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  • Venus Williams can't come up big in U.S. Open loss to Sara Errani

    — The venerable Venus Williams played a roller-coaster tennis match Friday that ended badly, for her and her ongoing comeback attempt at age 34, when the wheels finally came off. She lost to Sara Errani of Italy, a player she had beaten in all...
  • Roger Federer has a new 'teammate'—Michael Jordan

    Roger Federer has a new 'teammate'—Michael Jordan
    There is seldom a dull moment in the evening matches at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Tuesday was no exception. It was time for Roger Federer to get back to work, and for the occasion, he brought along a friend, some guy named Michael Jordan....
  • Venus Williams (age 34) and Kimiko Date-Krumm (43) refresh U.S. Open

    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...
  • Sharapova rallies to avoid U.S. Open upset

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Russian fifth seed Maria Sharapova avoided adding her name to a growing list of U.S. Open upsets by rallying to a 4-6 6-3 6-2 win over Alexandra Dulgheru on Wednesday and into the third round of the year's final grand slam....
  • Second seed Halep survives scary start at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second seed Simona Halep survived a scare at the U.S. Open by overtaking American wild card Danielle Collins 6-7 (2) 6-1 6-2 in Monday's opening centre court match. The French Open finalist moves on to face Slovakian Jana Cepelova, a...
  • Fourth seed Radwanska upset by Peng at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Peng Shuai of China upset fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-3 6-4 in a shocking start to the women's second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday. The 28-year-old Peng, the doubles world number one, used her piercing, two-...
  • Serena easily dispatches fellow 18-year-old Townsend

    Serena easily dispatches fellow 18-year-old Townsend
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years. This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open. Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1...
  • Halep, No. 1 Seed, Loses At Connecticut Open

    Halep, No. 1 Seed, Loses At Connecticut Open
    NEW HAVEN — Maybe it's not so much of an advantage to get the No. 1 seed at the Connecticut Open tennis tournament. Tuesday night marked the third consecutive year that the top seed lost in her opening match at New Haven. Magdalena Rybarikova of...
  • Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open

    Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on a steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday. Eighth-seeded 2012 champion Andy Murray fought off...
  • On The Fly: Florida Might Not Quite Be Rid Of Richie Incognito

    How can the notorious Richie Incognito play for a guy named Lovie? The NFL's well-known bully visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday and could sign with the team. Head coach Lovie Smith said the team is evaluating the offensive lineman, but the...
  • Kvitova Wins Connecticut Open Title

    Kvitova Wins Connecticut Open Title
    NEW HAVEN — The friendship was forged when they faced each other for the first time in 2007. In the years since, Petra Kvitova and Magdalena Rybarikova have practiced together and developed a bond. When each advanced to the Connecticut Open final,...
  • Bouchard, Raonic make final push to summit at U.S. Open

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada has long been a global ice hockey super power, toasted a Formula One driver's champion and at different times has laid claim to the world's fastest man. The Maple Leaf has been waved by a Masters champion and produced most...