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The Latest: Medvedev want the boos, and US Open fans oblige

Aug. 31, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:15 a.m. Daniil Medvedev stood on the court and told the fans he won because of them. Judging by the boos, they would have preferred if he'd lost. The No. 5 seed advanced to the fourth round at the U.S. Open, beating...

US Open Glance: Gauff, 15, to meet Osaka in Day 6 showdown

Aug. 31, 2019 12:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY One thing stands between Coco Gauff and the fourth round at another Grand Slam tournament, and it's the defending U.S. Open champion. Naomi Osaka will try to end the 15-year-old American's run in what shapes up as the most anticipated...

Federer bristles at idea he chose US Open time; Djokovic OK

Aug. 31, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There was no slow start to this U.S. Open outing for Roger Federer, who bristled at the suggestion that he might have played a role in some favorable scheduling. After dropping the opening set in each of his initial two matches for the first time in 19 appearances at Flushing Meadows, the...

Djokovic plays 'almost pain-free' to reach US Open's 4th Rd

Aug. 31, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Asked during a pre-match TV interview how his left shoulder was feeling, Novak Djokovic offered a terse reply: "I'm here. Let's play." Then he walked out onto the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium with his black-and-white racket bag slung over that very shoulder and responded to spectators'...

Gauff, 15, to take on defending champ Osaka next at US Open

Aug. 30, 2019 8:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff is still not quite used to hearing her name shouted by thousands of U.S. Open spectators reveling in each booming serve, each "How did she do that?" shot and each victory by a 15-year-old American who is the youngest woman in the U.S. Open's third round since 1996. Imagine what...

Take 2: 15-year-old Coco Gauff gets US Open wild-card entry

Aug. 13, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

Coco Gauff will get a chance to try for an encore: The 15-year-old from Florida received a wild-card entry Tuesday for the U.S. Open's main draw. It will be Gauff's second Grand Slam tournament. She made a magical run to the fourth round at Wimbledon last month after getting a wild card into the qualifying rounds...

2009 champ del Potro out of US Open because of right knee

Aug. 13, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 champion, has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because he is still recovering from surgery on his right knee. The 12th-ranked del Potro fractured his kneecap for the second time in less than a year while playing at grass-court tournament in June to...