US Open Update:


The US Open have began in earnest and there have been lots of interesting games and also unbelievable upsets in the tournament so far.

The likes of Tsonga and Nadal have been lucky so far as they had to dig deep to defeat thier opponents.

First we look at 4th seed Alexander Zverev who was knocked out by Croatia’s Borna Coric. The German, 20, took the first set but eventually fell to a 3-6 7-5 7-6 (7-1) 7-6 (7-4) defeat on Grandstand.


18-year-old Denis Shapovalov of Canada ousted eighth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (3).

5th-seeded Caroline Wozniacki’s 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-1 loss to Ekaterina Makarova.

After a tough 1st round, Venus Williams had an easier 2nd round, defeating Ocean Dodin, 7-5,

Spanish starlet Garbine Muguruza continued her strong start with a 6-4 6-0 win over Ying-Ying.

Dominic Thiem progressed to the 3rd round, defeating Alex de Minaur, 6-4, 6-1, 6-1.

Local favourite John Isner moved on to the third round with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 win over Hyeon Chung of South Korea. No. 17 Sam Querrey joined Isner in the next round with a 6-4, 6-1, 6-4 victory over Dudi

Grigor Dimitrov cruised into the second round with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 win over Vaclav Safranek.

Tomas Berdych, the No. 15 seed, topped the American Ryan Harrison, 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (4).

No. 24 Juan Martin del Potro won his first-round match, 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5).

Gaël Monfils, a semifinalist last year, opened his tournament with a 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-4 victory against Jérémy Chardy.