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  • 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 Federer 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...
  • Hingis after more grand slam hardware at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Martina Hingis is already enshrined in the Tennis Hall of Fame, but the 33-year-old Swiss is zeroing in on more grand slam hardware at the U.S. Open. Hingis, winner of five grand slam singles titles, nine doubles crowns and one mixed...
  • Roger Federer comes alive when it counts

    Roger Federer comes alive when it counts
    Roger Federer, long a tennis deity for millions of fans, had his own resurrection here Thursday night. It was witnessed first-hand by more than 23,000 people and by millions more on TV. For nearly 2 1/2 hours, one of the biggest stars in the history...
  • 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...
  • Federer Reaches U.S. Open Semifinals After Losing First 2 Sets; Serena Williams Seeks Revenge

    Federer Reaches U.S. Open Semifinals After Losing First 2 Sets; Serena Williams Seeks Revenge
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer battled back from two sets down and double match point to defeat 20th seed Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open on Thursday night. Federer, aiming to add to his grand slam men'...
  • Serena coach says she is only human

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Even the best players have their ups and downs, and crises of confidence, says tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou, who believes Serena Williams has now regained her way in pursuit of a third U.S. Open title in a row. Williams who...
  • Mauresmo, Pierce headline list of Hall of Fame nominations

    (Reuters) - Amelie Mauresmo and Mary Pierce, both two-times grand slam singles champions, headlined the list of nominees up for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Also being nominated in the recent player category are two-times...
  • Murray buoyed by slugfest defeat by Djokovic

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For two sets, Andy Murray went toe-to-toe with world number one Novak Djokovic and battled him to a standstill at the U.S. Open. In the end, the Scotsman's body betrayed him and he was eliminated 7-6 (1) 6-7 (1) 6-2 6-4 in a three...
  • Federer into U.S. Open quarterfinals for 10th time in 11 years

    Federer into U.S. Open quarterfinals for 10th time in 11 years
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Roger Federer reached his 10th U.S. Open quarterfinal in 11 years with a straight-set victory over Roberto Bautista Agut during Tuesday's action at the year's final Grand Slam tournament. The second-seeded Federer wasn't...
  • Players get a lot of cash but earn little credit for desire

    A couple of items in a record book brought a real jolt the other day. One reminded that this was the 45th anniversary of Rod Laver's second calendar Grand Slam, 1969. He also won all four majors — the Australian, French, Wimbledon and U.S. Open...