"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
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As the pressure continued to shift so did the score. Zverev was broken at 5-3 and Thiem produced magic to escape from 15-30 at 4-5, capping the game with a sizzling forehand pass. … [Read more...] about Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev in five sets at US Open for first Grand Slam title
"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?
To that end, Rally to Rebuild had raised more than $4 million toward its $5 million goal and is distributing proceeds in the form of $5,000 grants to community-based programs in the National Junior Tennis and Learning network, which serves roughly 160,000 youngsters in 250 communities. The goal of these programs isn't to groom the next generation of U.S. tennis pros; it's to give young players a safe place to learn the game, get help with schoolwork and learn life skills that will serve them off the court as well. … [Read more...] about Chris Evert works to jump-start tennis at Grand Slam, grass-roots level in pandemic’s wake
Dominic Thiem devuelve ante Alexander Zverev en la final masculina del Abierto de Estados Unidos, el domingo 13 de septiembre de 2020, en Nueva York. (AP Foto/Frank Franklin II) … [Read more...] about Thiem conquista el US Open para primer título de Grand Slam