Karolina Pliskova is one of the last eight remaining in the U.S. Open for a third straight year after defeating Australia’s Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday afternoon.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Karolina Pliskova is one of the last eight remaining in the U.S. Open for a third straight year after defeating Australia’s Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday afternoon. “It looks easy, the score, for sure. But we played [for an] hour and a half and was not easy at all,” said Pliskova. “She had a...Read more
Dominic Thiem is into the U.S. Open quarterfinals for this first time in his career after ousting 2017 runner-up Kevin Anderson in an impressive 7-5, 6-2, 7-6(2) victory on Sunday inside Louis Armstrong Stadium.
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Dominic Thiem is into the U.S. Open quarterfinals for this first time in his career after ousting 2017 runner-up Kevin Anderson in an impressive 7-5, 6-2, 7-6(2) victory on Sunday inside Louis Armstrong Stadium. “It was an amazing victory over one of the best players right now,” said Thiem. “Also,...Read more
15th seed Elise Mertens will try and topple defending champion and third-seeded American Sloane Stephens on Sunday at the U.S. Open.
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The first week of the 2018 U.S. Open is now in the rearview mirror as we begin the second half of the fortnight at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows on Sunday with a star-studded Day Seven Schedule of Play. Defending men’s singles champion Rafael Nadal kicks off...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
While the temperature has cooled off since earlier in the week, the 2018 U.S. Open is just beginning to heat up as we head into Day Six on an important Saturday of tennis at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. The Round of 16 in both the men’s and women’s singles...Read more
Brian Coleman
They’ve played 30 times against one another over the course of 20 years, and yet on Friday night, Venus Williams said her younger sister Serena played the “best match she’s ever played against me”. It was a 6-1, 6-2 thrashing on the biggest tennis stage in the world that propelled Serena into the...Read more
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Rafael Nadal and Karen Khachanov battled for more than four hours in a U.S. Open third-round clash on Friday, with the defending champion and top-seeded Spaniard prevailing 5-7, 7-5, 7-6(7), 7-6(3) inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. “It was a physical, demanding match,” Nadal said afterwards. “It was a...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
While the new Louis Armstrong Stadium has garnered most of the attention thus far throughout the first week of the 2018 U.S. Open, Arthur Ashe Stadium features a blockbuster slate of matches on Friday, including a day session where both defending singles champions will be in action. Opening up play...Read more
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It took nearly two hours, but sixth-seed Caroline Garcia of France pushed her way into the U.S. Open third round on Thursday, outlasting Puerto Rico’s Monica Puig 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 on Grandstand. Garcia ripped 27 winners and secured the lone break point of the third and deciding set to advance. She...Read more
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Petra Kvitova notched a 7-5, 6-3 victory over China’s Yafan Wang to book her spot in the U.S. Open third round on Thursday, marking the seventh straight year the Czech has reached the Round of 32 in Flushing Meadows. The sixth-seeded Kvitova fired 27 winners and broke on five of seven chances to...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The second round of singles play comes to a close on Thursday at the US Open, as Day Four at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center presents a number of intriguing matchups. Opening up play inside Arthur Ashe Stadium will be 2016 champion Angelique Kerber as she takes on Sweden’s Johanna...Read more