Us Open

  • US Open singles champions to get record 3 million dollars 09-07-2014 09:48 PM

    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....
  • Fred Couples withdraws from US Senior Open 04-07-2014 11:36 AM

    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...
  • Martin Kaymer romps to eight-shot win at US Open 16-06-2014 09:36 AM

    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...
  • Shiv Kapur makes cut at US Open despite triple bogey 14-06-2014 02:58 PM

    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...
  • Martin Kaymer sets US Open record at Pinehurst 14-06-2014 12:38 PM

    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...
  • Golf: Martin Kaymer seizes US Open lead with 65 13-06-2014 02:13 PM

    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...
  • Phil Mickelson chases career slam as US Open begins 12-06-2014 05:20 PM

    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...
  • Anirban Lahiri seeks Queen's Cup win for US Open berth 04-06-2014 03:03 PM

    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...
  • Rehabbing Tiger Woods rules himself out of US Open 29-05-2014 09:52 AM

    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...
  • Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open at Pinehurst 27-05-2014 11:35 AM

    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...
  • 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...