US Open

US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori wins $1 million sponsorship bonus

Japanese tennis sensation Kei Nishikori may have lost the US Open final, but he has won a $US940,000 ($A1.

Kei Nishikori powers into US Open semi-finals after epic win over Stan Wawrinka

Kei Nishikori.

Kei Nishikori has become the first Japanese man for almost a century to reach the US Open semi-finals after securing an epic 3-6 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 6-7 (5-7) 6-4 win over Stan Wawrinka.

Victoria Azarenka refuses to blame US Open loss on sickness

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus.

Former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka has refused to blame a pedestrian performance in her US Open quarter-final defeat on food poisoning suffered the day before.

Australian junior Omar Jasika completes stunning US Open double

Omar Jasika.

Darren Walton Australia's newest tennis sensation was already being groomed for stardom long before announcing his arrival on one of the sport's biggest stages with a spectacular US Open title double.

Kei Nishikori told to be not satisfied with US Open semi-final berth

Nishikori

Kei Nishikori was warned by tough taskmaster coach Michael Chang not to be satisfied with his country's once in a century US Open performance and to target the title.

Serena Williams crushes Flavia Pennetta to reach US Open semi-final

Serena Williams.

Two-times defending champion Serena Williams starts quietly before roaring past 11th seed Flavia Pennetta 6-3 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open.

Williams sets up chance for sixth US Open title

Serena WIlliams celebrates her quartere-final victory.

Serena Williams remains on track for a sixth US Open title after roaring back from an early deficit to defeat Flavia Pennetta in straight sets and book a semi-final clash with Ekaterina Makarova.

Novak Djokovic downs Andy Murray to reach last four at US Open

Djokovic

Simon Cambers New York: World number one Novak Djokovic wore down his old foe Andy Murray in a typically gruelling encounter under the lights at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals of the US...

Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki at the US Open

Serena

Naila-Jean Meyers Serena Williams crushed Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to become the first woman in almost 40 years to complete a US Open title hat-trick.

Roger Federer and Marin Cilic face off in US Open semis

Sheer joy: Roger Federer celebrates after beating Frenchman Gael Monfils at the US Open.

Dave James Roger Federer's dream of a potential US Open final clash with world No.1 Novak Djokovic faces a stiff test on Saturday from Marin Cilic, the Croat who sees a first grand slam title as a perfect way...

Marin Cilic wins US Open

Cilic

Darren Walton Marin Cilic has capped his stirring comeback from a controversial four-month exile from tennis with an emphatic US Open final triumph over Kei Nishikori.

Roger Federer survives two match points in great escape at US Open

Roger Federer

Christopher Clarey Roger Federer has saved two match points to defeat Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 and reach his ninth US Open semi-final, keeping alive his dream of a sixth title.

Roger Federer ends Sam Groth's US Open campaign

Sam Groth

Darren Walton Roger Federer savoured his old-school duel with Sam Groth after ending the power-server's gallant US Open campaign to leave teenage standard-bearer Nick Kyrgios as Australia's last man standing at...

Injured Bernard Tomic in doubt for Davis Cup after withdrawing from US Open

Bernard Tomic

Bernard Tomic withdrew from his second-round match at the US Open on Friday with a hip injury that could keep him from representing Australia in Davis Cup action next month.

Former teen sensation 'born again' at US Open

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia celebrates after defeating Simona Halep.

Dave James Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, once one of tennis's hottest talents before being engulfed by heartbreaking personal trauma, reached her first grand slam last-16 in 15 years, describing it as the best day of...

Chinese hail Peng Shuai after US Open collapse

Chinese netizens have hailed Peng Shuai as the "pride" of the country after a heat-related illness ended her US Open dream, with fans extolling her journey from childhood heart surgery to grand slam...

Casey Dellacqua powers into US Open fourth round

Counter-punch: Casey Dellacqua is set to crack the world's top 25.

Darren Walton Casey Dellacqua has pounded winner after winner to scorch into the last 16 of the US Open at Flushing Meadows.

Djokovic, Murray, Serena through at US Open

Serena Williams celebrates defeating Varvara Lepchenk.

Five-time women's champion Serena Williams was a comfortable winner, racking up her 75th victory at the US Open.

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Pat Rafter backs Nick Kyrgios for US Open success

Nick Kyrgios during his second-round match against Andreas Seppi.

Chris Dutton Australian tennis great Patrick Rafter has backed teenage sensation Nick Kyrgios is make a charge to the world's top 10 "purely on talent", adding he's been tough on the Canberra star to help him...

Aleksandra Krunic on the move after US Open win over Petra Kvitova

Aleksandra Krunic had a career breakthrough victory against Petra Kvitova at the US Open.

Naila-Jean Meyers When her coach suggested she book a hotel room for longer than a week at the US Open, Aleksandra Krunic was incredulous.