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Eugenie Bouchard feels 'vindicated' by lawsuit outcome

Former world number five Eugenie Bouchard said Saturday she felt "happy, relieved and vindicated" after a jury found the US Tennis Association mostly liable for her fall at the US Open in 2015.

Feb 25, 2018, 21:18 PM IST

New York court finds USTA 'mostly liable' for Eugenie Bouchard's locker room fall

The jury in federal court in Brooklyn, where Bouchard sued the body that organizes the US Open, needed less than an hour of deliberation to find USTA negligence was the main culprit in the fall that left Bouchard with a concussion and forced her to withdraw from the tournament.

Feb 23, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

Bouchard recalls locker room fall in lawsuit testimony

The 23-year-old Canadian was testifying in her lawsuit against the United States Tennis Association, which operates the Grand Slam tournament at Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York. Bouchard`s suit, which seeks unspecified damages, claims the USTA was at fault for applying a "slippery, foreign and dangerous" cleaning substance.

Feb 22, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard's lawyers allege footage destroyed in 2015 case

The 23-year-old later sued the USTA, accusing the body of negligence, asserting that she slipped because the locker room floor had been cleaned with a "slippery, foreign and dangerous substance."

Apr 08, 2017, 11:00 AM IST

Tennis match-fixing scandal: Banned umpire worked at 2015 US Open due to 'flaw'

Denis Pitner was suspended by the International Tennis Federation in August.

Feb 13, 2016, 10:16 AM IST

Eugenie Bouchard files lawsuit against US Tennis Association

Eugenie Bouchard has filed a case against the USTA for their negligence due to which she suffered a concussion in a locker room that eventually forced her to withdraw from US Open.

Oct 15, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

Tennis at Flushing Meadows: 5 reasons why US Open is one of its kind!

Unlike the other three Slams, US Open has established itself as the ultimate fan favorite – no shrills, no frills. Come as you may, win hearts and enjoy the best tennis! Here are five differentiating factors that make tennis at the Flushing Meadows one of its kind.

Aug 27, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

US Open tennis umpires' pay lawsuit against USTA is ruled out

A federal judge has thrown out a class-action lawsuit accusing the United States Tennis Association of underpaying the hundreds of umpires who work the U.S. Open each year.

Sep 13, 2014, 09:22 AM IST

US Open tennis umpires' pay lawsuit against USTA is ruled out

A federal judge has thrown out a class-action lawsuit accusing the United States Tennis Association of underpaying the hundreds of umpires who work the U.S. Open each year.

Sep 12, 2014, 22:32 PM IST

Patrick McEnroe resigns USTA post

Patrick McEnroe is stepping down as head of the US Tennis Association`s player development program, he announced Wednesday at the US Open.

Sep 04, 2014, 12:14 PM IST

U.S. Open prize money upped 11.7 pct for 2014

The prize money pool for this year`s U.S. Open has been increased by 11.7 percent to a record $38.3 million, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced on Wednesday.

Jul 09, 2014, 23:03 PM IST

Murray, Williams delighted with increase in US Open prize money

Defending champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams have expressed happiness over United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) decision to increase the prize money for next year’s US Open.

Dec 15, 2012, 17:28 PM IST

Serena enters US Open via injury-protected ranking

Serena Williams has opted to use an injury-protected ranking to gain entry into the US Open, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said.

Jul 21, 2011, 09:24 AM IST

Serena enters US Open via injury-protected ranking

Serena Williams has opted to use an injury-protected ranking to gain entry into the US Open, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said.

Jul 21, 2011, 09:24 AM IST