Latest Jessica Pegula News

Alcaraz, Ruud at 1-2 in ATP rankings; Swiatek, Jabeur in WTA

Sep. 12, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Alcaraz's U.S. Open championship moved him to No. 1 on Monday at age 19, making him the youngest man to lead the ATP computerized rankings since they began in 1973. “It’s a dream. At the moment, I can't believe I reached No. 1. It’s going to take time...

Krejcikova, Siniakova win US Open, career doubles Grand Slam

Sep. 11, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The only thing that could stop Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in Grand Slam tournaments this year was COVID-19. The Czechs won their third major in 2022 and completed a career Grand Slam on Sunday, rallying late to beat Caty McNally and Taylor Townsend...

Alcaraz tops Tiafoe in 5 to reach final | US Open updates

Sep. 09, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Carlos Alcaraz has advanced to the U.S. Open final by beating Frances Tiafoe 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-3. The 19-year-old from Spain will try to join 1990...

Swiatek-Sabalenka, Jabeur-Garcia in US Open women's semis

Sep. 08, 2022 03:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY Iga Swiatek faces Aryna Sabalenka in one U.S. Open women's semifinal, while Ons Jabeur and Caroline Garcia meet in the other. The top-ranked Swiatek, who won her second French Open title this year, is the only major champion among the four...

Tiafoe 1st US man in US Open semifinals since Roddick in '06

Sep. 08, 2022 03:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — About 20 minutes after Frances Tiafoe earned the first trip to the U.S. Open semifinals by an American man since 2006, he met up in an Arthur Ashe Stadium foyer with a host of friends, Washington Wizards All-Star guard Bradley Beal among them. Everyone traded hearty...

Alcaraz tops Sinner, latest US Open match | US Open updates

Sep. 08, 2022 03:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 2:55 a.m. Carlos Alcaraz has outlasted Jannik Sinner in the latest-finishing match in U.S. Open history, advancing to the semifinals with a 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-7 (0), 7-5, 6-3 victory. ...

Jessica Pegula sips from can of Heineken after US Open loss

Sep. 08, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Exuding “tough day at the office” energy, Jessica Pegula brought a can of beer to her news conference after a quarterfinal loss at the U.S. Open on Wednesday night. The No. 8-seeed Pegula, a 28-year-old American who is the country's highest-ranked tennis player,...

Swiatek tops Pegula; faces Sabalenka in US Open semifinals

Sep. 07, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Iga Swiatek dropped four points in a row in her U.S. Open quarterfinal against Jessica Pegula by missing shots, some wildly. So with Pegula up by a break at 3-2 and serving at 30-love, Swiatek walked over to the sideline in the middle of a game to swap out her white racket for...

Tiafoe tries to follow up Nadal upset by winning US Open QF

Sep. 07, 2022 01:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Frances Tiafoe returns to the court at the U.S. Open for the first time since he upset Rafael Nadal and will be trying to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal. Tiafoe takes on No. 9 seed Andrey Rublev. The 24-year-old Tiafoe ended Nadal’s...

Tiafoe ends Nadal's 22-match Slam streak in US Open 4th Rd

Sep. 06, 2022 02:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frances Tiafoe's vision was blurry from the tears. He was thrilled — overwhelmed, even — when the last point was over and it hit him that, yes, he had ended Rafael Nadal's 22-match Grand Slam winning streak Monday and reached the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the first time. ...