Ferrer had led the first set but a break in the second set due to a calf injury brought the match to an end.
Ferrer, whose decision to retire brings the curtain down on his final appearance at a Grand Slam, said he had taken an injection before the match but was in obvious discomfort and need treatment courtside before he chose to quit. I'm so sorry because I can't finish the match.
Andy Murray was a victor in his return to Grand Slam tennis, beating James Duckworth 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 in the first round of the U.S. Open.
He is 3-1 against Federer in Grand Slam finals and 12-6 overall in championship matches, including wins at Wimbledon and the US Open in 2015.
Andy Murray vs. No. 31 Fernando Verdasco: After an encounter lasting three-and-a-half hours with Australia's James Duckworth (and three boxes of sushi after), Murray would want to finish up the next few matches as fast as possible leading up to Week 2, but Spaniard Verdasco poses a big threat to his journey.
Venus Williams moved to the second round by beating Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in a matchup of past U.S. Open champions.
Simona Halep crashed out in the first round, becoming the first No. 1 seed in the Open era to do so. Rafael Nadal (French) and Novak Djokovic (Wimbledon), won the first three majors of the year. The 22-year-old is playing her first main-draw Grand Slam event this year.
Nadal, who like his opponent was sweating profusely in the oppressively humid conditions, paid tribute to Ferrer.
Updated 1:15 pm: Hurricane watch posted for Maui County
The latest track from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center has just about all the island chain inside the "Cone of Uncertainty ". Sandbags are seen near a stairway at the west end of the Sheraton Waikiki hotel in Honolulu in preparation for Hurricane Lane.
Ferrer, 36, will play his last tournament on home ground in Madrid next year. "I like the city", said Kanepi, who is from Estonia and is sharing a coach this week with another player, Andrea Petkovic. The US Open could very well determine which one is the head of the 2018 class. Williams, the 23-time major champion who missed last year's U.S. Open because she gave birth on September 1, returned with a flourish, following singer Kelly Clarkson's opening night performance in Arthur Ashe Stadium with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Magda Linette under the lights. Well, that's another story - and exactly what happened on Monday in the all-Canadian clash between Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov. Auger-Aliassime already had been visited by a doctor during a changeover in the third set and said his heart was racing.
Their combined age made this the youngest U.S. Open men's match since 2006, when Novak Djokovic, 19, beat Donald Young, 17.
Wawrinka, the former world number three, now down at 101, shrugged off having to take a medical time-out early in the third set.
The 31-year-old has not played at a Slam since Wimbledon in 2017 and there remain serious doubts over whether or not he can last two weeks of intense best-of-five sets in NY.
Trump's ex-lawyer pleads guilty to charges over hush money
Manafort was found guilty on five tax fraud charges, two counts of bank fraud and one charge of hiding foreign bank accounts. As part of his plea deal, Cohen agreed to file corrected tax returns and pay $1.5 million to the Internal Revenue Service.
The new 14,000-seat Louis Armstrong Stadium does not have an air conditioning system but relies on a first-of-its-kind natural ventilation system, which will be put to the test as temperatures are expected to soar well above 90 Fahrenheit (32C). We played important matches for both of us.
But when she couldn't give him the time he needed or wanted to spend with her, he got upset about that. It would have been nice to at least get an invite to the wedding like he was", Thomas Jr. complained.
Van Dijk admits Liverpool had to work hard for the win and says he always knew Crystal Palace would be direct and tough. Made a couple more really important saves throughout along with some catches and punch outs that needed attention.
Turkey asked the United States to get a prisoner out of Israeli jail, which the USA did the next day, according to The Guardian . Not only would this help contain inflation but it would also help support the lira.
Louisiana reports there have been 31 residents with unsafe nervous system infections and 13 cases of flu-like West Nile fever. You should use insect repellent containing the chemical Deet and you should make sure your home doors are sealed.
The rising tensions have caused the value of the lira to plunge by about a third of its value against the dollar since January. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. could put more sanctions on Turkey if the pastor is not released soon.
On Tuesday, the US had re-imposed the first round of economic sanctions on Iran, which mainly target the country's banking sector. It saw the regime agree to curb its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions.
A federal grand jury in California has indicted United States representative Duncan Hunter and his wife on corruption charges. Hunter (right) also said that his wife, Margaret (center) handled most of the family expenses and was the campaigner manager.
The Mirror reports that money is what initially caused tension between Thomas and his children after he retired seven years ago. While Priyanka was in attendance at Meghan's gorgeous royal wedding, it's unknown as to whether or not the opposite will occur.
Whitmer, the first-ever female leader of a MI state Senate caucus, beat back challenges from former Detroit health director Dr. In a sign of Trump's looming presence in the midterms, both winners alluded to the president in their acceptance speeches.
Franklin is seen in a shiny, gold Promethean casket clad in a red lace dress with custom red stilettos by Christian Louboutin. Fans of soul legend Aretha Franklin are paying their respects at the public viewing of her open-casket at the Charles H.
Gerrard has made 12 new signings since replacing Graeme Murty and Rangers are yet to lose under the Champions League victor . For the opening fifteen, twenty minutes we played at a very good speed that they couldn't live with".
The car-sized, $1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe launched on a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral , Florida. The probe is protected by an ultra-powerful heat shield that is just 4.5 inches (11.43 centimeters) thick.
China trade war escalates as latest tariffs kick in
The world's two largest economies have slapped tit-for-tat tariffs on a combined £77bn ($100bn) of products since July. Chinese-made children's shoes carrying a Chinese map and US flags are displayed for sale in a shop in Beijing .
Storm Lane South of Hawaii Strengthens Into Major Hurricane
On Wednesday morning, a hurricane warning was issued for Maui County, while a hurricane watch was issued for Kauai County. Hurricane Lane has weakened as it approaches Hawaii but was still expected to pack a wallop, forecasters said Wednesday.
NYU School Of Medicine To Pay Tuition For All Students
At the same time, all current NYU medical students received emails saying the school is offering them full-ride scholarships too. The Wall Street Journal reported today the move is a first among major USA medical schools.
Erdogan says Turkey will boycott U.S. electronics, lira steadies
The United States is also considering a fine against Turkey's state-owned Halkbank for allegedly helping Iran evade USA sanctions. USA national security adviser John Bolton on Monday met Turkey's ambassador to the United States to discuss Brunson's detention.
Trump signs defence policy bill with softened China measures
Rather, it authorizes the policies under which funding will be set by the appropriations committees and then voted on by Congress. To curb the impacts, the USA government will providing funding to allow businesses to pay for the technology they must replace.
I saw Donald Trump being racist many times, ex-aide claims
The reliability of Omarosa Manigault's claims about what's been going on in the Trump White House is coming under some question. At the time, an early Apprentice producer took to Twitter to say "there are far worse" behind-the-scenes tapes from the show.
Tech stocks drive Nasdaq higher; Dow, S&P flat
The S&P technology index fell 0.8 per cent, with Intel down 2.6 per cent after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to "sell". Sinclair dropped 4 percent after Tribune Media ended its $3.9 billion deal to be acquired by Sinclair and filed suit.