Us Open

  • Rehabilitating Woods could miss US Open, say surgeons 05-04-2014 10:19 AM

    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...
  • 'Tiger Woods set to pass Nicklaus before swing change' 15-10-2013 08:51 AM

    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...
  • I was pleased with my form at US Open: Leander Paes 15-09-2013 12:04 AM

    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 14-09-2013 10:15 AM

    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 13-09-2013 03:12 PM

    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...
  • Davis Cup not ideal preparation for Asian swing: Nadal 11-09-2013 01:02 PM

    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...
  • How a loss helped Nadal regain footing against Djokovic 11-09-2013 09:50 AM

    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? 10-09-2013 02:21 PM

    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...
  • It's much more than I ever thought: Nadal 10-09-2013 11:05 AM

    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 10-09-2013 09:24 AM

    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...
  • Chances slip away for Novak Djokovic at US Open 10-09-2013 09:01 AM

    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 10-09-2013 06:11 AM

    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...
  • There's just no stopping Leander: Nandan Bal 09-09-2013 08:58 PM

    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 09-09-2013 03:57 PM

    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 09-09-2013 03:16 PM

    "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....
  • After 17 major titles, Serena Williams wants to improve 09-09-2013 02:41 PM

    New York: Serena Williams won her first major title at the 1999 US Open, when she was just 17. She won her 17th at the same site, at age 31. Given the way she's playing right now, and the way her game keeps evolving, there's every reason to believe that...
  • Age is just a number to look at and smile: Paes 09-09-2013 11:41 AM

    New York: The oldest tennis player to win a Grand Slam with the US Open men's doubles trophy, Indian veteran Leander Paes said age is just a number for him, something that he just "looks at and smiles". The 40-year-old partnered Czech Radek Stepanek to win the US Open 2013...
  • Victoria Azarenka feels pain of US Open defeat once more 09-09-2013 10:09 AM

    New York: Victoria Azarenka walked off court with her head held high after a gallant loss to Serena Williams in the US Open final on Sunday, and while satisfied she had given her all there was no doubt the defeat stung. "I'm not going to lie. It hurts bad," she...
  • Serena Williams shows no signs of fading, matches Federer 09-09-2013 09:49 AM

    New York: It has been 14 years since Serena Williams won her first U.S. Open but there was no hint of decline as the 31-year-old American outlasted Victoria Azarenka to claim her fifth US Open singles title on Sunday. Initially frustrated by a swirling wind at Arthur Ashe Stadium and...
  • List of Leander Paes' eight men's doubles Grand Slam titles 09-09-2013 08:37 AM

    New York: List of men's doubles Grand Slam titles won by India's Leander Paes. Men's doubles (eight titles): 1999 French Open with Mahesh Bhupathi 1999 Wimbledon with Mahesh Bhupathi 2001 French Open with Mahesh Bhupathi 2006 US Open with Martin Damm 2009 French Open with Lukas Dlouhy 2009 US Open...
  • Serena Williams beats Azarenka to win 5th US Open title 09-09-2013 06:31 AM

    New York: Top-seeded Serena Williams won her fifth US Open championship and 17th Grand Slam title overall by beating No. 2 Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 in a windy final. Williams, who turns 32 on Sept. 26, has now won the sixth-most Grand Slam titles in history and one...
  • Paes-Stepanek win US Open men's doubles crown 08-09-2013 11:37 PM

    New Delhi: Doubles legend Leander Paes won his 14th career grand slam on Sunday when he lifted the 2013 US Open men's doubles title with Radek Stepanek, beating the pair of Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares 6-1, 6-3 in the final. This is Paes's 8th men's doubles grand slam trophy...
  • Rafael Nadal laments another Olympic failure for Madrid 08-09-2013 02:38 PM

    New York: Rafa Nadal said it was hard to accept that Spain had failed in a third successive bid to host the Olympics and described the process as "tiring" for the country. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) eliminated Madrid in the first round of voting and chose Tokyo for the...
  • Leander Paes, Radek Stepanek chase US Open doubles title 08-09-2013 10:28 AM

    New York: India's Leander Paes and Czech Radek Stepanek will attempt to follow their victory over the Bryan brothers by toppling the Austria-Brazil pairing of Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares in the US Open men`s doubles final on Sunday. Paes and Stepanek ended Bob and Mike Bryan`s chances of winning...
  • Hlavackova, Hradecka win US Open women doubles title 08-09-2013 08:42 AM

    New York: Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka rallied from down a set and a break to win their first US Open women's doubles title. The fifth-seeded Czechs beat Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday night. They also won the 2011 French Open championship. Barty...
  • US Open 2013: Djokovic, Nadal ready for final showdown 08-09-2013 08:28 AM

    New York: The game that will be talked about for years and years required 198 strokes, 30 points, and 21 minutes to decide. Entire sets have taken less. It might be easy to conclude that Novak Djokovic won his tense, topsy-turvy US Open semifinal against Stanislas Wawrinka despite dropping that...
  • Nadal beats Gasquet in straight sets, into final 08-09-2013 08:20 AM

    New York: Rafael Nadal is into the US Open final after a 6-4, 7-6 (1), 6-2 victory over Richard Gasquet on Saturday. The second-seeded Nadal will face No. 1 Novak Djokovic on Monday. Nadal extended his streak without losing a service game to 73 before Frenchman Gasquet broke him in...
  • Djokovic pulls out epic 5 setter, beats Wawrinka in semis 08-09-2013 02:05 AM

    New York: Novak Djokovic will play Rafael Nadal in the final of the US Open after the two top seeds won their semifinals on Saturday in contrasting fashion. Top-seeded Djokovic advanced to his fourth straight US Open final by overcoming the loss of a 21-minute game in the fifth set...
  • Azarenka relishes chance to face Williams in final again 07-09-2013 09:28 AM

    New York: A confident Victoria Azarenka will get a chance to avenge last year's U.S. Open final defeat to Serena Williams after the pair came through their semi-finals on Friday to set up a re-match. Second-seed Azarenka beat Italy's Flavia Pennetta 6-4, 6-2 and will now face an opponent she...
  • Djokovic and Nadal a step away from US Open showdown 07-09-2013 08:40 AM

    New York: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal can set up a delectable US Open final between the top two players in the world with 2013 grand slam bragging rights at stake by posting victories in Saturday's semi-finals. Australian Open champion Djokovic and French Open winner Nadal have designs on adding...