Tennis

Wozniacki seals thrilling win over former US Open champion Sharapova

By Zjan Shirinian

Caroline Wozniacki thrilled the crowd on Arthur Ashe with a three sets win over Maria Sharapova ©Getty ImagesCaroline Wozniacki has continued her resurgence with a thrilling three sets win over 2006 US Open champion Maria Sharapova in New York City. 

Murray and Djokovic through but Kvitová latest big name women’s seed to exit US Open

By Gary Anderson

Novak Djokovic cruised through to round four of the US Open with a straight sets win ©Getty ImagesAndy Murray and Novak Djokovic both made it through to the last 16 of the US Open at Flushing Meadows but reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitová became the latest big name to fall victim to an upset in the women's draw as she lost to Serbian Aleksandra Krunić.

Federer and Sharapova cruise through but other big names fall at US Open

By Gary Anderson

Roger Federer has eased into the third round in New York as he chases a sixth US Open title ©Getty ImagesFormer champions Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova secured comfortable passages through to the third round of the US Open in New York City with straights sets wins while some big names in the women's draw made an early exit, including number two seed Simona Halep.

Bouchard digs deep to power into US Open third round

By Zjan Shirinian

Eugenie Bouchard needed three sets to beat her opponent Sorana Cirstea ©Getty ImagesRising star Eugenie Bouchard had to dig deep to power her way into the third round of the US Open, on a day that saw the favourites ease through.

Radwanska first major casualty of US Open after straight sets loss

By Zjan Shirinian

Agnieszka Radwanska has not made it past the fourth round of the US Open in nine attempts ©Getty ImagesPoland's Agnieszka Radwanska has become the first high-profile casualty of the US Open after losing her second round match in straight sets.

American 15-year-old ranked outside world's top 1,000 stuns 12th seed at US Open

By Zjan Shirinian

CiCi Bellis will not receive any prize money despite her progress into the second round of the US Open, because she is an amateur ©Getty ImagesAn American 15-year-old ranked outside the world's top 1,000 has stunned 12th seed Dominika Cibulkova by beating her at the US open in three sets.

Murray says body "failed him" after first round scare at US Open

By Zjan Shirinian

Andy Murray battled cramp to advance to the second round in four sets ©Getty ImagesAndy Murray said his body "failed" him after he battled through cramp to win his opening match at the US Open.

Federer on the prowl for Grand Slam number 18 as US Open begins

By Zjan Shirinian

Roger Federer is chasing an 18th Grand Slam title ©Getty ImagesRoger Federer is on the prowl for his first Grand Slam in two years, with a generous half of the draw and the injury-forced absence of Rafel Nadal putting him firmly in the frame.

Defending champion Nadal pulls out of US Open with wrist injury

By Zjan Shirinian

Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic in four sets last year to win the US Open for the second time ©AFP/Getty ImagesDefending champion Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the US Open with a wrist injury.
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