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.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Overcome by heat and humidity in the second set of her U.S. Open semifinal, China's Shuai Peng paused between points to clutch at her left thigh and put her weight on her racket as if it were a cane.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Roger Federer saved two match points to defeat Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 and reach his ninth U.S. Open semifinal Thursday, keeping alive his dream of a sixth title.
Ekaterina Makarova limbered up for her U.S. Open semi-final showdown with world number one Serena Williams by booking a spot in the women's doubles final with Elena Vesnina on Thursday.
Friday, September 5, 2014
Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray to set up a U.S. Open semifinal clash against Kei Nishikori who became Japan's first semifinalist in almost a century on Wednesday.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki and first-time Grand Slam semifinalist Peng Shuai will meet for a place in the U.S. Open title match after dominant victories on Tuesday.