Grand Slam

2017 U.S. Open: The Most Open Major Ever Opens

WASHINGTON, August 29, 2017 (by Michael Dickens) The 2017 U.S. Open fortnight began Monday on an unusually cool, late summer day by New York standards. The mild weather provided good conditions for the players and it enabled fans to enjoy the experience of being at the final […]

Murray Withdraws From US Open

NEW YORK, August 26, 2017 Just two days ahead of the start of the final Grand Slam tournament of the year, Andy Murray announced that he was forced to pull out of the US Open due to a hip injury, […]

Qualifiers Complete US Open Main Draw

NEW YORK, August 26, 2017 The US Open Qualifying Tournament, which features 128 men and 128 women competing for 16 spots each in the singles main draws, drew 41,612 fans coming to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center […]

Azarenka Withdraws From US Open

NEW YORK, August 21, 2017 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus has withdrawn from the 2017 US Open. She issued the following statement: “I am sadly unable to compete in this year’s US Open due to my ongoing family situation that I am […]

Murray And Pliskova Lead 2017 US Open Fields

WHITE PLAINS, July 19, 2017 (USTA Press Release) The USTA announced Wednesday that 2012 US Open champion and world No. 1 Andy Murray, two-time US Open champion and world No. 2 Rafael Nadal, five-time US Open champion and world No. 3 Roger Federer, two-time US […]

2017 Marks Milestone Year For Players At The US Open

WHITE PLAINS, July 19, 2017 (USTA Press Release) The USTA announced Tuesday that the prize money for the 2017 US Open will increase by more than $4 million, bringing the total purse for the tournament to a record $50.4 million, […]

Shania Twain To Headline 2017 US Open Opening Night Ceremony

WHITE PLAINS, July 16, 2017 (USTA Press Release) The United States Tennis Association announced Thursday that global superstar Shania Twain will headline the Opening Night Ceremony for the 2017 US Open on Monday evening, August 28, in Arthur Ashe Stadium […]

Muguruza Wins Wimbledon

LONDON, July 15, 2017 Garbiñe Muguruza completed an emphatic fortnight at Wimbledon with a 7-5, 6-0 win over former World No.1 Venus Williams from the United States on Saturday afternoon to take home her second Grand Slam title, following her […]

Federer Eyes Eighth Wimbledon Title

LONDON, July 14, 2017 18-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has reached a record 11th Wimbledon final. The 35-year-old from Switzerland has yet to drop a set at this year’s event, as he defeated Tomas Berdych on Friday 7-6, 7-6, […]