August 2016

  • ontennis
  • 31 August 2016
  • 12:08
The victory came on clay, and it came 4 1/2 months ago. It also came at a time when Novak Djokovic seemed virtually unbeatable — something that doesn't seem so certain now. When Jiri Vesely upset the...
  • ontennis
  • 31 August 2016
  • 12:08
Wimbledon champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams powered into the second round of the US Open as the stars came out on Arthur Ashe Stadium court on Tuesday night. Williams, launching her latest...
  • ontennis
  • 30 August 2016
  • 11:08
Fifth seed Simona Halep blasted her way into the second round of the US Open on Tuesday by demolishing Kirsten Flipkens 6-0 6-2 underlining her credentials as a potential grand slam winner. Halep,...
  • ontennis
  • 30 August 2016
  • 11:08
Stan Wawrinka has reached the quarter-finals or better in his past three appearances at the US Open. On Tuesday, he made a happy return to Arthur Ashe Stadium and opened with a 7-6(4), 6-4, 6-4 win...
  • ontennis
  • 30 August 2016
  • 10:08
Former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic suffered a fourth successive defeat on Tuesday but insisted she is not about to follow football star husband Bastian Schweinsteiger into international retirement. The...
  • ontennis
  • 30 August 2016
  • 11:08
Well into the fourth set, he sat slumped in his changeover chair, a towel draped over his head, apparently lost in some sort of Zen trance. In fairness, the past two months of Novak Djokovic's 2016...