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Serena Williams Wins 3rd US Open In Row, 18th Slam

Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th major title overall.

09/07/2014

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Makarova And Vesnina Win US Open Doubles Title

Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won their second Grand Slam doubles title, ending Martina Hingis’ run at the U.S. Open.

09/06/2014

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What To Watch At US Open: What If Coaches Played?

Imagine, just for fun, if the four big-name coaches working with the U.S. Open men’s semifinalists were to play Saturday’s matches instead of their charges.

09/05/2014

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Nishikori Is 1st Japan Slam Semifinalist Since ’33

Kei Nishikori felt like he had jet lag. That’ll happen after playing more than 8 1/2 hours of tennis in two Grand Slam matches separated by about a day and a half. Nishikori did not mind, because he knew he made history. He became the first man from Japan to reach the U.S. Open semifinals in 96 years, outlasting third-seeded Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-7 (5), 6-4 on Wednesday.

09/03/2014

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Healthy Federer Back Into US Open Quarterfinals

A year ago at this time, Roger Federer was dealing with a bad back. He was experimenting with new rackets. And his nine-year run of reaching at least the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open ended with a fourth-round loss.

09/02/2014

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Perfect Returns Help Wozniacki Return To Slam Semi

Caroline Wozniacki knew, as anyone paying attention does, that the woman she played in the U.S. Open quarterfinals, Sara Errani, does not hit booming serves.

09/02/2014

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Peng Beats Safarova To Make US Open Quarterfinals

China’s Peng Shuai finally reached a Grand Slam quarterfinal in her sixth try.

08/31/2014

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Ferrer Out In First Big Upset Among Men At US Open

Instead of the cool day he was expecting, he faced the prospect of playing a top player who had dominated him in the past on one of the hottest, muggiest days of the U.S. Open so far.

08/31/2014

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Sampras: Tennis Is Free Of Doping

Pete Sampras believes tennis is free of performance-enhancing drugs now, as well as during his 14-year pro career that ended in 2002.

03/05/2013