Serena to headline Day Three at U.S. Open

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams will look to move one step closer to completing a calendar sweep of the four grand slams when she meets unseeded Kiki Bertens in a second-round U.S. Open clash on …

Federer plots his way to first-round rout

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer was in a different class than his first-round opponent but the Swiss master took pains to prepare for Leonardo Mayer as he would …

Hewitt wins as cramps stop Kokkinakis

Thanasi Kokkinakis has retired with severe cramping in the fifth set of his first-round US Open clash but Lleyton Hewitt is through to round two.

Cramps foil upset bid by Aussie teen Kokkinakis

New York (AFP) - Australian teen Thanasi Kokkinakis, foiled by cramps while poised for the biggest victory of his young career, left the US Open frustrated after his body quit before he did.

Federer cruises as US Open quit list hits record nine

New York (AFP) - Five-time champion Roger Federer breezed through sweltering conditions at the US Open on Tuesday as the crushing heat and humidity took the number of first-round retirements to a …

Hewitt extends U.S. Open farewell with a win

By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - A fist-pumping Lleyton Hewitt turned back the clock as he wore down an injured Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-0 7-6(2) 1-0 on Tuesday to extend his …

Federer eager for US Open roof, not on-court chat

New York (AFP) - Roger Federer is all in favour of the roof which will tower over the cavernous Arthur Ashe Stadium at next year's US Open -- just don't ask him to discuss it mid-match.

Women's seeds continue to fall

Just five of the top-10 ranked players in the world remain in the women's draw at the US Open, after No.6 seed Lucie Safarova slipped to defeat on Tuesday.