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  • Serena Williams' comeback extends Grand Slam try at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even if her latest troublesome first set had finished only an hour earlier, it seemed a distant memory by the time Serena Williams smacked a cross-court forehand passing winner on the run and wound up doing the splits behind the baseline.

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  • Kyrgios-Bouchard combo laugh off ban fears

    With Eugenie Bouchard at his side, controversial Nick Kyrgios can have a fun time at the US Open and even laugh off a possible suspension hanging over his head. The 20-year-old Aussie, who made infamous comments to rival Stan Wawrinka about his girlfriend being unfaithful during a match last month…

  • Ciao Bella: Rafael Nadal knocked out of U.S. Open in third round

    Fabio Fognini stood at the baseline and looked up. The stadium around him was in shock. The Italian had just knocked fan-favorite Rafael Nadal out of the U.S. Open.

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  • Untested so far at US Open, Federer faces Kohlschreiber

    Roger Federer has gotten in some practice during his matches so far at the U.S. Open. The second-seeded Federer has dropped just nine games through two rounds, facing only two break points and saving both of them. Kohlschreiber has 21 career wins against top-10 opponents.

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  • Nadal vows to fight on despite US Open shocker

    Defiant Rafael Nadal vowed to fight on and restore his status as the game's most feared player after crashing to his earliest US Open exit in 10 years. The 14-time Grand Slam winner was knocked out by Italy's Fabio Fognini, who pulled off a sensational 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 third-round victory.…

  • Serena says she's not on edge but 'I'm not a robot'

    Serena Williams says she felt much more on edge going for her second career "Serena Slam" at Wimbledon than she does seeking a calendar Grand Slam at the US Open. Top-ranked Williams struggled early but revived in time for a 3-6, 7-5, 6-0 victory Friday over 101st-ranked US compatriot Bethanie…

  • Baby talk keeps Djokovic mind on matters

    Novak Djokovic swept into the last 16 of a Grand Slam tournament for the 26th successive time Friday and celebrated the victory with a spot of baby-sitting. The world number one defeated Italy's Andreas Seppi for the 11th time in 11 meetings, 6-3, 7-5, 7-5 to inch closer to a sixth final in New…

  • 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…

  • Serena roars back to keep Grand Slam bid alive

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams flirted with grand slam danger once again but kept her calendar-year Grand Slam bid on track by beating a battling, 101st-ranked Bethanie Mattek-Sands 3-6 7-5 6-0 at the U.S. Open on Friday. Williams, who lost nine sets, including seven first-set…

  • Williams, Cilic survive scares but no escape for Nadal

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams and Marin Cilic both survived third round scares on Friday to keep their U.S. Open title defenses on track but there was no escape for Rafa Nadal with the twice-winner going down in a late night thriller. A day of riveting high drama began in…

  • 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…

  • Serena Williams survives third-round scare

    It took all of seven minutes for Bethanie Mattek-Sands to set the pace as she met No. 1 Serena Williams under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Friday night.

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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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  • Serena practice, transport snubs anger Stosur

    It wasn't bad enough that Samantha Stosur was told to take a bus to the US Open, but then she had to give up her practice court to Serena Williams. The 2011 champion has endured that sort of week at Flushing Meadows but she had some choice words for organizers Thursday about the Grand Slam slaps in…

  • Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 3 results

    Sept 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands (U.S.) 3-6 7-5 6-0 Anett Kontaveit (Estonia) beat Madison Brengle (U.S.) 6-2 3-6 6-0 Roberta Vinci (Italy) beat Mariana Duque (Colombia) 6-1 5-7 6-2…

  • Tennis-U.S. Open order of play on Saturday

    NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourts at the U.S. Open on Saturday (prefix numbers denotes seeding): Arthur Ashe Stadium (1500 GMT/11 AM ET) 5-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) v 32-Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (Slovakia) (1700 GMT/1 PM ET) 29-Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) v…

  • Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 3 results

    Sept 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 32-Fabio Fognini (Italy) beat 8-Rafa Nadal (Spain) 3-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 25-Andreas Seppi (Italy) 6-3 7-5 7-5 9-Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat Mikhail Kukushkin (Kazakhstan)…