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Serena Williams announces she will 'evolve away from tennis' after upcoming US Open

Serena Williams announces she will ‘evolve away from tennis’ after upcoming US Open

In an article in Vogue, the 23-time grand slam winner said that, although she will try to win at the US Open, it is time for her to move “in a different direction.” “There comes a time in life when we have to decide to move in a different direction,” Williams posted on Instagram with …

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Serena Williams is retiring from tennis after U.S. Open

Serena Williams is retiring from tennis after U.S. Open

All-time tennis great Serena Williams on Tuesday said she’s walking away from the sport after the U.S. Open, writing that she’s in the midst of a “transition” from the court. In an essay posted by Vogue, Williams said she has “never liked the word retirement” and that it “doesn’t feel like a modern word to me.” …

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U.S. Open Commits to Fund-Raising Exhibition Match and $2 Million for Ukraine

U.S. Open Commits to Fund-Raising Exhibition Match and $2 Million for Ukraine

For weeks this spring, the leaders of the United States Tennis Association debated whether to allow Russian and Belarusian players to participate in the U.S. Open. The discussions were intense and emotional, U.S.T.A. executives said. There was serious consideration given to following Wimbledon’s lead and prohibiting Russians and Belarusians, including Daniil Medvedev, the reigning U.S. …

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Nick Kyrgios wins Citi Open title again, beating Yoshihito Nishioka

Nick Kyrgios wins Citi Open title again, beating Yoshihito Nishioka

Comment on this story Comment The face was familiar, but it was an entirely new Nick Kyrgios who swept the Citi Open’s singles and doubles titles Sunday. With a dominant display of serving and fault-free on-court comportment, Kyrgios defeated Yoshihito Nishioka, 6-4, 6-3, to claim his second Citi Open singles championship in three years at …

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