Italian teams stand in way of Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna

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.

Sania-Cara to open US Open campaign against Karolina-Kristyna

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.

Novak Djokovic in no doubt Rafael Nadal will come back strong

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.

US Open: Roger Federer poised for fairytale of New York

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.

Novak Djokovic aims to translate personal joy to professional success

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.

Lukas Rosol outlasts Jerzy Janowicz for Winston-Salem title

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.

Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova takes New Haven title

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.

Supreme Serena targets 18th major at US Open

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 plays young Taylor Townsend in symbolic US Open opener

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.

Fitness concerns plague Kei Nishikori ahead of US Open

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.

Venus Williams says Caroline Wozniacki going from strength to strength

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.

Andy Murray feels in best shape to end 13-month winless streak ahead of US Open

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.

US Open: Can five-time champion Roger Federer reach a final after five years?

Considering his form this year, Roger Federer is one of the clear favourites to win the US Open 2014.

Yuki Bhambri, Sanam Singh also lose; no Indian in US Open singles event

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 could face Andy Murray in US Open quarter-finals

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.

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova reaches New Haven semis

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 could win numbers game at U.S. Open

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.

Eugenie Bouchard, Milos Raonic make final push to summit at U.S. Open

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.

US Open: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer favored for Grand Slam sequel

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.

Novak Djokovic still favourite for US Open, reckons John McEnroe

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.

John Isner advances, Sam Querrey topples Kevin Anderson at Winston-Salem

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.

Four-time winner Caroline Wozniacki ousted at New Haven

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.

US Open 2014: Can Roger Federer take his Grand Slam tally to 18?

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.

Top seed Simona Halep ousted at New Haven tennis

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.

Running out of time in Grand Slam fame game

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.

US men braced for more Grand Slam misery

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.

Novak Djokovic top seed for US Open, Roger Federer second

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.

Eugenie Bouchard cruises into 2nd round in Open tune-up

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.

Roger Federer poised to step out of darkness in New York

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.

Supreme Serena Williams targets 18th major at US Open

World number one Serena Williams is firing on all cylinders as she seeks to stretch her tally of Grand Slam singles titles to 18 at the US Open.