Arthur Ashe Stadium's new roof has made its world premiere. As Phil Collins sang the first notes of ''In the Air Tonight'' during the U.S. Open's opening ceremony Monday night, the two retractable panels began to slide apart.
Just over two weeks ago, Monica Puig was the talk of the tennis world, as the world No. 35 tore through the Olympic women’s singles tournament to win Puerto Rico’s first-ever gold medal. Puig struggled on serve, winning just 45 percent of points on first serve and getting broken four times.
By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal was worn out from his Rio Olympics exertions after emerging from an injury absence to win doubles gold, but the Spaniard perked back up with his trip to New York for the U.S. Open. Nadal, who said his injured wrist is improving daily, beat Denis Istomin