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Paes, Sania win respective US Open doubles matches

Leander Paes and Sania Mirza won their respective doubles matches to advance to the second round of the US Open at the Flushing Meadows in New York.

Aussie Bernard Tomic pulls out of US Open

Australian wildcard Bernard Tomic pulled out of the US Open with a left hip injury, handing fourth-seeded David Ferrer a third-round berth.

Federer marches on as wild weather, upsets hit US Open

Baking heat, rain and the threat of lightning all forced stoppages in play at the US Open but Roger Federer marched on, while Maria Sharapova was knocked out.

US Open: Federer shines under Arthur Ashe floodlights

Second seed Roger Federer powered to a 6-4 6-3 6-2 win over Roberto Bautista, charging into the quarter-finals of the US Open for the 10th time in 11 years.

Wozniacki wallops Errani to reach US Open semi-finals

Caroline Wozniacki used her aggressive groundstroke game to near perfection to reach the semi-finals of the US Open with a 6-0 6-1 victory over Italy's Sara Errani.

Sania-Cara in US Open women's doubles semi-final

Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black hardly broke a sweat as they entered the US Open women's doubles semi-finals after their rivals retired midway through the quarter-final match in New York.

Djokovic juggles tennis and fatherhood ahead of US Open

Novak Djokovic has had indifferent results in the run-up to the US Open, but the world number one is not concerned. In fact, he is riding high as a newly-wed and a soon-to-be father.

Davids and Goliaths: A look at the US Open first round draws

With the US Open only three days to go, here is a look at some of the players hoping to cause first round upsets at the last Grand Slam of the season at Flushing Meadows in New York.

Wimbledon champion Kvitova reaches New Haven semis

Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova advanced to the semi-finals of the WTA New Haven hardcourt tournament on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-1 triumph over Czech compatriot Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

Injured Isner pulls out of Winston-Salem

Two-time champion John Isner withdrew from the US Open tune-up event at Winston-Salem on Thursday with a left ankle injury. It wasn't yet clear if the injury would affect his appearance in the US Open, which starts on Monday.

Four-time winner Wozniacki ousted at Connecticut Open

Camila Giorgi sprang an upset to defeat four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 and reach the quarter-finals of the WTA Connecticut Open, a final warm-up for the US Open.

Djokovic the top seed for US Open, Federer second

Reigning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has been seeded number one for the US Open with five times winner Roger Federer seeded second, the United States Tennis Association announced on Tuesday.

Federer downs Ferrer to capture sixth Cincinnati title

Roger Federer's hopes of adding to his record grand slam haul got a boost as he beat Spain's David Ferrer 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 to win the Western and Southern Open title in Cincinnati in the last key US Open tune-up event.

Nadal will not be able to defend his US Open title due to wrist injury

Rafael Nadal will not defend his title at the US Open because of an injured right wrist. Nadal and the tournament announced his withdrawal a week before the year's last Grand Slam tournament begins.

Serena Williams wins first Cincinnati title

World number one Serena Williams claimed her first Cincinnati title with a dominating 6-4, 6-1 win over Ana Ivanovic in the final of the WTA Tour hardcourt tournament on Sunday.
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