Novak Djokovic match delayed as Coco Gauff involved in first-round thriller

Hopes and dreams are on the line at Flushing Meadows, as Carlos Alcaraz bids to hold tightly to his status as the world No.1 player in men’s tennis; something which could all change this evening. The Spanish wonderkid is poised to surrender the spot to his main rival Novak Djokovic, who returns to action tonight against Alexandre Muller. Coco Gauff wins three-set thriller After an early scare Coco Gauff has

Australian Rinky Hijikata’s career-best win at US Open, marred by news of uni shooting

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. Rinky Hijikata has been left rocked by a deadly shooting at his girlfriend’s school just as the rising Australian tennis star was notching the biggest win of his burgeoning career. Hijikata toiled for almost four hours to carve out a 7-5, 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 first-round US Open victory over Russian Pavel Kotov to

Iga Swiatek kickstarts US Open title defense with a straight-sets win

Iga Swiatek blazes through to the second round of the US Open as she kickstarts her title defense with a straight-sets win over Rebecca Peterson World No. 1 Iga Swiatek breezed through to the second round with a 6-0, 6-1 win The defending US Open champion goes on to face Daria Saville of Australia provides all the latest international sports news Iga Swiatek kickstarted her US Open title defense with

US Open: Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic’s rivalry is talk of the town as ‘VAR’ meets tennis in New York

“He’s been very brave in the finals when he’s had to challenge Novak. He’s so gifted as well in the way a kid just 20 years old is handling that amount of pressure because it’s very difficult. He’s been very impressive. A very humble kid as well – he has the will to learn every single day. “It’s a great combination of talent and work ethic. Both of them combined

Djokovic and Alcaraz split ahead of US Open as Serb benefits from rare feat

Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz can’t be separated going into the US Open as they are on course for a showdown in the final. Feliciano Lopez named both men his top picks for the title as they go into the tournament with a 2-2 head-to-head record. The retired Spanish player also explained that Djokovic was the only player who could go into the tournament with few matches and still be

Andy Murray fires accusation at Grand Slams ahead of US Open

Andy Murray has accused Grand Slams of staging late-night matches for the money as he called on Wimbledon to start matches earlier. “You don’t see it in other sports so it’s clearly wrong,” stated the Scot. The three-time Major champion won a match at the Australian Open in January at 4.05am in the morning – and then had his Wimbledon defeat to Stefanos Tsitsipas interrupted by the 11pm curfew when

Coco Gauff and three others 'make more in 2023' than world's richest tennis ace

Coco Gauff is one of four women’s players to earn more this year than the world’s richest tennis ace, Jessica Pegula, ahead of the U.S. Open. The doubles partners are top ten debutants in the latest Forbes ranking alongside Emma Raducanu, Iga Swiatek and Naomi Osaka. Notably, there is no place for either Williams sister in 2023. Serena, who has announced the birth of her second child, was not eligible after