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  • Federer comes back from two sets down to reach semi-finals

    Federer comes back from two sets down to reach semi-finals
    Roger Federer battled back from two sets down and double match point to defeat Gael Monfils 4-6 3-6 6-4 7-5 6-2 and reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Thursday. Federer, aiming to add to his grand slam men's record total of 17 singles crowns,...
  • Federer Reaches U.S. Open Semifinals After Losing First 2 Sets; Serena Williams Seeks Revenge

    Federer Reaches U.S. Open Semifinals After Losing First 2 Sets; Serena Williams Seeks Revenge
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer battled back from two sets down and double match point to defeat 20th seed Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open on Thursday night. Federer, aiming to add to his grand slam men'...
  • 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...
  • Unmarked trophy serves clue to lost tennis champion

    Unmarked trophy serves clue to lost tennis champion
    On a cluttered card table at a Westside estate sale, Sandy Marks spotted an antique silver trophy. It was a large bowl, so deeply tarnished that she struggled to read the inscription: Ojai Valley Tennis Club Men's Intercollegiate Singles Champion...
  • 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...
  • Venus Williams wins in straights sets to advance to 3rd round

    Venus Williams wins in straights sets to advance to 3rd round
    NEW YORK -- Venus Williams kept up with little sister Serena on Wednesday, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in straight sets to advance to the third round of the U.S. Open. The 34-year-old, seven-times grand slam winner reached the...
  • Maria Sharapova rallies for second-round win at U.S. Open

    Maria Sharapova is a hugely talented tennis player and the queen of quirkiness. Also of perseverance. Both latter attributes were greatly in evidence Wednesday in her second-round victory at the U.S. Open, where she beat Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania,...
  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/24 log (updated Sunday AM)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters final round (in Prague).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Belgian Grand Prix (in Spa).--NBCSN 8 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Queens Park Rangers at Tottenham.--CNBC 8 a.m.    Fishing: Bassmasters (d....
  • Saturday's college and local multi-sport roundup: Wells, Baxter run to 5K triumphs in Hampton; anglers Pratt, Boltz nab bass for cash

    Running: Scott Wells of Hampton and Carmen Baxter of Suffolk earned the overall championships in the fourth annual Transitions 5K on the Matteson Trail in Hampton. Wells, 47, finished in 19 minutes, 35 seconds, while Scott Bartram, 52, of Yorktown was...
  • Judges: Broward unjustly firing teachers

    Judges: Broward unjustly firing teachers
    Broward County schools have been firing and suspending teachers for reasons that state administrative law judges increasingly say are baseless. The judges, who hear appeals of employee discipline cases, have determined in 10 out of their last 12...
  • ESPY Award named for Arthur Ashe appalling

    I am appalled that there exists an Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award (ESPY) for courage named for Arthur Ashe. Michael Sam received the most recent one. Arthur Ashe was a coward who hid his AIDS status for four years after he had brain...