US Open

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic favourites to win US Open

With the US Open title holder, Rafael Nadal, pulling out of the final Grand Slam of the year owing to a wrist injury, the onus shifts on Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic to bid for glory at Flushing Meadows.

Rafael Nadal to miss US Open due to wrist injury

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal will miss the US Open later this month due to a right wrist injury.

Holder Rafael Nadal out of US Open with wrist injury

Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defence this month because of a wrist problem, the world number two said on Monday.

Resurgent Roger Federer books ATP World Tour Finals berth

A resurgent Roger Federer has qualified for a record 13th consecutive ATP World Tour Finals in comfortable fashion, in marked contrast to 2013 when he squeezed in the week before the end-of-season tournament in London.

Serena Williams wins first Cincinnati title

World number one Serena Williams claimed her first Cincinnati title with a dominating 6-4, 6-1 win over Ana Ivanovic.

Ex-champ Juan Martin del Potro to miss US Open

Former champion Juan Martin del Potro will miss the US Open as he continues to recover from wrist surgery, the ATP tweeted Friday.

Serena Williams storms into semis at Cincinnati

World number one Serena Williams powered into the semi-finals of the US Open tune-up at Cincinnati on Friday with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Jelena Jankovic.

Rafael Nadal to make US Open decision `next week`

Rafael Nadal, who has been sidelined with a right wrist injury, will decide early next week whether or not to play in the US Open where he is defending champion, his management said Friday.

Cincinnati Open: Sania Mirza, Cara Black pair loses in second round

India`s campaign ended at the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament after Sania Mirza and Cara Black went down to Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain and Kazakhstan`s Yaroslave Shvedova in their women`s doubles second round match here.

Leander Paes-Radek Stepanek knocked out from Cincinnati Masters

Fifth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek were eliminated from the ATP Cincinnati Masters following their defeat against Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock, here.

Australia`s Bernard Tomic gets wildcard into US Open

Wayward Australian star Bernard Tomic has received a wildcard into this month`s US Open after missing out on direct entry into the men`s draw, Tennis Australia said Thursday.

Roger Federer wins milestone 300th ATP Masters match

Roger Federer became the first man to win 300 matches at the ATP Masters 1000 level, beating Vasek Pospisil 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-2 on Wednesday in Cincinnati.

Bullish Roger Federer aiming for more hard-court success

A weekend title defeat in Canada did not dent the hopes of a resurgent Roger Federer as the world number three keeps to a steady pace in his buildup to the US Open.

Roger Federer happy with form in buildup to US Open

17 Grand Slam titles holder Roger Federer has kept to a steady pace in his buildup for the US Open starting in a fortnight and said that his weekend title loss in Canada helped him gather more information on improving his game.

Rafeal Nadal to decide on Saturday if he can defend US Open title

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who is recovering from a wrist injury, said he will decide latest by Saturday whether he can take part in the US Open to defend the title he won last year against Serb Novak Djokovic.

Rafael Nadal aiming to recover for US Open

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal Monday said he is working hard to be able to play in the US Open, although he admits doubts over his backhand may be decisive in keeping him from defending the title he won last year.

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams look to bounce back in Cincinnati Masters

The world number one pair of Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams aim to bounce back this week at the Cincinnati Masters, the last major tuneup before the US Open.

Agnieszka Radwanska eases past Venus Williams to win Rogers Cup

Agnieszka Radwanska tamed Venus Williams 6-4 6-2 to win the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Sunday, the third seeded Pole setting herself up as a player to watch at the U.S. Open.

Global stars chase Rory McIlroy as PGA Championship drama begins

Leader Rory McIlroy eyed his fourth major title Sunday at the PGA Championship with a host of the world`s top golfers on his heels at rain-drenched Valhalla.

Order restored as Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams advance in Montreal

Fourth seed Maria Sharapova rallied for a 4-6 6-3 6-1 second-round win over Spain`s Garbine Muguruza while Serena Williams destroyed former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur as order and power was restored to the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Wednesday.

No shoulder woes for Martin Kaymer at PGA Championship

Reigning US Open champion Martin Kaymer, nagged by a sore shoulder at the British Open, pronounced himself fit Tuesday for the PGA Championship as he seeks a third major title.

Bubba Watson not concerned over recent lapse in form

Two victories by Bubba Watson in the first four months of this year, including a second triumph at the Masters, highlighted a sizzling start to the 2013-14 PGA Tour by the long-hitting American.

Kei Nishikori doubtful for US Open with toe injury

Kei Nishikori faces a race against time to be fit for this month`s U.S. Open after the Japanese world number 11 was ruled out of action for three weeks with a toe injury.

Big-serving Milos Raonic confident as US Open looms

Milos Raonic matched his career high in the ATP rankings Monday by rising to sixth after his first victory of the year at the Washington Open, boosting his confidence ahead of the US Open.

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson together again at PGA Championship

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have been paired together for the first two rounds of the 96th PGA Championship, the PGA of America announced Friday.

China`s Li ruled out of US Open

China`s world number two Li Na has been ruled out of next month`s US Open with a knee injury, she said on Thursday.

Li Na to sit out of US Open with knee injury

World number two Li Na of China announced on Thursday that she will miss next month`s US Open as she struggles with a knee injury.

Tomas Berdych, Milos Raonic win, John Isner falls at Washington

Czech top seed Tomas Berdych and Wimbledon semi-finalist Milos Raonic advanced while US fifth seed John Isner lost Wednesday in second-round matches at the ATP and WTA Washington Open.

Some`licking their chops`at Rafael Nadal absence

Rafael Nadal`s announcement Wednesday that he will miss key US Open warm-up events at Toronto and Cincinnati with a right wrist injury will have some rivals "licking their chops."

Serena Williams on song in WTA return at Stanford

Serena Williams put a worrying Wimbledon behind her Wednesday, launching her build-up to the US Open with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Karolina Pliskova at Stanford.