US Open

Djokovic Wore Many Emotions On His Sleeve During The US Open Final

WASHINGTON, September 16, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) When Novak Djokovic arrived at his final US Open press conference inside Arthur Ashe Stadium, about an hour after he lost the title match 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to Daniil Medvedev Sunday evening, he wore many […]

2021 US Open Completes ‘Greatest Return’

US Open Press Release, September 14, 2021 Following a 2020 US Open that was contested without spectators for the first time, the 2021 US Open welcomed back fans and all competitions for an event that lived up to its billing […]

Win Or Lose, Medvedev Always Delivers A Good Quote

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 13, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) A couple of hours after Daniil Medvedev won his first major title, beating World No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to win the US Open Sunday evening, he was still inside […]

Dylan Alcott Wins Historic Golden Slam

Tennis Australia Press Release, September 13, 2021 World No. 1 Quad wheelchair tennis player Dylan Alcott has become the first man in tennis to win a Golden Slam, comprising all four major tournaments and a Paralympic gold medal in a calendar […]

Grand Slam Denied, Medvedev Makes His Own History At US Open

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 13, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) When Novak Djokovic walked out on Arthur Ashe Stadium to play in the US Open men’s singles final Sunday afternoon, with history ready to be written, there were two possible outcomes. One, […]

Fernandez Discovers There’s More To Tennis Than Wins And Losses

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 12, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) One of the toughest things for any tennis player who has just lost a major final is to give a concession speech during the trophy ceremony. Yet, Canada’s Leylah Fernandez provided possibly […]

Robin Montgomery Sweeps US Open Girls’ Titles

NEW YORK/STARNBERG, September 12, 2021 (USTA Press Release) Seventeen-year-old Robin Montgomery from Washington, D.C. won the 2021 US Open girls’ singles title on Saturday, defeating Kristina Dmitruk of Belarus, 6-2, 6-4. She became the first US-American to win the girls’ […]

Raducanu Goes From Qualifier To US Open Champion

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 12, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Oh, to be young and popular – and, now, a first-time major champion, too! Say hello to Emma Raducanu. The British teenager from London with the captivating smile, mental toughness and a […]

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 […]