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  • Latest on US Open: 1st round sets record for retirements

    More players have stopped playing during matches because of injuries or illness during the first round of the U.S. Open than in any round at any Grand Slam tournament in the professional era. With the temperature topping 90 degrees, a total of 12 men and women have retired during matches Monday and…

    The Associated Press43 mins ago
  • How Hawk-Eye Is Destroying Tennis

    It's U.S. Open time, but thanks to this technology, you might tune out.

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  • Federer eager for US Open roof, not on-court chat

    Roger Federer is all in favour of the roof which will tower over the cavernous Arthur Ashe Stadium at next year's US Open -- just don't ask him to discuss it mid-match. The five-time US Open champion believes the retractable roof may play into the hands of the top players as it eliminates the…

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  • Nishikori, Ivanovic out as U.S. Open starts with major upsets

    The men's No. 4 and women's No. 7 are out on Day 1 in New York

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  • Williams into US Open 2nd round when injured opponent stops

    Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women. Williams was out there for only 27 minutes and took 32 of the 37 points that were played. ''It was…

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  • Federer cruises as US Open quit list hits record nine

    Five-time champion Roger Federer breezed through sweltering conditions at the US Open on Tuesday as the crushing heat and humidity took the number of first-round retirements to a record nine. Second-seeded Federer had little trouble in seeing off Argentina's world number 34 Leonardo Mayer 6-1, 6-2,…

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  • Nadal flashes old form in win over Coric

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal showed flashes of his top form under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium to beat young Croat Borna Coric 6-3 6-2 4-6 6-4 and close Day One at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday. The first two sets brought a vintage performance on a sultry night…

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    Find out the real reason behind slow computers!

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  • Serena credits Graf influence for mental focus

    Three-time defending champion Serena Williams, chasing tennis milestones set by Steffi Graf, credited the retired German star with inspiring her mental discipline after reaching the second round of the US Open. World number one Williams needed only 30 minutes to advance 6-0, 2-0 over 86th-ranked…

    AFP
  • U.S. Open: Rafa, Djokovic breeze through first round

    No. 8 Rafael Nadal and No. 1 Novak Djokovic each finished in straight sets.

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  • No. 2 Halep, No. 4 Wozniacki avoid upset bug at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki crashed John Isner's post-match news conference, needling her good friend for arriving late to his interview session and delaying the start of hers.

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  • Serena Williams has an incredibly tough draw at the US Open and that might be to her advantage

    Serena Williams has a lot on the line at the US Open as a win would complete the first grand slam...

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  • Only sexism and racism can explain why Serena Williams doesn’t earn more in endorsements

    The US Open begins today (Aug. 31), and Serena Williams has a chance to make tennis history. A win would put her at 22 career Grand Slam titles, tying Steffi Graf for second most, behind only Margaret Court. Her skill prompts arguments that she is the sport’s greatest female player of all-time, and…

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    Serena Williams Seeks to Make History at US Open

    In an exclusive interview, Serena Williams talks about having her eyes set on winning a Grand Slam, which would make her the first player since 1988 to do so.

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  • Williams begins calendar Slam push in ruthless style

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams began her final push towards a calendar year Grand Slam in devastating fashion on Monday by pounding Vitalia Diatchenko 6-0 2-0 before the overwhelmed Russian waved the white flag and retired. Following a Broadway style opening ceremony complete…

    Reuters
  • Game, set, chat in US Open TV first

    Coco Vandeweghe defeated Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-3 at the US Open but it was her decision to grant a television interview mid-match that caused a stir. After wrapping up the first set on Louis Armstrong Court, the 23-year-old American was joined by ESPN pundit and former player Pam Shriver for a…

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  • Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 1 results

    Sept 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday 8-Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Borna Coric (Croatia) 6-3 6-2 4-6 6-4 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Joao Souza (Brazil) 6-1 6-1 6-1 Evgeny Donskoy (Russia) beat Lucas Pouille (France) 6-2 6-7(3) 6-2 6-4…

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  • U.S. Open 2015: Get Your Tennis Fix With These 14 Music Videos

    Before settling in for the latest Wimbledon matches -- and some strawberries and cream, of course -- you can also get your tennis fix by watching these 14 music videos. We compiled a collection of clips that are either set on tennis courts, feature tennis players, or just have the word "tennis"…

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