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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Serena, Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals

    Serena, Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals
    NEW YORK -- Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and Novak Djokovic reached his 22nd in a row with victories in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Monday. Williams defeated Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, 6-3, 6-3, to keep her...
  • Makarova tops Azarenka to reach U.S. open semis

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Russian left-hander Ekaterina Makarova made her best mark in grand slam singles by outslugging Victoria Azarenka, the U.S. Open runner-up the last two years, 6-4 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open. The 17th-...
  • Bouchard, Raonic make final push to summit at U.S. Open

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada has long been a global ice hockey super power, toasted a Formula One driver's champion and at different times has laid claim to the world's fastest man. The Maple Leaf has been waved by a Masters champion and produced most...
  • Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury

    Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury
    Spain's Rafael Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defense this month because of a wrist problem, the world number two said on Monday. The 28-year-old Spaniard sustained the injury in practice last month and has been training with a cast on...
  • Kei Nishikori upsets Novak Djokovic to reach U.S. Open final

    The No. 1 men’s tennis player and expected finalist in Monday night’s U.S. Open was ousted in one of the bigger upsets in tennis history here Saturday. Novak Djokovic went down to Kei Nishikori of Japan, 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3. There was...
  • 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...
  • Djokovic faces difficult draw at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was handed a danger filled path to the final of the U.S. Open and a possible showdown with number two Roger Federer after Thursday's draw for the season's final grand slam. Djokovic, who has advanced to...