Grand Slam

Medvedev: From Villain To Quietly Racing Through The US Open Draw

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 11, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) While Novak Djokovic‘s five-set 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 semifinal victory over Alexander Zverev Friday night moved him to within one victory of pulling off an astonishing calendar-year Grand Slam – winning […]

Auger-Aliassime, Barty Earn US Open Sportsperson Awards

NEW YORK, September 11, 2021 (USTA Press Release) Men’s singles semifinalist Felix Auger-Aliassime from Canada and World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia were awarded the men’s and women’s 2021 US Open Sportsperson Awards on Thursday. The awards are presented […]

Djokovic Goes The Distance To Reach US Open Final, Medvedev Next

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 11, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Friday evening’s US Open semifinal match featuring top seed Novak Djokovic chasing history against No. 4 seed Alexander Zverev provided the sell-out crowd that packed Arthur Ashe Stadium with everything they could […]

Zverev Knows He Has To Be Perfect If He’s Going To Beat Djokovic

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 10, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Alexander Zverev is one win away from returning to the US Open men’s final for the second straight year. He’s pragmatic enough to know that winning his next match won’t be any […]

A Teen Dream US Open Final No One Could Have Expected

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 10, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As both Leylah Fernandez of Canada and Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu arrived at the semifinal round of the US Open Thursday evening at Arthur Ashe Stadium, the sport’s biggest stage – the […]

Djokovic Moves Closer To History With Berrettini Win

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 9, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It took a set for Novak Djokovic to dial in during his US Open quarterfinal match against Matteo Berrettini on Arthur Ashe Stadium Wednesday night. However, once he did, the World No. […]

Raducanu’s Dreamy US Open Fortnight Keeps Getting Better

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 9, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Emma Raducanu, the 150th-ranked British teenager with the beaming smile and bubbly personality, did it again. Her dreamy run at this year’s US Open continued with an impressive 6-3, 6-4 victory over […]

Sabalenka Is Finding Winning Solutions At US Open

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 8, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Aryna Sabalenka has been nothing if not consistent during this year’s US Open, winning five straight. Her 43 victories this season put her at the top of the WTA leader board. Now, […]