Thursday, August 28, 2014
Five-time champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams reached the U.S. Open second round on Tuesday, but found themselves sharing the headlines with teenage upstarts CiCi Bellis and Borna Coric.
Taiwan's top tennis player Lu Yen-hsun (盧彥勳) came into the final Grand Slam event of the year playing well, but fatigue and a hot Spaniard made his stay in the men's singles draw a short one.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Serbia's Novak Djokovic wasted no time in seeing off Argentinian challenger Diego Schwartzman on Monday as four former U.S. Open champions reached the second round with varying degrees of difficulty.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Czech seventh seed Lukas Rosol saved two match points Saturday in rallying to defeat Poland's Jerzy Janowicz 3-6, 7-6 (7/3), 7-5 in the ATP Winston-Salem tournament final.
Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won her second WTA Connecticut Open title in three years Saturday, defeating Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova 6-4, 6-2 in the U.S. Open warm-up event.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova reached the finals of the Connecticut Open for the third straight year, beating Samantha Stosur 6-3, 6-1 on Friday.
Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic and Jerzy Janowicz of Poland advanced to the Winston-Salem Open final with three-set victories on Friday.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win Thursday over fellow Czech player Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.
John Isner's preparations for the U.S. Open hit a setback Thursday when a sprained ankle forced him to withdraw from the Winston-Salem Open hours before his quarterfinal.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Two-time champion John Isner made it safely into the quarterfinals of the ATP hard-court tournament at Winston-Salem on Wednesday, where compatriot Sam Querrey toppled second-seeded Kevin Anderson in straight sets.