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  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic advance at U.S. Open

    Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic advance at U.S. Open
    Like the mailmen, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic went about their appointed rounds with efficient delivery at the U.S. Open tennis tournament here Monday. It was Labor Day, and many of the players, fighting through physical distress in the heat...
  • Roger Federer, Gael Monfils set up quarterfinal match at U.S. Open

    Roger Federer, Gael Monfils set up quarterfinal match at U.S. Open
    The best result of Tuesday's action at the U.S. Open was that victories by Roger Federer and Gael Monfils will put them on the same tennis court in two days. That should be good for tennis. Everybody knows Federer, the No. 2-seeded player here and the...
  • If Jack Sock is future of U.S. men's tennis, it could be a long wait

    We trekked out to the U.S. Open's venerable Grandstand Court on Tuesday on a mission of promise. Young Jack Sock, up-and-coming U.S. tennis player, was playing his first-round match. The Grandstand is special. For years, it has been an appendage to...
  • Roger Federer has a new 'teammate'—Michael Jordan

    There is seldom a dull moment in the evening matches at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Tuesday was no exception. It was time for Roger Federer to get back to work, and for the occasion, he brought along a friend, some guy named Michael Jordan....
  • Cara Black, advancing in U.S. Open doubles, thrives far from spotlight

     Cara Black, advancing in U.S. Open doubles, thrives far from spotlight
    Cara Black is one of the have-nots in the world of professional tennis. But then, there is so much money in the sport that we might all be happy not having. Black is a doubles specialist. She toils on the back courts of tournaments, even at the mega-...
  • Maria Sharapova rallies for second-round win at U.S. Open

    Maria Sharapova is a hugely talented tennis player and the queen of quirkiness. Also of perseverance. Both latter attributes were greatly in evidence Wednesday in her second-round victory at the U.S. Open, where she beat Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania,...
  • Lepchenko advances to face Williams in U.S. Open

    Lepchenko advances to face Williams in U.S. Open
    Varvara Lepchenko cruised into a third-round matchup at the US Open against the world's top-ranked women's tennis player with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Germany's Mona Barthel today in Flushing, N.Y. Lepchenko, ranked No. 52 in the world, dominated the second-...
  • CiCi Bellis' teenage tennis success put in perspective by Pam Shriver

    CiCi Bellis' teenage tennis success put in perspective by Pam Shriver
    There was one especially understanding observer to the two-day CiCi Bellis sensation at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Pam Shriver had been there, done that. Certainly, when 15-year-old Bellis of Atherton, Calif., lost in three sets Thursday night...
  • Venus Williams loses to Sara Errani at U.S. Open

    Venus Williams loses to Sara Errani at U.S. Open
    Venus Williams was eliminated Friday in the U.S. Open women’s singles, in a three-set match that was strange and compelling. The winner was Sara Errani of Italy, a feisty, small doubles player who turned out to be just feisty enough in her 6-0, 0-...
  • Venus Williams can't come up big in U.S. Open loss to Sara Errani

    — The venerable Venus Williams played a roller-coaster tennis match Friday that ended badly, for her and her ongoing comeback attempt at age 34, when the wheels finally came off. She lost to Sara Errani of Italy, a player she had beaten in all...
  • As always, Roger Federer owns the night at the U.S. Open

    It was a near perfect Friday night in the bustling suburb of Flushing. The temperature was cool, but not chilly. The lights were blazing at Citi Field for a Mets home game and the No. 7 train was delivering hordes of people from Manhattan to the Willets...