Looking healthy, Rafael Nadal puts on vintage performance in win over Denis Istomin

Nadal’s all-court pressure suffocated Istomin, who relented in just over two hours. 

In a grand five-set opening for the Grandstand, John Isner caught Frances Tiafoe at the finish line

Hopefully, the fans who cheered on Tiafoe can appreciate what Isner had to do to beat him. 

John Isner: NFL's Colin Kaepernick 'pathetic' for not standing during national anthem

"Don’t do it in that fashion," Isner said. "He could have found some other ways to present his voice there." 

VIDEO: Gael Monfils topples courtside clock at U.S. Open, happy to avoid injury

The clock fell and broke as Monfils jumped away just in time to stop it from landing on him.

On shiny new Grandstand, Caroline Wozniacki outlasts Taylor Townsend in thrilling first-rounder

The Dane beat the American, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, in just over two hours. 


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Tennis in 10: What to watch for at the U.S. Open

This will be a U.S. Open to remember for those attending the tournament and watching from home. Ed McGrogan runs down the highlights from the season’s final Slam.