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US Open Tennis 2014: Men's Final Results and Updated Singles Rankings

The tennis world saw a new major champion emerge Monday after No. 14 Marin Cilic defeated No. 10 Kei Nishikori in three sets by a score of 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in the 2014 U.S. Open. Cilic 's average serve speed of 124 mph proved to be too daunting of a task for the No. Show More Summary

Roger Federer Missed Best Chance He'll Ever Have to Capture 18th Grand Slam

With his semifinal defeat to Marin Cilic at the 2014 U.S. Open, Roger Federer surrendered what will surely be his best shot at winning an 18th Grand Slam title and putting even more distance between himself and Pete Sampras. Cilic went on to beat Kei Nishikori in the final, somewhat softening the blow for Federer. Show More Summary

US Open 2014: Final Grades for Top Stars at Flushing Meadows

Serena Williams had one of the most dominant performances in U.S. Open history, but was it good enough for her earn an "A" grade, or perhaps an "A+"? Should men's champion Marin Cilic get a higher grade than Williams based on his surprising run through a gauntlet of seeded players? What grade should No. Show More Summary

tennis now: olympics (fashion) and beyond

Update: Erwin here, writing to tell you that I have started working at Tennis Now — an online hub covering all things tennis-related: the pro tour, gear reviews, tips/training/drills, and of course the off-court and style deliciousness that we covered here on TSF. I hope you are all having a great summer; we’re all excited to see […]

Nishikori vs. Cilic: 2014 US Open Final Run Will Jumpstart Both Players' Careers

Monday was the first time that Kei Nishikori or Marin Cilic appeared in a men's final, but it won't be the last for either player after their emergence at the 2014 U.S. Open. The two met in one of the unlikeliest Grand Slam finals matchups of the past decade, pegging the No. Show More Summary

Cilic-Nishikori Final at 2014 US Open Shows Rough Road Ahead for Men's Tennis

NEW YORK — They figured it out a long time ago in Hollywood and just across the river from here on Broadway: You need a star. It didn ’t really matter if a famous actor could act, only if he was famous. Whether that was because of what he did on or off the screen was insignificant. You become a hit by selling entertainment, not Shakespeare. Show More Summary

Marin Cilic's US Open Title Sets Blueprint to Win Grand Slams in Post-Big 4 Era

The plethora of tennis players on the ATP World Tour who have found themselves frustrated and despondent in the era of the Big Four should hang their heads no more. This week at the U.S. Open, Marin Cilic proved that anything is possible. The tall and lanky No. Show More Summary

Being Goran

2 months agoSports / Tennis : Concrete Elbow

NEW YORK—It’s a natural fact that some dog owners end up looking like their dogs. Maybe it’s true for tennis players and their coaches, too. You might have thought so, watching Marin Cilic today in the U.S. Open final against Kei Nishikori,...Show More Summary

Kei Nishikori's Future Extremely Bright Despite Loss in 2014 US Open Final

Kei Nishikori 's run through the U.S. Open was, to put it mildly, eventful. This was Mike Tyson's Punch Out and he was Little Mac, ascending through better and better opponents before ultimately losing to a Marin Cilic who possessedShow More Summary

US Open Tennis Prize Money 2014: Updated Purse Payout for New York

Marin Cilic's life is about to change in more ways than one. First and foremost, his name is now forever etched into tennis history. He aced his way past Kei Nishikori in three easy sets at Flushing Meadows Monday night, capturing the 2014 U.S. Show More Summary

Serena Williams Approaching Greatest of All Time Status After 2014 US Open Title

This isn 't the first—or the second, or third—time anyone has mentioned Serena Williams in the same sentence as "best women's player ever," but it's never been more realistic after she lifted her 18th Grand Slam trophy at the 2014 U.S. Show More Summary

US Open Tennis 2014: Day 15 Results, Highlights and Scores Recap from New York

The 2014 U.S. Open may not have been won by Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray or Roger Federer, but after watching Marin Cilic 's pristine performance against Kei Nishikori on Monday, none may have been more deserving of the title. Cilic, the No. Show More Summary

US Open 2014: Winners and Losers from Flushing Meadows

In most unexpected fashion, the U.S. Open has ended and the 2014 Grand Slam season is in the books. This fortnight was full of surprises from beginning to end. While there were upsets galore on the women's side in the first week, a familiar face ended up holding the trophy, as No. Show More Summary

US Open 2014 Men's Final: Recap and Results from Kei Nishikori vs. Marin Cilic

A most surprising 2014 U.S. Open men's final saw 14th seed Marin Cilic defeat No. 10 Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Monday at Flushing Meadows in New York. Cilic defeated Roger Federer with ease in just his second appearance in a Grand Slam semifinal, while Nishikori made history as the first Asian-born man to make a major final. Show More Summary

US Open Tennis 2014 Men's Final: Biggest Keys in Kei Nishikori vs. Marin Cilic

While the 2014 U.S. Open men's final is not what people expected, Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic are certain to create an exciting battle in New York City. Nishikori is in the midst of an incredible run, upsetting Milos Raonic, Stan Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic to put him one step away from a Grand Slam title. Show More Summary

Nishikori vs. Cilic US Open 2014 Men's Final: Live Score and Highlights

For the first time since the 2005 Australian Open, a men's Grand Slam final won't feature the familiar faces of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic. On Monday, No. 10 seed Kei Nishikori of Japan will face off at Arthur Ashe Stadium against 14th-seed Marin Clinic for the 2014 U.S. Show More Summary

US Open Tennis 2014 Men's Final: TV Info and Breakdown of Nishikori vs Cilic

The 2014 U.S. Open men's final doesn't include Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic or any other member of the famed big four. Instead, tennis fans will feast their eyes on a showdown of emerging stars. Kei Nishikori knocked off No. 1 seed Djokovic, and Marin Cilic trounced 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer. Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 5 Men's Finals in US Open History

From a Swiss to an Argentine, the Arthur Ashe court has proved to be a cornerstone for many a glittering career. The U.S. Open men's final has the ability to be a panacea for the year just gone, one last chance to clinch a life-defining moment. Just ask Andy Murray. Show More Summary

US Open Tennis 2014 Results: Examining Road to Kei Nishikori vs. Marin Cilic

To say that it's been an unpredictable road to the 2014 U.S. Open men's singles final between Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic would be more than an understatement. But alas, the two double-digit seeds have withstood multiple elite opponents on their respective halves of the draw to make for a final match nobody saw coming even a round before. Show More Summary

Novak Djokovic Won't Play in Upcoming Davis Cup, Says Bogdan Obradovic

An arduous and abrasive season looks to have taken it’s toll on Novak Djokovic, after it was declared the Serbian will not play in his nation’s Davis Cup playoff match in Bangalore, India. Serbia’s non-playing captain Bogdan Obradovic announced that current world No. Show More Summary

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