US Open 2016 - updates

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Djokovic deciphers Monfils, faces Wawrinka in US Open final

Sep 10, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Although Novak Djokovic holds a 19 4 record over him Stan Wawrinka welcomes the chance to take on the world number one again

Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot to Gael Monfils of France during their men’s singles semifinal match on day 12 of the 2016 US Open. Alex Goodlett/Getty Images/AFP

Speed king Murray storms into US Open quarterfinals

Sep 06, 2016 - 4:38 PM

The 29 year old reigning Wimbledon and Olympic champion storms to an impressive seventh win in 10 meetings against the 22nd seeded Dimitrov

Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during his fourth round men's singles match on day 8 of the 2016 US Open. Mike Stobe/AFP

US Open: Serena sails into last 8 as teen topples Radwanska

Sep 06, 2016 - 1:38 PM

Serena Williams notches her 308th Grand Slam match win while 18 year old Croatian Ana Konjuh shocks fourth seeded Agnieszka Radwanska

INTO THE LAST 8. Serena Williams of United States reacts as she plays against Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan during their 2016 US Open women's singles match. KENA BETANCUR / AFP

Kerber puts Serena back under world top spot pressure

Sep 05, 2016 - 1:59 PM

If Kerber Angelique reaches the final then Serena Williams must win the title top stay on top of the pile

PRESSURE. Angelique Kerber, seen here in action against Petra Kvitova, is putting pressure on Serena Williams to retain her world number one spot. Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Defending champ Djokovic into US Open quarterfinals

Sep 05, 2016 - 12:38 PM

Novak Djokovic powers into the quarterfinals after defeating Briton Kyle Edmund The defending champion will face ninth seeded Frenchman Jo Wilfried Tsonga

CELEBRATION. Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates his victory over Kyle Edmund of Great Britain during their 2016 US Open men's singles match. Don EMMERT / AFP

Pouille stuns Nadal to lead French charge into US Open quarterfinals

Sep 05, 2016 - 12:32 PM

Lucas Pouille 22 and ranked 25th in the world lives up to the promise of his quarterfinal run at Wimbledon in outlasting Rafael Nadal in 5 sets

VICTORY. Lucas Pouille of France celebrates after defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain during their 2016 US Open men’s singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 4, 2016.  Don EMMERT / AFP

Brief encounter as Djokovic wins in 32 minutes, Nadal breezes

Sep 03, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Novak Djokovic goes through the US Open last 16 as Rafael Nadal reaches the fourth round for the first time since 2013

Rafael Nadal reacts to a point during his match against Andrey Kuznetsov during his third round men's singles match on day 5 of the 2016 US Open. Chris Trotman/Getty Images/AFP

Record-setting Venus gives Serena target to chase

Aug 31, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Venus Williams sets a record 72nd Grand Slam tournament appearance and extends her record in first round matches at the US Open to a perfect 18 in 18 attempts

Venus Williams returns a shot to Kateryna Kozlova during her first round women's singles match on day two of the 2016 US Open. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images/AFP

Murray, Serena ride strong serves into US Open second round

Aug 31, 2016 - 12:09 PM

Wimbledon champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams power into the second round of the US Open

ON TO ROUND 2. Serena Williams celebrates her victory over Ekaterina Makarova during her first round women's singles match on day two of the 2016 US Open. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images/AFP

Djokovic beats scare, Nadal eases at revamped US Open

Aug 30, 2016 - 4:09 PM

World number one Novak Djokovic defeats Jerzy Janowicz while Rafael Nadal eases to a win over Denis Istomin

Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns against Jerzy Janowicz of Poland during their 2016 US Open 2016 men's singles match.  Don EMMERT / AFP

Serena Williams 'pain-free' for US Open, says coach

Aug 29, 2016 - 1:08 PM

The American star who is also chasing a record seventh crown in New York has been struggling with a right shoulder injury which contributed to an early loss at the Olympics

Serena Williams of the USA reacts against Alize Cornet of France in the women's singles match of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games tennis events. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

'Best yet' Murray poised to pounce at US Open

Aug 28, 2016 - 1:22 PM

At 29 3 time major winner Andy Murray admits he is taking positives from being in the twilight of his career

POSSIBLE 2ND US OPEN TITLE? Andy Murray, 29, admits he's playing his best ever tennis as he aims for a second US Open title. File Photo by TANNEN MAURY/EPA

Serena Williams shoulders burden of history at US Open

Aug 28, 2016 - 12:53 PM

After seeing a frustrating year go by between her 21st Grand Slam win and No 22 Serena Williams says she s learned to let history take care of itself

BURDEN. Serena Williams is heading into the US Open with the burden of history on her shoulders. Photo by MICHAEL REYNOLDS/EPA

Johnson captures US Open despite penalty confusion

Jun 20, 2016 - 9:48 AM

Dustin Johnson shakes off the specter of a potential penalty controversy leaving no room for doubt in his first major victory at the US Open

OPEN SEASON. Dustin Johnson avoided a penalty when his ball was deemed not to have moved due to his cause. Photo by Tannen Maury/EPA