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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.

Cincinnati Masters: Federer to face Ferrer in final

Five-time former champion Roger Federer continued his dominance over hard-hitting Canadian Milos Raonic with a 6-2, 6-3 win to reach the final of the ATP Cincinnati Masters tournament.

Serena, Ivanovic battle into Cincinnati final

Serena Williams rallied past Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday to reach the Western and Southern Open final in Cincinnati where she will face Ana Ivanovic, an upset winner over French Open champion Maria Sharapova.

Sharapova outlasts Halep to reach semis

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova reached the semi-finals of the Cincinnati tournament on Friday with a three set win over Simona Halep in a rematch of the French Open final.

Federer beats Murray, reaches Cincinnati semis

Roger Federer beat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-5 on Friday and advanced to the semi-finals of the Western & Southern Open, a tournament he has won an unprecedented five times already.

Sania-Cara doubles pair loses in Cincinnati 2nd round

India's campaign ended at the Cincinnati Masters after Sania Mirza and Cara Black went down to Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain and Kazakhstan's Yaroslave Shvedova in their women's doubles second round match in Cincinnati.

Robredo topples Djokovic, Federer survives Monfils

Tommy Robredo shocked world number one Novak Djokovic on Thursday at the Cincinnati Masters, but Roger Federer avoided an upset again Frenchman Gael Monfils.

Paes-Stepanek knocked out in second round of Cincinnati Masters

Fifth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek were eliminated from the ATP Cincinnati Masters following their defeat against Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock in men's doubles in Cincinnati.

Wimbledon finalists crash out in Cincinnati

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and finalist Eugenie Bouchard both crashed out of the second round of the Cincinnati hardcourt tournament in a setback to their US Open preparations.

Federer survives Pospisil scare in Cincinnati

Roger Federer survived an opening-match fright by outlasting Canada's Vasek Pospisil 7-6(4) 5-7 6-2 on Wednesday to claim his 300th Masters Series win and reach the third round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

Serena battles past Stosur in Cincinnati

World number one Serena Williams won a tense battle of US Open champions by beating Australia's Samantha Stosur 7-6(7) 7-6(7) on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

Yuki returns to Davis Cup squad for Serbia tie

Yuki Bhambri on Wednesday returned to the Indian Davis Cup squad for the World Group play-off tie against world No 2 side Serbia as the selectors picked an expected six-member squad, to be led by country's top singles player Somdev Devvarman.
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