U.S. Open

NEW YORK (AP) — So there’s at least one person with zero interest in watching the Williams sisters play each other in the U.S. Open quarterfinals Tuesday night, with Serena’s bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam on the line. Their mother, Oracene Price. “It’s just hard to see them both going out there,” Price said, […]

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City teacher was arrested early Friday for allegedly crashing a drone into an empty section of seats at the U.S. Open, police said. Daniel Verley, 26, faces charges of reckless endangerment and operating a drone in a New York City public park outside of prescribed area. A police […]

NEW YORK (AP) — The enormity of what is at stake for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open — the first true Grand Slam in tennis in more than a quarter of a century — hit her Wednesday. That, she said, is why her play was so uneven in the second round at Flushing Meadows, […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams is building a new house, complete with a karaoke room and a purse room for her “bag problem.” She and big sister Venus are finally moving apart after more than three decades — though they’ll still live down the street from each other in Florida. Serena joked Monday that […]

NEW YORK (AP) — After a bad-as-can-be start, dropping the first three games, Serena Williams quickly turned things around and stretched her U.S. Open winning streak to 19 matches to get back to the semifinals. Considered the best server in women’s tennis, the No. 1-seeded Williams was broken twice in a row at the outset […]

Serena Williams likes to make one thing clear: She is never satisfied, no matter how many matches and tournaments she wins. Driven as ever, Williams won plenty this year. She went 78-4 with 11 titles, including at the French Open and U.S. Open, raising her Grand Slam championship total to 17. She compiled a 34-match […]

NEW YORK (AP) — From the earnest explanation of why Gary the Snail is her favorite “SpongeBob SquarePants” character to the name-check of rapper Lil Wayne, Victoria Duval made quite clear that she is very much a 17-year-old kid. One who just so happened to stun 2011 champion Sam Stosur in the first round of […]