Sloane Stephens during a practice session over the weekend. Stephens defeated fellow American Madison Keys on Monday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
In a rematch of the 2017 U.S. Open final, American Sloane Stephens once again got the better of her compatriot, downing Madison Keys 6-3, 1-6, 7-6(7) in the U.S. Open opening round on Monday. The two battled for more than two hours, and dialed up some vintage tennis late in the third set. After...Read more
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Six-time U.S. Open champion Serena Williams announced on Wednesday that she is withdrawing from this year’s event due to a torn hamstring. “After careful consideration and following the advice of my doctors and medical team, I have decided to withdraw from the U.S. Open to allow my body to heal...Read more
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The USTA today announced that the US Open will offer $57.5 million in total player compensation in 2021, slightly surpassing the record payout set in 2019 prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The USTA again worked collaboratively with the players and WTA and ATP management to design the prize money...Read more
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The USTA today announced that rising young Americans Jenson Brooksby, Brandon Nakashima and Emilio Nava as well as former world No. 8 Jack Sock and Ernesto Escobedo received main draw wild cards into the 2021 US Open, alongside NCAA singles champion Sam Riffice and USTA Boys’ 18s national champion...Read more
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Dominic Thiem will not repeat as U.S. Open champion, as the Austrian announced on Wednesday that he has withdrawn from the final Slam of the year, and will miss the remainder of the season. “Unfortunately, I’ve had to withdraw from the U.S. Open and will miss the rest of the 2021 season,” he wrote...Read more
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The U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament will not be open for the public to attend this year, the USTA announced last week. “For 2021, the U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament will not be open for fans to attend,” the USTA said in its press release. “This was a particularly tough decision for the USTA to...Read more
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The tennis portion of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan came to a close this weekend, with Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic and Germany’s Alexander Zverev winning Gold Medals in Women’s Singles and Men’s Singles, respectively. On Sunday, Zverev defeated ROC’s Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-1 in the final...Read more
Alexander Zverev, pictured here at the 2020 U.S. Open, defeated Novak Djokovic on Friday to advance to the Olympics Gold Medal match.
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There will be no Golden Slam for Novak Djokovic. The top-ranked Serb, in pursuit of history as he sought to win all four Grand Slams and an Olympic Gold Medal this year, was ousted by Germany’s Alexander Zverev on Friday. Zverev notched a 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 victory over Djokovic, ensuring himself at...Read more
Reigning U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka is on the entry list for the 2021 U.S. Open.
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The USTA today announced that 15 Grand Slam singles champions will headline the women’s singles field for the 2021 US Open Tennis Championships, and 20-time Grand Slam singles champions Novak Djokovic (SRB), Rafael Nadal (ESP) and Roger Federer (SUI) will headline the men’s singles field for the...Read more
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The United States Tennis Association today announced that award-winning songwriter, actor, director and life-long New Yorker Lin-Manuel Miranda has lent his highly-recognizable voice to the 2021 US Open marketing campaign. Titled “The Greatest Return,” the multi-dimensional marketing campaign...Read more