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Kerber celebrates No. 1 by reaching US Open final
Reaching top of the world seems to agree with Angelique Kerber, who celebrated her ascension to the number one ranking with a 6-4 6-3 win over Caroline Wozniacki on Thursday to advance to Saturday's US Open final.
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Serena Williams upset in U.S. Open semifinal for 2nd year in row
Serena Williams was upset in the U.S. Open semifinals for the second year in a row, beaten 6-2, 7-6 (5) by 10th-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic on Thursday night. Williams, who clutched at her left leg between points in the second set, double-faulted to end it. Afterward, her coach,...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Serena Williams 2010 Australian Open Justine Henin Grand Slam 2008 French Open 2009 WTA Tour Martina Hingis Tennis
Serena Williams loses in U.S. Open semis for 2nd year in row
Serena Williams was upset in the U.S. Open semifinals for the second year in a row, beaten 6-2, 7-6 (5) by 10th-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic on Thursday night.
3 points by The Denver Post | Tennis Single-elimination tournament Serena Williams 2010 Australian Open The Championships Wimbledon Justine Henin Caroline Wozniacki Grand Slam
Serena Williams Loses Bid for 23rd Major and Her No. 1 Ranking
Williams lost to Karolina Pliskova and second-ranked Angelique Kerber will ascend to the top spot. Williams also remains tied with Steffi Graf with 22 major titles in the Open era.
1072 points by The New York Times | US Open Tennis Grand Slam Serena Williams Justine Henin Australian Open Martina Hingis Venus Williams
Serena Williams goes down in straight sets in US Open shocker
For the second straight year chasing history at the U.S. Open, Serena Williams crashed and burned in the semifinals. A sluggish Williams couldn’t solve Karolina Pliksova’s serve and she double-faulted on match point in the tiebreaker as No. 11 seed Pliksova moved to the Open finals in a 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) straight-set stunner in 1...
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Simona Halep Puts Up a Fight, but Serena Williams Rolls On to a Semifinal
Williams could quite easily have cracked after the quick and very resourceful Halep forced a third set. Instead, Williams re-established command.
88 points by The New York Times | Grand Slam Serena Williams Tennis Martina Hingis Australian Open Venus Williams Justine Henin The Championships Wimbledon
Pushed to brink, Williams edges Halep, returns to US Open SF
NEW YORK — Serena Williams' serve was broken for the first time at this year's U.S. Open. Twice, in fact. She dropped a set for the first time in the tournament, too, pushed to the brink by Simona Halep in the quarterfinals.In a match filled with fantastic shotmaking and enthralling exchanges, neither player budged until Williams righted herself in the third set to emerge with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Halep on Wednesday night to get back to the semifinals at Flushing Meadows.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Grand Slam Justine Henin 2010 Australian Open The Championships Wimbledon Tennis Caroline Wozniacki Kim Clijsters Martina Hingis
Murray edges Wawrinka to book ATP semi
After not facing a top-five player since June, world No. 1 Andy Murray has beaten two within three days at the ATP World Tour Finals.
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Serena Williams won't rush back in 2016
Serena Williams says she's sick and tired of playing at grand slams while injured.
1164 points by CNN | Grand Slam Serena Williams Australian Open US Open Venus Williams The Championships Wimbledon Martina Hingis Justine Henin
Wawrinka wears down Djokovic for 1st U.S. Open title
Wawrinka has won only five of 24 career meetings against Djokovic.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Roger Federer Grand Slam Tennis The Championships Wimbledon Rafael Nadal Justine Henin Australian Open Novak Djokovic
What we learned at US Open: Wawrinka can pursue career Slam
NEW YORK (AP) - Stan Wawrinka was about 2 1/2 hours removed from winning the U.S. Open for his third major championship when he was presented with a question he probably was figuring would be coming. The gist: After adding this trophy to those from the Australian Open in 2014, ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Roger Federer Grand Slam Rafael Nadal The Championships Wimbledon Justine Henin Andy Murray Australian Open Serena Williams
Wawrinka wears down Djokovic for 1st US Open title, 3rd Slam
NEW YORK – Stan Wawrinka is the first to acknowledge he hasn’t always been the most consistent player – or the strongest mentally. That’s why, when he shows his mettle during a match, he likes to point his right index finger to his temple.That signature gesture got a lot of use in the U.S. Open fina...
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Another US Open is in the books: Here are some takeaways
The new roof was put to good use in its first U.S. Open. It was used for parts of nine matches, starting with the night session match on Aug. 31 between Rafael Nadal and Andreas Seppi. In truth, the genuine star of the Roger Federer-less U.S. Open was the brand-new, 8,000-seat Grandstand that was greeted...
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Stan Wawrinka wears down Novak Djokovic for 1st US Open title, 3rd Slam
Stan Wawrinka surprisingly managed to wear down Novak Djokovic and beat the defending champion 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 for his first U.S. Open title and third Grand Slam trophy overall.
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Wawrinka wears down Djokovic for 1st U.S. Open title, 3rd Grand Slam
Wawrinka has won only five of 24 career meetings against Djokovic.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Roger Federer Grand Slam Tennis The Championships Wimbledon Rafael Nadal Justine Henin Australian Open Novak Djokovic
Wawrinka upsets Djokovic in U.S. Open final
No. 1 Novak Djokovic struggles with sore toe as Stan Wawrinka wins his first U.S. Open.         
1662 points by Arizona Republic | Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Grand Slam US Open Tennis Justine Henin Andy Murray The Championships Wimbledon
The Latest: Wawrinka tops Djokovic at US Open for 3rd major
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):
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Stan Wawrinka upsets Novak Djokovic in U.S. Open final
No. 1 Novak Djokovic struggles with sore toe as Stan Wawrinka wins his first U.S. Open.         
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US Open winner never even reached a grand slam final until now
Having turned pro thirteen years ago, it's easy to forget Angelique Kerber only won her first major title this year.
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Kerber begins reign as number one with US Open win
Germany's Angelique Kerber began her reign as world number one in imperious style battling past a determined Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to win the US Open final on Saturday and claim her second Grand Slam title of the year.
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Djokovic/Wawrinka big-game talents in US Open final
World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed a whirlwind trip to Sunday's US Open final, but the top-seeded Serb expects hard work ahead when he meets Stan Wawrinka at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
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The Latest: Kerber beats Pliskova for 1st US Open title
NEW YORK — The Latest on U.S. Open (all times local):6:27 p.m.Angelique Kerber won her first U.S. Open title and the second Grand Slam trophy of her breakthrough season, beating Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 on Saturday.The No. 2-seeded Kerber came back to win five of the last six games after trailing by a break at 3-1 in the third set.Kerber already was assured of making her debut at No. 1 in the WTA rankings on Monday, ending Serena Williams' record-tying 186-week stay at the top.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Serena Williams Tennis Grand Slam Venus Williams The Championships Wimbledon Martina Hingis Australian Open Justine Henin
Thrilling win for Kerber at US Open
Angelique Kerber beat Karolina Pliskova in a thriller, 6-3 4-6 6-4, to win the US Open and claim her second grand slam title of 2016.
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Kerber beats Pliskova for U.S. Open title
Angelique Kerber will take over the No. 1 ranking, replacing Serena Williams.         
3713 points by Arizona Republic | Grand Slam US Open Serena Williams Martina Hingis Steffi Graf Australian Open Justine Henin The Championships Wimbledon
Angelique Kerber, With a U.S. Open Win, Solidifies Her No. 1 Status
With a three-set victory in the final over Karolina Pliskova, Kerber captured her second Grand Slam singles title of the year.
-1 points by The New York Times | Serena Williams Tennis Grand Slam Steffi Graf US Open Martina Hingis Justine Henin Venus Williams
New No. 1 Angelique Kerber reigns at U.S. Open
By Adam Zagoria, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK -- Entering the U.S. Open final on Saturday, Angelique Kerber had already wrested the No. 1 ranking in the world from Serena Williams.
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