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  • 'I just wasn't myself', says Djokovic after stunning loss

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic had no explanation for his flat performance in a stunning semi-final loss to Japan's Kei Nishikori at the U.S. Open on Saturday. "I think he just played better in these conditions than I did," the Serb...
  • Serena Stands In Way Of Wozniacki's First Grand Slam Title

    NEW YORK — Serena Williams will attempt to salvage a difficult year and Caroline Wozniacki will attempt to jump-start a career on Sunday. When they meet in the U.S. Open final in 23,000-seat Ashe Stadium, Williams will be the overwhelming favorite,...
  • Nishikori stuns top-seeded Djokovic in U.S. Open semifinals

    Nishikori stuns top-seeded Djokovic in U.S. Open semifinals
    Kei Nishikori of Japan became the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam final in the 137-year history of tennis’s biggest tournaments, beating top-seeded Novak Djokovic 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 at the U.S. Open on Saturday. Nishikori broke...
  • Swiss teen Bencic sees U.S. Open as building block

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Belinda Bencic's fairytale U.S. Open debut came to an emphatic halt at the hands of China's Peng Shuai on Tuesday but the Swiss teen took plenty of comfort from her maiden trip to a grand slam quarter-finals. For the big-hitting 17-...
  • Simon Upsets Ferrer, Wozniacki Beats Sharapova At U.S. Open

    Simon Upsets Ferrer, Wozniacki Beats Sharapova At U.S. Open
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Frenchman Gilles Simon delivered the first big surprise in the men's draw at the U.S. Open, taking down fourth seed David Ferrer of Spain 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 to move into the fourth round on a sweltering Sunday at Flushing Meadows....
  • Players using psychologists to find the extra one percent

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tennis players are always looking for that extra 1 percent, the unseen edge that could take them to the very top. For some it's going gluten free or travelling with a fitness trainer but increasingly, it is that voice in the...
  • 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...
  • Novak Djokovic takes next step at U.S. Open with win over Andy Murray

    Novak Djokovic takes next step at U.S. Open with win over Andy Murray
    Two tennis pit bulls sank their teeth into each other on a warm and windless night at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. It was Novak Djokovic versus Andy Murray. Talk about strong teeth. Right now, with Rafael Nadal out with an injury, all they needed to...
  • Federer, Djokovic face hurdle to set up date with U.S. Open destiny

    Federer, Djokovic face hurdle to set up date with U.S. Open destiny
    — The question buzzing around the men's quest for the U.S. Open tennis title here is a two-parter. Is Roger Federer, at 33, young enough and spry enough and fit enough and still good enough to win another major; or, is Novak Djokovic still just...
  • Djokovic, Federer aim for title showdown at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seven years after their first grand slam final meeting, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer stand on the verge of a third showdown at the highest level. Top-seeded Djokovic will face Japan's Kei Nishikori and Federer, the number two...
  • 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,...
  • Heavyweight coaches ready to lock horns in semis

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Chang versus Boris Becker and Goran Ivanisevic up against Stefan Edberg would have made an intriguing U.S. Open semi-final line-up when they were in their prime. On Saturday they will go head-to-head as the respective coaches...