September 1, 2018

Del Potro eases past Verdasco into U.S. Open fourth round

Former champion Juan Martin del Potro put on assured display to register a straight-sets victory over Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco in their third round encounter at the U.S. Open on Friday.
September 1, 2018

Raonic stops Wawrinka’s charge at Flushing Meadows

Big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic halted former champion Stan Wawrinka's charge at the U.S. Open on Friday, beating the Swiss wildcard 7-6(6) 6-4 6-3 to book his berth in the last 16.
September 1, 2018

Serena says wins over Venus mean more now

Serena Williams said her win over sister Venus at the U.S. Open on Friday was more meaningful than those she scored when they were up-and-coming teenagers because the pair realize they only have a limited number of years left in the game.
September 1, 2018

Kaepernick receives warm reception at U.S. Open

Former NFL player Colin Kaepernick received an enthusiastic welcome from fans at the U.S. Open's showcase match between Serena and Venus Williams on Friday night when he was shown raising his fist on the big screen.
September 1, 2018

‘Untouchable’ Serena on path for another U.S. Open crown, says Venus

Venus Williams said she believes her sister Serena could be on track to claim her seventh U.S. Open title if she maintains the form she showed in their third-round clash on Friday.
September 1, 2018

Anderson goes the distance to dispatch Shapovalov at the U.S. Open

Fifth seed Kevin Anderson came through a second marathon match at this year's U.S. Open on Friday, defeating flamboyant Canadian Denis Shapovalov 4-6 6-3 6-4 4-6 6-4 to set up a fourth-round clash with Austria's Dominic Thiem.
September 1, 2018

Rose leads Knox and Ancer by one with Woods seven back

A late string of birdies helped Justin Rose to the lead and he held off fast closing Russell Knox and Abraham Ancer for a one-stroke advantage after the opening round of the Dell Technologies Championship on Friday.
August 31, 2018

Thiem battles back to defeat Fritz in third round

Ninth seed Dominic Thiem fought back to defeat American Taylor Fritz 3-6 6-3 7-6(5) 6-4 and reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Friday.
August 31, 2018

Nadal survives Russian threat to advance at U.S. Open

Rafa Nadal has feasted on Russian opposition in the past but Karen Khachanov nearly served up a major U.S. Open upset on Friday, forcing the world number one to rally for a breathless 5-7 7-5 7-6(7) 7-6(3) third round win.
August 31, 2018

Saint-Maximin’s goal gives Nice shock 1-0 win over Lyon

Striker Allan Saint-Maximin's powerful deflected shot gave struggling Nice a shock 1-0 away win over Olympique Lyonnais on Friday as Patrick Viera's side earned their first victory in Ligue 1 this season.
August 31, 2018

City wary of Shakhtar threat as European reunion looms

Manchester City are wary of the threat posed by Champions League Group A rivals Shakhtar Donetsk after being tested by the Ukrainian side in last season's competition, the Premier League club's director of football Txiki Begiristain has said.
August 31, 2018

Everton forward Sandro joins Real Sociedad on loan

Everton forward Sandro Ramirez has joined Spanish side Real Sociedad on a season-long loan, the Premier League club have said.