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NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Eugenie Bouchard proved again she is a player for the big occasion by powering into the second round of the U.S. Open with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of Olga Govortsova on Tuesday, bringing a smile to the player hyped as the future face of women's tennis.
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and runner-up Eugenie Bouchard launched their U.S. Open campaigns with a bang, blasting by their respective first-round opponents in quick fashion on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her U.S. Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour on Tuesday to sprint into the second round.
NEW YORK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Former champions Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova sparkled under the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights to end a steamy first day that proved more than a little stressful for several of the U.S. Open favourites on Monday.
NEW YORK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Top-seeded Novak Djokovic shrugged off his mediocre run-up to the U.S. Open by outclassing Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 6-1 6-2 6-4 to close the first day of the U.S. Open on Monday.
NEW YORK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Venus Williams may be in her 20th year as a professional but on Monday she was cast in the role of whipper-snapper when she edged out 43-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm in the first round of the U.S. Open.
NEW YORK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday.
NEW YORK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Former champion Andy Murray survived a dramatic bout of body cramp to beat Dutchman Robin Haase 6-3 7-6 (6) 1-6 7-5 and hobble into the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday.