Stats: Thiem first man born in 90s to win a Grand Slam

9:27 PM ET Manoj BhagavatulaESPN Austria’s Dominic Thiem defeated Germany’s Alexander Zverev 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (6) in a thrilling comeback to win the 2020 US Open on Sunday. Here are the most notable stats from Thiem’s first Grand Slam title. 5 Thiem is now the fifth man since the Open Era began in … Read more Stats: Thiem first man born in 90s to win a Grand Slam

Stats: Azarenka’s first major win over Serena; Zverev’s maiden Grand Slam final

12:51 AM ET Manoj BhagavatulaESPN The finals at the 2020 US Open are set. On Saturday, Naomi Osaka, the 2018 champion, will meet two-time Grand Slam winner Victoria Azarenka in the women’s final. On Sunday, Alexander Zverev will face off against Dominic Thiem in the men’s final. Here are the best stats from the semifinals: … Read more Stats: Azarenka’s first major win over Serena; Zverev’s maiden Grand Slam final

‘Djokovic is World No. 1 but he’s also human. He made a mistake’

In his fourth-round match at the US Open on Sunday, Novak Djokovic flicked a ball to the backcourt without a glance and it landed square on the throat of a line judge, resulting in the World No. 1 being defaulted from the tournament. The incident has swamped social media discourse and thrown up views at … Read more ‘Djokovic is World No. 1 but he’s also human. He made a mistake’

Sumit Nagal Gets Direct Entry into Singles Main Draw at US Open 2020

Sumit Nagal (Photo Credit: PTI) As several top players pulled out, Sumit Nagal got the direct entry into the US Open singles main draw. PTI Last Updated: August 5, 2020, 12:52 PM IST Young Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal has received a direct entry into the US Open singles main draw … Read more Sumit Nagal Gets Direct Entry into Singles Main Draw at US Open 2020

US Open 2020: First Grand Slam Since 1999 Without Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: AP) The last Grand Slam tournament contested without either Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal was the 1999 US Open. Associated Press Last Updated: August 5, 2020, 10:46 AM IST Defending champion Rafael Nadal will skip the U.S. Open because of the coronavirus pandemic, putting … Read more US Open 2020: First Grand Slam Since 1999 Without Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal

Hurts Me at My Core: Nick Kyrgios Withdraws from US Open, Criticises Players for Ignoring ‘Health Advice’

Nick Kyrgios (Photo Credit: Reuters) Nick Kyrgios withdrew from US Open and criticised his fellow professionals for their decisions to ignore health advice during the coronavirus pandemic. Reuters Last Updated: August 2, 2020, 11:13 AM IST Australia‚Äôs Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the U.S. Open and again criticised some of his … Read more Hurts Me at My Core: Nick Kyrgios Withdraws from US Open, Criticises Players for Ignoring ‘Health Advice’