The Early Lead: U.S. Open


Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Rafael Nadal, with second U.S. Open win, eyes Roger Federer’s record

Master of many surfaces, Spaniard is four Grand Slam titles behind Federer, one back of Pete Sampras.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:02 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Tennis, U.S. Open

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Serena Williams wins U.S. Open: Is she the greatest ever?

Victory puts her seven Grand Slam wins from Margaret Court's record of 24.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:24 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Serena Williams, Tennis, U.S. Open

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Venus Williams loses in U.S. Open in second-round battle

Third-set tiebreak loss to Zheng Jie is latest setback.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:32 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tennis, U.S. Open, Venus Williams

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 08/28/2013

U.S. Open 2013: Victoria Duval wins upset, gets a tweet from Lil Wayne

Teenager draws attention after upsetting 2011 U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:13 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Samantha Stosur, Tennis, U.S. Open, Victoria Duval

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 08/26/2013

James Blake to retire after U.S. Open

First-round opponent is Ivo Karlovic.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:36 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Blake, Tennis, U.S. Open

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Venus Williams has purple hair at the U.S. Open

This is one way to make a statement in the first round.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tennis, U.S. Open, Venus Williams

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 08/20/2013

Maria Sharapova isn't changing her name to Sugarpova (updated)

The move, to report her candy company, would only be temporary.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:35 AM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maria Sharapova, Tennis, U.S. Open

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/14/2013

U.S. Open is adding retractable roof

Weather has wreaked havoc with the men's final the last few years.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tennis, U.S. Open

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Tiger Woods hurt, pulls out of AT&T National

Golfer says he has a left elbow strain and will rest up for British Open.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:11 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T National, Golf, Tiger Woods, U.S. Open

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Sergio Garcia has rough start in U.S. Open after spat with Tiger Woods

Fans contributed to his rotten day by reminding him about that "fried chicken" remark.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:13 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods, U.S. Open

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Tiger Woods says Sergio Garcia hasn't apologized

Golfers shook hands, but "we haven't had time" to talk, Woods says.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:45 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods, U.S. Open

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia shake hands at U.S. Open

Neither is saying much, though, after the little spat that has engulfed them.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:42 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods, U.S. Open

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 06/10/2013

U.S. Open 2013: Course partly flooded by heavy rains

The 11th and 12 holes, in particular, are particularly vulnerable.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:11 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Tiger Woods, U.S. Open

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn: 'We're happy.'

Skier admits that drawing attention from paparazzi is "weird."

By Cindy Boren  |  03:04 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods, U.S. Open

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Tiger Woods struggles, but still favored in U.S. Open

Golfer heads home to work on "everything" ahead of 2013's next major.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:33 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tiger Woods, U.S. Open