Rory McIlroy to effectively bury any demons from Augusta National. An 8-foot birdie at Congressional Country Club’s opening hole. Three …


Rory McIlroy could be next big thing in golf

BETHESDA, Md. – The lead was 10 following yet another birdie as Rory McIlroy walked off the fourth green and handed his Titleist to a tousle-haired teen watching from just …


McIlroy up by 8 strokes heading into final day of U.S. Open

BETHESDA, Md. – Rory McIlroy looked every bit like a U.S. Open champion, even on a course that didn’t play like a U.S. Open. As flawless as he’s been, not …


Young Aussie shows promise with play at major tournaments

BETHESDA, Md. – The fresh-faced kid from the island keeps putting his name on leaderboards at the majors. Eventually, he’s bound to figure out a way to win one of …