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.
Reigning champion Rafael Nadal will miss the US Open later this month due to a right 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.
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.
World number one Serena Williams claimed her first Cincinnati title with a dominating 6-4, 6-1 win over Ana Ivanovic.
Former champion Juan Martin del Potro will miss the US Open as he continues to recover from wrist surgery, the ATP tweeted Friday.
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, 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.
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.
Fifth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek were eliminated from the ATP Cincinnati Masters following their defeat against Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock, here.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 world number two Li Na has been ruled out of next month`s US Open with a knee injury, she said on Thursday.
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.
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.
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 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.
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