Tennis matches are getting longer and longer, and in some cases, towels can be partly to blame.
American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 — almost three years before she was born — when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova.
In the Open Era, there have been a number of tennis players to win two or more U.S. Open Singles Championships. Here’s the 6 tennis players who have won the most Singles Championship titles in the Open Era:
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The 114th US Open at Pinehurst has concluded and Martin Kaymer won by 8 shots (9-under). While he may have won the $8 million purse, his play didn’t speak louder than some of his opponents’ pants.
The No. 1-seeded Williams overcame No. 2 Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 on Sunday for a 5th championship at Flushing Meadows and 2nd in a row.
Justin Rose shot a closing 70 Sunday at Merion Golf Club for a 1-over 281 total and his first major championship.
Webb Simpson won the U.S. Open in San Francisco for his first major title.
He shot two respectable rounds on a brutally tough golf course, not bad for a guy who hadn’t competed seriously for six years.
Michael Thompson has taken the clubhouse lead at the U.S. Open, shooting a 4-under 66 for a three-shot lead on a late-charging Tiger Woods.