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u.s. Open 2013

Rafa Meets Inspirational Youngster At U.S. Open

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Tennis players around the world have learned plenty from Rafael Nadal. On Tuesday, Nadal learned something from Conner Stroud....

Vika Notches 'Double Bagel' Win

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — For all of one game, and only one game, Victoria Azarenka faced a bit of a test in the first round of the U.S. Open. And after needi...

Djokovic Cruises

AP | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic saved seven of eight break points Tuesday night to start the U.S. Open with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 victory over former ...

Federer Starts Off Strong

AP | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Roger Federer's U.S. Open got off to a late start but a routine one. The 17-time major champion beat Grega Zemlja in straight sets Tuesda...

Qualifier Pulls Off Huge Upset At US Open

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 10.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — With every serve, Jerzy Janowicz felt as if someone was stabbing him in the right side with a knife. The Wimbledon semifinalist even...

No. 7 Seed Needs 3 Sets To Advance

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Petra Kvitova likes the calm of Wimbledon, where she won her only Grand Slam title in 2011. The bustle of New York – not so much. And...

Sloane Survives Scare

AP | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — American Sloane Stephens overcame numerous deficits Monday to pull out a 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory over Mandy Minella of Luxembourg i...

Nadal Cruises Through 1st Round

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The slips and slides of the soft clay have been replaced by the squeaks of sneakers on the hard courts. Nobody is handling the switc...

Blake Hanging It Up

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — James Blake rested his white baseball hat on the table at the front of the U.S. Open's main interview room, smiled, and began speakin...

Venus Pulls Off 1st-Round Upset

AP | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Venus Williams earned one of her biggest wins since she pulled out of the U.S. Open two years ago because of illness, upsetting 12th-seede...

U.S. Open 2013: Women To Watch

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Women to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday: SERENA WILLIAMS...

U.S. Open: Top Men's Players

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Men to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday: NOVAK DJOKOVIC...

Back From Cancer Battle And At The U.S. Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.25.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Alisa Kleybanova could be forgiven for simply being happy to be here, as the old sports cliche goes. Happy to be rid ...

U.S. Open Denies Credential To Player's Dad

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernard Tomic's agent asked the U.S. Open to give the player's father a credential despite a tour-wide ban, and the U.S. Tennis Asso...

Injured In Afghanistan, Now U.S. Open Ballperson

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 10.25.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — From his hospital bed, Angelo Anderson could see the wheelchair, the cane and the walker with the tennis balls on the bottom. ...

U.S. Open: Nadal Surging But Still In Pain

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.25.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Ask Rafael Nadal how his famously troublesome left knee is feeling on the eve of the U.S. Open, and he'll balk a bit while formulati...

2013 U.S. Open Glance

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.25.2013 | Sports

A look at the U.S. Open, the year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament: Surface: Hard courts. Site: USTA Billie Jean King...

10 Things To Know For The U.S. Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — A look at 10 of the top topics at the U.S. Open, the hard-court Grand Slam tennis tournament that begins Monday and ends Sept. 9: 1....

Tennis Star Out Of U.S. Open

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | Sports

PARIS — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has pulled out of the U.S. Open with a knee injury. The eighth-ranked Frenchman hasn't played since June 26 when he ...

Rose Ends England's Major Drought

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 06.18.2013 | Sports

-- Ever since Greg Norman's final-round implosion allowed Nick Faldo win the Masters in 1996, a generation of fine English talent has come up short i...

Second Phiddle

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports

"Heartbreak" was the word Phil Mickelson used to describe his latest second-place finish at the U.S. Open golf tournament. Despite beginning the f...

England's Missing Piece

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports

ARDMORE, Pa. -- The most recent golden era of golf in England had everything but the one prize that brings credibility. A major championship....

At US Open, Mahan Meets His Downfall on 15

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports

ARDMORE, Pa. -- Tied for the U.S. Open lead, Hunter Mahan was on cruise control. He was the steadiest player for most of Sunday at Merion Golf Club, ...

U.S. Open: Rose Edges Mickelson

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 08.16.2013 | Sports

ARDMORE, Pa. — Justin Rose could see all the pieces coming together in this U.S. Open. The sun was breaking through the clouds Sunday evening a...

Justin Rose Wins U.S. Open

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.16.2013 | Sports

Justin Rose didn't exactly tame Merion but he did a better job than every other golfer competing in the 2013 U.S. Open. The 32-year-old emerged fr...