US Open (tennis)i

The US Open is the fourth and final grand slam event of the year. It is held on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre in New York City. Daniil Medvedev and Emma Raducanu are the men's and women's singles defending champions in 2022.


The tennis great is set to retire, a decision that will bring to an end an extraordinary 27-year career. With her sister Venus, she has both changed and transcended the sport, making tennis more inclusive and inspiring others.

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Coco Gauff is on everyone’s mind right now after winning the 2023 US Open, so how does the tennis superstar make and spend her millions – and will she ever get to take a proper holiday?


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Serbian will appear in his 13th US Open semi-final, eclipsing the mark he shared with Roger Federer, while Gauff is first American teenager to reach semi-finals since 2001.

Zheng, who draws inspiration from tennis legend Li Na, says she is grateful to be at the tournament but not ‘surprised’ because I know what I’m capable of doing’.

Zheng cruises to 6-2, 6-4 win in New York to move one step closer to joining elite group of Chinese players, will face soon-to-be world No 1 Aryna Sabalenka in last eight.

Defending champion Iga Swiatek’s defeat will cost her the top ranking after 75 weeks at the summit, while Coco Gauff is taken the distance by Caroline Wozniacki and Novak Djokovic strolls through.

The 21-year-old from Shenzhen continued her superb start to the tournament with a three-set victory over Slovakia’s Anna Karolina Schmiedlova.

No 7 seed Caroline Garcia, a semi-finalist last year, is beaten by Wang Yafan, while officials in Andy Murray’s match try in vain to use the new system before abandoning it.

The Serb takes only one hour and 35 minutes to beat France’s Alexandre Muller, replacing defending US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz at the top of the rankings.

The 20-year-old already has deals with Louis Vuitton, Rolex, BMW and Calvin Klein, but his recent epic win against Novak Djokovic last weekend will surely only amp up his appeal …

Need some Wimbledon-inspired fashion vibes? KJ aced her US Open in a simple Bottega Veneta dress, flip-flop heels and baseball cap – here’s how to nail her look

Which tennis legend has the sweetest wrist candy? From Novak Djokovic’s Hublot Big Bang Meca-10 to Rafael Nadal’s Richard Mille RM27-04

Former German tennis superstar Boris Becker was released from prison on December 15, after serving eight months out of a two-and-a-half-year sentence for financial misdemeanours – but what happened?

Sachs has teamed up with Raducanu after Dmitry Tursunov decided not to continue his partnership with the 20-year-old Briton following the US Open this year.

From his mysterious ‘magic potion’ to his belief that it’s possible to manipulate the colour of water through emotions, here are some of tennis star Novak Djokovic’s weirdest food and drink takes