Tennis

Taylor Townsend earned the biggest win of her career when she defeated Simona Halep in the second round of the US Open. (Image: Getty)

US Open: Simona Halep Eliminated by American Qualifier Taylor Townsend

American qualifier Taylor Townsend pulled off perhaps the biggest upset yet at the 2019 US Open on Thursday when she upended Wimbledon champion Simona Halep in their second-round match. Townsend came from behind to win 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) to eliminated the No. 4 seed and two-time Grand Slam champion. […]

Serena Williams (left) advanced to the third round of the 2019 US Open, but not without a serious test from teenager Caty McNally (right). (Image: Getty)

US Open: Djokovic, Federer, Serena Hold Serve on Rain-Shortened Day 3

Rain washed out most of the play during Day 3 of the 2019 US Open, though fans were still able to catch some of the biggest attractions in the two roofed stadiums at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York. Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, and […]

Dominic Thiem was among the highly ranked men who were eliminated in the first round of the US Open. (Image: AFP)

US Open Day 2: Four Top Ten Seeds Eliminated From Men’s Draw

The US Open ended early for some of the best men’s tennis players in the world, as four of the top 10 seeds were ousted in their first-round matches on Tuesday. Leading the way was No. 4 seed Dominic Thiem, who lost to Italy’s Thomas Fabbiano 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. […]

Serena Williams blasted Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-1 in their first round matchup at the US Open on Monday. (Image: Robert Deutsch/Reuters)

US Open Day 1: Serena Crushes Sharapova, Federer Struggles But Advances

Serena Williams continued her career-long dominance of Maria Sharapova on Monday with an emphatic win on the opening night of the 2019 US Open. Williams defeated Sharapova 6-1, 6-1 in the marquee matchup of the first day of play at Flushing Meadows. Williams at Her Best vs. Sharapova While the […]

Call Me Coco: ESPN, New Balance Rooting For Coco Gauff in US Open

Call Me Coco: ESPN, New Balance Rooting For Coco Gauff in US Open

Among her growing fan base, Coco Gauff has both ESPN and New Balance rooting for her. But that won’t necessarily lessen the pressure for the 15-year-old as she heads into the US Open. Cori (aka Coco) Gauff is a long shot in the US Open. Ranked 141 in women’s tennis […]

Juan Carlos Saez was suspended for eight years after failing to cooperate with a TIU investigation into potential match-fixing. (Image: Agencia Uno)

Juan Carlos Saez Suspended Eight Years Following Match-Fixing Probe

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has suspended Chilean tennis player Juan Carlos Saez for eight years following a probe into potential match-fixing. The TIU began an investigation into Saez after it saw evidence of unusual betting on some of his matches. Saez Failed to Cooperate with TIU Officials If you’ve […]

Andy Murray made his singles return at the Cincinnati Masters event on Monday, but lost in straight sets to Richard Gasquet. (Image: AP)

Andy Murray Loses in Singles Comeback, Rules Out Playing at US Open

Andy Murray made his return to singles tennis on Monday, losing to Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. The return to singles came less than seven months after Murray underwent hip surgery in an effort to eliminate chronic pain that […]

Serena Williams eased into the Wimbledon finals by beating Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2 on Thursday. (Image: AP)

Serena Williams, Simona Halep Cruise to Semifinal Victories at Wimbledon

Serena Williams and Simona Halep had little trouble with their semifinal opponents and will move forward to meet each other in the women’s final at Wimbledon on Saturday. Halep won the earlier semifinal over Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3, while Williams had an even easier time with Barbora Strycova, finishing her […]

Serena Williams fended off a tough challenge from Alison Riske to reach the semifinals at Wimbledon. (Image: Getty)

Serena Williams, Simona Halep Advance to Wimbledon Semifinals

Serena Williams scored a three-set victory over fellow American Alison Riske on Tuesday to advance to the semifinals at Wimbledon. The 11th-seeded Williams overcame a stiff challenge from Riske, winning 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to move to the final four at Wimbledon for the 12th time in her career. Williams Coming […]