TENNIS

Former No. 1 Kerber eyeing improvement after rehiring coach Beltz

Former No. 1 Kerber eyeing improvement after rehiring coach Beltz

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - Angelique Kerber has not won a title since 2018 but the former world number one is hoping better days lie ahead after rehiring [more…]

Osaka keen to spread awareness about racial injustice

Osaka keen to spread awareness about racial injustice

Published 01/09/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japan’s Naomi Osaka says she wants to spread awareness about racial injustice after the former U.S. Open champion walked onto court [more…]

Osaka allays injury fears in three-set win over Doi

Osaka allays injury fears in three-set win over Doi

Published 01/09/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japan’s Naomi Osaka showed no signs of discomfort from the injury that forced her to miss a final on Saturday but [more…]

Johnson withstands Isner storm to advance at US Open

Johnson withstands Isner storm to advance at US Open

Published 01/09/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - John Isner began the U.S. Open in typical fashion on Monday with a barrage of aces and a match that stretched [more…]

Djokovic rolls into second round with win over Dzumhur

Djokovic rolls into second round with win over Dzumhur

Published 01/09/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic got his campaign to win a fourth U.S. Open, and 18th Grand Slam title overall, off to a flying [more…]

Highlights: U.S. Open day one

Highlights: U.S. Open day one

Published 01/09/2020

NEW YORK(Reuters) - Highlights of the first day at the U.S. Open on Monday (times ET- GMT-4). The Grand Slam, the second this year after [more…]

Djokovic embracing the pressure as he extends winning streak

Djokovic embracing the pressure as he extends winning streak

Published 01/09/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic showed a bit more passion than might have been expected in his first-round win over Damir Dzumhur on Monday [more…]

Brady claims first WTA title at Top Seed Open as WTA marks U.S. return

Brady claims first WTA title at Top Seed Open as WTA marks U.S. return

Published 16/08/2020

(Reuters) - American Jennifer Brady clinched her first career WTA title on Sunday, defeating Switzerland’s Jil Teichmann 6-3 6-4 in the Top Seed Open final. [more…]

Nishikori tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of U.S. Open

Nishikori tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of U.S. Open

Published 16/08/2020

(Reuters) - Japan’s Kei Nishikori said on Sunday he had tested positive for COVID-19 while in Florida - just two weeks ahead of the U.S. [more…]

Halep wins Prague title, to decide on U.S. Open on Monday

Halep wins Prague title, to decide on U.S. Open on Monday

Published 16/08/2020

(Reuters) - World number two Simona Halep said she will announce on Monday whether she will play at the U.S. Open. Speaking after her victory [more…]