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  • No excuses for wilting in heat, says Federer

    Roger Federer insists there are no excuses for players wilting in the US Open heat after the number of retirements reached a Grand Slam record 12. After 10 men quit in the first round, Jack Sock of the United States and Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin retired on Thursday. Despite temperatures rocketing…

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  • Latest on US Open: 'Scared' Makarova clinches victory

    Ekaterina Makarova, a U.S. Open semifinalist last year, was trying to serve out her third-round match Friday when her leg suddenly started cramping. With double match point at 6-5 in the second set, the 13th-seeded Russian double-faulted then hit a forehand well long. Makarova next faces…

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  • Shane Warne tells Kyrgios 'you're testing our patience mate'

    Australian cricket great Shane Warne told tennis bad boy Nick Kyrgios Thursday respect was more important than being liked and warned him "you're testing our patience mate". Showman Kyrgios has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons, with his sex slur at Stan Wawrinka last month sparking…

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  • Murray survives scare, backs new rules on quitters

    Andy Murray battled back from two sets down to beat France's Adrian Mannarino at the US Open before calling for new rules to cut the number of retirements, which have hit record levels. Third seed and 2012 champion Murray triumphed 5-7, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 after his world number 35 opponent had…

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  • No end in sight for Federer after US Open romp

    World number two Roger Federer rolled into the third round of the US Open on Thursday, the 17-time Grand Slam winner still finding ways to improve his game at age 34. Federer, seeking his first US Open title since 2008 and first Grand Slam crown since Wimbledon in 2012, needed only 80 minutes to…

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  • One of the best American tennis players collapsed on the court in the heat at the US Open

    Another American male bowed out of the US Open today, this time in scary fashion. Jack Sock...

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    Tennis Sensation Makes Comeback After Battling Cancer

    Vicky Duval, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma last year, returns to the court in the U.S. Open.

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  • Serena Williams gets a scare before advancing in the U.S. Open

    Williams is on to the third round of the U.S. Open, one step closer to the historic calendar Grand Slam

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  • Hewitt says g'bye to US Open in five-set thriller

    Lleyton Hewitt passed the torch to the next generation of Australian tennis talent, losing his final US Open match to countryman Bernard Tomic in an emotional five-set thriller. Rallying from two sets down to grab two match points in the fifth set, Hewitt on Thursday could not convert and…

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  • Czech-mate: Wozniacki knocked out in second round; Federer, Murray advance

    The biggest upset of day four came well after midnight

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    Tennis Player Smashes Racket in Latest Flare-Up at US Open

    Coco Vandeweghe lost her cool after losing her match and demolished her racket on the court.

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  • Latest on US Open: Drone crashes into stands during match

    A drone buzzed over the court during a U.S. Open match and crashed into an empty section of seats in Louis Armstrong Stadium. Lleyton Hewitt couldn't keep his last U.S. Open going a little longer. The 2001 champ rallied from two sets down and had a pair of match points but wasn't able to complete…

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  • US Open Lookahead: Venus Williams could use tips from Serena

    Venus Williams' opponent in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday is 18-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who just so happens to be the last player to beat Serena Williams. ''We always give each other advice, especially if one of us has played the other opponent recently,'' Venus said.…

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  • New York City teacher arrested for flying drone at U.S. Open stadium

    A New York City public school teacher was arrested early on Friday on reckless endangerment and other charges after a drone he was operating crashed into the stands in a stadium where a U.S. Open tennis match was underway, police said. There were no spectators seated in the area at Louis Armstrong…

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  • Federer express rushes to third round appointment

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer kept up his sprint through the early rounds of the U.S. Open on Thursday, steamrolling Steve Darcis of Belgium 6-1 6-2 6-1 to reach the third round of the year's final grand slam. Federer took just 80 minutes to dispatch the 66th-ranked Darcis under…

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  • Don't expect to see any veterans do mid-match interviews

    ESPN tried something knew when an announcer interviewed CoCo Vandeweghe in the middle of her first-round match. The players are giving the tactic mixed reviews

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  • Tennis-Halep, Wawrinka beat the heat while Sock wilts

    * Wozniacki crashes out * Murray rallies for five-set win * Konta delivers sizzling upset (Adds late matches) By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Simona Halep and Stan Wawrinka beat the heat with straight-sets wins to reach the third round of a sweltering U.S. Open on Thursday while…

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