By Bryan Armen Graham, SI.com
NEW YORK -- The six-year drought by American men's players in Grand Slam tournaments may still be snapped at this year's U.S. Open.
But not by the most likely candidate.More »
NEW YORK (AP) -- She sat there in shock. Then, the tears started falling.
Believe it or not, 17-year-old Melanie Oudin is the toast of the town at the U.S. Open.
Gritting her way through a shaky third set, the 70th-ranked player from Marietta, Ga., pulled off her second upset of the Open on Saturday, defeating a more-seasoned, more-famous, more-moneyed opponent -- 29th-seeded Maria Sharapova, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5.More »
NEW YORK (AP) -- The future looks bright for Melanie Oudin. Maybe for American tennis, too.
Blinking back tears and ignoring the pain, the 17-year-old from Marietta, Ga., pulled off the biggest upset so far at the U.S. Open on Thursday, a 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 victory over No. 4 Elena Dementieva.More »
NEW YORK (AP) -- Venus Williams moved on, Rafael Nadal came back and Marat Safin said goodbye at the U.S. Open on Wednesday.
Her left knee heavily wrapped, the third-seeded Williams defeated fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-4, 6-2, in a much easier match than she had two nights earlier when she fell behind a set before rallying against Russian Vera Dushevina.More »
NEW YORK (AP) -- Maria Sharapova simply couldn't bear the thought of a U.S. Open taking place without her. So while sidelined with a torn shoulder a year ago, she refused to follow the tournament on TV.
Basically pretended it wasn't even happening.
On Tuesday night, Sharapova was right where she likes to be: on the Grand Slam stage and in the spotlight. The 2006 U.S. Open champion returned to the tournament with an impressive 6-3, 6-0 victory over Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria.More »
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- Roger Federer was playing for history. Andy Roddick was playing the match of his life.
On and on they dueled, Federer trying for a record-breaking 15th major championship, Roddick striving for his second, in a Wimbledon final that required more games than any Grand Slam title match in the considerable annals of a sport dating to the 1800s.More »
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- Roger Federer neutralized Ivo Karlovic's huge serves Wednesday to reach the Wimbledon semifinals and move a step closer to a record 15th Grand Slam championship. Two-time finalist Andy Roddick, Andy Murray and Tommy Haas completed the final four.More »