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1 hr ago | Detroit News

Serena Williams chases history at U.S. Open

Up until a couple of years ago, she practically plugged her ears at any mention of records or firsts.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Serena Williams, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal

5 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Rosol advances to Winston-Salem Open finals with 3-set win

Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic advanced to the finals of the Winston-Salem Open on Friday after beating Taiwan's Yen-Hsun Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the final tuneup for next week's U.S. Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Lukas Rosol, Tennis, Yen-Hsun Lu, US Open, Sam Querrey

9 hrs ago | The News Journal

Hingis returning to U.S. Open

Martina Hingis returning to U.S. Open in doubles Once the No. 1 women's player in the world, Martina Hingis is now just happy playing tennis Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://usat.ly/1oYDWEv Martina Hingis will return to the U.S. Open this year to play doubles.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Flavia Pennetta, Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci, Australian Open, Daniela Hantuchova

12 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

Another Roger Federer-Novak Djokovic final?

When organizers went against the world rankings and named Novak Djokovic as the top seed instead of Rafael Nadal, who was pushed down to No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Novak Djokovic, More Sports, Roger Federer, Tennis, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Milos Raonic

17 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Ward one step closer to 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, More Sports, Andy Murray, Tennis, Australian Open, Radu Albot

21 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

Bouchard, Raonic make final push to summit at U.S. Open

Canada has long been a global ice hockey super power, toasted a Formula One driver's champion and at different times has laid claim to the world's fastest man.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Milos Raonic, Wimbledon, Roland Garros, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Kvitova moves into semifinals at Connecticut Open

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win Thursday over fellow Czech player Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, Petra Kvitova, Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova, US Open, Simona Halep, Magdalena Rybarikova

The Washington Post

Roddick disappointed not to be in US Open doubles

Andy Roddick says he would like to have made one more appearance at the U.S Open, not for himself, but for his friend Mardy Fish.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish

Press-Telegram

U.S. Open: Serena Williams to face American teen Taylor Townsend in 1st round

The 32-year-old Williams has won 17 Grand Slam titles. At age 18, Taylor Townsend is in her third major tournament.

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

Salisbury Journal

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, Australian Open, Tennis, Novak Djokovic

Star-Telegram.com

Stocks move higher; S&P 500 heading for a record

Traders were encouraged by the latest encouraging sign in the U.S. job market, a decline last week in the number of people applying for unemployment benefits.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tomas Berdych, Tennis, US Open

KAUZ

Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd

A new federal study found that man-made earthquakes cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Serena Williams

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Evans fails in US Open bid

There will be no US Open heroics from Dan Evans this year after the British number three slumped to a first-round loss in qualifying at Flushing Meadows.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Eugenie Bouchard, Caroline Wozniacki both upset in second round of Connecticut Open

Third-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., and four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark both suffered straight-set upsets Wednesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Caroline Wozniacki, Tennis, Peng Shuai

Yahoo!

Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke

Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Serena Williams

Washington Times

Garcia-Lopez outlasts Young in 3 sets

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez battled through a third-set tiebreaker before beating 11th-seeded Donald Young of the 6-7 , 6-3, 7-6 on Wednesday in the third round of the Winston-Salem Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, More Sports, Tennis, Donald Young, Jarkko Nieminen

NewsOK.com

Wozniacki upset by Giorgi at Connecticut Open

Four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki was upset 6-4, 6-2 Wednesday by Camila Giorgi of Italy in the second round of the Connecticut Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Caroline Wozniacki, Tennis, US Open

Press-Telegram

U.S. Open: Serena Williams seeded No. 1

French Open runner-up Simona Halep is seeded second after reaching a career-best ranking this month.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Serena Williams, French Open, Tennis, Simona Halep, Wimbledon, Petra Kvitova, Li Na

Congleton Guardian

McEnroe urges Murray to 'step up'

Murray admits he has been far too up and down, mixing encouraging performances with bewildering ones, none more so than the quarter-final loss to Grigor Dimitrov that brought his Wimbledon title defence to an end.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Grigor Dimitrov, Wimbledon, Amelie Mauresmo

The Chronicle-Telegram

Rafael Nadal won't defend US Open title because of wrist

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year's last Grand Slam tournament.

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

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