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NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki survived a tough first-round match at the U.S. Open on Tuesday to join grand slam winners Petra Kvitova and Ana Ivanovic in the second round at Flushing Meadows.
NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Five-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer gave evidence he could still be a force with a commanding 6-3 6-2 7-5 victory over Grega Zemlja of Slovenia in his opening match on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Maria Kirilenko got some revenge at the U.S. Open on Tuesday but admitted that evening up an old score in tennis was different than the sort of pay back action her hockey star boyfriend Alex Ovechkin endures.
NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Former world number one Ana Ivanovic made a strong start at the U.S. Open on Tuesday but said she was playing with a heavy heart after hearing about the drowning death of a childhood friend back home in Serbia.
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal made an ominous return to the U.S. Open on Monday while the sister act of Serena and Venus Williams shared the spotlight as the last grand slam of the year got underway.
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - After being perplexed by a suggestion that her first match at the U.S. Open was "hairy," Sloane Stephens admitted the bald truth - the spotlight at her home grand slam can be overwhelmingly bright.