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Ivanovic beats Wozniacki to win Pan Pacific Open

 September 22, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Third-seeded Ana Ivanovic of Serbia beat second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-2, 7-6 (2) on Sunday to win the Pan Pacific Open.


Tennis Roundup

 September 21, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark beat Garbine Muguruza of Spain 6-4, 2-6, 6-2


The Bryans wrap it up for U.S.

 September 14, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Hoffman Estates, Ill. — Americans Bob and Mike Bryan capped a remarkable week with another celebratory chest bump on Saturday.


Davis Cup roundup

 September 13, 2014; Updated: 12:02 am

Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka took Switzerland close to its first Davis Cup final in 22 years after cruising to straight-sets wins in the opening singles against Italy on Friday at Geneva.\nFirst, Federer beat 76th-ranked Simone Bolelli 7-6 (5),...


Cilic cruises past Nishikori

 September 9, 2014; Updated: 2:15 am

New York — Marin Cilic was barred from last year's U.S. Open during a doping suspension he still says was unjust.


Serena does it once again

 September 8, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York - A couple of months before Serena Williams capped her dominant run to a third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th major singles title Sunday night, she sat down with coach Patrick Mouratoglou to decipher why the season...


Nishikori-Cilic is an unlikely men's final

 September 8, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York - It is among the most unexpected championship matchups in Grand Slam tennis history: Kei Nishikori against Marin Cilic in the U.S. Open final.Neither is currently ranked in the top 10.Neither has previously played...


Serena wins third straight U.S. Open women's title

 September 7, 2014; Updated: 6:48 pm

New York — Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open title by beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday.


Nishikori and Cilic pull off shockers

 September 7, 2014; Updated: 2:08 am

New York — Instead of Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer for the U.S. Open title, first-time Grand Slam finalists Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic will vie for the championship after a pair of semifinal surprises...


Williams, Wozniacki to play for U.S. Open title

 September 6, 2014; Updated: 12:00 am

New York - Overcome by heat and humidity in the second set of her U.S. Open semifinal, China's Shuai Peng paused between points to clutch at her left thigh and put her weight on her racket as if it were a cane.


Japan's Kei Nishikori stuns top-ranked Novak Djokovic in U.S. Open semifinals

 September 6, 2014; Updated: 3:42 pm

Japan's Kei Nishikori became the first man from Asia to reach a Grand Slam final, stunning top-ranked Novak Djokovic in four sets at the U.S. Open.


Men's semis' coaches could also play some

 September 6, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

New York - Imagine, just for fun, if the four big-name coaches working with the U.S. Open men's semifinalists were to play today's matches instead of their charges.So Roger Federer vs. Marin Cilic would be Stefan Edberg vs. Goran...


Federer rallies into U.S. Open semis

 September 5, 2014; Updated: 2:18 am

NEW YORK  — This is what ran through Roger Federer's mind as he stood one point from losing to Gael Monfils in the U.S. Open quarterfinals: 


Djokovic tops Murray for eighth U.S. Open semi in a row

 September 4, 2014; Updated: 2:29 am

New York — Through a pair of back-and-forth sets, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray put on a display befitting a matchup of past U.S. Open champions.


Is this the year Monfils plays way into a Grand Slam final?

 September 3, 2014; Updated: 1:58 am

New York — Gael Monfils follows his own rules.


Top seeds Williams, Djokovic advance to U.S. Open quarters

 September 2, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

New York - Serena Williams' name had just been announced as the winner at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday afternoon when Novak Djokovic, the No. 1 seed in the men's draw, seemed to wake to the realization that he was battling more than just...


Wozniacki advances to U.S. Open quarters

 September 1, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York - Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.Maria Sharapova, usually the one wearing down opponents in the third set, sure couldn't keep up on a...


Qualifier stuns No. 3 Kvitova

 August 31, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

New York - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stunned in the third round of the U.S. Open by a scrambling, moon-balling qualifier ranked No. 145.Aleksandra Krunic, a 21-year-old Serb who until this week had not taken even a set...


Errani knocks off Venus

 August 30, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York - A day before facing Venus Williams - and a partisan crowd - at the U.S. Open, Italy's Sara Errani came across a video posted on Twitter that gave her a little extra motivation.It showed a pair of former players and...


While Serena cruises, teen Bellis falls short

 August 29, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York - Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.And, yes, even a 17-time major champion...


Sharapova, Venus Williams make it through at U.S. Open

 August 28, 2014; Updated: 11:46 pm

New York - A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.


American teen pulls off major upset

 August 27, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

New York - While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996, her father did his best to conceal his emotions courtside.Like...


Murray has to grit his way through, as play begins at U.S. Open

 August 26, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am

New York - Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open.


Serena chasing No. 18

 August 25, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

New York - Serena Williams stopped hiding from history and started making more of it.Up until a couple of years ago, she practically plugged her ears at any mention of records or firsts. Now she says it out loud: Coming into the...


Kvitova takes New Haven, will try to win second grand slam of the season

 August 24, 2014; Updated: 12:02 am

New Haven - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova appears ready to make a run at her second Grand Slam title this summer.


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