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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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …


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.


For Davis Love III, a father-son outing at the U.S. Open

Davis Love III is making his 24th appearance in the U.S. Open, with one big difference.


Ryan Moore withdraws from U.S. Open with shoulder injury

Ryan Moore has withdrawn from the U.S. Open with a shoulder injury that will keep him out for three to four weeks. Moore was replaced by Michael Putnam, the first …


Golf notes: U.S. Open alternates have better chance of playing this year

Alternates from U.S. Open sectional qualifiers were never more important as they were this year.


Peter Uihlein, 4 others earn U.S. Open spots in playoffs

Peter Uihlein birdied the first hole and was among three players to earn a spot in the U.S. Open in a playoff. There was a 4-for-3 playoff in Ohio to …


UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 2:04 p.m.

Phil Mickelson to miss U.S. Open for daughter’s graduation

Phil Mickelson plans to miss the U.S. Open to attend his oldest daughter’s high school graduation. Mickelson says being at the ceremony for Amanda is something he will cherish forever. …


Golf notes: Final week to avoid U.S. Open qualifying

As many as 26 players will be added to the field for the U.S. Open at Erin Hills this week, and there isn’t likely to be many surprises unless someone …


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 …


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 …


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 …