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  • Navratilova hails Mauresmo's coaching breakthrough

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Men's tennis will see a flurry of women coaches after Andy Murray broke down a gender barrier by hiring Amelie Mauresmo, says 18-times grand slam singles champion Martina Navratilova who is open to tutoring men. Briton Murray raised...
  • Djokovic top seed at U.S. Open

    Djokovic top seed at U.S. Open
    Reigning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has been seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open with five times winner Roger Federer seeded second, the United States Tennis Association announced on Tuesday. Should both players reach the final of the year's last grand...
  • Volatile Kyrgios blasts into second round of U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios used a lot of firepower, a hair-trigger temper and a thundering serve to upset Russia's Mikhail Youzhny in his opening match at the U.S. Open on Monday. The 19-year-old Kyrgios came within one code...
  • Second seed Halep survives scary start at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second seed Simona Halep survived a scare at the U.S. Open by overtaking American wild card Danielle Collins 6-7 (2) 6-1 6-2 in Monday's opening center court match. The French Open finalist moves on to face Slovakian Jana Cepelova, a...
  • Federer into U.S. Open quarterfinals for 10th time in 11 years

    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Roger Federer reached his 10th U.S. Open quarterfinal in 11 years with a straight-set victory over Roberto Bautista Agut during Tuesday's action at the year's final Grand Slam tournament. The second-seeded Federer wasn't...
  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Sharapova wins last 10 games in 6-4, 6-0 win

    Sharapova wins last 10 games in 6-4, 6-0 win
    NEW YORK -- French Open champion Maria Sharapova swept the last 10 games to surge past fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 6-0 and into the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday. Trailing 2-4 in the first set, the five-times grand slam winner...
  • Monfils uses workmanlike effort to tame Dimitrov

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Enigmatic Frenchman Gael Monfils extended his untroubled U.S. Open run by taming seventh-seed Grigor Dimitrov 7-5 7-6 (6) 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals without dropping a set. Monfils, seeded 20th, stayed away from the...
  • Becker surprised by criticism of appointment by Djokovic

    (Reuters) - Boris Becker says he was surprised by the level of criticism when world number one Novak Djokovic took him on as his coach last year. The former Wimbledon champion had been seen on television as a commentator but many felt Becker, whose off-...
  • Cilic credits relaxed approach for U.S. Open triumph

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - (Please note Cilic's strong language in paragraph seven) Winning the U.S. Open was an out-of-this-world thrill for Marin Cilic, who gives a lot of credit to Croatian tennis pioneer and coach Goran Ivanisevic for guiding him to grand...
  • Venus keeps up with sister Serena at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Venus Williams kept up with little sister Serena on Wednesday, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in straight sets to advance to the third round of the U.S. Open. The 34-year-old, seven-times grand slam winner...