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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bouchard win brings smile to future face of tennis

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eugenie Bouchard proved again she is a player for the big occasion by powering into the second round of the U.S. Open with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of Olga Govortsova on Tuesday, bringing a smile to the player hyped as the future face...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Volatile Kyrgios blasts into second round of U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios used a lot of firepower, a hair-trigger temper and a thundering serve to upset Russia's Mikhail Youzhny in his opening match at the U.S. Open on Monday. The 19-year-old Kyrgios came within one code...
  • 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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 8/26 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    9 a.m.    Field hockey: Sept. 2013: Bethel vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48 10 a.m.    NFL preseason: Tampa Bay at Buffalo (d.).--NFL Net. 10:30 a.m.    Volleyball: Oct. 2013: Kecoughtan girls vs. Bethel.-- LSC 48 11 a.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open first round.--...
  • 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....