Czech duo Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka won the US Open women's doubles title on Saturday with a 7-6(4) 6-1 6-4 win over Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua.
Rafa Nadal said it was hard to accept that Spain had failed in a third successive bid to host the Olympics and described the process as "tiring" for the country.
World number one Serena Williams of the United States booked a rematch against world number two Victoria Azarenka of Belarus after winning Friday's semi-final against Li Na of China 6-0, 6-3 in the US Open tennis tournament.
World number six Li Na of China failed to advance to her second Grand Slam final in the season after losing to No 1 seed Serena Williams of the United States 6-0, 6-3 in the US Open here on Friday.
Andy Murray's US Open title defence ended with barely a whimper as he crashed to a 6-4 6-3 6-2 defeat in the quarterfinals to ninth-seeded Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka on Thursday.
American twins Bob and Mike Bryan fell short in their bid to capture a calendar-year Grand Slam when they lost 3-6 6-3 6-4 in the men's doubles semifinals at the US Open on Thursday.
Former American world number one Lindsay Davenport, a winner of three Grand Slam singles titles, headlined the list of nominees up for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka moved a win away from a possible showdown in the US Open finals with Serena Williams, beating Daniela Hantuchova 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday in the quarterfinals.
Victoria Azarenka struck a blow for the younger generation by beating Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia 6-2 6-3 to join a trio of 31-year-olds in the semi-finals of the US Open on Wednesday.
Li Na became China's first player to reach the US Open semifinals, another breakthrough on the court for the woman who delivered Asia's first Grand Slam singles title at the 2011 French Open.
Defending champion Serena Williams walloped Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 6-0, 6-0 to race into the semifinals of the US Open on Tuesday.