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UST, Ateneo share net honors in Valenzuela City

UST rallied to stun Ateneo in the men’s team finals and foil the Katipunan-based school’s sweep bid in the PPS-PEPP Actifit National Students Open at the KCDA Actifit Sports Center in Valenzuela City over the weekend. Christian Fel Lopez and Mart Cabahug wore down Julian Dayrit and Luke Flores in a pressure-packed duel, 8-7 (4), […]

Patricia Velez and Melanie Dizon and Jeremiah Macias III and Elvin Geluz gear up for a three-weekend duel with the country’s leading and rising junior players in the PPS-PEPP Actifit National Students Open, which gets going today  at the KCDA Actifit Sports Center in Valenzuela City. Velez, playing out of the Univ. of the Philippines, […]

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Nadal clinches 19th Grand Slam after winning US Open

NEW YORK (AP) – Rafael Nadal’s 19th Grand Slam trophy went from inevitable to suddenly in doubt in a thrill-a-minute US Open final. What had all the makings of a casual crowning morphed into a grueling contest thanks to Nadal’s opponent, Daniil Medvedev, a man a decade younger and appearing in his first major title […]

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Nadal faces Medvedev at US Open final

NEW YORK (AFP) – Rafael Nadal will play for his 19th Grand Slam title, one shy of Roger Federer’s all-time men’s record, after battling past Italy’s Matteo Berrettini on Friday and into his fifth US Open final. The 33-year-old Spaniard dispatched Berrettini, 7-6 (8/6), 6-4, 6-1, at Arthur Ashe Stadium to reach a Sunday showdown […]

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Serena secures 10th US Open final appearance

NEW YORK (AFP) – Serena Williams will face Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu for the US Open title as the American set herself up for another attempt to clinch a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title. Williams, who turns 38 this month, cruised into a 10th US Open final Thursday by brushing aside fifth seed Elina […]

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Nadal bludgeons foe; Andreescu advances at US Open

NEW YORK (AFP) – Rafael Nadal will play Italy’s Matteo Berrettini in the US Open semi-finals after the 18-time Grand Slam champion defeated Argentine 20th seed Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 7-5, 6-2. Second seed Nadal – a winner at Flushing Meadows in 2010, 2013 and 2017 – beat a spirited Schwartzman for the eighth time in […]

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