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2 hrs ago | Crewe Guardian

Roger Federer continued his good form under the lights at Flushing Meadows

Roger Federer put on a show in front of Michael Jordan to reach the second round of the US Open.

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6 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Murray has an upbeat outlook

Andy Murray feels he is "playing with the house's money" after his narrow escape against Robin Haase at the US Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Andy Murray, US Open, Robin Haase, James Ward, Matthias Bachinger

7 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

Royal box: His Airness now a member of Club Fed

Michael Jordan was a special guest in Roger Federer's courtside box at the U.S. Open on Tuesday night.

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9 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

Atherton's Bellis pulls a stunning upset in at the US Open

CiCi Bellis of Atherton shocked No. 12 seed Dominika Cibulkova in three sets on Tuesday at the US Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Photo courtesy of USOpen.org American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since 1996 -- almost three years before she was born -- when she stunned Australian Open runner-up ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis Players, Dominika Cibulkova, Australian Open, Lindsay Davenport

9 hrs ago | CJAD

Genie Bouchard coasts to victory at US Open

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard has steamrolled her way into the second round of the U.S. Open with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Olga Govortsova of Belarus.

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10 hrs ago | KTMF

Us Open Scene: Rubin's excellent summer vacation

Noah Rubin will stick around the U.S. Open for at least a few more days before he starts his freshman year at Wake Forest.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Wimbledon, Mike Bryan

12 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Japan's Nishikori cruises in US Open first round

Tenth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan cruised to a 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 victory over American Wayne Odesnik in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, showing no apparent effects from a toe injury that hampered his preparations.

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16 hrs ago | Blackpool Citizen

Heather Watson crashed out of the US Open in the opening round

Nothing went right for the British number one, who won just 12 per cent of second serve points in a 6-1 6-1 loss that lasted 54 minutes.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis Players, Heather Watson, Fed Cup

18 hrs ago | KIII

10 Things to Know for Today

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, family members touch the copper top of the vault containing the casket of Michael Brown during his funeral in Normandy, Mo.

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22 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

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Top seed Novak Djokovic shakes off his unconvincing form in preparatory tournaments and coasts through his U.S. Open first-round match, dropping only seven games.

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22 hrs ago | USA Today

'Young' at 34, Estrella finally reaches US Open

Victor Estrella insists that at 34, he's not that old. He also laughs off the thought that his tennis career took off at a time when most of his peers are finishing up.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Igor Sijsling

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Oxford Times

Novak Djokovic was a comfortable winner in the first round

Novak Djokovic cast off concerns over his form and mindset by easing to a 6-1 6-2 6-4 win over Diego Schwartzman in the first round of the US Open.

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Oxford Times

Maria Sharapova beat fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko in two sets

Maria Sharapova recovered from a slow start to defeat fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko and reach the second round of the US Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Maria Sharapova, Maria Kirilenko, US Open, Australian Open

Washington Times

Actor Alec Baldwin snags stray ball at US Open

Alec Baldwin took on a new role at the U.S. Open - the actor played a star athlete, snagging a stray ball that flew into the stands.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis Players, Maria Kirilenko, Maria Sharapova

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

What to watch at US Open: Serena faces US teen

The 18-year-old American faces the two-time defending champ under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, French Open, Alison Riske, Tennis Players, Ana Ivanovic, Samantha Stosur, Christina McHale

Salisbury Journal

Murray through after scare

Andy Murray defied his own body and Dutch opponent Robin Haase to reach the second round of the US Open.

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WLNS-TV Lansing

For Ukraine's Stakhovsky, distractions at US Open

Stakhovsky, who lost a first-round U.S. Open match to Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 on Monday, acknowledged the current political unrest in Eastern Ukraine is a distraction.

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Tennis

U.S. Open: V. Williams d. Date-Krumm

Just how long has Kimiko Date-Krumm , who will turn 44 next month, been playing professional tennis? We were reminded of her longevity again on Monday afternoon, when she told an interviewer that her match against Venus Williams would mark her debut on Arthur Ashe Stadium.

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Brandon Sun

Canadians Sharon Fichman and Aleksandra Wozniak make early exit from US Open

Sharon Fichman of Toronto and Aleksandra Wozniak of Blainville, Que., were eliminated just an hour into Monday's first-round action at the last Grand Slam of the year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Aleksandra Wozniak, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, More Sports, Sharon Fichman, US Open, Agnieszka Radwanska, Tennis Players

CBS Local

Women's No. 2 Seed Halep Survives Scare On First Day Of US Open

Ranked second in the world, Simona Halep merited the honor of kicking off the U.S. Open on center court.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis Players, Simona Halep, French Open

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