U.S. Open

Marin Cilic, of Croatia, poses with the U.S. Open tennis men's singles trophy at the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. Cilic defeated Kei Nishikori, of Japan, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Monday. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Marin Cilic calls US Open title ‘life-changing’

NEW YORK (AP) — After partying at a Manhattan nightclub until 5 a.m., then getting about three hours of sleep, Marin Cilic awoke Tuesday as a Grand Slam champion for the first time — and […]

09/09/2014

Marin Cilic, of Croatia, serves against Kei Nishikori, of Japan, during the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Cilic tops Nishikori at US Open for 1st Slam title

NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to play in the U.S. Open a year ago because of a doping suspension, Marin Cilic is now the tournament’s champion. Croatia’s Cilic won his first Grand Slam title by […]

09/08/2014

Serena Williams, of the United States, hugs the championship trophy after defeating Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, during the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Serena Williams wins 3rd US Open in row, 18th Slam

NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of months before Serena Williams capped her dominant run to a third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th major singles title Sunday night, she sat down with coach Patrick […]

09/08/2014

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, returns a shot against Peng Shuai, of China, during the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Pals Williams, Wozniacki to meet in US Open final

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams overwhelmed 17th-seeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russia 6-1, 6-3 in the semifinals Friday to extend her U.S. Open winning streak to 20 matches. If Williams can make that 21 in […]

09/05/2014

Serena Williams, returns a shot against Ekaterina Makarova, of Russia, during the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Williams overwhelms Makarova, makes US Open final

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams overwhelmed 17th-seeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russia 6-1, 6-3 in the semifinals Friday to extend her U.S. Open winning streak to 20 matches. If Williams can make that 21 in […]

09/05/2014

Peng Shuai, of China, drops to her knees in pain during the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament against Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in New York. Peng left the court in a wheel chair and retired from the game, forfeiting it to Wozniacki. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Wozniacki wins US Open semi when Peng retires

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki won her U.S. Open semifinal when Peng Shuai retired because of apparent heat illness. Wozniacki was up a set and a break Friday on an extremely humid afternoon when […]

09/05/2014

Sania Mirza, left, and Bruno Soares reacts after defeating Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez in the mixed doubles final of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Mirza-Soares win US Open mixed doubles title

NEW YORK (AP) — Top-seeded Sania Mirza of India and Bruno Soares of Brazil won the U.S. Open mixed doubles title Friday, beating American Abigail Spears and Mexico’s Santiago Gonzalez 6-1, 2-6, 11-9 tiebreak. Mirza […]

09/05/2014

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates after defeating Gael Monfils, of France, 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Federer saves 2 match points, reaches US Open SF

NEW YORK (AP) — Clearly frustrated by his play and opponent, Roger Federer whacked his racket on the top of the net after a missed volley. Moments later, he barked at the chair umpire: “What’s […]

09/04/2014

Martina Hingis, left, pumps fists with Flavia Pennetta during a semifinal doubles match against Cara Black and Sania Mirza at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Martina Hingis returns to US Open doubles final

NEW YORK (AP) — Martina Hingis will play in the U.S. Open women’s doubles final for the first time since winning the 1998 title. Hingis, inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame last year, […]

09/04/2014

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, reacts after defeating Andy Murray, of Britain, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-4 during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, early Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Djokovic tops Murray for 8th US Open semi in a row

NEW YORK (AP) — Through a pair of back-and-forth sets, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray put on a display befitting a matchup of past U.S. Open champions. They tracked down would-be winners and somehow got […]

09/04/2014

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