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  • Many happy returns for Roger Federer at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) -- When Roger Federer smacked a backhand return winner off his opponent's 142 mph (229 kph) serve Friday night, he glanced at the speed readout, just to find out exactly how difficult what he'd done had been.

    The Associated Press
  • Sharapova survives as upsets rock US Open

    New York (AFP) - World number two Simona Halep and two-time champion Venus Williams tumbled out of the US Open, but Maria Sharapova bucked the upset trend that rocked the women's draw.

  • Wimbledon champ Kvitova out at US Open

    Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stunned in the third round of the U.S. Aleksandra Krunic, a 21-year-old Serb who until this week had not taken even a set from a player in the top 30, crumpled to the court in celebration and shock Saturday when she pulled off the 6-4, 6-4 upset of the…

    The Associated Press31 mins ago
  • Lucic-Baroni finally back in Grand Slam 4th round

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Mirjana Lucic-Baroni ousted the No. 2 player in the world with two straight aces.

    The Associated Press
  • Tennis-Tomic out of U.S. Open with injury; Davis Cup in question

    (Corrects to attribute quote in third paragraph to Tomic) By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic withdrew from his second-round match at the U.S. Open on Friday with a hip injury that could keep him from representing Australia in Davis Cup action next month. Tomic, whose decision…

  • Lee Chong Wei reaches 3rd straight world final

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Top-seeded Lee Chong Wei advanced Saturday to the world championship badminton final for the third straight time.

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  • Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard: a Canadian convention on the U.S. Open's executive practice courts

    It's the type of moment Canadian tennis fans are almost taking for granted at this point. But on the practice courts reserved for the top 16 seeds at the U.S. Open, two Canadians converge.

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  • US OPEN SCENE: Fognini perfects art of outbursts

    Fabio Fognini is perfecting the art of the outburst at Grand Slam tournaments. Open loss Friday, the 15th-seeded Fognini - who was fined $27,500 at Wimbledon in June - was back in the act, nearly hitting a line judge with an angry swat of a ball after a double-fault, then utterly destroying a…

    The Associated Press
  • Tennis-Serena blows away King on gusty day at U.S. Open

    * Serena pulls double duty * Williams provides young Americans with tennis lesson (Adds quotes, detail) By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams blew past Vania King 6-1 6-0 and into the third round of the U.S. Open on a windswept day at Flushing Meadows on…

  • Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 2 results

    Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 7-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) beat Sorana Cirstea (Romania) 6-2 6-7(4) 6-4 17-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) beat Polona Hercog (Slovenia) 6-1 6-2 Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) beat 24-Samantha Stosur (Australia)…

  • Top seeds Djokovic, Serena in action on Saturday

    Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will be in third-round action on center court as the U.S. Each will face an unseeded American opponent, with Serbian Djokovic up against Sam Querrey, before Williams takes the big stage against Varvara Lepchenko. Djokovic was hardly tested in his first…

  • Tennis - Tennis: Qualifier Krunic stuns Wimbledon champ Kvitova

    - Qualifier Aleksandra Krunic shocked Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the US Open last 16.

  • US Open Glance

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

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  • Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 2 results

    Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Friday Dominic Thiem (Austria) beat 11-Ernests Gulbis (Latvia) 4-6 3-6 6-4 6-3 6-3 17-Roberto Bautista (Spain) beat Tim Smyczek (U.S. ...

  • Ivanovic stunned by Czech Pliskova at U.S. Open

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former world number one Ana Ivanovic was upset 7-5 6-4 by 42nd-ranked Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the second round of the U.S. Pliskova, 22, took advantage of a slew of miscues from the eighth-seeded Serb during a windy, 80-minute match in Louis…

  • Serena one step closer to first Grand Slam of season

    Five-time champion Serena Williams has swept into the third round of the US Open, but she's taking nothing for granted as she bids for a first Grand Slam of the season. Seemingly unperturbed by the wind swirling in Arthur Ashe Stadium, Williams thrashed fellow American Vania King 6-1, 6-0. Although…

  • Qualifier Krunic stuns Wimbledon champ Kvitova

    Serbian qualifier Aleksandra Krunic ran third-seeded Petra Kvitova out of the US Open on Saturday, surprising herself as much as the Wimbledon champion. Serving for the match at 5-4 in the second set, the 21-year-old world number 145 caught Kvitova flat-footed with a perfectly timed drop shot to…

    AFP29 mins ago
  • Tennis-Lucic-Baroni turns back clock but looks to future

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A teary Mirjana Lucic-Baroni turned back the clock with a stunning upset win over second seed Simona Halep at the U.S. The last time the 32-year-old beat a top five ranked player her name was Monica Seles while it was Steffi Graf who ended the…