9.9.2019 08:06 am
The dramatic victory pulled him within one Slam title of matching Federer’s all-time men’s record with top-ranked Novak Djokovic a close third on 16.
An emotional Rafael Nadal says extending the years among the top players in tennis means more to him than overtaking Roger Federer's all-time Grand Slam record or chasing after the world number one ranking.
The 37-year-old American star required a medical timeout in the second set after rolling her right ankle as she approached the net but promptly recovered to reach the last eight in New York for the 16th time.
The American doubles star apologises for the ‘insensitive’ action as the US still reels from various gun-related incidents.
Williams, a six-time champion in New York, recovered from dropping the opening set to prevail.
Williams humbled Russia’s Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-1 on Monday to reach the second round of the US Open as she seeks a historic seventh New York title and 24th Grand Slam singles crown.
Murray hadn’t played a singles match since a five-set first-round exit at the Australian Open, where he tearfully acknowledged he feared his career was over.
She called for a medical timeout, but within a minute, the umpire announced she was retiring.
“I’m loving going out there and I’m loving kind of running. So it’s a good thing.”
The Serbian shows his fighting qualities to defend his title.
The evergreen American still has to wait for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
Federer is the third oldest to play in a Grand Slam final after 39-year-old Ken Rosewall featured in the 1974 Wimbledon and US Open finals.
The evergreen tennis star is vying for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
Novak Djokovic, meanwhile, faces a semifinal ‘rookie’ in Roberto Bautista Agut.