Elina Svitolina is into the first US Open semifinal of her career after defeating Johanna Konta on Tuesday.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Elina Svitolina advanced to her second straight major semifinal on Tuesday, claiming the first spot in the US Open final four after downing No. 16 seed Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-4 inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. In the opening set, Konta and Svitolina traded breaks of serve through the first four games...Read more
Brian Coleman
Five years after reaching the US Open quarterfinals as a 17-year-old, Switzerland's Belinda Bencic has made her way back into the final eight. The 13th seed from Switzerland knocked off the tournament's top-seed and defending champion Naomi Osaka inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday afternoon,...Read more
Brian Coleman
Playing in front of a crowd of fans in New York City can have a tremendous effect on an athlete—both good and bad. Russia's Daniil Medvedev, the reigning Cincinnati champion and fifth-seed at the US Open , has embraced the intensity of those fans this fortnight, even if the crowd hasn't embraced...Read more
Naomi Osaka advanced to the final 16 at the US Open on Saturday night.
Brian Coleman
When it was all over, there was hardly a dry eye in the house that is Arthur Ashe Stadium. On Saturday night, Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff squared off against one another in a primetime match that would determine a spot in the US Open fourth round. But it felt bigger than just that. Osaka, the world...Read more
Marin Cilic, US Open winner in 2014, advanced on Saturday with a win over American John Isner.
Brian Coleman
Former champion Marin Cilic advanced to the Round of 16 at the US Open on Saturday, defeating American John Isner 7-5, 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-4 on Grandstand to set up a matchup against Rafael Nadal on Monday. Cilic, who triumphed in Flushing Meadows in 2014, used a late surge in the third-set tiebreaker...Read more
Kristie Ahn defeated Jelena Ostapenko on Saturday to claim one of the final 16 spots at the 2019 US Open.
Brian Coleman
Americans Kristie Ahn and Taylor Townsend continued their incredible runs at the 2019 US Open on Saturday afternoon, as each won their respective third-round matches to book their tickets to the final 16 in Flushing Meadows. Two days after shocking fourth-seed and Wimbledon champion Simona Halep in...Read more
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New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Being 15-years-old can be the awkward phase in life for many people as you begin the transition from being a kid to being a young adult. But don’t tell that to Coco Gauff. Under the brightest of spotlights and on the grandest of stages, the poised American youngster continues to impress as she...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The dominance of Serena Williams was on display yet again on Friday afternoon. Less than 48 hours after having to go the distance to defeat American teenager Caty McNally, Serena powered her way past Czech Republic's Karolina Muchova and into the Round of 16 with a 6-3, 6-2 inside Arthur Ashe...Read more
Brian Coleman
Taylor Townsend brought out an old-school style of tennis inside Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday. The American qualifier, who had never beaten a player inside the Top 10, served and volleyed her way to a 2-6, 6-3. 7-6(4) victory over Wimbledon champion and fourth-seeded Simona Halep to reach the US...Read more
Sofia Kenin defeated German Laura Siegemund Thursday afternoon at the US Open to advance to the third round
Brian Coleman
Sofia Kenin didn’t get off to the start she would have liked in her second round match on Thursday. Taking on German Laura Siegemund, the 20th seeded American was broken in her first service game and quickly found herself down 0-3. But Kenin would shake the early nerves, and responded in a big way...Read more