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  • Nishikori storybook run ends in U.S. Open final

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japanese trailblazer Kei Nishikori had a thrilling run at the U.S. Open, but could not summon a finishing kick as he hit the wall against big-hitting Marin Cilic in Monday's final at Flushing Meadows. "I was a little bit tight and...
  • Serena Williams breezes into U.S. Open final on scorcher of a day

    Serena Williams breezes into U.S. Open final on scorcher of a day
    NEW YORK -- World No. 1 Serena Williams took no chances with the searing heat on Arthur Ashe Stadium court by racing to a 6-1 6-3 rout of Ekaterina Makarova to reach the U.S. Open women's final on Friday. Williams, winner of the last two U.S. Opens, came...
  • Federer comes back from two sets down to reach semi-finals

    Federer comes back from two sets down to reach semi-finals
    Roger FedererĀ 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,...
  • U.S. Open atmosphere strikes a chord with top players

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Serena Williams walks out for the U.S. Open final on Sunday, she will do so with her favorite music booming out in the background. The U.S. Open is the only one of the four grand slam events to play music consistently before and...
  • Russians block Hingis return to grand slam winners circle

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina beat Martin Hingis and Italy's Flavia Pennetta 2-6 6-3 6-2 to capture the U.S. Open doubles title on Saturday, denying the Swiss a return to the Flushing Meadows winner circle for the...
  • Federer savors phenomenal fightback against Monfils

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - With his back to the wall and U.S. Open hopes fading fast, Roger Federer produced one of his most memorable New York performances to haul himself back from the brink and win a thrilling five-setter against mercurial Frenchman Gael...
  • Factbox : U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic

    (Reuters) - Marin Cilic became the first Croatian to win a grand slam singles final in 13 years with his victory at the U.S. Open in New York on Monday. Here are some facts on Cilic: - Born Sept. 28, 1988 (Aged 25) - Began playing tennis when he was...
  • Even in defeat, Nishikori set to win big off-court

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Already ranked ninth in Forbes' list of top tennis earners, Japan's Kei Nishikori is due for a bigger share of the off-court largesse despite losing Monday's final at the U.S. Open, U.S. marketing experts say. "He has great marketing...
  • Fans fear end of golden era, but show goes on

    (Reuters) - Imagine the scenario? A less informed holder of an expensive U.S. Open men's singles final ticket walks into Louis Armstrong Arena, settles down into a court-side seat and then rubs his eyes in disbelief, checking the smallprint on his stub....
  • Marathon man Nishikori stuns Djokovic to reach final

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marathon man Kei Nishikori secured a monumental upset by sweating out a 6-4 1-6 7-6(4) 6-3 win over world number one Novak Djokovic at the U.S. Open on Saturday to become the first Asian man to reach a grand slam final. In a...
  • Tennis-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...
  • No place to hide for top seeds as Krunic adds to upsets

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serbia's Aleksandra Krunic added her name to a list of anonymous figures to emerge from the Flushing Meadows shadows and step into the U.S. Open spotlight with a shock 6-4 6-4 win over Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova on Saturday....