2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone announced her retirement at age 38 during a news conference at the U.S. Open; she was the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam singles title
Novak Djokovic moved a step closer to a third championship at Flushing Meadows and 14th Grand Slam title overall by eliminating John Millman 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to get to the tournament's semifinals for an 11th appearance in a row
U.S. Open tournament director David Brewer says that the event's hard courts were purposely slowed down 'a touch' in response to players noting in recent years that the surface seemed to be speeding up.
The WTA is calling for equal treatment of all tennis players and coaching to be allowed across the sport in the aftermath of the U.S. Open final
Novak Djokovic's U.S. Open title has moved him up three spots to No. 3 in the ATP rankings, behind Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, making the Big 3 the top three for the first time in 3½ years
The men on the United States' Davis Cup team are treading very carefully over Serena Williams' insinuation that sexism played a role in the code violations she received during the U.S. Open final
Nike has unveiled its first "Just Do It" ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot scheduled to air during the NFL season opener on Thursday night as well as during the U.S. Open tennis tournament and other major sporting events