Fri, September 18, 2009

2009 US Open Tennis Championship

Federer stunned by del Potro in US Open final

Always so cool, so consistent, so in control of his emotions and his matches, Roger Federer amazingly let the U.S. Open championship slip from his grasp. Full story


Tournament Schedule

The 2009 US Open will be held from Monday, August 31 through Sunday, September 13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.


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Men's events


Argentine Del Potro dreams of being world No. 1

2009-09-17 00:03:34 GMT Xinhua English BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Argentine tennis player Juan Martin del Potro, winner of the U.S. Open, said on Wednesday that his "maximum dream is to be number one" of the world.

Paes and Dlouhy claim US Open doubles title

2009-09-15 07:39:41 GMT India's Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy won the US Open men's doubles title on Sunday by defeating India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Federer stunned by del Potro in US Open final

2009-09-15 02:12:27 GMT Always so cool, so consistent, so in control of his emotions and his matches, Roger Federer amazingly let the U.S. Open championship slip from his grasp.

Best shot of his life moves Federer to final

2009-09-14 03:02:03 GMT And for his next act ...

Women's events


Guernsey girl Watson wins junior title at US Open

2009-09-15 07:41:07 GMT Channel Islander Heather Watson became the first British winner of the junior girls title at the US Open on Sunday when she defeated Yana Buchina of Russia 6-4, 6-1 in the final.

Venus and Serena Williams win US doubles crown

2009-09-15 05:29:54 GMT NEW YORK: Venus and Serena Williams won the US Open women's doubles crown Monday with a dominating 6-2 6-2 victory over top seeds Cara Black and Liezel Huber.

Clijsters beats Wozniachi to win U.S. Open crown

2009-09-14 03:26:22 GMT Xinhua English NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Belgian Kim Clijsters beat Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 7-5, 6-3 to win the U.S. Open women's title on Sunday.

Clijsters wins US Open in return from retirement

2009-09-14 03:08:28 GMT Kim Clijsters has won the U.S. Open in just her third tournament back after 2 1/2 years of retirement and 18 months after the birth of her daughter.



Federer fined $1,500 for profanity at US Open

2009-09-18 06:11:35 GMT NEW YORK: Roger Federer has been fined $1,500 for using a profanity while arguing with the chair umpire during the US Open final.

Del Potro welcomed as a hero in his home town

2009-09-18 00:46:13 GMT Xinhua English BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Thousands of people from Argentine city of Tandil, located 360km to Buenos Aires, welcomed on Thursday champion of the U.S. Tennis Open Juan Martin del Potro.

I'll get over it, Federer says of US Open loss

2009-09-16 02:39:36 GMT Losing his US Open title and 41-match winning streak was a huge blow, but Roger Federer says he will spend no time in brooding over it.

Del Potro sees room for improvement

2009-09-16 02:37:41 GMT Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro sees plenty of room for improvement on Tuesday as he targets more titles after stunning the tennis world with his maiden Grand Slam victory at the US Open.

Photos & Videos


Open champ Del Potro in New York

2009-09-16 06:42:30 GMT 20-year old Argentnie Juan Martin del Potro posed with the U.S. Open trophy Tuesday at the Empire State Building in New York City. The day before, del Potro upset five-time defending champ Roger Federer for the victory.

Del Potro stuns Federer in U.S. Open final

2009-09-15 07:01:07 GMT Juan Martin del Potro ended Roger Federer's run of dominance at the U.S. Open on Monday, stunning the top-ranked Swiss great in five sets to win in his first Grand Slam final.

Federer's reign as king of the U.S. Open is over

2009-09-15 06:58:02 GMT Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro beat Federer in five sets to take the men's title at Flushing Meadows. Federer was looking for his sixth straight U-S Open title.

Williams wishes she could give line judge a hug

2009-09-15 06:56:09 GMT After winning her 10th Grand Slam doubles title with sister Venus, Serena Williams addressed her weekend outburst against a line judge during her semifinal loss to Kim Clijsters. Williams has apologized publicly twice.