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Defending champ Medvedev set to face Kyrgios at U.S. Open

Sep. 04, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first major men's showdown takes place when defending U.S. Open champion and No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev plays No. 23 Nick Kyrgios. Kyrgios, the Wimbledon runner-up, and Medvedev play in the night session at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Medvedev is trying to became the first repeat...

Serena's gone, Open must go on: Kvitova, Pegula set rematch

Sep. 04, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Much like for so many other folks, Serena Williams' last match at the U.S. Open was must-see TV for players still in the tournament, so Jessica Pegula and Petra Kvitova tuned in from their hotel rooms the night before their victories led off Saturday's schedule and set up a...

Sinner a winner at Open over Nakashima | US Open updates

Sep. 04, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:15 a.m. No. 11 seed Jannik Sinner is headed to the fourth round of the U.S. Open after a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 win over Brandon Nakashima. Sinner, who has improved his...

Nadal hits nose with racket, tops Fognini | US Open updates

Sep. 02, 2022 03:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Rafael Nadal has come back to win at the U.S. Open after cutting himself on the bridge of his nose when his racket bounced off the court and smacked him in the face against...

Swiatek wins easily, but knows who's No. 1; Nadal bloodied

Sep. 02, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Iga Swiatek is winning easily — and quietly. At this U.S. Open, even the world's No. 1 player is a distant No. 2 as long as Serena Williams is still around. “Yeah, that’s kind of her time right now,” Swiatek said. "I’m just, you know,...

Serena Williams eyes spot in final 16 on Day 5 of US Open

Sep. 02, 2022 00:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY Serena Williams will try to stretch her potential farewell into the last 16, facing Ajla Tomljanovic in a third-round matchup at the U.S. Open. It's the opening match of the night session at Arthur Ashe Stadium, the same spot from which Williams...

Venus Williams, Raducanu, Osaka all out in US Open 1st round

Aug. 31, 2022 02:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The welcome and support for Venus Williams in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday afternoon were not the same as they were for her sister, Serena, a night earlier. Nor was the result. Venus, who turned 42 in June, has not made any pronouncements about her future in...

Collins beats 4-time Slam champion Osaka | US Open updates

Aug. 31, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka lost in the first round of a second consecutive major tournament. Danielle Collins, an American seeded 19th, beat...

US Open lookahead: Serena, Medvedev to play Wednesday night

Aug. 30, 2022 20:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Serena Williams will lead off the night session at Arthur Ashe Stadium again, this time against the No. 2-ranked player in women's tennis. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion faces second-seeded Anett Kontaveit of Estonia, trying to...

Serena's Farewell: Stories from the leadup to the US Open

Aug. 29, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

The talk of tennis — and beyond — for most of the past three weeks has been about Serena Williams and her announcement that she is planning to stop playing professional tennis. That all leads up to the U.S. Open, the year’s last Grand Slam tournament, which began Monday, with...