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Canadians embrace #SheTheNorth after Andreescu’s win

The hashtag #SheTheNorth shot to the top of Canada's trending topics on Twitter, as social media users reimagined the slogan used by the Toronto Raptors.

Poor effort ‘inexcusable’, says Serena after US Open defeat

Serena Williams has lost the past two Wimbledon and US Open finals since returning from having a baby two years ago.

Andreescu beats Williams to win US Open

Bianca Andreescu is the first Canadian woman to win a major in the professional era.

Nadal and Williams headline party for all ages at US Open

A fourth US Open title would give Rafael Nadal 19 Grand Slams, moving him to within one of matching Federer's record of 20.

Every weapon at hand for Serena in US Open final, says...

Patrick Mouratoglou says it has been a winding road for Serena Williams to return to peak performance since giving birth to her daughter in 2017.

Serena to meet teen Andreescu in US Open final

Serena Williams seeks to match Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 major titles as she plays against Bianca Andreescu for the US Open title.

Serena plots Olympic revenge as Svitolina blocks US Open path

Serena Williams holds a 4-1 career advantage over Elina Svitolina, but the Ukrainian triumphed in their most recent encounter at the Rio Olympics.

‘Best work in the world’: Serena reflects on 20 years at...

Serena Williams is hunting a 24th Grand Slam singles title to equal Margaret Court's all-time record and will face Elina Svitolina in Thursday's semi-finals.

Serena claims 100th US Open win

Serena Williams faces fifth-seed Elina Svitolina in the semi-finals.

Svitolina advances to US Open semis as Serena chases century

Elina Svitolina will either play 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams or 18th seed Wang for a place in Saturday's showpiece final in New York.

Lesson learned, Osaka moves on after US Open loss

Osaka will now look beyond her past matches including the loss at the US Open by moving on to the next tournament stronger.

Medvedev to face Wawrinka in US Open quarter-finals

Daniil Medvedev has been thrust into the role of the villain at this year's US Open, after his bad on-court behaviour during his last two matches.

Serena advances in New York despite ankle injury

Serena Williams will go on to face China's Wang Qiang for the first time in the quarter-finals.

Coco-Osaka clash excites Serena

Tennis’ biggest stars can’t wait to see the blockbuster clash between Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff.

Serena cruises by Muchova into fourth round

Serena Williams took advantage of a poor serving performance by Muchova and broke her opponent five times, including in the final game where she sealed the victory when the Czech sent a forehand long.

American teenager McNally yearns to play like Federer, not Serena

Rather than trying to mimic the style of play that Williams used to revolutionise women's tennis and win several Grand Slam titles, Catherine McNally instead prefers to model her game after Roger Federer.

Serena survives scare to reach US Open third round

Serena Williams recovered from dropping the opening set to prevail 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 and set up a third-round showdown with either 29th seed Hsieh Su-Wei or Karolina Muchova.

Halep through to US Open second round

Simona Halep looked to be heading for yet another early US Open exit but came out firing after losing the second set to Gibbs.

‘I don’t know who that is,’ says Serena on banned umpire...

The USTA has decided that Carlos Ramos will not officiate any Serena or Venus Williams match at this year's US Open.

‘I believe in my ability,’ says defiant Sharapova

Maria Sharapova says people can write her off after her loss to Serena Williams, but she remains confident in her ability to compete with the best.

Serena routs Sharapova to reach US Open second round

Serena Williams will next face Catherine McNally, who beat Swiss Timea Bacsinszky 6-4 6-1 earlier on Monday.

Williams ban for US Open umpire after Serena-Osaka furore

Naomi Osaka defeated Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4 in the 2018 US Open final but was booed during the awards ceremony.

Serena to meet Sharapova in US Open

The US Open will begin with legendary Grand Slam champions Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova battling it out.

Fans betting on sentimental favourite Serena to win US Open

Despite fitness concerns and a title drought that stretches back to the 2017 Australian Open, bookmakers are backing Serena Williams to capture her 24th Grand Slam at the US Open.