Nadal gets standing ovation at Real Madrid game

New US Open tennis champion Rafa Nadal was given a standing ovation by Real Madrid fans when he strolled out on to the Bernabeu pitch before their Champions League match against Ajax Amsterdam on Wednesday.

Don`t know if I`m going to win another one: Nadal

Rafael Nadal doesn`t yet consider
himself among the best tennis players in history.

Nadal charms New York crowds before heading home

Rafa Nadal was still beaming about winning the US Open when he spent his final day in New York.

Magnificent Nadal completes career grand slam

Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic to win the US Open and complete his collection of grand slam titles.

Magnificent Nadal completes career grand slam

Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic to win the US Open and complete his collection of grand slam titles.

Nadal reluctant to talk about Federer record

Rafa Nadal answered the one question everybody was asking with a shy grin.

Djokovic dispels doubts with gritty run at US Open

A brilliant run at the US Open ended in defeat on Monday for Novak Djokovic, who managed to take consolation in his return to top form and the way he showed his heart by battling to the end.

King and Shvedova win US Open women`s doubles title

Vania King and Shvedova won their second grand slam when they captured US Open women`s doubles title.

US Tennis defends roofless courts after Open washout

The US Tennis Association defended their decision to carry on staging the U.S. Open without the benefit of a covered court even as rain on Sunday postponed the men`s final for the third year in a row.

Boy`s US Open winner Sock a perfect fit for Djokovic

Jack Sock became the first American since Andy Roddick ten years ago to win the boys` title at the US Open on Sunday and could yet play a role in deciding the winner of the men`s final.

US Open men`s final postponed until Monday

The final between Nadal and Djokovic was re-scheduled due to heavy rain on Sunday.

Clijsters sets London Olympics target

Kim Clijsters intends to play on at least until the London Olympics, although she admits that plan could change depending on injuries and how daughter Jada grows up.

Djokovic shatters dream final with knockout of Federer

Novak Djokovic played the spoiler as he beat Roger Federer in five dramatic sets Saturday to set up a US Open final against Rafael Nadal.

Excited Nadal reaches first US Open final

Rafa Nadal reached his first US Open final, earning the chance to complete a career grand slam of major tennis titles, by routing Russian Mikhail Youzhny 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday.

Factbox: US Open champion Kim Clijsters

Following is a factbox on Belgian Kim Clijsters, who successfully defended her US Open title with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Russia`s Vera Zvonareva on Saturday.

Youzhny too nice to play spoiler at US Open

Youzhny had promised to stand in the way of a final between the world`s top two players.

Trophy might be Qureshi`s passport to speedy immigration

The last thing any international athlete wants to do after a 15-hour flight is spend another three hours stuck in immigration.

Clijsters repeats as US Open champion

Clijsters won her second straight US Open women`s title on Saturday.

Williams optimistic despite disappointing Open defeat

Venus Williams fell short of a happy ending to her storybook run at the U.S. Open after her vaunted serve deserted her in the semi-finals against defending champion Kim Clijsters on Friday.

Favourite Clijsters prepares for Zvonareva’s best

If winning the US Open ever came down to a popularity contest, Kim Clijsters would be roared to victory every time. The Belgian mother charmed the New York crowds last year when she celebrated an unlikely victory by fooling around with her infant daughter Jada on the centre court. The former world number one knows, however, that sentiment plays no part in professional tennis and her Russian opponent is dangerous, despite never having won a major title.

Clijsters and Zvonareva through to US Open final

Kim Clijsters advanced to the US Open final after winning a titanic battle against Venus Williams.

Former construction worker cooks up top tennis players

A former construction worker is helping some of the world’s best tennis players, including world number two Caroline Wozniacki, with an innovative “a la carte” coaching program.

Nadal friend and victim Verdasco picks Federer to win

Rafa Nadal`s latest US Open victim, his friend Fernando Verdasco, said his pick to win the year`s last grand slam would be Roger Federer and not his Spanish Davis Cup team mate.

Nadal charges into US Open semi-finals

Rafa Nadal stormed into the semi-finals of the US Open.

Qureshi falls in bid for US Open mixed doubles crown

Pakistan`s Aisam-Ul-Haq
Qureshi was thwarted in his first attempt to win a US Open
doubles title when he and partner Kveta Peschke lost to Liezel
Huber and Bob Bryan in Thursday`s mixed doubles final.

Weary Wawrinka pleased with progress at US Open

A weary Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland was disappointed to fall short of his first grand slam semi-final appearance on Thursday but took comfort by his string of success at the US Open.

Russia may struggle to replace its golden generation

When Anastasia Myskina, Maria Sharapova and Svetlana Kuznetsova won grand slam singles titles in 2004, the women`s tour was awash with talk that a long period of Russian dominance was in store.

Venus and Clijsters set to renew old rivalry

A rivalry spanning almost a decade will be rekindled on Friday when Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters square off for a place in the US Open final.

Youzhny wears down Wawrinka, into semi-finals

Mikhail Youzhny of Russia wore down marathon man Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland in five sets on Thursday and advanced to the US Open semi-finals.

Federer breezes past Soderling into semi-finals

Federer beat fifth-seeded Soderling to book his place in the last four.