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3 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

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.

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

6 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

What to watch at US Open: Serena seeking quarters

Serena Williams takes the next step toward trying to fill out that list when she plays her fourth-round match Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Kaia Kanepi, Carla Suarez-Navarro, Yanina Wickmayer

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Roger Federer advances in 4 sets at U.S. Open

Roger Federer regrouped after a fortuitously timed rain delay to move on at the U.S. Open in four sets.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Roger Federer, Marcel Granollers

Bridportnews.co.uk

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.

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

Suria

Wozniacki shocks Sharapova to reach US...

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova joined the exodus of US Open top seeds on Sunday, succumbing in three sets to former world number one Caroline Wozniacki.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki, Sara Errani, Mirjana Lucic, Serena Williams

Chorley Citizen

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.

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

WTOL-TV Toledo

Sara Errani advances to US Open quarterfinals

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, of Croatia, follows through on a shot against Sara Errani, of Italy, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Sara Errani, Tennis, US Open, Mirjana Lucic, French Open

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Isner loses to Kohlschreiber in US Open 3rd round

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, reacts after a shot against Aleksandra Krunic, of Serbia, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Petra Kvitova, John Isner, Philipp Kohlschreiber

KTVN Reno

Us Open Scene: Djokovic gives singer the spotlight

Milos Raonic, of Canada, returns a shot to Victor Estrella Burgos, of Dominican Republic, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Milos Raonic, Tennis

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Yahoo!

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.

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Serena Williams, Varvara Lepchenko, Vania King

Ananova

Krunic shocks Kvitova

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova became the latest big-name casualty in the women's draw at the US Open with a shock third-round loss to qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, Petra Kvitova, US Open

Salisbury Journal

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.

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

Sutton Guardian

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Novak Djokovic, More Sports, US Open, Sam Querrey

Daily Reporter

Sharapova gets past Lisicki in 2 sets at US Open

Maria Sharapova reached the U.S. Open's fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki , was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help.

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Related Topix: Maria Sharapova, Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Sabine Lisicki

ABC News

What to Watch at US Open: Isner-Kohlschreiber III

John Isner is not the sort to study a lot of video of past matches in order to prepare for an upcoming opponent.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, John Isner, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Sam Querrey, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams

Yahoo!

Bummed to face a friend, Gulbis loses at US Open

That's because his foe, Dominic Thiem, also happens to be a good pal and frequent practice partner who works with the same coach.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Roger Federer, French Open

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

Roger Federer remains on course for an 18th major title

Roger Federer nullified the big serving of Australian Sam Groth to move into the third round of the US Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Roger Federer, Tennis, US Open

The New Zealand Herald

Us Open Scene: Monfils wonders about net's height

As Gael Monfils hit ball after ball into the net during his first service game Friday at the U.S. Open resulting in four double-faults a thought occurred to him: "Seems pretty high, huh?" So after getting broken to fall behind 2-0, Monfils figured it wouldn't hurt to check it out for himself.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Gael Monfils, US Open

The Northern Echo

Bernard Tomic could not take to the court for his second-round match

Fourth seed David Ferrer was handed a walkover into the third round of the US Open when opponent Bernard Tomic pulled out with hip problems.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Bernard Tomic, David Ferrer, Australian Open, Dustin Brown, Jarkko Nieminen

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