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Big 3 of Djokovic, Nadal, Federer closes 2018 ranked 1-2-3

The Big Three is the year-end top three, something that last happened in 2014. With Novak Djokovic at No. 1, Rafael Nadal at No. 2 and Roger Federer at No. 3 on Monday, that trio of tennis greats leads the season’s final ATP rankings for the seventh time. This is the first time, though, that … Continue reading Big 3 of Djokovic, Nadal, Federer closes 2018 ranked 1-2-3

NEW YORK | The Latest: Alison Hughes 2nd woman to chair men’s final

NEW YORK— The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Alison Hughes will become the second female umpire to chair a U.S Open men’s singles final. Hughes will chair Sunday’s match between Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro. She’ll be the first woman to ump a men’s singles final … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Alison Hughes 2nd woman to chair men’s final

NEW YORK | The Latest: Djokovic beats Millman to reach US Open semis

NEW YORK— The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12 a.m. Novak Djokovic managed to do what Roger Federer could not: beat 55th-ranked John Millman at the U.S. Open. Djokovic moved a step closer to a third championship at Flushing Meadows and 14th Grand Slam title overall by eliminating Millman 6-3, … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Djokovic beats Millman to reach US Open semis

NEW YORK | The Latest: Federer upset by Millman in US Open’s 4th round

NEW YORK— The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Roger Federer has been stunned in the U.S. Open’s fourth round by 55th-ranked John Millman of Australia 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (3). It’s the first time in Federer’s career that he has lost to a man ranked outside the … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Federer upset by Millman in US Open’s 4th round

NEW YORK | Djokovic gets through on hot day; Federer next at US Open?

NEW YORK— Facing much more resistance from the 90 degree heat and 50 percent humidity than his outclassed opponent, Novak Djokovic figures he can count on cooler conditions during a night match at the U.S. Open his next time out. The next foe? That could be Roger Federer. Djokovic left the court at Arthur Ashe … Continue reading NEW YORK | Djokovic gets through on hot day; Federer next at US Open?

NEW YORK | The Latest: Djokovic into quarters, could face Federer next

NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Novak Djokovic is on to the U.S. Open quarterfinals — and potentially a showdown with Roger Federer. Djokovic beat Joao Sosa 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 to move into the final eight at Flushing Meadows for the 11th time. The opponent … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Djokovic into quarters, could face Federer next

NEW YORK | The Latest: Djokovic’s 4th-round US Open match set to start

NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Novak Djokovic is about to try to do his part to set up a U.S. Open quarterfinal against Roger Federer. Djokovic is warming up for his fourth-round match against Joao Sousa of Portugal in Arthur Ashe Stadium. The winner … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Djokovic’s 4th-round US Open match set to start

NEW YORK | Federer, Djokovic closing in on quarterfinal at US Open

NEW YORK — The U.S. Open is getting closer to a Roger Federer-Novak Djokovic quarterfinal showdown. Both play unseeded opponents in the round of 16 Monday at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Federer is a five-time U.S. Open champion and Djokovic has won the tournament twice. Djokovic is 27-0 in the U.S. Open against players ranked outside … Continue reading NEW YORK | Federer, Djokovic closing in on quarterfinal at US Open