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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

    Busted Racquet
  • Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 1 results

    Aug 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Magda Linette (Poland) beat Urszula Radwanska (Poland) 7-6(3) 6-1 23-Venus Williams (U.S.) beat Monica Puig (Puerto Rico) 6-4 6-7(7) 6-3 Denisa Allertova (Czech Republic) beat 10-Carla Suarez Navarro…

    Reuters31 mins ago
  • 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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  • Tennis - Nadal denies report of Kyrgios snub

    - Rafael Nadal denied a report that he refused to play an exhibition doubles match alongside Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios. The Spanish star, a 14-time Grand Slam champion, played a exhibition against Aussie veteran Lleyton Hewitt in New York last Wednesday with Kyrgios taking part in a doubles…

    AFP
  • U.S. Open: Despite rapid decline, Nadal headlines Day 1

    The 14-time Grand Slam champion is seeking his third U.S. Open title, a tall-order for an eighth seed.

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    Beauty Stories: Ana Ivanovic

    Serbian tennis star Ana Ivanovic talks guilty pleasures, growing up in the spotlight and embracing her strength.

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  • Ivanovic falls in US Open first round

    New York (AFP) - Ana Ivanovic crashed out of the US Open first round on Monday, losing 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova and giving Serena Williams a helping hand in her Grand Slam history bid.

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  • U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on. The 33-year-old American, with the 2015 Australian Open, French…

    Reuters
  • Nishikori out of U.S. Open in first-round stunner

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fourth seed Kei Nishikori's hopes of making another magical U.S. Open run came to a quick end on Monday as last year's runner-up fell at the first hurdle, falling 6-4 3-6 4-6 7-6(6) 6-4 to Frenchman Benoit Paire. The 26-year-old Paire, having collected his…

    Reuters56 mins ago
  • As 2015 US Open Approaches, All Eyes on Serena Williams

    The 135th annual US Open tournament kicks off today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Competing at this year's tournament in Queens, NY will be an array of the sport's top contenders, ...

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  • Under new TV contract, US Open returns to Sunday men's final

    NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since 2007, the U.S. Open men's final could be played on a Sunday.

    Associated Press
  • Nishikori, Ivanovic crash at US Open

    Japanese fourth seed Kei Nishikori, last year's runner-up, crashed out Monday in the first round of the US Open while Serena Williams' path to tennis history lost several major obstacles. The year's final Grand Slam tournament began with drama on the Flushing Meadows hardcourts as 41st-ranked…

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  • Sharapova pulls out of US Open due to leg injury

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova, winner of five grand slam events, has pulled out of the U.S. Open tennis championships due to a leg injury, the Russian said on Sunday. Sharapova, 28, has not played a match since losing to Serena Williams in the Wimbledon semi-finals in July and…

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  • Kvitova overcomes Safarova for New Haven triumph

    Defending champion Petra Kvitova used a dominant serve to beat Lucie Safarova 6-7(6) 6-2 6-2 in their all-Czech final at the Connecticut Open on Saturday. Kvitova faced only one break point and was never broken as she remained unbeaten in seven career matches against her compatriot. After a…

    Reuters
  • Tough tests from the start for Federer, Murray

    Second seed Federer, who beat world number one Novak Djokovic in the Cincinnati final and is striving to add to his record 17 grand slam singles titles, plays 34th-ranked Leonardo Mayer of Argentina. Third seeded Murray, who defeated Djokovic in the Montreal final, faces number 37 Nick Kyrgios, the…

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    Wimbledon: Tour the Historic Tennis Grounds

    Sample an exclusive tour of Wimbledon, usually reserved for members only.

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  • Tennis - Serena rivals, Nishikori launch US Open title bids

    - Rivals to three-time defending champion Serena Williams and Japan's Kei Nishikori, with a Grand Slam career-best fourth seed, launched title bids Monday morning as the US Open began at Flushing Meadows. Williams, trying to complete the first calendar-year Grand Slam since Steffi Graf in 1988, and…

    AFP