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US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka keen to spread awareness about racial injustice

US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka keen to spread awareness about racial injustice

The former US Open champion walked onto court with a mask bearing the name of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman killed by police officers in March

Sep 01, 2020, 14:56 PM IST
US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka allays injury fears in three-set win over Misaki Doi

US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka allays injury fears in three-set win over Misaki Doi

Osaka, the 2018 US Open champion, defeated her compatriot in the first round at Flushing Meadows. The Japanese had been forced to withdraw from the Western & Southern Open final on Saturday

Sep 01, 2020, 14:35 PM IST
US Open 2020: Alexander Zverev downs Kevin Anderson in battle of big servers

US Open 2020: Alexander Zverev downs Kevin Anderson in battle of big servers

Zverev, The World No. 7, won 7-6(2), 5-7, 6-3 ,7-5 in a tough opening round clash against former US Open finalist Kevin Anderson 

Sep 01, 2020, 14:03 PM IST
US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic storms into second round

US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic storms into second round

The Serbian Word No. 1 registered an easy 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 victory over Damir Dzumhur and is the overwhelming favourite to win his fourth US Open 

Sep 01, 2020, 12:34 PM IST
ATP Rankings: Novak Djokovic consolidates top spot ahead of US Open 2020

ATP Rankings: Novak Djokovic consolidates top spot ahead of US Open 2020

On Saturday, Djokovic rebounded strongly from the first set down to fend off Milos Raonic 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the Western and Southern Open to extend his 2020 winning run to 23-0.

Aug 31, 2020, 17:57 PM IST
US Open: Novak Djokovic overwhelming favourite, Serena Williams targets 24th Grand Slam

US Open: Novak Djokovic overwhelming favourite, Serena Williams targets 24th Grand Slam

The 2020 US Open is slated to take place from August 31 to September 13 behind closed doors at Flushing Meadows.

Aug 31, 2020, 14:21 PM IST
Dominic Thiem confident of turning things around for US Open

Dominic Thiem confident of turning things around for US Open

The Austrian is seeded second at Flushing Meadows in the absence of Rafa Nadal and is expected to pose the strongest challenge for top-ranked Novak Djokovic.

Aug 31, 2020, 09:47 AM IST
France's Benoit Paire tests positive for coronavirus before US Open: Report

France's Benoit Paire tests positive for coronavirus before US Open: Report

Paire, seeded 17th at the Grand Slam event, had been scheduled to play Poland`s Kamil Majchrzak in the first round at Flushing Meadows on Tuesday.

Aug 31, 2020, 09:18 AM IST
Russia`s Daniil Medvedev has no concerns about US Open coronavirus precautions

Russia`s Daniil Medvedev has no concerns about US Open coronavirus precautions

The world number five is the third seed in the men`s draw, behind Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem, for the Grand Slam tournament that starts on Monday.

Aug 30, 2020, 14:29 PM IST
It might be now or never for Serena Williams, says tennis great Mats Wilander ahead of US Open

It might be now or never for Serena Williams, says tennis great Mats Wilander ahead of US Open

The soon to be 39-year-old, Williams, will try to make the most out of a depleted field at the US Open 2020 for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam Singles title 

Aug 30, 2020, 14:25 PM IST
US Open: Belgium's Kim Clijsters faces tough path in bid to reclaim past glory

US Open: Belgium's Kim Clijsters faces tough path in bid to reclaim past glory

The 37-year-old Belgian came back from her second retirement this year and is looking to add to her haul of four Grand Slam titles.

Aug 30, 2020, 13:28 PM IST
Unstoppable Novak Djokovic downs Milos Raonic to clinch Western and Southern Open title

Unstoppable Novak Djokovic downs Milos Raonic to clinch Western and Southern Open title

The victory over Raonic also saw Djokovic clinch his 80th career title and equaling Rafael Nadal`s record of 35 Masters 1000 wins.  

Aug 30, 2020, 09:37 AM IST
Western and Southern Open: Novak Djokovic edges Roberto Bautista Agut to set up final with Milos Raonic

Western and Southern Open: Novak Djokovic edges Roberto Bautista Agut to set up final with Milos Raonic

The World No.1 overcame a sore neck to beat Bautista Agut in a tough semi-final encounter; Djokovic set-up a finals date with big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic 

Aug 29, 2020, 17:33 PM IST
With no Kei Nishikori, Asia brings few threats in men's US Open draw

With no Kei Nishikori, Asia brings few threats in men's US Open draw

The 30-year-old Japanese pulled out of the US Open 2020 owing to COVID-19 pandemic, having tested positive twice this month 

Aug 29, 2020, 17:02 PM IST
Novak Djokovic, Vasek Pospisil look to form new Professional Tennis Players Association

Novak Djokovic, Vasek Pospisil look to form new Professional Tennis Players Association

World No. 1 Djokovic has resigned from his position as the president of the players council of the ATP while Canadian Pospisil resigned as Players representative for 51-100 positions 

Aug 29, 2020, 13:46 PM IST
Serena Williams pursuit of Grand Slam No. 24 at US Open follows lacklustre tune-up

Serena Williams pursuit of Grand Slam No. 24 at US Open follows lacklustre tune-up

Since tennis returned from a COVID-19 hiatus, Serena Williams has gone 3-2 in matches that all lasted three sets and have taken a toll on her weary legs.

Aug 29, 2020, 12:39 PM IST
Bryan brothers bid adieu to tennis ahead of 2020 US Open

Bryan brothers bid adieu to tennis ahead of 2020 US Open

With this, the Bryan brothers' 25-year-long professional careers have come to an end which began with the Grand Slam tournament at Flushing Meadows in 1995.

Aug 28, 2020, 13:38 PM IST
Western and Southern Open: Novak Djokovic takes on Roberto Bautista Agut, Naomi Osaka faces Elise Mertens in semis

Western and Southern Open: Novak Djokovic takes on Roberto Bautista Agut, Naomi Osaka faces Elise Mertens in semis

On Thursday, Djokovic eased past Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 6-1 in a one-sided quarter-final contest.  

Aug 28, 2020, 12:05 PM IST
Novak Djokovic gets smooth path at U.S. Open, Sloane Stephens looms for Serena Williams

Novak Djokovic gets smooth path at U.S. Open, Sloane Stephens looms for Serena Williams

World number one Djokovic will play Bosnia`s Damir Dzumhur in his opening match at Flushing Meadows which will be held without fans this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Aug 28, 2020, 09:51 AM IST
Novak Djokovic primed to extend unbeaten 2020 streak in New York

Novak Djokovic primed to extend unbeaten 2020 streak in New York

A victory on Septemer 13 at the Arthur Ashe stadium will give him his 18th Grand Slam crown and leave him one short of Nadal`s tally while Federer leads with 20.

Aug 28, 2020, 09:30 AM IST