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  • Call of the wild helps Robredo progress

    Call of the wild helps Robredo progress

    29 Aug 2014 09:43

    Tommy Robredo's latest five-set fight-back came with controversy on Thursday as a fan in the notoriously boisterous US Open crowd intervened at a crucial point.The 16th-seeded Spaniard was favored to get past Simone Bolelli, but the It

  • Murray ready for late show on Scottish independence vote

    Murray ready for late show on Scottish independence vote

    29 Aug 2014 09:42

    Andy Murray will stay up late into the night to watch the result of the historic referendum on Scottish independence next month, but refuses to get distracted by the issue during his assault on a second US Open title.Murray, who won Brit

  • Serena one step closer to first Slam of season

    Serena one step closer to first Slam of season

    29 Aug 2014 09:41

    Five-time champion Serena Williams swept into the third round of the US Open on Thursday, but she's taking nothing for granted as she bids for a first Grand Slam of the season.Seemingly unperturbed by the wind swirling in Arthur Ashe Sta

  • Ivanovic embracing the moment

    Ivanovic embracing the moment

    27 Aug 2014 09:18

    Former world number one Ana Ivanovic is riding a new wave of success, and this time she's ready to enjoy it.The Serbian was only 20 when

  • Hurting Murray survives Haase, Sharapova advances

    Hurting Murray survives Haase, Sharapova advances

    26 Aug 2014 09:30

    Former champions Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova reached the second round of the US Open on Monday, Murray overcoming painful muscle cramps as w

  • No pals act as Sharapova beats hobbled Kirilenko

    No pals act as Sharapova beats hobbled Kirilenko

    26 Aug 2014 09:30

    Former champion Maria Sharapova won the last 10 games to defeat former doubles partner and childhood friend Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 6-0 to reach th

  • Djokovic at the double as former US Open champs advance

    Djokovic at the double as former US Open champs advance

    26 Aug 2014 09:29

    Novak Djokovic wasted no time in seeing off Argentinian challenger Diego Schwartzman on Monday as four former US Open champions reached the seco

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  • Switzerland tap Federer and Wawrinka for Davis Cup

    Switzerland tap Federer and Wawrinka for Davis Cup

    28 Aug 2014 09:00

    Switzerland captain Severin Luethi will tap the star power of Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka when the Alpine country faces Italy in next month's Davis Cup, Swiss Tennis announced Wednesday.World number three Federer and number four Wawr

  • Peng hands Radwanska more US Open woe

    Peng hands Radwanska more US Open woe

    28 Aug 2014 08:58

    China's Peng Shuai put a stop to Agnieszka Radwanska's bid to reverse her US Open fortunes on Wednesday, toppling the fourth seed in three sets to reach the third round.Poland's Radwanska, a former Wimbledon finalist who counts this year

  • Federer hits season 50 as teen duo rock US Open

    Federer hits season 50 as teen duo rock US Open

    27 Aug 2014 09:26

    Roger Federer claimed his 50th win of 2014 on Tuesday as the 17-time major winner got his campaign for a record sixth US Open off to a battling start.The great Swiss, playing in his 60th successive Grand Slam event and bidding to become

  • Coric springs surprise in first Grand Slam match

    Coric springs surprise in first Grand Slam match

    27 Aug 2014 09:24

    Borna Coric, one year removed from his US Open junior title, made a victorious return to Flushing Meadows Tuesday with a win in the first Grand Slam match of his career.The 17-year-old Croatian, who came through qualifying to earn his ma

  • Air Jordan climbs aboard Federer express

    Air Jordan climbs aboard Federer express

    27 Aug 2014 09:01

    The US Open is a celebrity magnet, but the sight of NBA icon Michael Jordan watching tennis great Roger Federer compete creates a stir even among jaded New Yorkers.Jordan, known for his love of golf, not tennis, turned out to see 17-time

  • Wild thing Kyrgios escapes US Open banishment

    Wild thing Kyrgios escapes US Open banishment

    26 Aug 2014 09:32

    Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios came within a rant of US Open disqualification on Monday after a stormy first round win over Russia's Mikhail Youzhny.Kyrgios, the man who famously sent Rafael Nadal careering out of Wimbledon this year,

  • Venus makes beeline past Kimiko in battle of veterans

    Venus makes beeline past Kimiko in battle of veterans

    26 Aug 2014 09:31

    Two-time champion Venus Williams, the second oldest woman in the US Open, defeated Kimiko Date Krumm, the tournament's leading senior citizen, to make the second round Monday, overcoming bee attacks in the process.Williams, the 34-year-o

  • Federer leads list of game's top moneymakers

    Federer leads list of game's top moneymakers

    26 Aug 2014 09:04

    Roger Federer has not won a Grand Slam title this year but the 17-time Grand Slam champion topped Forbes magazine's list of the 10 top tennis moneymakers announced Monday.The Swiss star made $56.2 million (42.6 million euros) from July

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