"And my trainer, getting me a lot fitter, stronger," she said. "And then also knowing what to do with my game, having a clear game plan on every single match that I go out there and I know what I have to do in order to win the match, having good execution and, yeah, just playing within myself but playing aggressive tennis." … [Read more...] about Jennifer Brady reaches US Open semifinals after a trip to Germany
Thiem in us open
"For me personally, it never mattered. I just always tried to focus on my next match," said the Austrian. "My focus or my concentration, it's the same. It doesn't matter if I play one of the Big Three members or if I play somebody else. … [Read more...] about Novak Djokovic’s default opens the door for young stars to win a grand slam, but will success come with an asterisk?
When he pushed a backhand long after 1 hour, 25 minutes of play and shook his head, Zverev trailed by two sets, a deficit the 23-year-old German never had overcome. Never had been to a Grand Slam final, either. Done and done. Zverev constructed quite a comeback, getting his game in gear to beat a fading Carreño Busta 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 and reach the title match at Flushing Meadows. … [Read more...] about Zverev erases 2-set hole, will face Thiem in US Open final
"From the moment Novak was out of the tournament, it was clear that there's going to be a new Grand Slam champion," said Thiem, who topped Zverev in Melbourne in five sets. "From that moment on, that was also out of my mind. I was just focusing on the remaining guys left in the draw. … [Read more...] about Zverev reaches first Grand Slam final after comeback win at US Open, will face Thiem
As the first Grand Slam tournament amid the coronavirus pandemic drew to a close, U.S. Tennis Association CEO Mike Dowse said of the fan-less event: “It’s safe, it’s been good for tennis, and it’s been financially good for the players and the tennis ecosystem." … [Read more...] about The Latest: Zverev rolls to two-set lead in US Open final