August 26, 2019

Nishikori already has sights set on 2020 Tokyo Olympics

There are still four Grand Slam events that will be contested before medals can be won at the Tokyo Olympics but as far as Kei Nishikori is concerned, all roads from now on lead to one destination.
August 26, 2019

Djokovic finds comfort zone early at U.S. Open

Novak Djokovic was feeling right at home on the Arthur Ashe Stadium hardcourt on Monday, which may be bad news for anyone hoping to deny the defending champion from adding to his Grand Slam tally.
August 26, 2019

Lukaku scores on debut as Conte’s Inter make a flying start

Forward Romelu Lukaku scored on his debut for Inter Milan as they made a flying start under new coach Antonio Conte with a 4-0 win over promoted Lecce in Serie A on Monday.
August 26, 2019

Holder Djokovic safely into U.S. Open second round

Novak Djokovic began his U.S. Open title defence in style with a 6-4 6-1 6-4 win over Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena in first-round action on Monday.
August 26, 2019

Medvedev keeps hot streak going in U.S. Open first round

World No.5 Daniil Medvedev continued his recent good form with a 6-4 6-1 6-2 first-round win over Prajnesh Gunneswaran of India at the U.S. Open on Monday, despite taking a medical timeout for treatment.
August 26, 2019

Mladenovic sends Kerber packing from U.S. Open

Kristina Mladenovic upset former world number one Angelique Kerber 7-5 0-6 6-4 on Monday to put an early end to the 2016 U.S. Open champion's bid for a second trophy at Flushing Meadows.
August 26, 2019

Venus sprints through first round of U.S. Open

Venus Williams ended a run of suffering first-round exits at Grand Slam tournaments by walloping China's Zheng Saisai 6-1 6-0 on the opening day of the U.S. Open on Monday.
August 26, 2019

Koepka claims second consecutive PGA Player of Year award

Brooks Koepka has claimed PGA of America Player of the Year honours for the second consecutive year, edging the newly crowned Tour Championship winner Rory McIlroy, the PGA of America said on Monday.
August 26, 2019

Opelka stuns Fognini in early U.S. Open upset

Reilly Opelka scored the biggest upset of the U.S. Open so far on Monday, defeating 11th seed Fabio Fognini 6-3 6-4 6-7(6) 6-3 to win his first main-draw match at the tournament.
August 26, 2019

Murray enjoys first singles win since hip surgery

It was a match in name only and the setting was a world away from the U.S. Open that started on Monday but Andy Murray cared not a jot as he notched his first singles win since returning from career-saving hip surgery.
August 26, 2019

Barty survives first-round fright at U.S. Open

French Open champion Ash Barty survived a first-round scare at the U.S. Open on Monday, staving off 25-year-old Zarina Diyas 1-6 6-3 6-2 after struggling to find her footing as the action kicked off at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
August 26, 2019

Drugmaker ordered to pay $572m for ‘helping fuel opioid crisis’

Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson must pay $572m (£469m) for helping fuel the opioid crisis in a US state, a judge has ruled.