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NEW YORK, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Andy Murray strolled into the U.S. National Tennis Center on Saturday without a care in the world, brimming with confidence and self-belief as he prepares to defend his U.S. Open title.
NEW YORK, Aug 24 (Reuters) - A day after giving a speech at the United Nations, Novak Djokovic was back in more familiar surroundings on Saturday, signing autographs and fine-tuning his preparations for the U.S. Open.
Aug 23 (Reuters) - List of U.S. Open women's singles champions (since tennis turned professional in 1968). 2012 Serena Willliams (U.S.) beat Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 6-2 2-6 7-5 2011 Sam Stosur (Australia) beat Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 2010 Kim Clijsters (Belgium) beat Vera Zvonareva (Russia) 6-2 6-1 2009 Clijsters beat Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 7-5 6-3 2008 Serena Williams beat Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) 6-4 7-5 2007 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-1 6-3 20
Aug 23 (Reuters) - List of U.S. Open men's singles champions (since tennis turned professional in 1968): 2012 Andy Murray (Britain) beat Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 7-6 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2 2011 Djokovic beat Rafa Nadal (Spain) 6-2 6-4 6-7 6-1 2010 Nadal beat Djokovic 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-2 2009 Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina) beat Roger Federer (Switzerland) 3-6 7-6 4-6 7-6 6-2 2008 Federer (Switzerland) beat Andy Murray (Britain) 6-2 7-5 6-2 2007 Federer beat Djokovic 7-6 7-6 6-4 2006 Federer beat An
NEW YORK, Aug 23 (Reuters) - There is a familiar but deceiving look about the main contenders set to battle for the U.S. Open men's singles title when the year's final grand slam gets underway on Monday.