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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Profiles of U.S. Open men's singles finalists

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brief biographies of the men's finalists at the 2014 U.S. Open (prefix number denotes seeding): 10-Kei Nishikori (Japan) Age: 24 Grand Slam titles: 0 The first man from an Asian country to reach a grand slam final, Nishikori...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Federer, Djokovic Upset In U.S. Open Semifinals

    NEW YORK — Marin Cilic completed a sensational set of shocking semi-finals by upsetting 17-times grand slam winner Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the final of the U.S. Open. Croatian 14th seed Cilic's opponent in Monday's final...
  • Cilic gives Federer a tennis clinic, says his coach

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marin Cilic handed Roger Federer "a tennis lesson" in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Saturday, his coach Goran Ivanisevic said. The former Wimbledon champion, who began working with Cilic last summer, watched from the stands...
  • Wimbledon champ Kvitova upset in U.S. Open

    Wimbledon champ Kvitova upset in U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova joined a long list of women's upset victims at the U.S. Open when she was ousted in the third round on Saturday by 145th-ranked qualifier Aleksandra Krunic. The 21-year-old Serb fell onto her back in...
  • Iowa's little piece of Wimbledon

    Iowa's little piece of Wimbledon
    CHARLES CITY, Iowa — He built it, so they come. Anyone driving down the gravel road through the cornfields of northern Iowa can't be blamed for stepping on the brakes and doing a double take. Just off the road, between a house and farm buildings,...
  • 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...
  • Williams, Wozniacki put friendship aside in final

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki, there is a time for friendship and a time for business, and business does not get much more serious than a grand slam final. The pair spent some holiday time together in Miami earlier in...