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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 …


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.


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.


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, …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Djokovic’s right arm gives him trouble during US Open win

Novak Djokovic wins his first-round match but there are signs of trouble.


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?”


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.”


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.”


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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …


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


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Serena Williams’ grand slam bid foiled

Roberta Vinci has stunned Serena Williams to end her Grand Slam bid in one of the greatest upsets in tennis history.


Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka set up all-Swiss semifinal at U.S. Open

NEW YORK – Roger Federer is back in the semifinals of the U.S. Open for the 10th time. To get back to his first final at Flushing Meadows in six …


Serena Williams beats Venus at US Open to extend Slam bid

NEW YORK – For stretches of the 27th edition of Williams vs. Williams, Venus gave Serena all she could handle. And when Serena took control down the stretch to emerge …