Optimum Customers: Your Newsday access has been extended until Oct 1st. Enroll now to continue your access.


LI's Noah Rubin loses to Mikhail Kukushkin at U.S. Open

Noah Rubin’s return to the U.S. Open ended with a first-round loss to Mikhail Kukushkin on Tuesday, a four-set slog in the sweltering Billie Jean National Tennis Center. the Merrick native stumbled during the first two sets, rallied to take the third and eventually went down 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (3) to the Kazakstan veteran who is ranked 84th in the world. (Credit: Newsday / Yeong-Ung Yang)