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  • 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...
  • Roger Federer comes alive when it counts

    Roger Federer comes alive when it counts
    Roger Federer, long a tennis deity for millions of fans, had his own resurrection here Thursday night. It was witnessed first-hand by more than 23,000 people and by millions more on TV. For nearly 2 1/2 hours, one of the biggest stars in the history...
  • Murray buoyed by slugfest defeat by Djokovic

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For two sets, Andy Murray went toe-to-toe with world number one Novak Djokovic and battled him to a standstill at the U.S. Open. In the end, the Scotsman's body betrayed him and he was eliminated 7-6 (1) 6-7 (1) 6-2 6-4 in a three...
  • Marathon man Nishikori stuns Djokovic to reach final

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marathon man Kei Nishikori secured a monumental upset by sweating out a 6-4 1-6 7-6(4) 6-3 win over world number one Novak Djokovic at the U.S. Open on Saturday to become the first Asian man to reach a grand slam final. In a...
  • Federer downs Ferrer to capture sixth Cincinnati title

    (Reuters) - Roger Federer's hopes of adding to his record grand slam haul got a boost as he beat Spain's David Ferrer 6-3 1-6 6-2 to win the Western and Southern Open title in Cincinnati on Sunday in the last key U.S. Open tune-up event. It marked the...
  • Simon beats Ferrer to register first men's upset

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Frenchman Gilles Simon delivered the first big surprise in the men's draw at the U.S. Open, taking down fourth seed David Ferrer of Spain 6-3 3-6 6-1 6-3 to move into the fourth round on a sweltering Sunday at Flushing Meadows....
  • U.S. Open darling Bellis falls in second round

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Cinderella grand slam debut of 15-year-old Catherine Bellis ended in the second round of the U.S. Open on Thursday when she was beaten by emerging Kazakh talent Zarina Diyas in three sets. Bellis became an instant darling of...
  • Federer advances to fourth round at U.S. Open

    Federer advances to fourth round at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Grand slam king Roger Federer came back with renewed vigor after a weather delay to rout Spaniard Marcel Granollers 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 and charge into the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Sunday. The 42nd-ranked Granollers surprisingly led...
  • Serena Williams wins U.S. Open for 18th Grand Slam title

    It wasn't scintillating tennis. But for Serena Williams, the result certainly was. So was the payday. When she beat Caroline Wozniacki here Sunday, 6-3, 6-3, she not only had her third straight U.S. Open title, but her 18th Grand Slam tournament...
  • Defending champion Serena Williams top seed for U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams has been top-seeded for the U.S. Open where she will be seeking to win the women's singles title for a third consecutive year, the United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday. Williams has...
  • Cilic upsets Federer in second U.S. Open shocker

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marin Cilic completed a sensational set of semi-final shockers by upsetting 17-times grand slam winner Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 6-4 on Saturday to reach the final of the U.S. Open. Croatian 14th seed Cilic's opponent in Monday's final...