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Osaka using US Open as platform for activism

The 22-year-old fourth seed has spoken out repeatedly in the wake of the protests that swept the United States following the death of George Floyd during a confrontation with police in May

Sharapova ends a career that was stuff of Hollywood

The Russian shot to international fame as a giggly 17-year-old Wimbledon winner in 2004, the third youngest player to conquer the All England Club’s famous grass courts

Nadal wins 19th Slam title by edging five-set US Open thriller

At four hours and 50 minutes, the match finished four minutes short of equaling the longest final in US Open history

Nick Kyrgios can play, he just doesn’t want to

The Australian has outrageous talent with a racquet, although his tongue and antics steal the show more often than his talent

WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over US Open ‘sexism’

Serena Williams was handed three code violations — and docked a point and then a game — in her 6-2, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka

When will I be famous? Another Grand Slam flop for Nextgen

With the notable exception of Alex de Minaur, the US Open has been yet another Grand Slam to forget for the widely-hyped 'NextGen'

Sharapova crashes at US Open to birthday girl Suarez Navarro

Maria Sharapova was trying to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 2012

Sharapova downs Schnyder at US Open

Patty Schnyder, the oldest ever player to make the main draw of a Grand Slam via qualifying, was outgunned by ​Maria Sharapova

TSA admits not giving Anderson enough support

Glover said Anderson’s run in New York will do wonders for the game in South Africa and they will be looking to capitalise to help grow the game.

Murray ousted by Anderson at US Open

South African 15th seed Kevin Anderson stunned British third seed Murray to end his run of 18 consecutive major quarter-finals since the 2010 US Open.

Cilic beats the odds with a ‘miracle’ win at US Open

Croatian Marin Cilic has emerged with a "miracle" to win the US Open following months held under a doping ban.

Tennis legends return to US Open limelight

Boris Becker, Goran Ivanisevic, Stefan Edberg and Michael Chang are the celebrity coaches behind the men's US Open semifinalists.

Serena gets off easy for umpire abuse

Two days after losing the US Open final, Serena Williams was hit with a $2 000 fine for berating the chair umpire during her match.

Djokovic beats Nadal to win first US Open title

Novak Djokovic matched his nearly perfect season with an almost flawless performance in Monday's US Open final, beating Rafael Nadal.

Serena loses cool in US Open finals

Serena Williams repeatedly shouted at a chair umpire in the US Open finals, but claimed afterwards she couldn't even remember it happening.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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