NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) —A look at Saturday’s play in the $46.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:
WEATHER: Mostly sunny, hot and humid. High of 90.
RESULTS: Women’s Singles Final: No. 2 Angelique Kerber won her second career Grand Slam singles title, both this year, beating No. 10 Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. Men’s Doubles Final: Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares beat Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-2, 6-3 to win their second Grand Slam title of the year.
ON COURT SUNDAY: Men’s Singles Final: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 3 Stan Wawrinka; Women’s Doubles Final: No. 1 Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic vs. No. 4 Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova.
STAT OF THE DAY: 9 — The number of years since Justine Henin won two Grand Slam singles titles in one year, the last time a woman other than Serena Williams accomplished the feat until Angelique Kerber won on Saturday. Kerber also won the Australian Open in January.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “It means a lot to me. When I was a kid, I was always dreaming to one day be the No. 1 player in the world, to win Grand Slams. I mean, all the dreams came true this year, and I’m just trying to enjoy every moment on court and also off court.” — Angelique Kerber
SUNDAY ON TV (All Times EDT): 4-7 p.m., ESPN
ON THIS DATE (Sept. 11, 1977): Guillermo Vilas beat Jimmy Connors 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-0 to win the men’s singles title in the last U.S. Open match played in Forest Hills.