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# US Open

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# A Star is Born
US Open triumph 'an absolute dream' for teen sensation Raducanu
The 18-year-old beat Leylah Fernandez to become the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam.
# distance
Superstitions keep Fernandez's dad/coach from US Open
The teenager ousted three of the world’s top five to reach the final.
# success
Medvedev advances to US Open final as Djokovic eyes Slam
The 2019 US Open runner-up reached his third Grand Slam final by eliminating 12th seed Auger-Aliassime.
# Ace
Emma Raducanu reaches US Open final with straight sets defeat of Maria Sakkari
The Kent teenager is the first qualifier – male or female – to reach the final of a grand slam tournament.
# Tennis
Djokovic moves two shy of Slam with Zverev next at US Open
Top-ranked Djokovic stretched his Grand Slam win streak to 26 matches.
# Unlucky
Thigh injury forces Spanish youngster and world number 55 player out of US Open quarter-final
Carlos Alcaraz was forced to withdraw from his match against Felix Auger-Aliassime with a right adductor injury.
# Wrap
Medvedev through to third straight US Open semi-final as Canadian teen star also advances
The 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez has reached the last four of a Grand Slam for the first time.
# Tennis
Second seed Medvedev advances to US Open semi-finals
Medvedev is chasing his first Grand Slam title.
# Wrap
Djokovic tested but wins at US Open to advance Slam quest
World number one Djokovic rallied past 99th-ranked Jenson Brooksby.
# flushing meadow
Medvedev to face Dutch qualifier in US Open quarter-finals
It’s getting down to the business end of the tournament in New York.
# Onwards
Ukraine fifth seed defeats Halep to reach US Open quarter-final
Elina Svitolina overcame the two-time major winner 6-3, 6-3 at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
# Abuse
'This type of hate is so exhausting and never ending' - Sloane Stephens
The 2017 champion lost to Angelique Kerber 5-7 6-2 6-3.
# Take a Bow
18-year-old teenage sensation lights up US Open with emphatic win
Emma Raducanu dropped just a single game in a stunning 6-0 6-1 victory.
# Arthur Ashe Stadium
Djokovic moves on at US Open as top-ranked Barty ousted
With a fourth career US Open trophy, Djokovic would complete the first men’s singles sweep of major titles in the same year since Rod Laver in 1969.
# US Open
Bianca Andreescu dominates Greet Minnen to reach US Open fourth round
The 2019 champion is looking strong again in New York after a 6-1 6-2 victory.
# Under fire
Stefanos Tsitsipas defends lengthy bathroom breaks at US Open
The Flushing Meadows crowd turned on the Greek and booed him during his five-set loss.
# US Open
Tearful Osaka to take break from tennis after shock loss
“I honestly don’t know when I’m going to play my next tennis match,” Osaka said.
# New York Minute
Simona Halep brushes aside injury concerns to reach US Open third round
Halep missed the French Open and Wimbledon through injury.
# flushing meadow
US Open crowd jeer Stefanos Tsitsipas after another extended bathroom break
The late-night crowd on Arthur Ashe made their feelings clear about the Greek player’s actions.
# comfort break
Stefanos Tsitsipas claims innocence after Andy Murray vents anger at US Open
The third seed said he had observed the rules on bathroom breaks despite Murray’s anger following a five-set loss to the Greek.
# Ace
Naomi Osaka eases through US Open first round over Marie Bouzkova
The dual Flushing Meadows champion was made to work in the first set before cruising through the second.
# Blow
Wait for historic Grand Slam continues as Serena Williams withdraws from US Open
The star revealed on Instagram that she has decided to allow her torn hamstring more time to recover fully.
# Blow
Defending champion out of US Open
Dominic Thiem cannot play due to a wrist injury.
# Golf
USGA awards future US Opens to Oakmont and Merion
The most recent major winner at Oakmont was Dustin Johnson at the 2016 US Open.
# Concern
Federer pulls out of Toronto and Cincinnati to raise US Open doubts
Federer, who has played five events this year, underwent two right knee operations in 2020.
# Green shoots
Rory McIlroy looking on the bright side despite extending winless run in majors
The 32-year-old finished tied for seventh in San Diego.
# Numero uno
Victorious Rahm credits Harrington for inspiring phone call after Memorial disappointment
Rahm became the first Spanish player to lift the US Open title.
# US Open
Jon Rahm wins first Major with magical birdie-birdie finish at US Open
Rahm finished a shot clear of Louis Oosthuizen after a dramatic final day at Torrey Pines.
# Major Business
Rory McIlroy one off the lead as stacked US Open leaderboard enters back nine
Bryson DeChambeau and Louis Oosthuizen are out in front on five-under par.
# catching fire
Rory McIlroy roars into contention at US Open
He’s just two behind leaders Louis Oosthuizen, Mackenzie Hughes and Russell Henley at Torrey Pines.
# US Open
Shane Lowry shoots 72 on another difficult day at Torrey Pines
Richard Bland and Russell Henley were the joint leaders.
# Torrey Pines
Shane Lowry just makes the cut at US Open as 48-year-old Bland claims share of lead
The 48-year-old is the oldest player to lead or share the lead after 36 holes in US Open history.
# Torrey Pines
Lowry and McIlroy stay in touch after disrupted first day of US Open
Play was suspended late on Thursday evening after the opening round was marred by a 90-minute fog delay.
# Major Battle
Mickelson turns 51 with Slam quest in focus at US Open
Mickelson became the oldest major champion last month with a shock victory at the PGA Championship.
# Ready to Rock
'It's having that mentality I had as a 22-year-old' - McIlroy out to snap major win drought at US Open
The 32-year-old is looking to recapture his form of 2011 when he tees off Thursday afternoon at Torrey Pines.
# idol
19-year-old US Open champion gets dream Rory McIlroy meeting
Yuka Saso modeled her swing after that of four-time major winner.
# Best of Enemies
DeChambeau, Koepka say spat good for golf
Both spoke at Torrey Pines as they prepared for Thursday’s start of the 121st US Open.
# US Open
Meadow misses US Open cut as 19-year-old Saso hits the front
Meadow missed the cut by two shots after a three-over par round on Friday.
# anomaly
Phil Mickelson receives special exemption into US Open
The 50-year-old American left-hander has never won the event.
# trailblazer
Tony Trabert, who produced one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, dies
The ATP Tour and International Tennis Hall of Fame announced his death at the age of 90.