Serena Williams will take on Anastasia Potapova next for a berth in the fourth round. This is the 75th time Serena has won a set in a major 6-0, the 2nd-most among women in the Open Era. Former US Open champion Bianca Andreescu’s comeback from injury stalled when she became the latest top-10 player to be beaten by crafty veteran Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan.Feb 10, 2021, 09:42 AM IST
23-time Grand Slam champion and American tennis player Serena Williams has withdrawn from the upcoming Italian Open due to a an achilles injury.Sep 13, 2020, 10:11 AM IST
In another blow to US Open, Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has pulled out of this week's Grand Slam tournament despite recovering from the novel coronavirus.Aug 27, 2020, 10:05 AM IST
Meanwhile, world No.1 Ashleigh Barty, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Elina Svitolina and Kiki Bertens have already decided against playing in the US Open amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 14, 2020, 12:58 PM IST
Last year, Andreescu lifted her maiden Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows after defeating Serena Williams in the summit showdown.Jun 19, 2020, 13:13 PM IST
The 2019 Australian Open is slated to take place from January 14 to 27 at Melbourne Park.
Jan 11, 2020, 17:53 PM IST
Canadian tennis player and world number five Bianca Andreescu has pulled out of the Australian Open warm-up tournament, the ASB Classic, due to a knee injury.Dec 26, 2019, 16:58 PM IST
Williams suffered her fourth consecutive defeat in a Grand Slam final at the US Open earlier this month, as she again came agonisingly close to Australian Margaret Court`s all-time record of 24 majors before falling in straight sets.Sep 19, 2019, 18:59 PM IST
Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu has broken into the top five of the Women's Tennis Professionals (WTA) rankings after lifting her maiden Grand Slam title at the 2019 US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York.Sep 10, 2019, 11:10 AM IST
Four times now, twice at Wimbledon (2018, 2019) and at the US Open (2018, 2019) Williams has come agonizingly close to that 24th Grand Slam only to fall at the final hurdle.Sep 08, 2019, 16:47 PM IST
With the win, Andreescu became the first player from Canada to clinch a Grand Slam singles title.Sep 08, 2019, 15:43 PM IST
Williams was denied a record-equalling 24th Slam title as the 19-year-old Andreescu on Saturday became the youngest Grand Slam winner since Maria Sharapova at the 2006 US Open, when the Russian was 18.
So new is Bianca Andreescu to the Grand Slam stage that after beating Serena Williams to win the U.S. Open on Saturday, a tournament official had to show her which side of the trophy was the front.Sep 08, 2019, 08:11 AM IST
Williams and Andreescu had last met each other in last month's final clash at the Canadian Open, where the former world number one was forced to retire while trailing 3-1 in the first set due to back spasms.Sep 07, 2019, 17:34 PM IST
The American is also seeking a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in her highly anticipated final against Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu, the number 15 seed, after injuries affected her form in some tournaments this year.Sep 07, 2019, 17:04 PM IST
Andreescu has now become the second Canadian after Eugenie Bouchard to reach the final of a Grand Slam.Sep 06, 2019, 11:52 AM IST
En route to her win, the former world number one smashed 33 winners and six aces while making just 20 unforced errors.Sep 06, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
Bruneau, who has worked with the hard-hitting Andreescu since March 2018, said he always "had a lot of trust in her" amid murmurs she could be tennis` next bright star.Sep 04, 2019, 17:10 PM IST
Even the fact that Andreescu was gifted the Rogers Cup title when a tearful Serena Williams was forced to retire with back spasm just 19 minutes into the final could not keep the hype machine from spinning into overdrive.Aug 22, 2019, 11:09 AM IST
Despite fitness concerns and a title drought that stretches back to the 2017 Australian Open, bookmakers are backing Williams to match Margaret Court`s record haul and the New York crowds, as always, will be in her corner when play gets underway on Monday at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.Aug 22, 2019, 10:56 AM IST