Thursday, September 11, 2014
Japanese tennis sensation Kei Nishikori may have lost the U.S. Open final, but he has won a US$940,000 special bonus from a sponsor delighted about seeing its brand splashed across screens worldwide.
U.S. top-seed Venus Williams advanced to the second round of the WTA tournament at Quebec City on Tuesday with a 7-5, 6-3 triumph over Canada's Francoise Abanda.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Unable to play in the U.S. Open a year ago because of a doping suspension, Marin Cilic is now the tournament's champion.
Croatia's Marin Cilic fulfilled the promise of his stellar junior career with a maiden Grand Slam title at the U.S. Open, silencing self-doubts he admits made him wonder if his day would ever come.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
World number one Serena Williams won her 18th Grand Slam title at last, overpowering Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday to capture her sixth U.S. Open crown.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic set-up a shock U.S. Open final Saturday as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, with 24 Grand Slams between them, were dumped out in one sensational afternoon.
Good friends Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki will get together again on Sunday, but the U.S. Open final won't be another day at the beach.
Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won their second Grand Slam women's doubles title, ending Martina Hingis' run at the U.S. Open.
Japanese fans celebrated Kei Nishikori's stunning win over top-ranked Novak Djokovic at the U.S. Open, staying up to the wee hours of Sunday morning to catch a moment of tennis history.