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Djokovic joins in Margaret’s Court with 24th major

SERBIAN world number two Novak Djokovic has joined Margaret Court on a history-equalling 24 Grand Slams after defeating third seed Daniil Medvedev in a three-hour, 17-minute epic US Open final. Djokovic showed his class in a tough three-set contest, eventually taking home the chocolates, 6-3 7-6 6-3. “To make the history of this sport is […]

Grand Slam Gauff etches name in US Open history

AMERICAN rising star Coco Gauff is the latest Grand Slam champion, with the young gun becoming just the 10th teenager in history to win the US Open, and the first United States representative since Serena Williams in 1999. Gauff had to fight back from a set down to win 2-6 6-2 6-3 against soon-to-be world […]

Sabs saves semi after first set bagel

IN an incredible turnaround, Belarusian second seed and incoming world number one Aryna Sabalenka fought back from a first set bagel to defeat American Madison Keys in a third set super tiebreak and stamp her ticket into the US Open final. The Australian Open winner looked in serious trouble after failing to win a game […]

Madison finds the Keys to Vondrousova victory

IT has been six years since American Madison Keys contested her home Grand Slam final, and now the 2017 US Open runner-up is just one win away from achieving that feat again. In an impressive display, the 17th seed took down Czech Marketa Vondrousova rather comprehensively, 6-1 6-4 to book her place in the Flushing […]

Daniil downs Demon in four-set contest

RUSSIAN third seed Daniil Medvedev came back from a disappointing first set to end the US Open hopes of Australian Alex de Minaur in their fourth round clash earlier today. The one-time Grand Slam winner denied Novak Djokovic a chance at a calendar Slam two years ago and is now just three wins away from […]

Powerful Penko sends Swiatek packing

ONE-TIME Grand Slam champion Jelena Ostapenko has sensationally defeated now former number one Iga Swiatek with an incredible come-from-behind victory in the fourth round of the US Open. The 20th seed at Flushing Meadows went down a set but only dropped four games in the last two sets to win, 3-6 6-3 6-1 to extend […]

Svitolina secures third round spot with comeback win

UKRAINIAN Elina Svitolina fought back from a set down to knock off Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and reach the third round of the US Open. Svitolina went down 7-5 in the first set, but dug deep and came away from the match with a 5-7 6-4 6-4 victory in two hours and 47 minutes. In a […]

Ons to the next round – Jabeur ousts Ostorio

IT might not have been as smooth of a birthday celebration as she would have liked, but Tunisian Ons Jabeur still managed to stamp her ticket in tho the second round. Having turned 29 on Monday, the 2022 US Open runner-up had a tough opening round against rising Colombian youngster Camila Osorio, but got through […]

2023 US Open Day 1 Talking Points

A COUPLE of huge upsets have already gone down at Flushing Meadows as the US Open got underway with the opening day of action completing in the Australia early afternoon hours today. Some big seeds bowed out, others came from behind and there were no shortage of talking points. Masarova sinks Sakkari The biggest upset […]

Ruud unable to escape Alcaraz as Spanish teen wins US Open

SPANISH teenager Carlos Alcaraz has won his maiden Grand Slam title, defeating Norwegian fifth seed Casper Ruud in four sets in the US Open men’s singles final. Alcaraz was looking tired at different stages throughout the match coming off the back of some epic five-set contests, but the young gun just found a way to […]

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