Serena Williams dropped just three games in a routine 6-2, 6-1 victory over Sweden’s Johanna Larsson Saturday afternoon, reaching the U.S. Open Round of 16 and passing Martina Navratilova for most Grand Slam victories with 307.
The last three U.S. Open champions will be in third-round action Friday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, as the top-seeded Novak Djokovic, winner in both 2011 and 2015); the number four-seeded Rafael Nadal, winner in 2010 and 2013; and the seventh-seeded Marin Cilic, winner in 2014 will all take the court.
American Madison Keys snatched victory from the jaws of defeat under the open roof of Arthur Ashe Stadium on Friday, fighting back from 1-5 down in the third set to defeat Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka 7-5, 4-6, 7-6(3) and reach the U.S. Open fourth round.
The 2016 U.S. Open is just three days old, but it has already delivered some fantastic matches and wonderful stories, maybe none bigger than Ryan Harrison’s upset victory over the fifth-seed Milos Raonic and 17-year-old CiCi Bellis’ comeback win over fellow American Shelby Rogers on Wednesday.
Romania’s Simona Halep won the first ever day match under the roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday, cruising past the Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-4 to reach the third round of the U.S. Open
With the rest of play suspended while rain poured down over Flushing Meadows, the new roof over Arthur Ashe proved pivotal, as world number two Andy Murray moved past Marcel Granollers 6-4, 6-1, 6-4 under the roof to reach the U.S. Open third round.
Novak Djokovic will find himself in new territory Wednesday as he takes the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Day Three of the 2016 U.S. Open. His round two opponent, Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic, shares a distinction not held by many Djokovic opponents, the world number one has yet to beat him.
American qualifier Ryan Harrison provided the upset of the tournament up to this point, knocking off Wimbledon finalist and fifth-seeded Canadian Milos Raonic 6-7(4), 7-5, 7-5, 6-1 to reach the U.S. Open third round.
Mike and Bob Bryan kicked off their push for a sixth U.S. Open title in routine fashion on Wednesday, dispatching Martin Klizan and Adil Shamasdin 6-1, 6-3 to reach the second round in the Men’s Doubles draw.
Marion Bartoli, the 2013 Wimbledon Singles Champion and former top 10 player in the world, has announced that she will run in the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon as a New York Road Runners Team for Kids runner on Sunday, Nov. 6.
American John Isner powered his way into the third round of the 2016 U.S. Open, firing 38 aces and saving all four break points he faced in a 6-3, 6-4, 6-7(10), 6-3 victory over Belgium’s Steve Darcis on Wednesday.
Andy Murray began his march toward U.S. Open glory Tuesday night under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium, downing Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2, to move into round two at Flushing Meadows.
U.S. Open runner-up in 2015 Roberta Vinci became the first player through to the third-round in Flushing Meadows on Wednesday, cruising past New Jersey’s Christina McHale 6-1, 6-3 in just 64 minutes on Louis Armstrong Stadium.
Serena Williams enters the 2016 U.S. Open as the WTA’s top-ranked player, and has had a stranglehold on the top spot since Feb. 18, 2013. She will look to continue her historic roll as she faces Russian Ekaterina Makarova under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium kicking off the evening session.
American teenager Jared Donaldson provided the biggest upset of the first two days at the U.S. Open on Tuesday, coming back from a set down to beat 12th seeded Belgian David Goffin 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-0 to notch the biggest win of his young career.
American teenager CiCi Bellis continued to blow past opponents in the first round of the U.S. Open on Monday, rolling past Switzerland’s Viktorija Golubic 6-2, 6-3 to win her fourth consecutive match in Flushing Meadows.
Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund upset 13th-seeded Frenchman Richard Gasquet Monday morning at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, delivering the first major upset of the 2016 U.S. Open with a blistering 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 victory.
In what was the best match of the day session on Monday, Americans John Isner and Frances Tiafoe squared off in what seemed more like a boxing match than a tennis match as Isner came back from two sets down to advance