Wednesday, July 18, 2018

US Open

FOGNINI SUSPENDED FROM THE US OPEN

 Italian Fabio Fognini has been suspended from the US Open for verbally abusing an umpire in his first-round defeat by compatriot Stefano Travaglia. The 30-year-old world number 26 was heard using insulting language towards Swedish official Louise Engzell. He had reached...

DENIS SHAPOVALOV OUSTS WILFRED TSONGA 6-4, 6-4, 7-6!

Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov has stunned No8 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets at Arthur Ashe Stadium. That Shapovalov won is not so surprising: he’s been in form this summer with wins over Nadal and a run to the Montreal...

ZVEREV BUNDLED OUT OF US OPEN BY CROATIA’S CORIC

Fourth seed Alexander Zverev has been knocked out of the US Open in four sets by Croatia's Borna Coric in New York. The German, 20, took the first set but eventually fell to a 3-6 7-5 7-6 (7-1) 7-6 (7-4)...

US OPEN ROUND UP – WOMEN

Venus Williams moved into the third round of the US Open by overcoming France's Oceane Dodin 7-5 6-4. The 37-year-old hit 33 winners in the first match of day three's night session at Flushing Meadows. The final match of the day...

US OPEN – MLADENOVIC CONTINUES IN “FREE FALL”

Kristina Mladenovic was tipped as a French Open favourite three months ago but after a fall at Wimbledon the Frenchwoman has experienced a painful form slump that resulted in a first-round exit at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. Mladenovic, who reached the...

US OPEN – FEDERER ESCAPES TIAFOE’S ONSLAUGHT, NADAL ALSO THROUGH

Only nine matches were completed on Tuesday at the United States Open because of steady rain. But the last nearly produced one of the biggest upsets of the year. Frances Tiafoe, a 19-year-old American, pushed third-seeded Roger Federer to five...

DEFENDING CHAMPION ANGELIQUE KERBER KNOCKED OUT OF US OPEN IN THE FIRST ROUND

Defending champion Angelique Kerber of Germany was knocked out of the U.S. Open in the first round when she lost 6-3 6-1 to Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka on Tuesday. The last defending women's champion to lose in the first round...

VICTORIA AZARENKA OUT OF US OPEN DUE TO CUSTODY BATTLE WITH FORMER PARTNER

Tennis Star Victoria Azarenka Officially Withdraws from US Open Victoria Azarenka has picked her baby over the US Open -- officially pulling out of the upcoming tennis tournament because she refuses to leave the state without her 8-month-old son. As we...

MURRAY, CILIC HAVE WITHDRAWN FROM ROGERS CUP

World tennis number one Andy Murray and big-hitting Croatian Marin Cilic have withdrawn from the Rogers Cup holding next week as injuries continued to take a toll on the Canadian hardcourt event. The withdrawal of Murray, the world's top-ranked player...

DJOKOVIC TO MISS THE REST OF THE SEASON WITH ELBOW INJURY

Novak Djokovic has announced that he will sit out the remainder of the 2017 tennis season to allow his injured elbow to heal. Only this past week, doctors at the Serbian Tennis Federation had said in an interview that...

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