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  • Simon Upsets Ferrer, Wozniacki Beats Sharapova At U.S. Open

    Simon Upsets Ferrer, Wozniacki Beats Sharapova At U.S. Open
    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....
  • Wimbledon champ Kvitova upset in U.S. Open

    NEW YORK -- Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova joined a long list of women's upset victims at the U.S. Open when she was ousted in the third round on Saturday by 145th-ranked qualifier Aleksandra Krunic. The 21-year-old Serb fell onto her back in...
  • Key Biscayne tennis event renamed Miami Open presented by Itau

    Key Biscayne tennis event renamed Miami Open presented by Itau
    For nearly 30 years, the star-studded, two-week tennis tournament held on Key Biscayne every March was referred to as the Winter Wimbledon or fifth Grand Slam, one of the crown jewels of elite pro tennis. The problem was nobody knew its name. On...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Venus Williams (age 34) and Kimiko Date-Krumm (43) refresh U.S. Open

    The age-is-just-a-number cliche got a nice boost Monday at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Venus Williams, 34, struggled through a three-set match to beat Kimiko Date-Krumm, soon to be 44. No oxygen masks were needed. The players did not come out...
  • 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...
  • Iowa's little piece of Wimbledon

    Iowa's little piece of Wimbledon
    CHARLES CITY, Iowa — He built it, so they come. Anyone driving down the gravel road through the cornfields of northern Iowa can't be blamed for stepping on the brakes and doing a double take. Just off the road, between a house and farm buildings,...
  • Raonic blasts way into U.S. Open third round

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fifth seed Milos Raonic blasted his way into the third round of the U.S. Open, pounding 26 aces past Peter Gojowczyk on his way to a 7-6 (4) 5-7 6-4 7-6 (3) win on Thursday. Raonic, who became the first Canadian man to reach a...
  • 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...
  • Cara Black, advancing in U.S. Open doubles, thrives far from spotlight

     Cara Black, advancing in U.S. Open doubles, thrives far from spotlight
    Cara Black is one of the have-nots in the world of professional tennis. But then, there is so much money in the sport that we might all be happy not having. Black is a doubles specialist. She toils on the back courts of tournaments, even at the mega-...