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Tennis

US Open: Dominating Djokovic enjoys smooth outing

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray stayed on course for a mouth-watering US Open quarter-final showdown as five-time women’s champion Serena Williams stood alone as America’s last singles title hope.

Kvitova joins US Open fallen, Djokovic, Murray cruise

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova became the fifth top 10 seed to exit the US Open in the first week when she was knocked out by Serbian world number 145 Aleksandra Krunic.

Isner loses to Kohlschreiber in US Open 3rd round

Unable to capitalise on plenty of openings, and surprisingly outplayed in a trio of tiebreakers, Isner lost to the 22nd-seeded Kohlschreiber 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4).

Many happy returns for Roger Federer at US Open

Roger Federer trumped big-hitting Sam Groth 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in the US Open second round. In the third round, Federer - who has won five titles at the US Open - will face 42nd-ranked Marcel Granollers of Spain.

Paes-Stepanek in US Open third round

The Indo-Czech tennis pair needed only an hour and 23 minutes to move past Chinese Taipei-Czech combine of Yen-Hsun Lu and Jiri Vesely 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the second round on Court No.5.

Djokovic, Serena, Murray sail through on New York breeze

Novak Djokovic reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the 25th consecutive time while Serena Williams racked up her 80th US Open win as the top seeds eased into the third round.

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.

What to watch at US Open: Venus eyes 4th round

Venus Williams is trying to get to the fourth round at the US Open for the first time since 2010. To do so, the 19th-seeded Williams will need to beat 13th-seeded Sara Errani of Italy in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Friday.

Wawrinka gets into tiff with fan in US Open win

In the heat of the moment, locked in a suddenly tight match after midnight at Flushing Meadows, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka snapped at a rowdy spectator, telling him to 'Shut up.'

US Open 2014: Sharapova rallies to outlast Dulgheru

Maria Sharapova came through the way she so often does in the crucible of a third set, beating 95th-ranked Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round of the US Open.

Federer hits season's 50; Teen duo rock US Open

Roger Federer claimed his 50th win of 2014 as the 17-time major winner got his campaign for a record sixth US Open off to a battling start.

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.

US Open: Glam rock as Bouchard, Ivanovic progress

Photo favourites Eugenie Bouchard and Ana Ivanovic eased into the US Open second round in New York on Tuesday.

Federer leads list of game's top money-makers

Roger Federer has not won a Grand Slam title this year but the 17-time Grand Slam champion topped Forbes magazine's list of the 10 top tennis money-makers.

Djokovic at the double as former US Open champs advance

Novak Djokovic wasted no time in seeing off Argentinian challenger Diego Schwartzman as four former US Open champions reached the second round with varying degrees of difficulty.
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