Posts Tagged Tennis

Past US Open champs Djokovic, Federer seeded 1-2

Roger Federer, from Switzerland, celebrates after defeating David Ferrer, from Spain, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2, in a final match at the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

NEW YORK (AP) — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open, and five-time champion Roger Federer is No. 2, meaning they could meet only in the final.

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Ukraine-Belgium Davis Cup playoff to be in Estonia

LONDON (AP) — The Davis Cup playoff between Ukraine and Belgium will be held at a neutral venue in Estonia because of security issues in Kiev.

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Wozniacki rallies for win at New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark rallied to defeat Timea Bacsinszky 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 Monday night in the first round at the Connecticut Open.

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Goffin upsets Melzer in 1st round at Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Sam Querrey of the United States got two key services breaks Monday to beat Spain’s Pere Riba 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open.

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2013 champ Nadal out of US Open with wrist injury

In this Sept. 9, 2013, file photo, Rafael Nadal, of Spain, holds up the championship trophy after winning the men's singles final over Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Nadal will not defend his title at the U.S. Open because of an injured right wrist. Nadal and the tournament announced his withdrawal Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, a week before the year's last Grand Slam tournament begins. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year’s last Grand Slam tournament.

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