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  • Russians block Hingis return to grand slam winners circle

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina beat Martin Hingis and Italy's Flavia Pennetta 2-6 6-3 6-2 to capture the U.S. Open doubles title on Saturday, denying the Swiss a return to the Flushing Meadows winner circle for the...
  • Sharapova rallies to avoid U.S. Open upset

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Russian fifth seed Maria Sharapova avoided adding her name to a growing list of U.S. Open upsets by rallying to a 4-6 6-3 6-2 win over Alexandra Dulgheru on Wednesday and into the third round of the year's final grand slam....
  • Fourth seed Radwanska upset by Peng at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Peng Shuai of China upset fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-3 6-4 in a shocking start to the women's second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday. The 28-year-old Peng, the doubles world number one, used her piercing, two-...
  • U.S. Open officials catch heat as Wozniacki, Serena Williams advance

    U.S. Open officials catch heat as Wozniacki, Serena Williams advance
    They held the women's semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Friday, and a medical controversy broke out. Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams won their way into Sunday's final with solid tennis — Williams with spectacular shotmaking in a...
  • Errani triumphs over Venus after unforgettable moment

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was a tale of three sets that played out like three distinct matches, and in the end it was Italian Sara Errani roaring in triumph at the U.S. Open on Friday moments after shaking from excitement. Errani beat seven-times grand...
  • Swiss teen Bencic sees U.S. Open as building block

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Belinda Bencic's fairytale U.S. Open debut came to an emphatic halt at the hands of China's Peng Shuai on Tuesday but the Swiss teen took plenty of comfort from her maiden trip to a grand slam quarter-finals. For the big-hitting 17-...
  • Djokovic, Federer aim for title showdown at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seven years after their first grand slam final meeting, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer stand on the verge of a third showdown at the highest level. Top-seeded Djokovic will face Japan's Kei Nishikori and Federer, the number two...
  • Heavyweight coaches ready to lock horns in semis

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Chang versus Boris Becker and Goran Ivanisevic up against Stefan Edberg would have made an intriguing U.S. Open semi-final line-up when they were in their prime. On Saturday they will go head-to-head as the respective coaches...
  • Mauresmo, Pierce headline list of Hall of Fame nominations

    (Reuters) - Amelie Mauresmo and Mary Pierce, both two-times grand slam singles champions, headlined the list of nominees up for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Also being nominated in the recent player category are two-times...
  • 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...
  • 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....