Awe-inspiring Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach final

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal was at his awe-inspiring best as he recovered from a first set wobble to crush Juan Martin del Potro 4-6 6-0 6-3 6-2 in the U.S. Open semi-finals on Friday and move within reach of a 16th grand slam title.

Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach U.S. Open final

NEW YORK (Reuters) – World number one Rafa Nadal moved closer to a 16th grand slam title when he recovered from a first set wobble to crush Argentine 24th seed Juan Martin del Potro 4-6 6-0 6-3 6-2 in the U.S. Open semi-finals on Friday.

Thompson, Ko set for final round showdown in Indianapolis

(Reuters) – Lexi Thompson and Lydia Ko are set for a final round showdown at the inaugural Indy Women in Tech Championship after finishing atop the leaderboard at the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course on Friday.

Tennis: Mats point: Pressure is on Keys in all-American final

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The pressure will be on Madison Keys when she faces Sloane Stephens in Saturday’s all-American U.S. Open final because of her aggressive playing style, according to former world one Mats Wilander.

NFL-Judge puts Elliott’s six-game suspension on hold

(The Sports Xchange) – A U.S. District Court judge has put on hold Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension, granting a request by the NFL Players Association for a temporary restraining order.

Judge puts Elliott’s six-game suspension on hold

(The Sports Xchange) – A U.S. District Court judge has put on hold Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension, granting a request by the NFL Players Association for a temporary restraining order.

Preview: Tennis: Keys and Stephens to put friendship to grand slam test

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens will put their friendship to a grand slam test on Saturday when the best friends battle in the final of the U.S. Open.