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28 Aug 2020
Former U.S. Open champion, Boris Becker, said he fully respected the decision of Naomi Osaka to pull out of her semi-final at the Western & Southern Open in a protest against racial injustice...
26 Jun 2020
Reigning Masters champion, Tiger Woods, and four-time major winner, Brooks Koepka, are among the exempt players for this year’s U.S. Open announced yesterday by the US Golf Association
7 Jun 2020
Novak Djokovic has described the restrictions that players would be subject to in order for the U.S. Open to take place as “extreme” and “impossible.”
24 May 2020
A US Open staged behind closed doors could become iconic in years to come, British number one Dan Evans says. The US Tennis Association (USTA) is still hoping to stage the tournament in New York from 31 August.
14 Sep 2019
The legendary Rod Laver presented the trophy to Rafael Nadal at the conclusion of the last Grand Slam of the decade. There was great symbolism in his choice because in 1962, Laver became the first player to win the Grand Slam at a time when money earning tennis players were not allowed to compete at the four major tournaments.
12 Sep 2019
When the draws were released for the 2019 U.S. Open, Kenny Ijaola, Chairman of Nigerian Tennis Umpires Association, noted that the seedings favoured Nadal, unlike at Wimbledon where he was seeded third.
9 Sep 2019
Bianca Andreescu defeated Serena Williams 6/3, 7/5 at the U.S Open to become the first Canadian man or woman to win a Grand Slam title.
8 Sep 2019
Rafael Nadal of Spain defeated Matteo Berrettini of Italy 7/6(6); 6/4; 6/1 to reach his fifth finals in New York and will face Russia’s Daniil Medvedev who dispatched Hungary’s Grigor Dimitrov 7/6(5); 6/4; 6/3.
3 Sep 2019
Just 14 hours after Stan Wawrinka upset top seed Novak Djokovic, another Swiss player has beaten another number one seed, reports Defending U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka...
28 Aug 2019
The defending champion and world number one player, Novak Djokovic defeated Spain’s Roberto Carballes Baena 6/4, 6/1, 6/4 in the first round match of the ongoing U.S Open that ended...
10 Jul 2019
Serena Williams is showing what a powerful woman looks like without any help from Photoshop, reports The tennis superstar appears in an unretouched photo on the cover of the August issue of Harper’s Bazaar as part of the magazine’s “real beauty” issue. The 23-time Grand Slam champion didn’t bother with any filters or Photoshop…
7 Sep 2018
When this 50th anniversary edition of the US Open kicked off, there were 128 men and 128 women from many countries. As the fiesta reached semi-final stage, only the host country and Japan have two gladiators standing.


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