Every year, hundreds of thousands of spectators attend the U.S. Open at the Billy Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens. But like other sports, the men’s and women’s finals this weekend are being played without an audience. Michael…
By PBS NewsHour
As he walked to the sideline for the changeover, Djokovic smacked a ball behind him. The ball hit a female line judge, who dropped to her knees at the back of the court.
By Howard Fendrich, Associated Press
Recreational and competitive sports played by people with disabilities are growing in popularity, and the skill levels of the athletes are rising. One of the more established adaptive sports is wheelchair tennis. William Brangham went to the U.S. Open in…
By William Brangham, Anne Azzi Davenport
Serena Williams was penalized a game for calling the chair umpire a thief during an argument as the U.S. Open before Naomi Osaka wrapped up a victory for her first Grand Slam title.
By Associated Press
The huge stadium where U.S. Open championships are won and lost is named for a tennis great who transcended the court and sport itself. In "Arthur Ashe: A Life," author Raymond Arsenault examines the athlete's journey and the connection between…
By Christopher Booker
While Serena and Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys continue to represent America at the world’s top tennis tournaments, the men’s side has not seen a Grand Slam winner since Andy Roddick in 2003. Katrina Adams, the U.S. Tennis…
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