Two unseeded Italian teams will be the first round opponents of Indo-Czech pair Leander Paes-Radek Stepanek and Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistan partner Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi in the men`s doubles at the US Open here.
India`s Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black were today seeded third in the womne`s doubles event of the US Open and they will open their campaign against Czech pair of Karolina Pliskova and Kristyna Pliskova.
Rafael Nadal casts a long shadow at Flushing Meadows, even though the Spaniard won`t be defending his title when the US Open begins on Monday.
Roger Federer hopes to mark the 10th anniversary of his first US Open title with a sixth triumph in New York and become the oldest Grand Slam champion in more than 40 years.
Marriage and preparations for the birth of his first child left Novak Djokovic "a little flat" on the tennis court of late -- where better to turn things around than at the US Open.
Czech seventh seed Lukas Rosol saved two match points Saturday in rallying to defeat Poland`s Jerzy Janowicz 3-6, 7-6 (7/3), 7-5 in the ATP Winston-Salem tournament final.
Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won her second WTA Connecticut Open title in three years Saturday, defeating Slovakia`s Magdalena Rybarikova 6-4, 6-2 in the US Open warm-up event.
Serena Williams is taking nothing for granted as she vies for a third straight US Open title, which would put her alongside two greats of the game.
Serena Williams, who opens her quest for a third successive U.S. Open title with a meeting against fellow African American Taylor Townsend on Tuesday, said Arthur Ashe would have been proud.
U.S. Open 10th seed Kei Nishikori remains concerned over his fitness following a three-week injury break with the Japanese number one raising doubts about his prospects of making it past the first round in New York.
American tennis ace Venus Williams has said that fellow professional Caroline Wozniacki, who broke up from golfer fiance Rory McIlroy in May, is going from strength to strength.
British number one Andy Murray, who has not won a competition in a year, has said that he feels like he is in the best shape he has been for a long time, as he will attempt to end a 13-month winless streak with a second US Open crown.
Considering his form this year, Roger Federer is one of the clear favourites to win the US Open 2014.
There will be no Indian competing in the singles event of the US Open this year as all three players have been eliminated from the qualifying competition following second round defeats of Yuki Bhambri and Sanam Singh, here.
Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray were put on a quarter-final collision course for the US Open Thursday while Roger Federer`s hopes of an 18th Grand Slam title were buoyed by a kinder draw.
Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova advanced to the semi-finals of the WTA New Haven hardcourt tournament Thursday with a 6-4, 6-1 triumph over Czech compatriot Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.
Roger Federer achieved tennis greatness with an intoxicating blend of athleticism, artistry and unflinching nerve. Yet for all his fluid genius, the measure of a career often boils down to cold numbers.
Canada has long been a global ice hockey super power, toasted a Formula One driver`s champion and at different times has laid claim to the world`s fastest man.
Top seed Novak Djokovic and number two Roger Federer are favored to wage another title showdown in the last grand slam of 2014, although some emerging young guns have other ideas for the U.S. Open starting on Monday.
Roger Federer is the form player going into next week`s U.S. Open but Novak Djokovic is favourite to win the title for a second time, according to former champion John McEnroe.
Two-time champion John Isner made it safely into the quarter-finals of the ATP hardcourt tournament at Winston-Salem on Wednesday, where compatriot Sam Querrey toppled second-seeded Kevin Anderson in straight sets.
Italy`s Camila Giorgi upset four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA Connecticut Open, a final US Open warm-up hardcourt event.
The Swiss Maestro, Roger Federer, will once again bid to clinch his 18th Grand Slam title during the US Open, which is scheduled to kick-start from August 25.
Slovakia`s Magdalena Rybarikova sent top-seeded Simona Halep crashing out of the WTA Tour`s Connecticut Open in one of two second round upsets on Tuesday at the final US Open tune-up.
When Rafael Nadal pulled out of the US Open, his agony was sweet music to Milos Raonic, Grigor Dimitrov and Kei Nishikori, tennis`s widely-hyped but under-performing next generation.
The 2014 US Open begins Monday with American men seeking to end a Grand Slam drought now more than a decade long. The signs, however, are not promising.
Reigning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has been seeded number one for the U.S. Open with five times winner Roger Federer seeded second, the United States Tennis Association announced on Tuesday.
Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard got off to a sizzling start Monday at the WTA Tour`s Connecticut Open tournament, a final US Open tune-up.
Twelve months after crashing to his worst defeat in New York in a decade, Roger Federer heads to the 2014 US Open poised to become the oldest Grand Slam champion in more than 40 years.
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