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2 hrs ago | Bridgwater Mercury

James Ward is one match away from appearing in the main draw at the US Open

The British number two - the only British player to win a match in qualifying at Flushing Meadows this year - is at a career-high ranking of 131 after an excellent run and has kept that going in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Ward, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Andy Murray, Radu Albot

Thu Aug 21, 2014

USA Today

Swedes tennis influence mostly off court

Swedes tennis influence mostly off court Bjorn Borg once ruled the tennis world.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Wimbledon, Tennis Players, Robin Soderling, Thomas Johansson, Tomas Berdych

CNN

Becker 'burning like a volcano'

Boris Becker hugs Novak Djokovic after the Serbian wins the first grand slam under his guidance as coach, beating Roger Federer in a thrilling Wimbledon final in July.

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

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Serena Williams to face Townsend in Open 1st round

NEW YORK - Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Serena Williams, Tennis, US Open, French Open, Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic

Congleton Guardian

Murray faces Haase in first round

Murray will be wary of the world number 70 having needed to fight back from two sets down to beat him here in 2011, although he was an easy winner in the Australian Open last year.

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

ESPN

Will Victoria Azarenka wake up from her nightmare at the US Open?

A year after going 43-9, winning her second Australian Open and making it to the US Open final, Victoria Azarenka is just 10-7 this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams, Agnieszka Radwanska, Wimbledon

BleacherReport

US Open Tennis 2014 Predictions: Projections for Top Men's Stars

The 2014 U.S. Open draw will be revealed Thursday, but we already know that only three of the four biggest stars in men's tennis will be competing at Flushing Meadows in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Rafael Nadal, Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic, Tommy Robredo

Tennis Panorama

Bethanie Mattek-Sands to be a part of Tennis Channel's US Open Coverage Team

Australian Open champion will be part of Tennis Channel's US Open coverage team Monday, Aug. 25 -Wednesday, Aug. 27. Sidelined from tournament play with a left hip injury, Mattek-Sands will appear on Tennis Channel's set on the second level of Arthur Ashe Stadium to offer original insider analysis during the network's coverage, with possible ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Crikey

Strictly shopping: when Baz went business

From frocks to fascinators to a bevy of Moulin Rouge-style dancers, Baz Luhr-Mania enveloped Melbourne's newest shopping mall, Emporium, last night.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis

Suria

Scott targets Australian Open

Adam Scott confirmed Wednesday that he will contest the Australian Open in November, and try to expunge the memory of letting slip victory to Rory McIlroy last year in Sydney.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Sports, Tennis, Adam Scott, Golfers, Rory McIlroy, British Open, Robert Allenby

Yahoo!

Serena Williams named US Open top seed

Two-time defending champion Serena Williams was named the top seed Wednesday for the US Open, the year's final Grand Slam tennis showdown that opens Monday on the Flushing Meadows hardcourts.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Novak Djokovic awarded top seed for US Open

Reigning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has been seeded number one for the US Open with five times winner Roger Federer seeded second, the United States Tennis Association announced on Tuesday .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Novak Djokovic, Wimbledon, Roger Federer

ABS-CBN News

Supreme Serena targets 18th major at US Open

World number one Serena Williams is firing on all cylinders as she seeks to stretch her tally of Grand Slam singles titles to 18 at the US Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Serena Williams, Wimbledon, Maria Sharapova, Li Na

Yahoo!

Seven win rights to 2018 Comm Games

The network announced last night it had secured all-encompassing rights to the April 2018 games, which are expected to dominate TV ratings, as the Melbourne Games did in 2006.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Tennis

Daily Mail

Joined at the hip! Lleyton Hewitt and wife Bec 'laughing' about...

Joined at the hip! Lleyton Hewitt and wife Bec 'laughing' about reports their ten-year romance is on the rocks A magazine report saying the 10-year romance between tennis champion Lleyton Hewitt and wife Bec is over has been slammed by the couple's rep, who reveals 'they're laughing about it'.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lleyton Hewitt, More Sports, Tennis, 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, Tennis, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Jason Day, Golfers

BleacherReport

Will Injuries Keep Rafael Nadal from Becoming the Greatest of All Time?

He played so hard that one had to wonder: How long can that body take that kind of a pounding? His legs have weakened with recent injuries to his knees, but now the injury bug has moved up his body and claimed his wrist.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Wimbledon

Channelnewsasia.com

Tennis: Nadal to miss US Open due to wrist injury

Spain's Rafael Nadal as he adjusts his headband between sets during his men's singles fourth round match against Australia's Nick Kyrgios in Wimbledon, July 1, 2014.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

BleacherReport

Serena Williams the Clear 2014 US Open Favorite After Winning Cincinnati Masters

Just in time for the U.S. Open, Serena found her A-game on Sunday in the final of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Serena Williams, Ana Ivanovic, Alize Cornet, French Open

News Times

Bouchard new headline maker on WTA

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, Tennis Players, Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova, Wimbledon

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