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  • Wimbledon champion Kvitova upset by Krunic

    (Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was ousted by 145th-ranked qualifier Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia 6-4 6-4 in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday, joining a long list of women's upset victims. The 21-year-old Krunic, who aims to...
  • After all these years, Novak Djokovic is still refreshing

    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...
  • Makarova tops Azarenka to reach U.S. open semis

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Russian left-hander Ekaterina Makarova made her best mark in grand slam singles by outslugging Victoria Azarenka, the U.S. Open runner-up the last two years, 6-4 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open. The 17th-...
  • Azarenka overcomes qualifier Krunic to reach quarters

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Twice Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka overcame an inspired challenge from qualifier Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia 4-6 6-4 6-4 on Monday to advance to the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open. Azarenka, who began the year as world...
  • Serena, Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals

    Serena, Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals
    NEW YORK -- Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and Novak Djokovic reached his 22nd in a row with victories in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Monday. Williams defeated Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, 6-3, 6-3, to keep her...
  • Djokovic, Murray To Meet In U.S. Open Quarterfinals; Serena Williams Advances

    Djokovic, Murray To Meet In U.S. Open Quarterfinals; Serena Williams Advances
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The tension mounted and temperatures soared at the U.S. Open on Monday as top seed Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray set up a sensational quarterfinal, andSerena Williams made a 2014 grand slam breakthrough. Temperatures neared 90...
  • Federer to return to Brisbane to start 2015 season

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer will return to the Brisbane International next January to start his 2015 season and warm up for the year's first grand slam at the Australian Open, organizers said on Monday. The 33-year-old lost to local favorite...
  • Djokovic faces difficult draw at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was handed a danger filled path to the final of the U.S. Open and a possible showdown with number two Roger Federer after Thursday's draw for the season's final grand slam. Djokovic, who has advanced to...
  • Scott returns to make amends at Australian Open

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Adam Scott has confirmed he will return to Sydney for the Australian Open in November with the intent of making amends for his final-hole disappointment last year. Scott's return is a major coup for organizers after world number one...
  • Teenager Bellis shocks 12th seed Cibulkova at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - American teenager Catherine Bellis provided the biggest jolt in the U.S. Open's first round on Tuesday by upsetting 12th seed Dominika Cibulkova 6-1 4-6 6-4. Playing on the secondary Court Six, the 15-year-old Bellis became the...
  • Lucic-Baroni turns back clock but looks to future

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A teary Mirjana Lucic-Baroni turned back the clock with a stunning upset win over second seed Simona Halep at the U.S. Open on Friday but was focussed on the future. The last time the 32-year-old beat a top five ranked player her...
  • Maria Sharapova wins first match at U.S. Open

    Maria Sharapova wins first match at U.S. Open
    Maria Sharapova followed up a flashy opening night ceremony on center court at the U.S. Open with some flashy tennis of her own Monday. Sharapova, a five-time major tournament winner, who is seeded No. 5 here, dropped behind in the first set, 4-2. Her...