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.
August 26, 2019

Consultants line up bid for £200m KPMG pensions arm

One of the UK's largest independent financial consultancy firms is plotting a £200m takeover of the pensions advisory arm of KPMG, the accountancy giant.
August 26, 2019

Trailblazer Althea Gibson honoured with statue at U.S. Open

A statue honouring African American tennis trailblazer Althea Gibson was unveiled on the opening day of the U.S. Open on Monday.
August 26, 2019

Nishikori cruises into U.S. Open second round

Kei Nishikori became the first man to advance to the U.S. Open second round as the 2014 finalist beat qualifier Marco Trungelliti, who was forced to retire with the Japanese leading 6-1 4-1 on Monday.