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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# US Open

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# statement
Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF
The ITF has backed umpire Carlos Ramos after Saturday’s controversial US Open final.
# Confused
Djokovic has sympathy for Serena, but does not see double standards in tennis
The Serbian was left puzzled by a statement released by the WTA.
# Support
WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over US Open 'sexism'
The American superstar claimed that chair umpire Carlos Ramos meted out penalties for infractions that male players could have gotten away with.
# Take a Bow
Djokovic wins third US Open to equal Sampras on 14 Grand Slams
The 31-year-old missed last year’s tournament with an elbow injury which sent his career into a mini-crisis.
# US Open
Serena Williams fined $17,000 for outburst during controversial US Open final defeat
The American star was fined for coaching, racquet abuse and for verbal abuse.
# US Open
'I'm going to continue to fight for women,' vows Serena after US Open final controversy
Williams accuses umpire Carlos Ramos of sexism after she was penalised in her defeat to Naomi Osaka.
# The CHamp
Naomi Osaka's US Open win gives 'energy and inspiration to the whole of Japan'
Twenty-year-old becomes Japan’s first Grand Slam winner.
# Serena Williams
Every woman should listen to Serena Williams' post-loss interview to understand the importance of feminism
She lost the US Open final in dramatic fashion.
# Impressive
Djokovic dominates Nishikori in straight sets to book US Open final date with Del Potro
Novak Djokovic produced a clinical display against Kei Nishikori to set up a final with Juan Martin del Potro.
# Tennis
'Last year I was literally fighting for my life' - Serena Williams secures US Open final berth
The 36-year-old held back tears as she celebrated her semi-final victory.
# Marathon Man
Nadal outlasts Thiem in US Open classic to reach semi-final
Rafael Nadal played the longest match of this year’s US Open as he survived to beat Dominic Thiem in the quarters.
# Flushing Meadows
Irish teenager Georgia Drummy into second round of US Open girls' singles
The Dubliner faces the ninth seed at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday.
# perspective
My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova
“What’s challenging is when you’re a teenager and you have a few hundred dollars and you’ve got no sense of the future,” she said.
# Setback
Roger Federer: I struggled to breathe in shock US Open loss
The 37-year-old five-time champion laboured to his earliest loss at the tournament in five years.
# Upset
Australian Millman in 'disbelief' after sensational win over his 'hero' Federer
John Millman was left surprised by his incredible upset win over Roger Federer at the US Open.
# empathy
'Every time she loses, I feel like I do'
Serena Williams may have triumphed over her older sister Venus Williams at the US Open, but it’s not a win she takes lightly.
# Take a Bow
Federer on fire in US Open third-round win over Kyrgios
The second set was a master class from 20-time Grand Slam winner.
# US Open
Sister Act 30: Serena drops just three games in quick win against Venus
Serena to face Kaia Kanepi in US Open last 16 after straight-sets win on Friday night.
# Pep Talk
No disciplinary action for US Open umpire despite controversial Kyrgios pep talk
A review found Mohamed Lahyani went “beyond protocol”, but the umpire won’t be disciplined.
# US Open
Federer, Djokovic through as storm rages over umpire's Kyrgios pep-talk
And Caroline Wozniacki was knocked out by Lesia Tsurenko.
# rematch
Serena and Venus to clash for 30th time as Cornet shrugs off US Open sexism storm
It will be the sixth clash between the sisters since the 1998 Australian Open.
# Hitting Out
'I checked the rules beforehand, and I spoke to my team. We were clear you don't speak to your coaches.'
Andy Murray was unhappy with US Open officials, but Fernando Verdasco denied breaking the rules.
# double standards
Sexism row at US Open after female player penalised for removing her shirt
Alize Cornet’s shirt was on back-to-front in 38 degree heat.
# funny how
It was a total joke – Federer plays down retirement talk after impressive display
Novak Djokovic battled through as well, meanwhile.
# US Open
Wozniacki and Ostapenko stop the rot in stifling New York heat
The duo headed into the final major of the year on losing streaks, but made it into round two.
# US Open
Nadal through as Ferrer retires in final grand slam match
Serena Williams is up and running too meanwhile.
# Upset
World number one suffers shock exit in US Open first round
Simona Halep has become the first top-seeded woman ever to lose at this stage of the competition.
# Faux Pas
'Embarrassed' Phil Mickelson apologises after US Open controversy
Mickelson deliberately broke the rules by hitting a moving ball during his third round.
# US Open
Ice-cold Koepka becomes first man to retain US Open since 1989
Koepka holds off brilliant Sunday challenge of England’s Tommy Fleetwood to win back-to-back titles.
# the hills are alive
Tommy Fleetwood sets the score for everyone to beat with sizzling 63 at US Open
Defending champion Brooks Koepka still holds the lead.
# US Open
'Look, I don't mean disrespect to anybody': Mickelson shrugs off controversy to shoot final-round 69
Mickelson capped his 27th US Open with a one-under par 69 after a petulant gesture attracted criticism on Saturday.
# Optimistic
Woods 'absolutely' expects to win another Major despite missing US Open cut
Woods finished 10-over par at Shinnecock Hills.
# latest
Johnson's lead grows as Woods, Spieth and McIlroy face the cut
Here’s the latest from Shinnecock Hills.
# as it stands
Top-ranked Johnson grabs share of US Open lead
England’s Ian Poulter and American Scott Piercy were in the clubhouse on one-under 69.
# struggling
Tiger makes dreadful start as world's best toil at US Open
Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day were among those to struggle in a tough US Open round one.
# Opening Day
McIlroy blown off course after tough start at US Open sees him card +10
The action is under way at Shinnecock Hills.
# Crystal Ball Gazing
Poll: Who do you think will win the 2018 US Open this weekend?
The first round tees off at Shinnecock Hills today.
# US Open
McIlroy feeling right at home at Shinnecock Hills as he bids to end Major drought
The second Major of the year gets underway on Thursday.
# Looking Back
US Open signs encouraging for Tiger Woods, 10 years on from last major victory
‘The last couple years have felt like a very long time. A second seemed like 24 hours.’
# Ready to go
McIlroy paired Spieth and Mickelson at US Open
Tiger Woods will tee it up in his first US Open since 2015 alongside world number one Justin Thomas.