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HindustanTimes Thu,28 Aug 2014

Tennis

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.

Sharapova hands old friend US Open tennis lesson

Maria Sharapova found no room for sentiment on Monday to give her old friend Maria Kirilenko a tennis lesson and roll to a 6-4 6-0 win and into the second round of the US Open.

Evergreen Federer set to open bid for 18th grand slam win

The evergreen Swiss may be carrying a bit more baggage these days, not least with his four children in tow, but in his 60th successive grand slam, the 33-year-old truly believes he can extend his record tally of singles titles to 18.

Murray grits through cramps to win at US Open

Murray outlasted Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5 in the first round on Monday during an afternoon that was hot but not particularly humid.

US Open: Djokovic, Sharapova, set to shine

World number one Novak Djokovic, seeking to consolidate his Wimbledon win, is one of four former champions in action Monday on the first day of the US Open.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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