US Open

Botic Van De Zandschulp Indian Wells Qualifying Campaign Shows US Open Was No Fluke

Under the collective gaze of a packed Louis Armstrong Stadium,Botic Van De Zandschulp blasted a heavy forehand deep into the court that Diego Schwartzman couldn’t handle, netting the subsequent forehand. It was a momentous occasion for the Dutchman, who pumped his fist and screamed with pure ecstasy. Van De Zandschulp might not have been on […]

Roger Federer Should Retire While He’s Still (Tied) At The Top

One of the many ripple effects of Novak Djokovic’s last-match defeat in pursuit of the Calendar Grand Slam is that, for the time being at least, Roger Federer remains tied with Djokovic and Rafael Nadal on 20 Majors. Given that it is now nearly four years since Federer won his last Major (the 2018 Australian […]

What Makes Daniil Medvedev so Special?

Live sports is defined by its unpredictability. No matter what a player has done in the past, it all boils down to how they performs on the day. While sport rewards your legacy, it does not guarantee you any results. In the US Open final, it was Novak Djokovic’s turn to embrace this bitter truth as […]

US Open 2021 Review: Medvedev denies Djokovic his Calendar Slam and teenage qualifier Emma Raducanu creates history

The culmination of the 2021 US Open marks the end of yet another Grand Slam season. The final Slam of the year revealed countless intriguing stories and mesmerized us with tremendous memories. The return of fans in New York this year after the event was being held behind closed doors in 2020 just enhanced the […]

Calendar Slam Remains A Holy Grail Beyond Even The Big Three

Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back at Novak Djokovic’s failure to achieve the Calendar Slam, arguing that it shows just how incredibly hard that achievement is. It says everything about how hard it is to win the Calendar Slam, especially in the Men’s game, that not one of The Big Three – Roger […]

Emma Raducanu: Queen of New York

Emma Raducanu just became the first tennis player since the Open Era began in 1968 to make it through qualifying to win a Grand Slam. Entering the US Open ranked 150th in the world, the 18-year-old Brit won three matches in qualifying and all seven of her matches in the main draw. And when the dust […]

Daniil Medvedev Upsets Novak Djokovic to Win US Open and Claim 1st Major Title, Denies Djokovic Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic was on the cusp of history, and only Daniil Medvedev remained standing in his way. The Serbian had won all 27 Grand Slam matches contested this year, and was aiming to become the first man since 1969 (and only the third in history) to win all four Major titles in one year. Medvedev […]

Six Key Moments That Led To Emma Raducanu’s US Open Title Victory

Emma Raducanu’s magnificent victory in the US Open final was the product of a series of moments produced in adversity. We assess the key moments and what was learned.

US Open Final Preview: Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev

And there were just two. One of Novak Djokovic or Daniil Medvedev will take home the US Open trophy. The stage is set, and history is on the line as the top two seeds gear themselves to battle in what promises to be the most important Slam final of the calendar year. US Open Final […]

Emma Raducanu Wins Maiden Grand Slam at US Open

British teenager Emma Raducanu completed one of the most memorable summers in tennis history, going from Wimbledon surprise to US Open Champion over the course of the summer. The 18 year old made her WTA debut just months ago in Nottingham on grass, her Grand Slam debut came at home at Wimbledon where she went […]

US Open Men’s Final Prediction Daniil Medvedev vs Novak Djokovic

Tennis fans will gather together to see if Novak Djokovic can win history and take the calendar year Grand Slam on Sunday. Djokovic faces Daniil Medvedev, the same opponent he defeated in straight sets in the Australian Open final earlier this year. Our panelists predict this highly anticipated US Open final matchup. Daniil Medvedev vs […]

Can Emma Raducanu Make It A Hat Trick of British Winners of the US Open?

Ahead of the US Open Women’s Singles Final, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, considers the chances of Emma Raducanu becoming only the third British winner of a US Open Singles title. In total, only six Britons have ever won a US Singles title since the US Championships was first staged at the end of […]