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Final four men at U.S. Open meet for a familiar rematch
There is a reassuring familiarity about the final four men left at the U.S. Open. Defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia vs. Gael Monfils of France; and Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland vs. Kei Nishikori of Japan. If you think you’ve seen this before, well, you have.   In July. The same four players,...
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Amazon Orders Novak Djokovic Tennis Docu-Series
Novak Djokovic, currently the No. 1 men’s tennis player in the world, has sold a documentary series to Amazon about his life on and off the court. “Novak” (working title) will follow the 12-time Grand Slam champ over the course of the 2017 season in his quest to remain on top — and the Serbian’s... Read more »
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Rested Djokovic big favourite against Monfils
World number one Novak Djokovic, the only member of the so-called "Big Four" to reach Friday's semi-finals of the US Open, also has the distinction of being the least tested of the last four at Flushing Meadows.
104 points by | 2008 ATP Tour Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Andy Murray Novak Djokovic 2009 Australian Open Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Ivan Ljubi ić
Novak Djokovic better prepare to play a full match this time out
It’s not whether Novak Djokovic will win his semifinal Friday versus Gael Monfils, it is whether the Frenchman will finish the match slated to begin at 3 p.m. at Arthur Ashe Stadium. At least that is how it has been going for Djokovic, the defending U.S. Open champion whose opponents have dropped like flies. In...
1 points by New York Post | 2008 ATP Tour Rafael Nadal Novak Djokovic Roger Federer Andy Murray 2009 Australian Open Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 2007 ATP Tour
Clijsters, Roddick nominated for tennis hall of fame
NEWPORT, R.I. — Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick are the International Tennis Hall of Fame nominees in the recent player category for the class of 2017.The hall announced Thursday who is on the ballot.Clijsters, one of six women to be ranked No. 1 in singles and doubles, won four Grand Slam singles titles — three at the U.S. Open, one at the Australian Open — and two major trophies in doubles. When she came out of retirement and won the 2009 U.S. Open in her third tournament back, she was the first mother to collect a major title since 1980.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Tennis The Championships Wimbledon Venus Williams Andre Agassi Roger Federer Grand Slam US Open Men's major golf championships
Tennis all-stars lined up for Barclays Center premiere
The tennis will move from Queens to Brooklyn when Barclays Center hosts its first tennis event in January. John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, James Blake and Jim Courier will compete in a four-man singles tournament on Jan. 7 as part of the PowerShares QQQ Cup, according to Barclays Center officials. It’s the most prestigious tennis battle in Brooklyn...
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Gong Show: After let call, Murray loses at Open; Serena wins
NEW YORK — Andy Murray lost his way, seven consecutive games and, eventually, his riveting five-set U.S. Open quarterfinal against Kei Nishikori after a loud noise from a malfunctioning sound system interrupted a key point, resulting in a do-over.Whether or not the gong-like sound, and chair umpire Marija Cicak's let ruling, was the reason that Nishikori wound up coming back to win 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 on Wednesday, it surely will be what's most remembered about the back-and-forth, 4-hour match.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Juan Martín del Potro 2008 ATP Tour 2010 Australian Open Roger Federer Ivan Ljubi i? Andy Murray James Blake US Open
No all-Williams U.S. Open rematch: Venus out; Serena gets No. 308
NEW YORK – Venus Williams went from down and out to a point from victory, then back again. In the end, she couldn’t quite get past a woman a dozen years younger and who had never won before at this stage of a Grand Slam tournament.Williams failed to convert a match point and lost, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3),...
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After let call, Murray loses to Nishikori at Open
NEW YORK – Andy Murray lost his way, seven consecutive games and, eventually, his riveting five-set U.S. Open quarterfinal against Kei Nishikori after a loud noise from a malfunctioning sound system interrupted a key point, resulting in a do-over.Whether or not the gong-like sound, and chair umpire...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Roger Federer 2008 ATP Tour Tennis Juan Martín del Potro US Open The Championships Wimbledon Grand Slam James Blake
Nishikori upsets Murray to reach US Open semis
Japan's Kei Nishikori overcame second seed Andy Murray for a gruelling 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 see-saw victory on Wednesday to reach the US Open semi-finals.
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Kei Nishikori, Serena Williams win thrillers in U.S. Open quarterfinals
They gave the people what they wanted and needed on an often mesmerizing day and night of tennis at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. Two enthralling matches pushed two proud champions — Andy Murray and Serena Williams —  to the brink, requiring a decisive set in both contests and testing their bodies...
149 points by Los Angeles Times | US Open Roger Federer Tennis Juan Martín del Potro Grand Slam Australian Open Arthur Ashe The Championships Wimbledon
Upset by noise-caused let, Murray loses to Nishikori at Open
NEW YORK — Andy Murray dropped seven consecutive games after a let call caused by a loud noise in the arena's speaker system during a fourth-set point and lost to Kei Nishikori 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 in a riveting U.S. Open quarterfinal Wednesday.Murray, the No. 2 seed and 2012 champion at Flushing Meadows, disagreed with chair umpire Marija Cicak's decision to immediately halt things when play was interrupted by a sound similar to what a gong might make. It happened with Murray already up two sets to one and holding a second break point at 1-all in the fourth.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Juan Martín del Potro 2008 ATP Tour 2010 Australian Open Roger Federer Ivan Ljubi i? Andy Murray James Blake US Open
Karolina Pliskova rolls past Konjuh, into US Open semifinals
NEW YORK — Karolina Pliskova came into the U.S. Open with the dubious distinction of being the only woman currently ranked in the top 20 never to make a Grand Slam round of 16.She's now blown past that milestone, routing 18-year-old Ana Konjuh 6-2, 6-2 in just 57 minutes Wednesday to reach the semifinals.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Juan Martín del Potro 2008 ATP Tour 2010 Australian Open Roger Federer Ivan Ljubi i? Andy Murray James Blake US Open
Bethanie Mattek-Sands picks up her first top-10 win in two years at Miami Open
Bethanie Mattek-Sands needed a wild-card invitation just to be able to play in the Miami Open.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Grand Slam 2010 Australian Open Roger Federer 2009 Wimbledon Championships 2008 French Open Marion Bartoli Tennis 2009 French Open
Ryan Harrison advances to first final of career at Memphis Open
Ryan Harrison beat fellow American Donald Young to reach the final.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Andy Roddick Tennis ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Roger Federer Serve Rafael Nadal Single-elimination tournament 2009 Australian Open
ESPN fired me for ‘guerrilla’ comment on Venus Williams: suit
LOS ANGELES — A tennis commentator dropped by ESPN for a remark about Venus Williams during the Australian Open sued the sports network Tuesday for wrongful termination. Former tennis pro Doug Adler maintains he was describing Williams’ aggressive style last month as “guerrilla” tactics and not comparing her with a “gorilla.” He apologized for his...
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Fired for Venus Williams remark, commentator Doug Adler sues ESPN
A tennis commentator dropped by ESPN for a remark about Venus Williams during the Australian Open sued the sports network Tuesday for wrongful termination. Former tennis pro Doug Adler maintains he was describing Williams' aggressive style last month as "guerrilla" tactics and not comparing her...
18 points by Chicago Tribune | The Championships Wimbledon Andre Agassi Grand Slam Venus Williams Tennis Roger Federer Australian Open US Open
Tennis Great Pete Sampras Sells Brentwood House to Muse’s Matt Bellamy (EXCLUSIVE)
Retired tennis great and property-gossip-column regular Pete Sampras has sold a rustic-luxe residence in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles for $7.25 million to an inscrutable trust and we hear from virgin tipster Ivanka Tellyu and veteran celebrity-real-estate snitch Lucy Spillerguts that the new owner is Muse frontman Matt Bellamy. The sale was a far... Read more »
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Tomas Berdych returns from layoff to win opener at Rotterdam
The Sports Xchange Tomas Berdych posted a straight-sets win Monday in a first-round match at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
-2 points by UPI | 2009 Australian Open Roger Federer Tomáš Berdych Fernando Verdasco Andy Roddick 2010 Australian Open Marcos Baghdatis Richard Gasquet
Grigor Dimitrov reaches semis in home country of Bulgaria
The Sports Xchange Third-seeded Grigor Dimitrov delighted the home fans with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over.
1 points by UPI | Rafael Nadal 2009 Australian Open Tennis Roger Federer Gilles Simon Single-elimination tournament ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Serbia
18 reasons to love Roger Federer
Roger Federer just won his 18th major title at the Australian Open, which once again prompted a huge outpouring of adulation for the Swiss tennis star.
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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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Novak Djokovic, Milos Raonic advance to ATP semifinals
The Sports Xchange Top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Milos Raonic of Canada advanced to the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals.
-2 points by UPI | Rafael Nadal Andy Roddick Roger Federer James Blake 2010 ATP World Tour 2008 ATP Tour Tennis John McEnroe
Angry Djokovic clashes with umpire
Novak Djokovic finished perfect in the group stage at the World Tour Finals after crushing David Goffin -- and clashing with the chair umpire.
61 points by CNN | 2008 ATP Tour Rafael Nadal Ivan Lendl Roger Federer Jimmy Connors John McEnroe 2009 ATP World Tour James Blake
Williams breaks all-time record for Grand Slam match wins
Serena Williams surpassed Martina Natratilova for the most women’s Grand Slam match wins, with a dominant 6-2, 6-1 victory over Sweden's Johanna Larsson in the fourth round of the US Open. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Murray wobbles but hangs on to beat Nishikori in thriller
Andy Murray has already scaled the tennis summit but Japan's Kei Nishikori did his best to loosen his footing before falling in a three-hour thriller at the ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday.
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History! Serena becomes greatest of all time
Back from yet another injury enforced absence, Juan Martin del Potro reached the quarterfinals at a major for the first time in three years.
261 points by CNN | Roger Federer 2008 ATP Tour US Open Rafael Nadal 2010 Australian Open 2009 Wimbledon Championships Tennis 2007 ATP Tour
Wawrinka: How I won the US Open
With his index finger pointing to his temple, it was a gesture that came to define the 2016 US Open.
-1 points by CNN | Roger Federer Grand Slam US Open Andy Murray Tennis 2009 French Open Juan Martín del Potro Novak Djokovic
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
Wawrinka wins US Open, tops Djokovic in four sets
Third seed Stan Wawrinka rose to the occasion once again to beat top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-7(1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 and win the US Open on Sunday for the third grand slam title of his career.
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U.S. Open champ Wawrinka has more to work on
Too often – particularly early in events – Wawrinka is pointedly off.         
290 points by Arizona Republic | Roger Federer US Open Rafael Nadal Grand Slam Arthur Ashe Stanislas Wawrinka Novak Djokovic Andy Murray
U.S. Open champ Stan Wawrinka eager for more consistent success
Too often – particularly early in events – Wawrinka is pointedly off.         
290 points by Arizona Republic | Roger Federer US Open Rafael Nadal Grand Slam Arthur Ashe Stanislas Wawrinka Novak Djokovic Andy Murray
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...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Roger Federer Grand Slam Tennis The Championships Wimbledon Rafael Nadal Justine Henin Australian Open Novak Djokovic
Stan Wawrinka joins the elite club — even if he won’t admit it
If this had been a rather lackluster U.S. Open marked primarily by the absence of marquee value through the late rounds of the tournament, Sunday’s men’s final produced 3 hours, 55 minutes of glittering tennis. And it was Stan Wawrinka, who does not possess either the name recognition or cachet of Big Four charter members...
4 points by New York Post | 2008 ATP Tour Roger Federer Rafael Nadal 2009 French Open Novak Djokovic Andy Murray 2010 ATP World Tour 2006 ATP Tour
Stan Wawrinka upsets Novak Djokovic for US Open title
By Adam Zagoria, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK -- Stan Wawrinka had lost 19 of his previous 23 encounters against Novak Djokovic heading into the US Open final.
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On Tennis: Stan Wawrinka Proves Himself a Reinvented Champion
Wawrinka, who had not won a major before age 30, captured his third with a United States Open victory over Novak Djokovic. A Wimbledon title would give Wawrinka a career grand slam.
535 points by The New York Times | Roger Federer Rafael Nadal John McEnroe US Open Jimmy Connors Grand Slam Ivan Lendl Stanislas Wawrinka
Stan Wawrinka beats Novak Djokovic to win U.S. Open title
Stan Wawrinka’s tennis career has been a textbook study of persistence and patience, with his Grand Slam championship success delayed until age 28 and continuing into his 30s. That was once the tennis version of middle age. Those virtues served the Swiss veteran well Sunday in the U.S. Open men’s...
53 points by Los Angeles Times | Roger Federer Grand Slam Rafael Nadal Andre Agassi Rod Laver Tennis The Championships Wimbledon Andy Murray
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 beats Djokovic for 1st US Open title, 3rd Grand Slam
Pointing to his temple after winning the biggest of points, Stan Wawrinka wore Novak Djokovic down and beat the defending champion 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday for his first U.S. Open title and third Grand Slam trophy overall.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Roger Federer Grand Slam US Open Tennis Australian Open Rafael Nadal Arthur Ashe Novak Djokovic
Stan Wawrinka wins US Open for third Grand Slam title, beating Novak Djokovic 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3
NEW YORK (AP) - Stan Wawrinka wins US Open for third Grand Slam title, beating Novak Djokovic 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3.
-1 points by The Washington Times | Roger Federer Stanislas Wawrinka Rafael Nadal US Open Novak Djokovic Grand Slam Andy Murray The Championships Wimbledon
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
Wawrinka stuns Djokovic
Who has given Novak Djokovic the most trouble at majors in recent years? Stan Wawrinka. He proved it again by downing the world No. 1 in the US Open final.
79 points by CNN | Roger Federer Rafael Nadal Grand Slam Andy Murray Novak Djokovic Andre Agassi 2008 French Open Stanislas Wawrinka
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.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Grand Slam US Open Tennis Justine Henin Andy Murray The Championships Wimbledon
Stan Wawrinka Stuns Top-Seeded Novak Djokovic in U.S. Open Final
The victory gave Wawrinka, the third seed, his third major tennis title.
6056 points by The New York Times | Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Grand Slam Novak Djokovic US Open Andy Murray The Championships Wimbledon 2009 Australian Open
Wawrinka tops 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 US Open Tennis Australian Open Rafael Nadal Arthur Ashe Novak Djokovic
Stan Wawrinka wears down woozy Djokovic for US Open title
Flushing has fallen in love with another Swiss maestro. Stan “The Man” Wawrinka, the less-appreciated player from Switzerland, rallied to beat defending-champion and hurting Novak Djokovic, wearing down the Serbian with his powerful groundstrokes for his first U.S. Open title, posting a 6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 victory in the men’s final Sunday night. The crowd...
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The Latest: Wawrinka evens up US Open final at set apiece
NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):6:10 p.m.Stan Wawrinka has evened up the U.S. Open final against Novak Djokovic at a set apiece.The two-time major champ won the second set 6-4 after Djokovic won the first in a tiebreaker. Wawrinka broke Djokovic's serve in the final game on the Serb's 14th unforced error of the set.After a shaky start to the match, Wawrinka started to find his form late in the first set, and that continued in the second.___5:35 p.m.
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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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