In battle of veterans, Stan Wawrinka slugs his way past Fernando Verdasco at U.S. Open

The Swiss beat the Spaniard, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-4, to advance to the second round in Flushing Meadows. 

Nick Kyrgios, the perfect player for the old Grandstand, scores mostly drama-free win

The Aussie’s focus exceeded his antics during a straight-sets win over Aljaz Bedene.

Sloppy Venus Williams narrowly escapes upset bid from Kateryna Kozlova at U.S. Open

In 18 U.S. Open appearances, Venus has never lost a first-round match. 

Lawsuit pending, Eugenie Bouchard out of U.S. Open; Williams sisters win

Bouchard lost to 72nd-ranked Katerina Siniakova, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. 

Ana Ivanovic exits U.S. Open early again with first-round loss to Denisa Allertova

Ivanovic, who turns 29 in November, said she's not considering retirement. 


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Tennis in 10: Chalk holds on Day 2 at the U.S. Open

Dominic Thiem and Steve Johnson survived in five, while night-match headliners Serena Williams and Andy Murray cruised in Flushing Meadows. What does it all mean?