The Swedish chair umpire who gave a pep talk to Australian Nick Kyrgios during a U.S. Open match this year has been suspended without pay for two weeks, the ATP Tour said on Tuesday.
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Stan Wawrinka, continuing his comeback from two surgeries on his left knee, opened his latest tournament with a win Monday.
France’s Pauline Parmentier won her second title of the year when she defeated American qualifier Jessica Pegula at Quebec City on Sunday.
Understudy Sam Querrey came from the verge of two sets down to pull off a remarkable four-set victory over Croatia’s talisman Marin Cilic and draw the United States level at 2-2 in their Davis Cup World Group semi-final in Zadar on Sunday.
American Amanda Anisimova advanced to the first WTA final of her career with a 7-6 (4), 7-5 upset of China’s Zhang Shuai on Saturday at the Japan Women’s Open in Hiroshima.
American qualifier Jessica Pegula upset fifth seed Sofia Kenin 4-6 6-2 6-4 at Quebec City on Saturday to reach her first WTA final.
Mike Bryan used all his experience as the world No.1 doubles player at the age of 40 to prevail in an epic five-set rubber alongside Ryan Harrison on Saturday and help the United States cling on to their Davis Cup dream in Croatia.
Veteran pairing Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut booked France’s place in another Davis Cup final as they won the doubles to seal the champions’ 3-0 victory over Spain in their World Group semi-final on Saturday.
The doubles team of Mike Bryan and Ryan Harrison kept the United States’ hopes alive with a marathon win over host Croatia in Davis Cup action on Saturday.
Benoit Paire made a remarkable Davis Cup debut for France, outplaying Pablo Carreno-Busta 7-5 6-1 6-0 in the opening rubber of the World Group semi-final tie against Spain at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Friday.
Borna Coric gave Croatia a flying start in their Davis Cup World Group semi-final against the United States, defeating Steve Johnson 6-4 7-6(4) 6-3 in the opening rubber in Zadar on Friday.
France and Croatia, who contested football’s World Cup final this year, will start as favorites this weekend to set up the men’s tennis equivalent in the Davis Cup.
Naomi Osaka said Serena Williams’s row with the umpire during the U.S. Open final had not altered her feelings about winning a Grand Slam largely because she had no idea how she was supposed to react, the Japanese said on Thursday.
Umpire Carlos Ramos has made his first public statement since the U.S. Open, saying he was “good” despite the firestorm of controversy that followed his officiating of last weekend’s women’s final between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka.
An Australian newspaper defied international criticism and allegations of racism on Wednesday when it reprinted a controversial cartoon on its front page depicting U.S. tennis star Serena Williams having a temper tantrum at the U.S. Open.
Former world number one Billie Jean King has softened her initial stance on the controversy over Serena Williams, who was “totally out of line” when she vehemently disputed calls by chair umpire Carlos Ramos during Saturday’s U.S. Open final.
Carlos Ramos, the chair umpire who was involved in a dispute with Serena Williams during the U.S. Open women’s final, has been chosen to officiate this weekend’s Davis Cup semifinal matchup between the United States and host Croatia.
An Australian newspaper defended its cartoonist on Tuesday after publishing a caricature of Serena Williams having a temper tantrum at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, which civil rights leaders, celebrities and fans condemned as racist.
Issues of sexism, officiating double standards and adverse playing conditions have dominated the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Open, raising uncomfortable questions and prompting authorities to promise a review of existing policies.
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has given its backing to chair umpire Carlos Ramos who Serena Williams called a “liar” and a “thief” during her U.S. Open final defeat by Japan’s Naomi Osaka on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic moved up three spots to No. 3 in the ATP rankings on Monday, a day after claiming his 14th Grand Slam title at the 2018 U.S. Open.
Former world number one Angelique Kerber became the second player to qualify for next month’s season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore, the WTA said on Monday.
Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has urged global tennis to affirm its position on coaching during matches following a storm of controversy that erupted during the U.S. Open women’s final.
A clinical Novak Djokovic dismissed Juan Martin Del Potro 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3 to collect his third U.S. Open title on Sunday, giving him 14 Grand Slams to move into a tie for third on the all-time list alongside Pete Sampras.
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Sunday it would undertake a review of its communication policies after a string of umpiring controversies at the U.S. Open.
Serena Williams’ behavior in Saturday’s U.S. Open final divided the tennis world after she called the chair umpire a “liar” and a “thief” and said he treated her differently than male players during her loss to Naomi Osaka.
The WTA wants equal treatment for all tennis players in light of the events at the U.S. Open women’s final Saturday involving Serena Williams.
Naomi Osaka became Japan’s first ever Grand Slam singles champion after she thumped Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 in a controversial U.S. Open final on Saturday, with the American suffering a meltdown after she was handed a code violation for on-court coaching.
Australian Ashleigh Barty and American CoCo Vandeweghe fought back from a lackluster start to beat Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 3-6 7-6(2) 7-6(8) in the U.S. Open women’s doubles final on Sunday.
The U.S. Open men’s final on Sunday will be Brian Earley’s 26th and last as tournament referee, ending a 39-year relationship with the Grand Slam that in the early days included being a player escort for Bjorn Borg.
Britian’s Jamie Murray and American Bethanie Mattek-Sands captured the U.S. Open mixed doubles title with a 2-6 6-3 11-9 victory over Croatia’s Nikola Mektic and Poland’s Alicja Rosolska on Sunday.
Novak Djokovic heads into his U.S. Open final clash with Juan Martin del Potro on Sunday knowing he faces a challenge – a very big challenge indeed.
Naomi Osaka is hogging the headlines for all the right reasons in her native land after she became the first Japanese player to reach a Grand Slam singles final, with one major newspaper hailing her as “a new heroine Japan can be proud of”.
A ruthless Novak Djokovic beat Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-4 6-2 at the U.S. Open on Friday to reach his seventh final at Flushing Meadows, where he will face Juan Martin del Potro.
A weary and wounded world number one Rafael Nadal retired from his U.S. Open semi-final while trailing Juan Martin del Potro 7-6(3) 6-2 on Friday, sending the Argentine back to the Flushing Meadows final for the first time since his 2009 triumph.
When Juan Martin del Potro takes the court on Sunday in the U.S. Open men’s final he will look to not only end a nine-year Grand Slam title drought but also extend a comeback from when he almost quit professional tennis three years ago.
As Naomi Osaka sprinted through her matches at the U.S. Open this year, pushing aside anyone who stood in her way, it would have been easy to mistake the young Japanese phenom’s success as predestined.
A year after Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka were both caught up in a whirlwind of conflicting emotions, both will be trying to make history in the U.S. Open final on Saturday.
American Mike Bryan claimed a record 18th Grand Slam men’s doubles title when he and compatriot Jack Sock beat Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo 6-3 6-1 in the U.S. Open final on Friday.
Naomi Osaka announced her arrival on the big stage at the U.S. Open on Thursday, beating last year’s runner-up Madison Keys 6-2 6-4 to reach her first Grand Slam final and set up a clash with her childhood idol Serena Williams.
Defending U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal and twice winner Novak Djokovic are one victory away from renewing their rivalry in the final with both expected to get through their semis on Friday.
The heat-wave engulfing New York during this year’s U.S. Open has left players gasping in distress and organizers faced with burning questions about the suffocating conditions on the tournament’s main showcourt.
Serena Williams swept past Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 6-0 on Thursday and into the final of the U.S. Open to sit one win away from a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
Serena Williams has never been one to approach the net until it is time to exchange post-match pleasantries with an opponent but on Thursday she broke from tradition and it paid off with a trip to the U.S. Open final.
Oversized tennis balls have become synonymous with the U.S. Open like New York City streets and traffic, with the felt-covered souvenirs providing fans a keepsake and can’t-miss target for player autographs.
A U.S. Open that began by celebrating a 50th anniversary could end with Serena Williams snatching a record equaling 24th Grand Slam title but it may well be remembered as Naomi Osaka’s coming out party.
Naomi Osaka enjoyed a comfortable 6-1 6-1 win over Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko at the U.S. Open on Wednesday to become the first Japanese woman in 22 years to reach the semi-final stage of a Grand Slam.
American Madison Keys clinched her second consecutive U.S. Open semi-final berth on Wednesday, using her powerful serve and fiery forehand to get an edge on 30th seed Carla Suarez Navarro and win 6-4 6-3.
Form guide for Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova ahead of Thursday’s U.S. Open semi-final clash against Serena Williams (prefix number denotes seeding):
Serena Williams, who is gunning for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title, and rising Japanese talent Naomi Osaka are each a win away from meeting in what could prove to be a fascinating U.S. Open women’s final.
Novak Djokovic sweated it out from behind the baseline to beat Australian John Millman 6-3 6-4 6-4 at the U.S. Open on Wednesday and set up a semi-final with Japan’s Kei Nishikori.
Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone, who once reached a career-best ranking of No. 4, announced her retirement during a news conference Wednesday at the U.S. Open.