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# US Open

All time
# in the hunt
McIlroy stays in touch with leaders to revive challenge at US Open
The Northern Irishman carded a 68 on day three at Winged Foot.
# Winged Foot
Reed takes outright lead as McIlroy slips away on tough second round at US Open
Winged Foot is belatedly justifying its fearsome reputation on the second day’s play.
# as it stands
Rory McIlroy makes strong start at US Open in hunt for overdue major
The Northern Irishman is bidding to claim a first title since the 2014 US PGA Championship.
# Winged Foot
Patrick Reed bounces in a hole in one at the US Open
The American made the shot on the seventh hole — a 165-yard par-3 — of today’s opening round.
# getinthehole
Irish amateur James Sugrue drawn with Bubba and Westwood at US Open
It’s a baptism of fire for the Mallow native.
# ruled out
Second player withdraws from US Open after coronavirus positive
Sam Horsfield has joined Scottie Scheffler on the sidelines.
# Epic
Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title
It marked the first time in the competition’s Open era history that a player had recovered from losing the opening two sets to win the title.
# Grand Slam
Osaka wins second US Open title and says she's keeping Kobe Bryant's legacy alive
The 22-year-old lost the opening set to Victoria Azarenka 6-1 but fought back to claim the silverware in New York.
# then there were two
Dominic Thiem clinches straight sets victory to tee up US Open final against Alexander Zverev
The second seed defeated Russia’s Daniil Medvedev to reach the decider.
# US Open
Azarenka storms back from a set down to knock out Serena Williams
Azarenka’s first win over Williams in a grand slam event sets up her first major final appearance in seven years.
# mother of all battles
Another impressive fightback sees Serena Williams into US Open semi-finals
The American great edged past Tsvetana Pironkova.
# No Go
Two-time winner Brooks Koepka pulls out of US Open
The American withdraws due to injury.
# Tennis
Osaka, Zverev one step closer as US Open semi-finals start to take shape
Osaka will face Jennifer Brady while Zverev meets Pablo Carreno Busta in the last four.
# US Open
'I was just fighting': Serena Williams finds a way into the quarter-finals
The record-chasing legend dropped a set along the way to Maria Sakkari.
# Apology
Novak Djokovic ‘extremely sorry’ after US Open disqualification
The star said he felt ‘sad and empty’ after his quest for an 18th grand slam title ended when he was defaulted for hitting a line judge with a ball.
# US Open
Kyrgios trolls Djokovic with Twitter poll on ban
Kyrgios was quick to have his say after Djokovic was sensationally disqualified.
# Woe
Djokovic to lose ranking points, $250,000 prize money after US Open DQ
A statement from the US Tennis Association detailed the immediate sanctions.
# Controversy
Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball
The top seed and 17-time grand slam champion had just dropped serve to trail Spanish opponent Pablo Carreno Busta 6-5.
# US Open
Serena Williams battles from a set down to tee up Sakkari rematch
Meanwhile, there was controversy as the top women’s doubles seeds were pulled from the tournament due to a close contact with a confirmed Covid case.
# US Open
Mannarino's match delayed by three hours as NY health officials try to stop him from playing
Zverev eventually won the match in four sets.
Serena advances to US Open last 32, Murray crashes out
The defeat followed a five-set marathon for Murray only 48 hours previously.
# US Open
Serena Williams starts bid for 24th grand slam title with straight sets win
Williams is one title away from matching Court’s record.
# fair deuce
Murray makes spectacular return to grand-slam stage with gruelling comeback victory
The Scot was two sets and a break down, and faced a match point in the fourth set, against Japanese world number 49 Yoshihito Nishioka.
# action
'I want to spread awareness' - Osaka wears mask honouring black woman shot dead by police
The 22-year-old made the gesture in her opening game at the US Open.
# novak okay
'I am not afraid of being in a dangerous health situation' - Djokovic to play at US Open
The Serbian star also defended his controversial Adria Tour, which led to a cluster of Covid-19 cases.
# Flushing Meadows
Coronavirus case found in US Open 'bubble'
The person who has contracted the virus “is not a player” and is asymptomatic.
Nick Kyrgios pulls out of US Open over coronavirus concerns
Fellow Australian Ashleigh Barty, the current women’s world number one, withdrew from the tournament earlier this week.
# caution
World Number 1 Ash Barty pulls out of US Open over virus fears
The Australian is the biggest name so far to withdraw from the tournament.
# back at it
'Apprehensive' Murray mentally preparing for next month's US Open
The former world number one is set to play.
# Flushing Meadows
Players express concerns as US Open gets go-ahead without fans
The tournament will take place behind closed doors from 31 August to 13 September.
# Premature
Kyrgios slams 'selfish' ATP for pressing ahead with US Open plans
The tournament at Flushing Meadows is set to go ahead as planned at the end of August.
# Let's Get Quizzical
Quiz: Can you recognise these past golf major winners?
The US PGA championship had been scheduled to start today. What’s your knowledge of former major champions like?
# New York Minute
Rafa Nadal emotional after 'crazy' US Open final win over Medvedev
The Spaniard edged it 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 in an extraordinary decider on the Arthur Ashe Stadium.
# US Open
Williams slams 'inexcusable' performance as wait for record-equalling win goes on
Teenager Bianca Andreescu stunned the American in Saturday’s final.
# US Open
A star is born: 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams to win US Open
Andreescu beat Serena Williams in straight sets, 6-3 7-5, at Flushing Meadows.
# Patience
Nadal progresses to 27th Grand Slam final with gritty straight-set victory
The second seed will meet Daniil Medvedev to battle it out for the US Open title.
# US Open
Serena Williams to face 19-year-old Andreescu in bid for record-equalling Slam title
The Canadian 15th seed overcame Belinda Bencic to face the 38-year-old great in Saturday’s final.
# exit door
Federer stunned by Dimitrov as he suffers US Open quarter-final defeat
The Bulgarian becomes the lowest-ranked US Open semi-finalists in 20 years.
# US Open
Nadal books quarter-final spot while 'idol' Tiger Woods watches from the stands
Schwartzman, Berrettini and Monfils join Spaniard in last eight.
# last 16
Djokovic bows out of US Open with shoulder injury
The Serb says he had been experiencing constant pain in his shoulder in recent weeks. Serena Williams had an injury scare of her own as she marched through to the quarters.