US Open

  • Li Na pulls out of US Open due to knee injury 4 hours 5 minutes ago

    Two-time major champion Li Na pulled out of the US Open on Thursday because of a knee injury which she said has bothered her for several months. The only tennis player from China to win a Grand Slam singles title also withdrew from hard-court tournaments in Montreal and Cincinnati over the...
  • Rafael Nadal out of two tournaments because of wrist injury Yesterday

    Rafael Nadal withdrew on Wednesday from US Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a title defense at the year's last Grand Slam tournament. The second-ranked Nadal plays left-handed, but he uses a two-handed backhand. He said in a statement issued...
  • Florian Mayer of Germany pulls out of US Open 1 week ago

    New York: Florian Mayer has pulled out of the US Open. The 62nd-ranked German hasn't played since March, when he withdrew from his match against Novak Djokovic at Key Biscayne because of a groin injury. He missed the French Open and Wimbledon. His withdrawal from the US Open was announced on...
  • Nicolas Almagro of Spain withdraws from US Open July 18, 2014

    New York: Nicolas Almagro has withdrawn from the US Open. The 27th-ranked Spaniard hasn't played since retiring from his first-round match at the French Open in May because of a left foot injury. Friday's announcement means he'll miss two straight major tournaments after pulling out of Wimbledon. The 28-year-old Almagro's best finish...
  • Serena Williams heads women's field for US Open July 17, 2014

    World number one Serena Williams, coming off a surprise third round loss at Wimbledon, heads the women's field for the US Open, which starts in New York in late August. Players from 36 countries are represented, the US Tennis Association announced on Wednesday, with two-time defending champion Williams heading an 11-strong...
  • US Open singles champions to get record 3 million dollars July 9, 2014

    White Plains: The 2014 US Open men's and women's singles champions will earn a record $3 million apiece this year. The US Tennis Association also announced on Wednesday that the total purse for the tournament will be $38.3 million, an increase of 11.7 per cent from $34.3 million last year. The...
  • Fred Couples withdraws from US Senior Open July 4, 2014

    Edmond,Okla: Fred Couples withdrew from the US Senior Open on Thursday because of a back injury, and Craig Stadler and Graham Marsh also pulled out of the event next week at Oak Tree National. Couples, second in the 2010 tournament, was replaced by John Harris, the first alternate from the Byron,...
  • Martin Kaymer romps to eight-shot win at US Open June 16, 2014

    Germany's Martin Kaymer, ice-cool in hot conditions, confirmed his status as one of the game's very best by coasting to his second major victory by eight shots in Sunday's final round at the US Open. Five ahead at the start of another humid day at Pinehurst Resort, the 29-year-old from Dusseldorf...
  • Shiv Kapur makes cut at US Open despite triple bogey June 14, 2014

    Pinehurst (US) Not even a crippling triple bogey on the stretch back home could stop Indian golfer Shiv Kapur from making the midway cut at the US Open. Kapur, who was three-under for the day through 15 holes, made a triple on the par-4 16th, but kept control of his nerves...
  • Martin Kaymer sets US Open record at Pinehurst June 14, 2014

    Martin Kaymer set a US Open record on Friday with a game so dominant that he did more than just build a six-shot lead. He managed to bring Tiger Woods into the conversation at a major he's not even playing. Kaymer opened with a short birdie and rolled his way to a...
  • Golf: Martin Kaymer seizes US Open lead with 65 June 13, 2014

    Pinehurst Three days of practice at the new Pinehurst No. 2 was enough to make Martin Kaymer believe this would be the same old US Open. So when he walked off the course on the eve of golf's toughest test and was asked what he would take for a score at...
  • Phil Mickelson chases career slam as US Open begins June 12, 2014

    Pinehurst: Other than the shock of seeing weeds sprouting at the edge of the fairways, this US Open should be like any other. One tough test. The rustic, unkempt look of Pinehurst No. 2 has been a major topic leading into Thursday's opening round, the lush, green rough replaced by sandy areas...
  • Anirban Lahiri seeks Queen's Cup win for US Open berth June 4, 2014

    Indian star golfer Anirban Lahiri hopes marital bliss will spur him to victory at the Queen's Cup starting at the Santiburi Samui Country Club on Thursday and earn a ticket to the US Open. The current Asian Tour Order of Merit leader, who tied the knot with sweetheart Ipsa Jamwal last...
  • Rehabbing Tiger Woods rules himself out of US Open May 29, 2014

    Three-times champion Tiger Woods has ruled himself out of next month's US Open at Pinehurst in North Carolina as he recovers from back surgery, the second successive major championship he will miss this year. The former world number one has been sidelined from competitive golf since late March after requiring treatment...
  • Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open at Pinehurst May 27, 2014

    Shiv Kapur qualified for his maiden US Open after he came through the Sectional Qualifying by posting rounds of 68 and 71 to total 139. Kapur, who has played at the 2006 and 2013 British Open, was tied fifth as 14 players made it to the Major through the qualifiers held...
  • Rehabilitating Woods could miss US Open, say surgeons April 5, 2014

    Tiger Woods could be sidelined from competitive golf for at least three months after undergoing back surgery, casting doubt over his participation in the June 12-15 US Open, say several leading sports surgeons. The world number one, whose back pain surfaced last year and intensified this season, will miss the Masters...
  • 'Tiger Woods set to pass Nicklaus before swing change' October 15, 2013

    Golf legend Gary Player believes Tiger Woods, before he changed his swing, was on target to smash Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major championship victories. "There's never been a man with the talent Tiger Woods has," Player said during a recent ESPN interview. "When he won the (2000) US Open by...
  • I was pleased with my form at US Open: Leander Paes September 15, 2013

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Leander Paes talks about his career so far after winning his 14th Grand Slam. ...
  • 40s is the new 20s: Leander Paes September 14, 2013

    Fourteen-time Grand Slam winner Leander Paes told CNN-IBN that he was proud of his from during US Open and age is just a number for him. ...
  • Navratilova taught me healthy lifestyle: Paes September 13, 2013

    Mumbai: The oldest player to clinch a Grand Slam in Open era, Indian tennis ace Leander Paes on Friday credited his former mixed doubles partner Martina Navratilova for helping him prolong his international career by adopting a "clean lifestyle". "Playing with Martina for many many years, I have learnt a lot....
  • Davis Cup not ideal preparation for Asian swing: Nadal September 11, 2013

    Madrid: Playing the Davis Cup on clay in Madrid this week is not ideal preparation for the hard-court swing in Asia and an assault on the number one ranking, according to newly crowned US Open champion Rafael Nadal. Spaniard Nadal, currently number two behind Novak Djokovic, is poised to replace the...
  • How a loss helped Nadal regain footing against Djokovic September 11, 2013

    New York: Rafael Nadal's victory over Novak Djokovic in the US Open final was the record 37th installment of the top rivalry in tennis right now - and what is on its way to becoming the greatest in the sport's long history. So it was fascinating to hear Nadal reveal...
  • Can Rafael Nadal surpass Roger Federer's record? September 10, 2013

    New York: Rafael Nadal was not quite ready to contemplate his place in tennis history. It had been less than two hours since a gripping victory over Novak Djokovic earned Nadal his second US Open championship and 13th Grand Slam title overall. So when a question came about the likelihood of...
  • It's much more than I ever thought: Nadal September 10, 2013

    New York: World No.2 Rafael Nadal of Spain said his 13th Grand Slam title was much more than what he ever thought when he started playing. The Spaniard defeated top-seeded Serb Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to claim his second US Open title here Monday. It was the 13th...
  • Novak Djokovic feels he may lose top spot to Rafael Nadal September 10, 2013

    Novak Djokovic believes Rafa Nadal may soon displace him as world number one and has plenty of time to break Roger Federer's benchmark 17 major titles after the Spaniard roared to the US Open title at Flushing Meadows on Monday. Djokovic was beaten 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 by Nadal, who claimed...
  • Chances slip away for Novak Djokovic at US Open September 10, 2013

    New York: Novak Djokovic had his chances - namely, three break points toward the end of the third set, any of which would have given him control of what was shaping up as a close-as-can-be US Open final. When he lost them all, any hope of lifting the trophy in...
  • Rafael Nadal wins US Open, his 13th Grand Slam trophy September 10, 2013

    New York Hard to believe this is the same Rafael Nadal who was home during the US Open a year ago, nursing a bad left knee. Hard to believe this is the guy sent packing in the first round of Wimbledon in June, losing against someone ranked 135th. Looking fit as...
  • There's just no stopping Leander: Nandan Bal September 9, 2013

    Leander, 40, became the oldest men's Grand Slam champion when he won the US Open doubles title with Radek Stepanek on Sunday. ...
  • Leander still has two more years, says Vece Paes September 9, 2013

    Leander Paes' father feels his son has two more years of tennis left and should now target a medal at Rio Olympics. ...
  • 14 Grand Slams at 40, Leander Paes is not done yet September 9, 2013

    "Age is just a number to look and smile at." At 40, having won 14 Grand Slams and made mostly the right choices, Leander Paes is arguably one of India's greatest, if not the greatest, sportsperson. And with his third US Open trophy last night, he proved that yet again. Put...