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US Open 2017


Garbine Muguruza joins Rafael Nadal as World No 1

September 11, 2017 10:29 pm

Garbine Muguruza rose two spots from No. 3 on Monday after getting to the fourth round at Flushing Meadows for the first time. She is the 24th woman to lead the WTA since it introduced computer rankings in 1975.

Wu Yibing gives China its first boys' grand slam title at US Open

September 11, 2017 12:37 pm

Wu Yibing capped a highly successful week in New York by beating Argentine top seed Axel Geller 6-4, 6-4 to add the junior singles title to the boys' doubles crown he won with Taiwan's Hsu Yu-hsiou on Saturday.

US Open 2017: This has been one of the best seasons of my career, says Rafael Nadal

September 11, 2017 12:02 pm

US Open 2017 champion Rafael Nadal described the year 2017 as one of the best of his career after winning a third title in New York and 16th Grand Slamby beating South Africa's world number 32 Kevin Anderson 6-3 6-3 6-4 in a one-sided final.

US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal savours being part of the dream generation

September 11, 2017 10:21 am

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have played each other 50 times, the Serbian prevailing 26 times but losing three of their four grand slam final encounters. The Spaniard has a 23-14 win-loss record against Federer.

US Open 2017: Martina Hingis amazed by doubles final win, clinches her 25th career Grand Slam title

September 11, 2017 10:08 am

In Grand Slam events, Martina Hingis also has won five singles titles and seven mixed doubles crowns, the most recent of those coming Saturday alongside Britain's Jamie Murray on the New York hardcourts.

Kevin Anderson falls short at US Open in first Grand Slam final

September 11, 2017 9:36 am

Kevin Anderson's first appearance in a Grand Slam final ended Sunday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 loss to Rafael Nadal, who handled the big serve and forehands that were the catalysts of the No. 28 seed's surprising run.

US Open: Kevin Anderson denies nerves in final, says Rafael Nadal was better

September 11, 2017 9:26 am

Kevin Anderson, a first-time Grand Slam finalist, said he felt relaxed going into Sunday's US Open decider but was overwhelmed by the conundrum of Rafael Nadal's ruthless all-court game which gave him the win.

How Rafael Nadal won his third US Open title, watch videos

September 11, 2017 8:14 am

Rafael Nadal kept the pressure on Kevin Anderson throughout the match and came out with a straight sets win. It is his third title at the US Open and the 16th Grand Slam of his career.

'The best Spanish athlete in History!!' Tennis stars congratulate Rafael Nadal for US Open 2017 win on Twitter

September 11, 2017 7:47 am

Rafael Nadal was quick to put Kevin Anderson’s composure and service game to the test. He kept the pressure on the South African throughout the game to come out of it with a third win at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Rafael Nadal thanks uncle Toni, says would never be playing tennis without him

September 11, 2017 9:09 am

Rafael Nadal's uncle Toni has been his coach throughout his career and had announced earlier in the year that he won't be with the World No. 1 from next season to focuss on his academy.


US Open final, Rafael Nadal vs Kevin Anderson: Sweet 16 for Rafa Nadal

September 11, 2017 6:22 am

Rafael Nadal beat Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to win the 2017 US Open title.

Sloane Stephens wins US Open 2017 women's singles title

September 10, 2017 11:02 am

Sloane Stephens created history by winning her maiden Grand Slam title, after defeating the 15th seeded Madison Keys in the US Open final at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday.

US Open 2017: Kevin Anderson's road to his maiden Grand Slam final

September 09, 2017 5:52 pm

Kevin Anderson of South Africa created history after becoming the first player from his country since Cliff Drysdale in 1965 to make it to the US Open final. He defeated the 12th seeded Pablo Carreno Busta 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 of Spain in the semifinal on Friday.

US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal's road to men's singles final

September 09, 2017 5:50 pm

Rafael Nadal will play his third Grand Slam final of the year when he faces the in-form South African Kevin Anderson at the Arthur Ashe stadium on Sunday. He will look to clinch his third US Open title and 16th Grand Slam title of the career.

US Open 2017: Madison Keys' road to final

September 08, 2017 5:50 pm

The 15th seeded Madison Keys reached her first Grand Slam final after defeating the 20th seeded CoCo Vandeweghe in the second semifinal of the US Open. It took 66 minutes for Keys to clinch the match in straight sets by 6-1, 6-2.

US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens' road to final

September 08, 2017 4:03 pm

The 83rd seed Sloane Stephens of United States has reached her first Grand Slam final at the US Open after defeating the seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams in the semifinal by 6-1, 0-6, 7-5 in a two hour, seven minute encounter.

US Open 2017: Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens and Kevin Anderson advance to semifinals

September 06, 2017 1:11 pm

The ninth seed Venus Williams of the United States defeated Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic by 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 in the quarterfinal to become the oldest Grand Slam semifinalist since Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon in 1994.

US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova, Garbine Muguruza exit; Americans Sam Querrey, Venus Williams march ahead

September 04, 2017 2:27 pm

Maria Sharapova, who was back on the grand-slam stage after returning from a doping ban, was knocked out in the fourth round as she lost 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to Anastasija Sevastova. The 30-year-old Russian finished with 51 unforced errors, compared to 14 for Sevastova.