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  • 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...
  • After all these years, Novak Djokovic is still refreshing

    — Like a great novel, or a perfectly cooked filet mignon, Novak Djokovic is fast becoming one of the joys of my life. He came on the tennis scene about a decade ago as yet another Eastern European player whose name was impossible to spell. I could...
  • Venus Williams wins in straights sets to advance to 3rd round

    Venus Williams wins in straights sets to advance to 3rd round
    NEW YORK -- 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 reached the...
  • Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open

    Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on a steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday. Eighth-seeded 2012 champion Andy Murray fought off...
  • Sloane Stephens upset at U.S. Open

    Sloane Stephens upset at U.S. Open
    Sloane Stephens was ousted in three sets at the U.S. Open by Johanna Larsson, while Peng Shuai upset No. 4 seed Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets to reach the third round. Stephens, the No. 21 seed at the tennis season’s final Grand Slam...
  • Hewitt pushed to U.S. Open exit, but no retirement talk

    Hewitt pushed to U.S. Open exit, but no retirement talk
    NEW YORK -- Thirteen years after winning the U.S. Open, Lleyton Hewitt was back out on Arthur Ashe Stadium court sweating under a blazing sun on Wednesday, still battling, still fist-pumping and still not ready to call it a career. The 'Battling Aussie',...
  • On The Fly: One More Chance For Kory Sheets

    Former Manchester, Bloomfield and Purdue running back Kory Sheets, who rushed for nearly 2,900 yards the past two seasons in the CFL, is in the Oakland Raiders camp. He told ESPN: "This is my last shot. As a 29-year-old unproven running back in the NFL,...
  • Maria Sharapova wins first match at U.S. Open

    Maria Sharapova wins first match at U.S. Open
    Maria Sharapova followed up a flashy opening night ceremony on center court at the U.S. Open with some flashy tennis of her own Monday. Sharapova, a five-time major tournament winner, who is seeded No. 5 here, dropped behind in the first set, 4-2. Her...
  • No.1 Serena Williams serves a 'double-bagel' in U.S. Open quarterfinal

    No.1 Serena Williams serves a 'double-bagel' in U.S. Open quarterfinal
    NEW YORK — It took Serena Williams 19 minutes to win the first set of her U.S. Open quarterfinal match against 18th-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro on the Spaniard's 25th birthday. The second set wasn't much better for Suarez Navarro, who received...
  • U.S. Open: Novak Djokovic holds off Stanislas Wawrinka in five sets

    U.S. Open: Novak Djokovic holds off Stanislas Wawrinka in five sets
    NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic, who had beaten ninth-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka all but two times in 14 matches, seemed on the way to a massive upset in the U.S. Open semifinals Saturday on Arthur Ashe Stadium before coming back from two sets down...
  • Novak Djokovic beats Stanislas Wawrinka to advance at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — It was a single tennis game that lasted 21 minutes. Stanislas Wawrinka, a 28-year-old from Switzerland who has always played in the shadow of his countryman Roger Federer, saved five break points in that game in the fifth set. He...