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Elise Mertens eases past Hsieh Su-Wei in Italian Open first round

Elise Mertens made a smooth transition from hardcourts to clay on Monday with a straight sets victory over Hsieh Su-Wei.The No. 11 seed beat Su-Wei 6-3, 6-1 after losing out in the US Open quarterfinals to eventual runner-up Victoria...

Djokovic learned ‘big lesson’ from US Open default

Novak Djokovic has said he learned "a big lesson" after being disqualified from the US Open for unintentionally hitting a line judge in the throat with a ball.The incident eight days ago marked an end to Djokovic's 29-match winning...

Dominic Thiem never stopped believing he could win the 2020 US Open

NEW YORK -- Dominic Thiem has been repeatedly knocked out in Grand Slam finals by the game's icons, but he has always popped to his feet and dusted himself off, eager to try again. His persistence finally paid off...

Alexander Zverev reveals parents tested positive for COVID-19

US Open runner-up Alexander Zverev on Sunday revealed his parents tested positive for COVID-19 and couldn't be with him during his extended stay in the tournament.During his postmatch speech Sunday -- after the 23-year old German lost to Dominic...

Best stats from the 2020 US Open men’s singles final

10:27 PM ETManoj BhagavatulaESPN Austria's Dominic Thiem defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (6) in a thrilling comeback to win the 2020 US Open on Sunday.Here are the most notable stats from Thiem's first Grand Slam...

This U.S. Open Will Be Judged by the Future of Osaka and Thiem

Naomi Osaka and Dominic Thiem.The surreal, fan-free zone of a United States Open that ended on Sunday night deserves to be judged on many levels. It was, let us not forget, extraordinary that it happened at all considering the...

Dominic Thiem rallies from 2-set deficit vs. Alexander Zverev to win US Open in...

NEW YORK -- A US Open unlike any other finished unlike any other -- with an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker as Dominic Thiem became the first man in 71 years to win the tournament final after dropping the opening two...

Dominic Thiem Comes Back From Down 2 Sets to Win U.S. Open Final

It was. Eight games later, Zverev would double fault at deuce and send a soft forehand into the middle of the net to allow Thiem to serve for the fourth set.Quickly, it was all tied up, and Thiem outlasted...

Shingo Kunieda wins US Open men’s wheelchair title

Shingo Kunieda won the US Open men's wheelchair singles title, outlasting Alfie Hewett 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (3).The No. 1 seed from Japan won the final three points of the tiebreaker to pull out the match that last 2 hours,...

At U.S. Open Wheelchair Finals, Players Are Glad the Events Were Held at All

When the United States Open announced its plans in June for this year’s tournament, it included the elimination of the junior draws, the singles qualifying draws and the mixed doubles draws because of the coronavirus pandemic. But perhaps the...

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