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Nadal wins US Open

An emotional Rafael Nadal says extending the years among the top players in tennis means more to him than overtaking Roger Federer's all-time Grand Slam record or chasing after the world No.1 ranking.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/9 19:33:40

Poor effort 'inexcusable': Serena

Serena Williams is wondering when she will start playing like a 23-time Grand Slam champion again in a major final, calling her poor showing in Saturday's US Open final loss “inexcusable.”
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/8 21:23:40

Andreescu stuns Serena

So new is Bianca Andreescu to the Grand Slam stage that after beating Serena Williams to win the US Open on Saturday, a tournament official had to show her which side of the trophy was the front.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/9/8 21:23:39

Nadal 'in good shape' after scrappy US Open win

Rafael Nadal said he felt "in good shape" after advancing to the semifinals of the US Open with a battling 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 win over Argentine 20th seed Diego Schwartzman.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/5 22:28:41

Tennis great Laver calls for Kyrgios ban

Tennis great Rod Laver has called for Nick Kyrgios to be suspended from the ATP Tour over bad behavior, saying his fellow Australian appears not to be learning from his mistakes.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/5 22:23:43

Bencic goes back to the future

No Swiss woman has won a Grand Slam singles title since Martina Hingis captured the 1999 Australian Open, but Belinda Bencic hopes to end that two-decade drought at the US Open.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/5 22:23:41

Ruthless Serena slams to her 100th win

Serena Williams earned her 100th win at the US Open on Tuesday with a brutal 44-minute demolition of Wang Qiang, firing an ominous warning to rivals in her pursuit of a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/4 19:43:40

Another heartbreak for Federer

Fresh from a heartbreaking loss at the All-England Tennis Club, the abrupt end to Roger Federer's US Open on Tuesday raised questions whether the 38-year-old can deliver on a record-extending 21st Grand Slam title.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/9/4 19:43:39

Defending champ Osaka falls to Bencic

Swiss 13th seed Belinda Bencic stunned top-ranked defending champion Naomi Osaka on Monday to reach a US Open quarterfinal against Donna Vekic, who rescued a match point to advance.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/3 19:58:40

Nadal reigns in clash of former US Open champs

Rafael Nadal ramped up his quest for a fourth US Open title Monday with an impressive win over 2014 champion Marin Cilic to advance to the quarterfinals while Alexander Zverev slumped to a four-set defeat.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/3 19:03:40

Wawrinka returns to top form

Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka is finally feeling great again two years after knee surgery, and that's about to become a major headache for his US Open rivals.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/2 19:38:39

Wang stuns second seed

Wang Qiang said the memory of her former coach Peter McNamara, the late Australian Davis Cup tennis star and Wimbledon doubles champion, was helping drive her breakthrough run at the US Open.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/2 18:33:40

Osaka thrashes Gauff

Defending champion Naomi Osaka consoled a tearful Coco Gauff after a crushing US Open victory Saturday in a showdown billed as “the future of women's tennis” while Rafael Nadal cruised into the last 16.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/1 19:13:40

Roger Federer wants better prize money distribution to players

Roger Federer is prepared to champion the cause of lower-ranked players on the ATP Tour and said at the US Open on Wednesday that he would fight to ensure a bigger share of the prize pot for them in future.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/29 20:33:41

Players quietly push for revenues

A sizeable number of top male tennis players, including some big stars, are backing a petition seeking a major prize money boost from Grand Slams and other tournaments in a behind-the-scenes revenue fight at the US Open.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/28 21:28:41

US Open 'best chance' to unseat 'Big Three'

Defending champion Novak Djokovic said the timing of the US Open makes it the most unpredictable of the Grand Slams as the Serb made a promising start in his quest for a fourth title in New York.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/27 21:13:41

Sharapova believes in ability

Maria Sharapova said she remains confident in her ability to compete with the best despite Monday's crushing defeat by old foe Serena Williams in the first round of the US Open.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/27 20:48:40

Djokovic motivated by talks of catching Federer in Slams

Top-ranked defending champion Novak ­Djokovic takes inspiration from talk he could pass Roger Federer for the all-time record total of men's Grand Slam singles titles.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/25 20:38:39