The Big Apple came on Day 1 of the 2015 US Open, with shocks aplenty at Flushing Meadows. The City that never sleeps was treated to a plethora of stars on the opening day, with Serena, Djokovic, Rafa and Venus headlining the action. 1,667 more words
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No matter how talented you are, no matter how high ranked you are; no matter how many wins you have under your belt; tennis players are always accompanied by little bit of pressure in every new tournament they enter. 491 more words
The Grandstand is not ready to go away quite yet. Neither is Mardy Fish.
Playing in his last U.S. Open, Fish overcame Marco Cecchinato 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 during first-round action on Monday afternoon. 474 more words
Last year’s US Open champion, Marin Cilic, seeded ninth, opened his title defense with a straight set win over Guido Pella, while world No. 1 Novak Djokovic had a routine 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 win over Joao Souza. 160 more words
France’s Benoit Paire stunned Kei Nishikori Monday in the first round of the U.S. Open, one year after Nishikori reached his first Grand Slam final, winning 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-4. 41 more words
Tumult arrived early in Flushing Meadows as the erratic but talented Frenchman Benoît Paire beat last year’s US Open finalist, Kei Nishikori, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4. 168 more words