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3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Serena Williams named top seed at US Open

World number one Serena Williams has been top-seeded for the US Open where she will be seeking to win the women's singles title for a third consecutive year, the United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday .

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

7 hrs ago | Ananova

McEnroe: Murray must step up

Murray, who claimed his maiden Grand Slam in New York in 2012, has not shied away from his struggles for consistency, highlighted by his quarter-final capitulation to Grigor Dimitrov that brought his Wimbledon title defence to an end.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Grigor Dimitrov, Wimbledon, US Open, Amelie Mauresmo

11 hrs ago | Sidmouth Herald

Teenager tennis starlet will 'never forget' outing at All England Club

AUGUST 11: Tim Henman with Evi Jones during the HSBC Road to Wimbledon on August 11, 2014 in London, England.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tim Henman

15 hrs ago | KAUZ

Top-seed Simona Halep upset in New Haven

The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Simona Halep

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABC News

Top-Seed Simona Halep Upset at Connecticut Open.

Defending champion and top-seeded Simona Halep was upset Tuesday in her opening match at the Connecticut Open, falling 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Simona Halep, Magdalena Rybarikova, US Open, Wimbledon, Petra Kvitova, Ekaterina Makarova

NewsOK.com

American Riske upsets Pennetta in New Haven

American Alison Riske upset sixth-seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta 6-1. 7-6 Tuesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open, the final tuneup on the Women's Tennis Association Tour before the U.S. Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Alison Riske, Tennis Players, Flavia Pennetta, US Open

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Robredo upset at Winston-Salem

The 6-foot-8 Anderson, ranked 20th in the world and the No. 2 seed in the final tuneup for next week's U.S. Open, served 16 aces and almost as many service winners against Mannarino.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Kevin Anderson, Adrian Mannarino, US Open, John Isner

Graham Leader

Past US Open champs Djokovic, Federer seeded 1-2

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open, and five-time champion Roger Federer is No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Novak Djokovic, More Sports, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal

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9, 2013, file photo, Rafael Nadal, of Spain, holds up the championship trophy after winning the men's singles final over Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, at the 2013 U.S. .

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic

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10 things to know for Tuesday

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2013, file photo, Rafael Nadal, of Spain, returns a shot to Ryan Harrison during the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Rafael Nadal, Ryan Harrison, US Open

News Observer

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

Show creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick along with NBC are donating objects to the National Museum of American History.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

Jason Day joins Rory McIlroy as confirmed starter for Australian Open

Jason Day will join world number one and defending champion Rory McIlroy in a star-studded field for this year's Australian Open in Sydney.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Australian Open, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Jason Day, Golfers

NewsOK.com

Bouchard rolls past Jovanovski at New Haven

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada needed only 52 minutes to beat Serbia's Bojana Jovanovski 6-1, 6-1 Monday in the first round of at the Connecticut Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Bojana Jovanovski, Sara Errani, Samantha Stosur, Barbora Strycova

BBC News

Lifeboat rescues kayaker from sea

A kayaker who fell into the sea off the coast at North Berwick in East Lothian has been rescued by a lifeboat crew.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Andy Murray, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Wimbledon, Lynsey Sharp, Olympic Athletics, Eilidh Child

The News Tribune

Goffin upsets Melzer in 1st round at Winston-Salem

Goffin won his first ATP Tour title last month in Kitzbuhel, Austria. He lost in the first round to Andy Murray at Wimbledon and then won ATP Challenger Tour events in the Netherlands, Poland and Finland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Jurgen Melzer, US Open, Andy Murray, Wimbledon, Carlos Berlocq, Martin Klizan

The Peninsula

Serena beats Ivanovic to win Cincinnati final

Serena Williams and Ana Ivanovic of Serbia holds their trophies after the final of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Serena Williams, Ana Ivanovic, US Open, Victoria Azarenka

The Las Vegas Sun

2013 champ Rafael Nadal out of US Open with wrist injury

The 28-year-old Spaniard was hurt July 29 while practicing on his home island of Mallorca ahead of the North American hard-court circuit.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Soccer Players, Nadal, US Open, Tennis Players, Rafael Nadal

Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Judy Murray confirms Strictly stint

New ballrooms please ... Judy Murray, the mother of tennis star Andy, has officially confirmed she is to be a contestant on this year's Strictly Come Dancing.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon

News Times

Bouchard new headline maker on WTA tour

A Canadian fashion magazine, Elle Quebec, recently mixed up inside action photos of her with Maria Sharapova -- who is six inches taller -- for an article even though she was the cover subject.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis Players, Maria Sharapova, Australian Open, Petra Kvitova, Wimbledon

Wandsworth Guardian

Quins' Easter takes on a double identity

Nick Easter is going to be working on two rugby fronts this season, but he insists his main priority is Aviva Premiership glory with Harlequins.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon

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