US Open

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Serena Williams Can't Force the Racism Out of Tennis

Saturday's US Open upset is a reminder that the sport is still not welcoming to women of color.
Jagger Blaec
9.12.18
US Open

Blimp Goes Down in Smoke at U.S. Open

A blimp at the U.S. Open in Erin, Wisconsin crashed in the woods adjacent to the course.
Sean Newell
6.15.17
US Open

Pete Sampras Puking, Jimmy Connors Making Magic and More: Goodbye, Louis Armstrong Stadium

As Louis Armstrong Stadium closes down, we look back at some of its best moments.
Patrick Sauer
9.7.16
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Gael Monfils Had Some Fun Today as he Advanced to Third Round of U.S. Open

Gael Monfils peppered his game with some pretty entertaining and totally unnecessary trick shots today.
Sean Newell
8.31.16
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Bernard Tomic Said Some Pretty Filthy Things About His Balls to a U.S. Open Fan

Bernard "I will put my balls in your mouth" Tomic had an interesting day at the U.S. Open.
Sean Newell
8.31.16
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Transgender Tennis Trailblazer Renée Richards Takes on the U.S. Open

In 1976, transgender athlete Renée Richards sued the United States Tennis Association in order to compete in the women's draw at the U.S. Open, a landmark case that still resonates.
Sean Newell
8.28.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Former Tennis Great James Blake Says He Got Tackled by the NYPD on His Way to the US Open

The Harvard star who once ranked number four in the world says race was "probably" a factor in plainclothes cops mistaking him for an identity-theft suspect.
Allie Conti
9.9.15
VICE Premiere

James Murphy Made a New Song with Tennis Data

James Murphy partnered up with IBM and transformed algorithmic data generated by professional tennis matches into an ethereal soundscape punctuated by funky-ass dance tunes.
Charlie Ambler
12.16.14
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James Murphy Teams Up with IBM to Turn Tennis Data Into Beats

Live and direct from the US Open.
THUMP Staff
8.28.14
This Week in Racism

Sergio Garcia Can't Wait to Serve Tiger Woods Fried Chicken

When asked if he would be inviting Tiger Woods over for dinner during the US Open, famous Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia responded, “We'll have him 'round every night. We will serve fried chicken.” I’m glad that Sergio already has his dinner menu planned...
Dave Schilling
5.24.13
Powder and Rails

US Open

Crusty old snowboarders were pissed about it when, for the first time in 30 years, the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships were not held in Vermont, but rather in Vail, Colorado. In the end, moving the Open to Vail was a good deal: they built the...
VICE Staff
5.9.13
Powder and Rails

US Open

Finally, the long-awaited third part of the 'Powder and Rails' US Open series. Watch as US Open competitors relive their glory days by getting boozy and trying to survive an icy slalom run.
VICE Staff
2.21.13