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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Dark day but bright hopes for American tennis at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brilliant sunshine was unable to hide a dark day for American men at the U.S. Open on Tuesday as five home grown hopes packed their bags and headed for the exits. Eight American men took the courts at the sprawling U.S. National...
  • Upper Macungie's Lepchenko advances in U.S. Open

    Upper Macungie's Lepchenko advances in U.S. Open
    Through the years, Varvara Lepchenko feels like she's learned to embrace her excitement over playing in the U.S. Open. The nerves and anxiety still come, Lepchenko said, but as an experienced professional who's enjoyed some successes, she's better...
  • 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...
  • Sharapova wins last 10 games in 6-4, 6-0 win

    Sharapova wins last 10 games in 6-4, 6-0 win
    NEW YORK -- French Open champion Maria Sharapova swept the last 10 games to surge past fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 6-0 and into the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday. Trailing 2-4 in the first set, the five-times grand slam winner...
  • Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect

    Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect
    NEW YORK -- Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her U.S. Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour on Tuesday to sprint into the second round. The 20-year-old, pigtailed Bouchard, the only woman to...
  • 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...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN' •Winterthur Mansion/Longwood Gardens, Downton Abbey exhibit, Dec. 4. $82. Parkland Garden Club, Marie, 610-769-5553. •Broadway, choice of "Les Miserables," $150, or "Kinky Boots," $160. Sept. 10. Lehigh Valley Active Life,...
  • Fashion was fine at the Emmys but look out for Lizzy Caplan's train

    Fashion was fine at the Emmys but look out for Lizzy Caplan's train
    Fashion was in top form at the 66th Primetime Emmys on Monday, writes fashion critic Booth Moore. Lizzy Caplan in her sweeping back-and-white gown from Donna Karan Atelier, Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Carolina Herrera, Michelle Dockery in Rosie Assoulin and...