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  • Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect

    Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect
    NEW YORK -- Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her U.S. Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour on Tuesday to sprint into the second round. The 20-year-old, pigtailed Bouchard, the only woman to...
  • Serena Williams is only U.S. singles player still in the U.S. Open

    We may now have to think about Serena Williams as Custer, because she represents the last stand at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. That is, the last U.S. player standing. When the day began Saturday at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center, there...
  • Patrick McEnroe steps down as head of U.S. tennis development

    NEW YORK -- Patrick McEnroe said on Wednesday he was stepping down from his role as head of player development for the U.S. Tennis Association after more than six years in the job. McEnroe, the former captain of the U.S. Davis Cup team, ESPN analyst and...
  • Novak Djokovic takes next step at U.S. Open with win over Andy Murray

    Two tennis pit bulls sank their teeth into each other on a warm and windless night at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. It was Novak Djokovic versus Andy Murray. Talk about strong teeth. Right now, with Rafael Nadal out with an injury, all they needed to...
  • 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....
  • John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis

    John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis
    The dark clouds that have hung over U.S. men's tennis for a while now lifted just a bit Thursday. Think of it mostly as the sun peeking through. The highest-ranked U.S. male, big-serving, 6-foot-9 John Isner, cruised through to the third round and was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Muere Julio Grondona, jefe de AFA y hombre fuerte de FIFA

    (Actualiza con detalles, reacción Conmebol y presidente FIFA; agrega autor) Por Luis Ampuero BUENOS AIRES, jul 30 (Reuters) - El presidente de la Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA) y vicepresidente de la FIFA, Julio Grondona, murió el miércoles a los...
  • Rafa Nadal no participará en Toronto ni Cincinnati por lesión en la muñeca

    Rafa Nadal no participará en Toronto ni Cincinnati por lesión en la muñeca
    Redacción deportes, 30 jul (EFE).- El tenista español Rafa Nadal estará alejado de las pistas de 2 a 3 semanas por una lesión en su muñeca derecha, lo que le impedirá disputar los torneos de Toronto (Canadá) y Cincinnati (EEUU). El actual n. 2 de la ATP...