The US Open breaks its attendance file | US Open Updates

NEW YORK (AP) – The most recent information on US Open Tennis Tournament (all native occasions):

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10 p.m.

The US Open broke its attendance file, attracting 776,120 followers for the two-week event.

The earlier greatest was 737,872, set in 2019, the 12 months earlier than the coronavirus pandemic started.

Every session was first offered out at Arthur Ashe Stadium, which opened 25 years in the past. The sector has a capability of 23,859.

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8:15 p.m.

Carlos Alcaraz and Casper Ruud supplied their ideas to New Yorkers and Individuals on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist assaults.

Following their US Open closing match which was performed with 9/11/01 written in white on the inexperienced sideline, each gamers started their feedback by remembering the lives misplaced that day.

Alcaraz stated it was “by no means straightforward to reside at the present time as a standard day” and that he would “bear in mind at the present time with all of you”.

The 19-year-old Spaniard was born nearly two years after the assaults in New York and Washington.

Ruud, a 23-year-old from Norway, stated he was praying for everybody affected by “the tragic incident that occurred”. He stated it was an emotional day for Individuals.

“So it is one thing we’ll always remember,” he added.

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7:40 p.m.

Carlos Alcaraz gained his first Grand Slam title by beating Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6(1), 6-3 on the US Open.

Alcaraz, 19, turned the youngest man to win a significant title since Rafael Nadal was the identical age on the 2005 French Open, and the youngest on the US Open since Pete Sampras, 19, in 1990 .

The Spanish No.3 seed will turn into the youngest participant to be No.1 because the begin of the present ATP rankings in 1973 on Monday.

Ruud, the No. 5 seed, has once more failed in his bid to turn into Norway’s first Grand Slam champion. He additionally misplaced to Nadal at that 12 months’s French Open.

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7:30 p.m.

Diede de Groot gained his second consecutive wheelchair Grand Slam, whereas Alfie Hewett prevented Shingo Kunieda from doing the identical by successful the lads’s title on the US Open.

De Groot, the Netherlands’ No. 1 seed, rallied to beat No. 2 Yui Kamiji 3-6, 6-1, 6-1.

She gained the wheelchair singles titles on the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open for the second 12 months in a row. She gained a gold slam in 2021, including Paralympic gold to her main event wins.

Kunieda had gained the primary three Grand Slam titles this 12 months, however second-seeded Hewett beat Japan’s No. 1 seed 7-6(2), 6-1.

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7 p.m.

Carlos Alcaraz is one set away from a US Open title and the No.

Alcaraz gained a tiebreaker for the primary time within the event, prevailing 7-1 to assert the third set in opposition to Casper Ruud.

The Spanish No.3 seed had been 0-4 within the tiebreakers on her strategy to her first Grand Slam closing.

Alcaraz gained the primary set 6-4 and fifth-seeded Ruud gained the second 6-2.

The winner will transfer as much as No. 1 within the ATP rankings on Monday.

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5:50 p.m.

Casper Ruud tied the US Open closing at one set apiece by successful the second set 6-2.

Carlos Alcaraz gained the primary set 6-4, however fifth-seeded Ruud broke serve twice within the second set.

Alcaraz, 19, has been stretched to 5 units in every of the earlier three rounds.

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5:40 p.m.

The 2022 US Open has raised $2 million in disaster aid for Ukraine.

The US Tennis Affiliation stated fundraising started with the “ Tennis plays for peace exhibition the week earlier than the event, that includes gamers equivalent to girls’s champion Iga Swiatek and Rafael Nadal, and continued with donations from company companions, followers and personal donors.

The funds had been donated to GlobalGiving’s Ukraine Disaster Aid Fund, which helps humanitarian aid in affected communities in Ukraine and surrounding areas the place Ukrainian refugees have fled.

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5:10 p.m.

Carlos Alcaraz gained the primary set 6-4, with Casper Ruud successful a tremendous hand from his opponent and the gang within the US Open closing.

Trailing 4-3, Ruud informed the chair umpire {that a} ball hit by Alcaraz within the first level of sport eight had bounced a second time on his aspect of the pitch earlier than the Norwegian despatched it again to the Spaniard’s aspect . Alcaraz seemed confused and motioned for Nico Helwerth to hunt an evidence.

Ruud then approached the chair and confirmed that the ball had bounced twice. Alcaraz gave him a thumbs up and put his hand on his racquet to hitch the gang to the applause.

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4:20 p.m.

After a protracted highway to get there, Carlos Alcaraz began his US Open males’s singles closing in opposition to Casper Ruud.

The Spanish No. 3 seed has gained matches in 5 units within the final three rounds, ending together with her semi-final win over American Frances Tiafoe. The 19-year-old performed till 2:50 a.m., the final end on the US Open, when he beat Jannik Sinner within the earlier spherical.

Ruud, the No. 5 seed, opened the serve on the blue area with 9/11/01 written in white on the inexperienced sideline. The roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium is closed on a wet Sunday in New York on the twenty first anniversary of the terrorist assaults.

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3:40 p.m.

Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova gained their first doubles on the US Open and their third main of the 12 months, finishing profession Grand Slams by rallying to beat Individuals Caty McNally and Taylor Townsend 3-6, 7-5, 6-1.

The Czech group accomplished an unbeaten season at main tournaments, successful the Australian Open and Wimbledon titles however not taking part in on the French Open after Krejcikova examined constructive for COVID-19. They gained all the pieces at Roland Garros in 2021.

The third-placed group at Flushing Meadows gained their sixth Grand Slam title total.

McNally and Townsend, taking part in collectively for the primary time in a significant after Townsend returned after giving delivery final 12 months, led 4-1 within the second set.

It was the second loss within the US Open closing for McNally, who teamed up with Coco Gauff final 12 months.

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2:30 p.m.

A primary Grand Slam champion will probably be topped on the US Open for the third consecutive 12 months when Carlos Alcaraz meets Casper Ruud.

The winner can even transfer to No. 1 within the ATP rankings on Monday.

Alcaraz, 19, might turn into the youngest man to win a significant event since fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal did so on the identical age on the 2005 French Open. Ruud would turn into Norway’s first No.1 participant.

Dominic Thiem gained his first Grand Slam title on the US Open in 2020 and Daniil Medvedev did the identical in 2021.

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