John Isner Beats Frances Tiafoe in Battle of US Tennis’s Present and Future
The 125th-ranked Tiafoe had a chance to serve out the match in the fifth set Monday, but Isner broke back then pulled away in the final tiebreaker to win 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) in three hours and 27 minutes.
US Open 2016: Kyle Edmund thrashes 13th seed Richard Gasquet
Edmund, ranked 84th, beat the former semi-finalist 6-2 6-2 6-3 on a hot afternoon at Flushing Meadows.
Sharapova Tennis Ban Could Be Reduced to 1 Year
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, initially banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) following doping offenses, could see her punishment reduced to a year.