1. Marin Cilic and Juan Martín Del Potro: Friends, U.S. Open Champs

    NEW YORK – How fitting is it that Marin Cilic and Juan Martin del Potro will now be extricably linked in U.S...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 22 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  2. Marin Cilic's US Open Win: Does It Herald the End of Tennis' Big Four?

    On Monday, Croatia’s Marin Cilic won his maiden Grand Slam title when he earned a comprehensive, straight-sets victory (6-3, 6-3, 6-3) over Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the U...

    Harry Reardon Written by Harry Reardon about 22 days ago 1,753 reads 12 comments

  3. Kei Nishikori vs Marin Cilic: Examining Significance of 2014 US Open Men's Final

    Marin Cilic made short work of Kei Nishikori on Monday night to win the 2014 U.S. Open men's final 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in New York and claim his first ever Grand Slam title...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 22 days ago 2,669 reads 5 comments

  4. US Open Tennis Men's Final 2014: Career Projections for Marin Cilic After Win

    Grand Slam victories don’t come much more emphatic than that. Marin Cilic hammered Kei Nishikori in the 2014 U.S. Open final 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 to finally make good on his longstanding potential and snaffle his first-ever Grand Slam title...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 22 days ago 2,627 reads 9 comments

  5. US Open Tennis Men's Final 2014: Marin Cilic's Best Is Yet to Come After Title

    Marin Cilic was overcome with emotion after clinching his first Grand Slam title in Monday's 2014 U.S. Open final, but it will be his first of many if the past two weeks are any indication...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 22 days ago 3,165 reads 30 comments

  6. 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 at the 2014 U.S. Open...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 22 days ago 8,621 reads 1 comments

  7. 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...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 22 days ago 15,636 reads 97 comments

  8. Power Ranking the Top 20 Men's Players After the 2014 US Open

    The 2014 U.S. Open final was a lopsided and forgettable competition, as Marin Cilic defeated Kei Nishikori to cap off his surprising title. But it was an entertaining fortnight that featured more twists and turns than an Agatha Christie novel...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 22 days ago 21,402 reads 10 comments

  9. 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 ...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 22 days ago 4,363 reads 9 comments

  10. 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...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 22 days ago 137 reads 1 comments

  11. 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...

    Art Spander Written by Art Spander about 22 days ago 10,753 reads 55 comments

  12. 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...

    Lindsay Gibbs Written by Lindsay Gibbs about 22 days ago 17,750 reads 36 comments

  13. 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 ...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 22 days ago 4,109 reads 14 comments

  14. 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...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 22 days ago 4,945 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 ...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 22 days ago 3,025 reads 17 comments

  16. Howard: Wawrinka, Cilic Prove Change Is a Foot

    NEW YORK -- It is hard to definitively say what is "good" for tennis, but if you notice that doesn't stop people from trying. And Roger Federer let on Friday that he has noticed...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 22 days ago 989 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 ...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 22 days ago 528 reads 0 comments

  18. 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...

    Lindsay Gibbs Written by Lindsay Gibbs about 22 days ago 9,773 reads 2 comments

  19. 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-seeded Marin Cilic defeat No. 10 Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Monday at Flushing Meadows in New York...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 22 days ago 23,684 reads 8 comments

  20. 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...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 22 days ago 1,043 reads 0 comments

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

    Without the familiar players, the men's final of the 2014 U.S. Open unfolded in a decidedly unusual fashion. No. 14 seed Marin Cilic of Croatia defeated 10th-seed Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 6-3, 6-3—the first man to win the U...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 22 days ago 23,389 reads 23 comments

  22. Cilic Expects Men's Grand Slam Field to Get 'Extremely Interesting'

    The unexpected U.S. Open final between Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic is another indication that the dominance of the Big Four is waning, says Cilic.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 23 days ago 15 reads 1 comments

  23. Grantland: The Hidden Lives of US Open Ball People

    At 3:37 p.m. on Day 9 of the 2014 U.S. Open, attention was the hottest commodity at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 23 days ago 225 reads 0 comments

  24. Serena and Wozniacki Party After US Open

    No hard feelings here. Despite Serena Williams , 32, beating Caroline Wozniacki, 24, during Sunday's US Open women's final in New York, the long-time tennis pals headed out for a night on the town shortly after...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 23 days ago 2,874 reads 1 comments

  25. Hingis Commits to Another Season of Doubles

    Martina Hingis is set to keep playing doubles next year, having found a regular partner in Flavia Pennetta...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 23 days ago 635 reads 0 comments