Moving On: Fernandez upsets No. 5 Svitolina, advances to U.S. Open semifinals

By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — It was only fitting that it was decided by a third set tiebreaker. So little separated the players during the match, played before a near sellout crowd on Arthur Ashe Stadium. The undisputed darling of this US Open, Leylah Fernandez of Canada upset 5th-seeded Elina Svitolina of […]

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An Unfamiliar Open for 2021

By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — It has been 24 years since a US Open was played without Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Serena Williams. Well, the injury bug has struck all of them, and they will each miss the Open, which starts on Monday at Flushing Meadows.      Just hours after her younger […]

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Going Cuckoo For Coco

By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — There is hype in sports and there is, at the next level hype realized. In the case of 15-year old Coco Gauff of the USA, the hype is both palpable and real.      Gauff played her first US Open main draw match yesterday before a huge […]

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