NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams had been 14-0 in the first round of the U.S. Open, though she never had to face an opponent ranked in the top 30 at that stage.
Nadal beats Harrison in straight sets at US Open (Yahoo! Sports)
NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal looked quite comfortable in his return to the U.S. Open, beating American Ryan Harrison in straight sets.
Venus Williams upsets Flipkens at US Open (Yahoo! Sports)
NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams earned one of her biggest wins since she pulled out of the U.S. Open two years ago because of illness, upsetting 12th-seeded Kirsten Flipkens in the first round Monday.
Blake says US Open will be his last tournament (Yahoo! Sports)
NEW YORK (AP) — Wiping away tears, former top-five player James Blake announced Monday that he will retire from tennis after the U.S. Open.
Brit Evans upsets Nishikori in US Open 1st round (Yahoo! Sports)
NEW YORK (AP) — British qualifier Daniel Evans stunned 11th-seeded Kei Nishikori in straight sets for the first big upset of the U.S. Open.
Isner, Berdych pull out of Winston-Salem Open (Yahoo! Sports)
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two-time defending champion John Isner and top seed Tomas Berdych have pulled out of the Winston-Salem Open.
Michelle Obama to attend US Open’s Kids’ Day (Yahoo! Sports)
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama is taking her ”Let’s Move!” campaign to Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day.
Murray, Djokovic to play exhibition match at MSG (Yahoo! Sports)
NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic are bringing their burgeoning rivalry to Madison Square Garden.
Fish beats Donskoy in Winston-Salem Open 1st round (Yahoo! Sports)
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Mardy Fish beat Evgeny Donskoy 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 on Sunday night in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open.
Nadal, Azarenka win 1st titles in Cincy (Yahoo! Sports)
CINCINNATI (AP) — Rafael Nadal extended his sizzling summer with a first-time title. One set away from her own breakthrough, No. 1 Serena Williams wilted.