Arthur Ashe

Bob Hewitt charged with rape, sexual assault of minors

Former Australian Grand Slam tennis doubles champion Bob Hewitt has been formally charged with rape and sexual assault of minors and will go to trial in February.

Tennis

Rafael Nadal into Barcelona Open quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal

World number one Rafael Nadal maintained his quest for a ninth Barcelona Open title with a comfortable 6-3 6-3 over Ivan Dodig on Thursday, racking up his 42nd win in 43 matches at the tournament.

Tennis

Serena Williams into US Open quarter-finals

New York Serena Williams has avenged the loss that ousted her from the Australian Open, defeating fellow American Sloane Stephens 6-4 6-1 to reach the US Open quarter-finals.

Tennis

Nadal v Federer talk of US Open

Rafael Nadal and  Roger Federer

New York The possibility of a first-ever US Open match between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer has other players talking about which of the superstars is better with no clearcut answer produced.

Tennis

Lleyton Hewitt's US Open adventure continues

Lleyton Hewitt

Linda Pearce The former No.1 has advanced safely into the fourth round, with the romantic possibility of going even deeper still.

Tennis

Vinci, Pennetta into US Open quarters

New York Unseeded Italian Flavia Pennetta reached the US Open quarter-finals for a fourth time on Monday with a 6-2 7-6 (7-3) win over Romanian 21st seed Simona Halep.

Tennis

Djokovic looms as Hewitt closes in on quarter-finals

Lleyton Hewitt

Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt. Into the fourth round of the US Open for the first time since 2006. A surprise to many is no shock to one of his boyhood idols, Mats Wilander.

Tennis

Lleyton Hewitt tipped for more US Open success

Lleyton Hewitt of Australia returns a shot during his men's singles third round match against Evgeny Donskoy of Russia.

Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt's former coach, Darren Cahill, is optimistic about the 2001 champion's prospects of continuing his improbable march at the US Open

Tennis

Roger Federer crashes out of US Open

Roger Federer.

Linda Pearce Roger Federer suffered a stunning upset in the fourth round of the US Open, the 17-time Grand Slam champion falling to Spanish 19th seed Tommy Robredo in a last-16 match on Monday.

Comments 19

Tennis

Azarenka into US Open quarters

Victoria Azarenka.

New York Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka advanced to the US Open quarter-finals Tuesday, beating Serbian 13th seed Ana Ivanovic 4-6 6-3 6-4 in a match postponed from Monday due to rain.

Tennis

Djokovic cruises into US Open quarters

New York World number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia breezed into the US Open quarter-finals Tuesday by beating Spain's 43rd-ranked Marcel Granollers 6-3 6-0 6-0 in just 79 minutes at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Tennis

Andy Murray through to US Open quarter-finals

New York Defending champion Andy Murray reached the US Open quarter-finals for a third successive year with a 6-7 (5-7) 6-1 6-4 6-4 win over Denis Istomin, the Uzbek coached by his mother.

Tennis

Williams, Djokovic smash their opponents

Serena Williams

Linda Pearce Four-time US Open champion Serena Williams embarrassed Carla Suarez Navarro 6-0, 6-0 on a windy Arthur Ashe Stadium to book a semi-final against fifth seed Li Na.

Tennis

Lleyton Hewitt loses US Open thriller to Mikhail Youzhny

Lleyton Hewitt.

Linda Pearce Australian veteran Lleyton Hewitt is out of the US Open after suffering a sapping five-set fourth-round loss to Russian 21st seed Mikhail Youzhny.

Comments 29

Tennis

Victoria Azarenka books US Open semi with Flavia Pennetta

Flavia Pennetta.

Jim Slater Victoria Azarenka prevented the first over-30 women semi-final lineup in Grand Slam history, ripping Daniela Hantuchova 6-2, 6-3 Wednesday to secure a US Open last-four match with Italy's Flavia...

Tennis

Australian pair hit it off and reach another final in New York

Ashleigh Barty of Australia taps hands with her partner Casey Dellacqua

New York: Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua will contest their third grand slam final of the year, having made it into the decider of the US Open women's doubles with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over India's...

Comments 1

Tennis

Serena Williams to face Victoria Azarenka in US Open final

Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, returns a shot to Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, during the semifinals of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Top-ranked defending champion Serena Williams advanced to a US Open final showdown with world number two Victoria Azarenka by defeating Chinese fifth seed Li Na 6-0 6-3.

Tennis

Barty, Dellacqua through to US Open final

Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua

Australia pair Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua have won through to the final of the US Open women's doubles with a 6-2 6-2 defeat of India's Sania Mirza and China's Jie Zheng.

Tennis

A big grin from Sloane Stephens may anger Serena Williams

Sloane

Michael Chammas Footage emerges of Sloane Stephens celebrating Serena Williams' shock exit.

Tennis

Serena Williams overcomes Victoria Azarenka to claim a 17th grand slam title

Serena Williams

As it turned out, after three sets and two hours, 45 minutes of territorial tennis, Serena Williams really could play in the wind, just as she has played and prevailed in so many conditions and...

Comments 1