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  • Dizzy in heat, Bouchard out of upset-heavy US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry.

    Associated Press
  • Take my sweat, please: Tennis' gross ritual

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness — the passing of the sweat-soaked towel. 

    Associated Press
  • The U.S. Open has a line problem

    Apparently world No. 1 Novak Djokovic is pretty popular around the National Tennis Center

    Busted Racquet
  • Tennis-Djokovic, Murray in quarters clash, Serena advances

    (Updates with quotes, later matches) By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - The tension mounted and temperatures soared at the U.S. Open on Monday as top seed Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray set up a sensational quarter-final, and Serena Williams made a 2014 grand slam breakthrough. The…

    Reuters
  • Bryan brothers roll to quarters of US Open doubles

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Americans Bob and Mike Bryan advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open doubles Monday, downing countrymen Bradley Klahn and Tim Smyzek 6-3, 7-6 (5).

    The Associated Press
  • Azarenka tops qualifier Krunic to reach US Open QF

    NEW YORK (AP) — Trailing against a woman trying to become the first qualifier in the U.S. Open quarterfinals since 1981, Victoria Azarenka needed every ounce of experience and skill to advance.

    Associated Press
  • Wawrinka pulls away to beat Robredo at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka tumbled into the stands, kept calling for the trainer to treat cramping, and still pulled away to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals.

    Associated Press
  • Tennis-Defending champ Serena Williams reaches quarter-finals

    No change to copy) By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Serena Williams dealt with her grand slam frustrations this year by trying to appreciate the big picture, and a more relaxed top seed reaped the benefits with a straight-set win into the U.S. Williams is gunning for her third U.S. Open…

    Reuters
  • US Open Glance

    NEW YORK (AP) -- A look at Monday's play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

    The Associated Press
  • Sharapova and Wozniacki to clash in US Open fourth round

    Open women's draw is set to fall on Sunday when Maria Sharapova (fifth) faces Caroline Wozniacki (10th) on centre court in the fourth round. Roger Federer then faces unseeded Spaniard Marcel Granollers in the third round to cap daytime play on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Sharapova and Wozniacki barely…

    Reuters
  • Tennis-Djokovic first man through to U.S. Open quarter-finals

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic was the first man through to the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open on Monday, sweeping past Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-1 7-5 6-4. Djokovic, who has reached the final at Flushing Meadows each of the last four years…

    Reuters
  • Federer to return to Brisbane International

    Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer will return to play next year's Brisbane International as he warms up for a tilt at his fifth Australian Open title, organisers said Monday. Tournament officials said the 17-time Grand Slam winner, who lost this year's final to Lleyton Hewitt, would be the…

    AFP
  • Williams sisters move to US Open doubles quarters

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Venus and Serena Williams easily advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open doubles Sunday, beating the 12th-seeded Spanish team of Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez-Navarro 6-1, 6-0.

    The Associated Press
  • US Open: Serena, Djokovic both advance to quarterfinals

    Two-time defending champion Serena Williams saw little resistance in her fourth round match at the US Open, handling unseeded Kaia Kanepi in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. 

    CBS Sports
  • Peng beats Safarova to make US Open quarterfinals

    NEW YORK (AP) — China's Peng Shuai finally reached a Grand Slam quarterfinal in her sixth try.

    Associated Press
  • Makarova moves on as Bouchard wilts under punishing heat

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Russian Ekaterina Makarova moved into the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open with a 7-6(2) 6-4 win over seventh seed Eugenie Bouchard on Monday as the Canadian, hailed as the future face of women's tennis, wilted in punishing conditions. With stifling humidity and…

    Reuters
  • Murray beats Tsonga in 3 long sets at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — An hour-and-a-half into his stay at the U.S. Open, Andy Murray had to wonder whether it would end quickly.

    Associated Press
  • U.S. Open Day 7 - Preview

    To the third round of the singles for the men and the round of 16 for the women, and already it's a lot quieter around the grounds of the USTA National Tennis Center.

    Busted Racquet