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Dominic Thiem, of Austria, returns a shot to Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, during a men's semifinal match of the US Open tennis championships, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Thiem or Zverev will leave US Open as a Grand Slam champion

Sep. 12, 2020 2:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominic Thiem says he’ll face a tough task in the U.S. Open final against Alexander Zverev. And perhaps he will Sunday, when both try to become a first-time Grand Slam champion, something men’s tennis hasn’t seen in six years, thanks largely to the dominance of Roger...

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, shakes hands with Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, after defaulting the match during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in New York. Djokovic inadvertently hit a line judge with a ball after hitting the ball in reaction to losing a point to Carreno Busta. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Handshakes at US Open rare but, as Djokovic shows, do happen

Sep. 7, 2020 10:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When he was disqualified from the U.S. Open for unintentionally hitting a line judge with a ball after losing a point, Novak Djokovic walked to the sideline and extended his right arm toward his fourth-round foe, Pablo Carreño Busta. Carreño Busta didn’t hesitate after...

Andy Murray, of Great Britain, returns a shot to Felix Auger-Aliassime, of Canada, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Murray can't come back; Auger-Aliassime wins in 3 at US Open

Sep. 4, 2020 12:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There would be no valiant comeback from a two-set deficit for Andy Murray this time. His weary body — and the Canadian kid on the other side of the net — simply wouldn’t allow it. Murray, the three-time Grand Slam champion still working his way back from a pair of hip...

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, reacts during a match against Kyle Edmund, of Great Britain, during the second round of the US Open tennis championships, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

US Open Glance: Djokovic puts unbeaten run on line on Day 5

Sep. 3, 2020 11:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY Top-seeded Novak Djokovic puts his undefeated record in 2020 on the line in a third-round match on Day 5 against No. 28 Jan-Lennard Struff. It’s a rematch: Djokovic beat Struff 6-3, 6-1 last week at the Western & Southern Open,...

Andy Murray, of Great Britain, returns a shot to Felix Auger-Aliassime, of Canada, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

The Latest: Murray loses to Auger-Aliassime in 3 at US Open

Sep. 3, 2020 11:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times EDT): 11:30 p.m. Andy Murray's U.S. Open has ended with a straight-set loss to 15th-seeded Felix Auger-Aliassime in the second round. Coming off a five-set win in the opening round that lasted more than 4 1/2 hours, Murray — a...

Serena Williams, of the United States, returns a shot to Margarita Gasparyan, of Russia, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Serena Williams sets up US Open showdown vs. Sloane Stephens

Sep. 3, 2020 10:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, Serena Williams won in straight sets again. And yes, she moved into an all-American showdown at the U.S. Open against Sloane Stephens. Still, this victory did not quite go according to plan. Her serve only so-so at times, her footwork a bit off, Williams got by and got through Thursday...

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, lower left, watches play between Yoshihito Nishioka, of Japan, and Andy Murray, of Great Britain, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Room with a view: US Open seeds get taste of the suite life

Sep. 3, 2020 11:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The see-and-be-seen scene in the U.S. Open’s Arthur Ashe Stadium corporate suites is different this year: The usual cast of celebrities, socialites and sponsors — banned, along with all spectators, because of the pandemic — has been replaced by the stars of the sport...

Karolina Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, returns a shot to Caroline Garcia, of France, during the second round of the US Open tennis championships, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

'Didn't play good': No. 1 Pliskova won't dissect Open loss

Sep. 2, 2020 11:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Under normal circumstances, Karolina Pliskova would not have been seeded No. 1 at the U.S. Open and so, while a second-round loss certainly would have been disappointing to her, and noticed by others, it wouldn’t have been as newsworthy. But what’s normal in 2020? With the...

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, wears a mask in honor of Breonna Taylor as she celebrates after defeating Misaki Doi, of Japan, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

US Open Glance: Osaka to unveil new mask in 2nd-round match

Sep. 2, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Naomi Osaka wore a mask with the name of Breonna Taylor to her first-round match. She has six more with the names of Black people shot by police, and will wear a new one for her second-round match against Camila Giorgi. The fourth-seeded...

Andy Murray, of Great Britain, reacts after defeating Yoshihito Nishioka, of Japan, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

With pros in the stands, Murray saves match point at US Open

Sep. 2, 2020 12:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This is was the sort of match Andy Murray came back for, the sort of competition and comeback he always lived for, the reason he went through two hip operations and all the hard work that followed. And it was the type of vintage Murray performance — undaunted by a deficit, adjusting...