Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil earned his first Grand Slam victory of they year on Monday, downing Slovakia's Jozef Kovalik in straight sets at the U.S. Open. Pospisil fired seven aces and broke Kovalik five times in a 6-1, 6-3, 6-3 victory.
Attacks in Europe and mass shootings in the U.S. have created a climate that’s added to vigilance over this year’s U.S. Open, which already posed daunting security challenges because of its sheer size.
A New York City high school science teacher who authorities say was piloting a drone that plummeted into empty seats and caused a scare at the U.S. Open tennis tournament has been arraigned on reckless endangerment charges.
Italy should build a Mount Rushmore-like monument for U.S. Open finalists Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci. That was the suggestion Sunday from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Italy's leading sports newspaper.
To win the U.S. Open for her first Grand Slam title at age 33, Flavia Pennetta did not have to beat Serena Williams. Instead, Pennetta needed to get past the woman who ended Williams' Grand Slam bid, Roberta Vinci