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U.S. Open

27 Aug 2018
As the dust settled over the seedings, especially for the women, the draws pitch men in tough first round battles while the top seeded women have relatively easy matches and a predictable march to the finish line.
1 Sep 2017
Zverev won the first set on a single break of his opponent’s serve. But it was a different matter in the second that was fought over 50 minutes and won by Coric, who also took the third set in a one-sided tally of seven points to one.
30 Aug 2017
It was an opening day of major upsets but Garbine Muguruza, Venus Williams and Alexander Zverev sailed through to the second round of the 2017 U.S Open. Second seed...
29 Aug 2017
The match of the Night Session in Arthur Ashe Stadium would be the clash of Simona Halep with Maria Sharapova. The 2006 U.S. Open champion holds a 6-0 career head-to-head record against the Romanian.
28 Aug 2017
As the show takes off today, the uncertainty about the outcomes is unprecedented. The calendar year still dominates our minds although it is a circle. Human beings delineate time by the intervals between events.
25 Jul 2017
Former world number one Novak Djokovic is in doubt for the U.S. Open due to his elbow injury, Serbian media reported, citing the country’s Davis Cup team doctor.
13 Sep 2016
Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland powered his way to victory over defending champion and tournament top seed, Novak Djokovic, in a battle that lasted four hours.
10 Sep 2016
Serena Williams’ semifinal loss to Karolina Pliskova confirmed the statement of truth that in one’s strengths lie the weaknesses. They are two sides of the same coin.
8 Sep 2016
Novak Djokovic’s march to the semifinals generates more questions than the scores of his few matches. Never before has one player been the beneficiary of the inability of potential or real opponents to either compete or continue.
2 Sep 2016
Rafael Nadal defeated Italy’s Andreas Seppi in straight sets of the epic match in Arthur Ashe Stadium; offering a moment of history as the roof was closed for the first time during a match.
30 Aug 2016
When Novak Djokovic took on Jerzy Janowicz (at 01.00 Nigeria time), it flagged off a Men’s tournament whose outcome is difficult to predict. It is true that the Serb has dominated the men’s game for a long time; amassing an unprecedented huge fortune in Prize Money
29 Aug 2016
The United States Open Tennis Championships kicks off (later) today, as spectators, players and media arrive at a completely remodeled Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre in Queensborough ...

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