Men's tennis

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, thanks the crowd after a loss to Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. Dimitrov won 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 03, 2019 - 9:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Betrayed by his 38-year-old body, and his forehand, Roger Federer is done at the U.S. Open. Federer's upper back and neck gave him trouble, he kept missing makeable shots and he kept giving away the lead against a guy he'd never lost to. It all added up to getting beaten 3-6, 6-4, 3...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns to Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 03, 2019 - 8:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:46 p.m. Roger Federer gave away a lead against a guy he'd never lost to and was beaten 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 by 78th-ranked Grigor Dimitrov in the U.S. Open quarterfinals before a stunned crowd at Arthur Ashe...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, clenches her fist after defeating Qiang Wang, of China, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. Williams won 6-1, 6-0. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 03, 2019 - 7:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The numbers associated with Serena Williams' U.S. Open quarterfinal victory were so stark , they bear reading more than once. Winners: 25-0. Points: 50-15. Minutes: 44. Score: 6-1, 6-0. This is the portion of the tournament that is supposed to be where winning a Grand Slam title...
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Gael Monfils, of France, right, watches a match between Elina Svitolina, of Ukraine, and Johanna Konta, of the United Kingdom, during the quarterfinals of the US Open tennis championships Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 03, 2019 - 4:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elina Svitolina booked her spot in the U.S. Open semifinals, and then it was Gaël Monfils' turn. The No. 5-seeded Svitolina reached her second consecutive major semifinal Tuesday with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Johanna Konta. Monfils, her boyfriend who is the No. 13 seed on the men's...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, warms up prior to facing David Goffin, of Belgium, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 03, 2019 - 8:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Given how well Roger Federer had been playing at the U.S. Open, and given that he went into his quarterfinal with an unbeaten record against the guy he was facing, it's not as if he needed any extra edge. Still, if Federer did want to employ a bit of gamesmanship, he could have...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, serves against Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 02, 2019 - 9:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka's achy left knee didn't let her serve without pain, so she didn't practice that key part of her game leading into the U.S. Open. The knee also prevented her from covering the court and preparing for shots the way she'd like. Those weren't the only reasons that the No. 1-...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, reacts during a fourth-round match against Marin Cilic, of Croatia, during the U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 02, 2019 - 7:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Locked in a tight test at the U.S. Open, Rafael Nadal conjured up an over-the-shoulder, back-to-the-net flick of a volley winner that he celebrated with a leap and punch of the air. If that wasn't the shot of the match, then surely this was, a couple of points later: a cross-court...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, serves to Marin Cilic, of Croatia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 02, 2019 - 7:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Rafael Nadal easily passed his first test of this year's U.S. Open and reached the quarterfinals at a ninth consecutive Grand Slam tournament. With Tiger Woods throwing uppercuts in the stands, Nadal shook...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, walks off the court as he retires during his match against Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
September 01, 2019 - 8:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Defending champion and No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic's stay at the U.S. Open ended abruptly when he stopped playing during his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka on Sunday night because of pain in his left shoulder. Djokovic was trailing 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 and being thoroughly...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, falls while chasing a return to Petra Martic, of Croatia, during round four of the US Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 01, 2019 - 8:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was in pain — "acceptable" pain, her coach called it — after rolling her right ankle during the second set of a U.S. Open victory. That was the bad news. On a day that defending men's champion Novak Djokovic pulled out of his match because of a problematic left...
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