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Novak Djokovic v Juan Martín del Potro: US Open men’s singles final – live! | Sport

Humanitarian notions that five‑setters are reducing the best players to physical wrecks is somewhat diluted by the presence in Sunday’s US Open final of Novak Djokovic and Juan Martín del Potro, who have experienced more than their share of physical Read more…


Novak Djokovic handles Kei Nishikori to set up delicious Del Potro showdown | Sport

Not long after Rafael Nadal hat to quit against Juan Martin del Potro with a knee injury, Novak Djokovic inflicted more conventional pain on Kei Nishikori in straight sets on Friday night to reach the US Open final for the Read more…


US Open tennis: Rafael Nadal v Juan Martín del Potro, men’s semi-final – live! | Sport

3.45pm EDT15:45 Preamble It’s possible that this US Open men’s semi-final will be over in a couple of hours. Yes, it’s possible … it’s just not very probable. Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro don’t half enjoy an epic, Read more…


Novak Djokovic v John Millman: US Open quarter-finals – live! | Sport

9.10pm EDT21:10 First set: Djokovic 1-0 Millman* (*denotes next server) The players trade errors to start before Djokovic comes to net and hits a nifty drop-shot winner for 30-15. From there Millman nets a forehand from the baseline and then Read more…


US Open 2018: Nishikori beats Cilic in five sets to reach semi-finals – live! | Sport

6.04pm EDT18:04 Speaking on court, Nishikori is told (and I don’t have the numbers) no player is more successful in deciding sets than him in the Open era (bear in mind that’s three and five-set matches). Nishikori said: “It was Read more…


Serena Williams v Karolina Pliskova: US Open quarter-final – live! | Sport

8.40pm EDT20:40 Second set: Williams 6-4, 5-2 Pliskova* (*denotes next server) Pliskova is reading Williams’ serve well and the American very quickly falls behind love-40. Three chances for the Czech to get back on serve and make things interesting. But Read more…


US Open quarter-finals: Juan Martín del Potro v John Isner – live!

Live updates from the action at Flushing Meadows Millman stuns Federer to reach quarter-finals And you can email Simon here or tweet him here 7.29pm BST First set: Isner* 4-3 Del Potro What a shot! The shot of the match Read more…


Roger Federer v John Millman: US Open men’s singles – live! | Sport

Roger Federer did to Nick Kyrgios here on Saturday what his friends should have done a while ago: reminded the untamed prodigy he will never be as great as he thinks he is until he starts to listen to some Read more…


US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic in action, Madison Keys wins and more – live! | Sport

5.15pm EDT17:15 Vondrousova* 7-6, 4-5 Tsurenko. Tsurenko suddenly discovers the form that did for Caroline Wozniacki in the second round. After holding her serve under severe scoreboard pressure, she earns a couple of break points on Vondrousova’s service game. The Read more…


Sloane Stephens v Elise Mertens: US Open women’s singles – live! | Sport

Expectations that the US Open quarter-finals would bring together last year’s finalists were shredded on Sunday when Rafael Nadal won after a struggle and Kevin Anderson was a brave but exhausted loser in matches of stark contrast. However there will Read more…