Naomi Osaka parts ways with coach Jermaine Jenkins following US Open exit
Friday, September 13, 2019, 5:34 PM
Twice Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has sacked her second coach in seven months, splitting with Jermaine Jenkins in the wake of her disappointing U.S. Open title defence. Jenkins, a long-time hitting partner of Venus Williams, replaced Sascha Bajin in February, weeks after Osaka's Australian Open triumph. "Appreciate you, forever warmed by you ... Thank you for everything, it was a blast."
Federer loses to Dimitrov in US Open quarterfinals
Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 1:52 PM
Betrayed by his forehand, and maybe his body, too, Roger-Federer is out of the U.S.-Open. Federer gave away a lead against a guy he'd never lost to and was beaten 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 by 78th-ranked Grigor-Dimitrov in quarterfinals before a stunned crowd at Arthur-Ashe-Stadium. "He started slowing down a-little-bit," Dimitrov said. "For sure, in the end, he was not 100% of himself."
Sumit Nagal enters final round of US Open qualifiers
Friday, August 23, 2019, 9:22 PM
India's Sumit Nagal moved one step closer to his first-ever Grand slam appearance with a hard-fought win over Peter Polansky in the second round of the US Open qualifiers. Nagal, placed at a career-best 190, knocked out the 192nd ranked Canadian 7-5 7-6 (0) in two hours eight minutes on Thursday night in the men's singles qualifiers.