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Belinda Bencic, 17, reaches US Open quarterfinals with upset of 9th-seeded Jankovic

With mentor Martina Hingis cheering from the stands, 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest U.S. Open quarterfinalist since Hingis herself in 1997.


Related Topix: Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Jelena Jankovic, Nicole Vaidisova, French Open

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Raheem Sterling, centre, was at the heart of everything Liverpool did well

Liverpool debutant Mario Balotelli generated all the pre-match hype, but it was Raheem Sterling who provided the magic in Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash with Tottenham.


Related Topix: Sports, Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling, Soccer Players, Liverpool, Mario Balotelli

Paul Lambert saw his side continue their impressive start to the season

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert believes owner Randy Lerner's honesty over his desire to sell the club has contributed to their best Barclays Premier League start in eight years.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Andreas Weimann, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Fabian Delph, World Soccer, Aston Villa, Tom Cleverley

Crewe Guardian

Wozniacki back in the big time

Caroline Wozniacki is through to the quarter-finals at a grand slam for the first time in two and a half years Caroline Wozniacki showed she is back as a force in women's tennis by stunning Maria Sharapova to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Caroline Wozniacki, Tennis, US Open, Maria Sharapova, Australian Open, Sara Errani, Mirjana Lucic

Andover Advertiser

Ulloa goal denies toothless Arsenal

Leonardo Ulloa claimed a deserved point for Leicester as they matched Arsenal in a 1-1 draw at the King Power Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, Jack Wilshere, Soccer Players, Aaron Ramsey, Wojciech Szczesny, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, Arsenal

David Ferrer blamed his lack of fitness for his exit

Fourth seed David Ferrer became the first top-10 man to go out of the US Open in a third-round loss to France's Gilles Simon.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, David Ferrer, Tennis, Gilles Simon

Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Shinji Kagawa has ended his two-year stay with Manchester United

Shinji Kagawa's time with Manchester United has come to an end after Borussia Dortmund signed their former player on a four-year deal.


Related Topix: Sports, Shinji Kagawa, Soccer Players, World Soccer, Borussia Dortmund

Ledbury Reporter

Goalscorer Diego Costa is happy to lead Chelsea's early-season charge

The Brazil-born Spain international took his tally to four in three matches after his A 32million move from Atletico Madrid with two in the frenetic 6-3 win at Everton.


Related Topix: Sports, Branislav Ivanovic, Soccer Players, Ramires, World Soccer, Chelsea, Diego Costa, Seamus Coleman


Bouchard reaches US Open's 4th round for 1st time

Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard pulled out a suddenly tight match Saturday night, edging 30th-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-7 , 6-4 to reach the U.S. Open's fourth round for the first time.


Related Topix: Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, Tennis Players, Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova

The Daily Record

Isner loses to Kohlschreiber in third round at U.S. Open

Once again, John Isner's trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage.


Related Topix: Sports, US Open, Tennis, John Isner, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Tommy Robredo (2008 Beijing Olympics)

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Kidderminster Shuttle

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova lost in the third round of the US Open

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova became the latest big-name casualty at the US Open but Serena Williams continued her march through the draw.


Related Topix: Sports, US Open, Tennis, Wimbledon, Tennis Players, Petra Kvitova, Serena Williams, Varvara Lepchenko, Ana Ivanovic

Hampshire Chronicle

Murray through to round four

Andy Murray had another frustrating afternoon on Louis Armstrong Stadium but did enough to defeat Andrey Kuznetsov and reach the fourth round of the US Open.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Andy Murray, Tennis, US Open, Robin Haase, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Serena Williams made it a hat-trick of victories against Americans, beating Varvara Lepchenko

Serena Williams made it a hat-trick of victories over fellow Americans to move into the fourth round of the US Open.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Serena Williams, Varvara Lepchenko, Vania King

South Wales Argus

Novak Djokovic eased through to the fourth round

Novak Djokovic continued to look the man to beat at the US Open as he cruised into the fourth round with a comfortable victory over American Sam Querrey.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Novak Djokovic, US Open, Sam Querrey

This is The West Country

Wilfried Zaha earned a point for Crystal Palace

Wilfried Zaha snatched a point for new manager Neil Warnock as Crystal Palace emerged from a six-goal thriller at Newcastle with something to show for their efforts.


Related Topix: Sports, Crystal Palace, World Soccer, Newcastle

Morgan Schneiderlin scores his second goal of the afternoon

Morgan Schneiderlin scored twice as Southampton secured a first Barclays Premier League win for new manager Ronald Koeman by beating West Ham 3-1 at Upton Park.


Related Topix: Sports, West Ham United, Soccer Players, Alex Song

Nathan Dyer celebrates hais second goal

Garry Monk's men extended their 100 per cent record to three games as a Nathan Dyer double and a spectacular volley from Wayne Routledge rewarded some excellent Swansea approach play.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Nathan Dyer, Garry Monk, Wayne Routledge, Angel Rangel, Gylfi Sigurdsson, World Soccer, Swansea

WLNS-TV Lansing

What to watch at US Open: Isner-Kohlschreiber III

John Isner, of the United States, returns a shot against Jan-Lennard Struff, of Germany , during the second round of the 2014 U.S. .


Related Topix: Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, John Isner, Novak Djokovic, Paul-Henri Mathieu, Sam Querrey, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez

USA Today

Palmer opens with a 63 to lead Deutsche Bank

Ryan Palmer would not have guessed this would be his lowest round of the year, at least not the way it started.


Related Topix: Ryan Palmer, Golf, Golfers, Keegan Bradley, PGA Golf, Ryder Cup, Tom Watson, Paul McGinley

Fernando Torres is heading out of Chelsea

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres will undergo a medical at AC Milan on Saturday after the clubs agreed a two-year loan deal, with Loic Remy and Mattia Destro among the names being touted as possible replacements.


Related Topix: Sports, Fernando Torres, Soccer Players, World Soccer, Chelsea