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NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Serena Williams started her quest to join Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova in joint fourth place on the career grand slam list with a 6-3 6-1 victory over 18-year-old fellow American Taylor Townsend at the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Roger Federer launched his bid for an 18th grand slam title with a workmanlike 6-3 6-4 7-6 (4) win over Marinko Matosevic to ease into the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
Aug 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Samuel Groth (Australia) beat Albert Ramos (Spain) 6-3 7-6(5) 6-3 Tim Smyczek (U.S.) beat Filip Krajinovic (Serbia) 4-6 6-3 6-2 7-6(5) 4-David Ferrer (Spain) beat Damir Dzumhur (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 6-1 6-2 2-6 6-2 26-Gilles Simon (France) beat Radu Albot (Moldova) 6-3 6-4 6-2 Adrian Mannarino (France) beat Pere Riba (Spai
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.