Djokovic calls time out – as Serb misses a US Open warm-up event to recover from his Olympic misery

Novak Djokovic calls time out: World No 1 joins Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in missing US Open warm-up event to recover from his Olympic misery… and he could head into next Grand Slam with minimal preparation Djokovic could potentially go to Flushing Meadows with minimal preparation  He joins Roger Federer on the absentee list … Read more

US Open 2021: Sloane Stephens defeats Coco Gauff to reach third round – as it happened | Sport

8.46pm EDT 20:46 That’s all for tonight. Thanks as always for following along and be sure to check back later for a full report off tonight’s match. 8.34pm EDT 20:34 “The forehand was key today,” says Stephens during her on-court interview. “I wanted to come out here and really execute and play my game and … Read more

Dan Evans overcomes Marcos Giron and rain delays to make US Open third round | US Open Tennis 2021

Dan Evans has achieved a fair few notable wins at the US Open over the years and it is undoubtedly the grand slam tournament where he most reliably produces his best tennis, but after a summer disrupted by testing positive for Covid-19, his journey to the third round for the fourth time must surely be … Read more

Alexander Zverev Soars on the Court, Even as Abuse Allegations Linger

Alexander Zverev is playing the best tennis of his career. He stretched his winning streak to 12 matches on Tuesday with a clinical, 100-minute demolition of Sam Querrey, the hard-serving American who is always dangerous on hardcourts. Zverev is one month removed from knocking off the world No. 1, Novak Djokovic, in the Olympic semifinal … Read more

Johanna Konta will make a ‘personal choice’ on whether she gets the Covid vaccine

Johanna Konta will make a ‘personal choice’ on whether she gets the Covid vaccine after missing both Wimbledon and the Olympics after contracting the virus… but insists she ‘is not against it’ Johanna Konta says she will make a ‘personal choice’ about the Covid vaccine Konta tested positive for Covid in July and was forced to … Read more

Gauff-Stephens U.S. Open Matchup Another Sign of the Williams Legacy

When Sloane Stephens and Coco Gauff face off on Wednesday night at the U.S. Open, their drawing power as young Black women in Arthur Ashe Stadium will be just the latest showcase of the legacy of the sisters Venus and Serena Williams. Neither Williams sister is competing at this year’s tournament because of injuries — … Read more

Jo Konta casts US Open place into doubt as British star withdraws from another tournament

Jo Konta casts US Open place into doubt as British star withdraws from meeting with Coco Gauff at National Bank Open through injury after missing Wimbledon and the Olympics By David Kent for the Daily Mail Published: 17:31 EDT, 12 August 2021 | Updated: 18:26 EDT, 12 August 2021 Jo Konta’s frustrating summer has taken … Read more