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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

The Northern Echo

Simona Halep was dumped out of the US Open

Qualifier Mirjana Lucic-Baroni upset US Open second seed Simona Halep to reach the fourth round at a grand slam for the first time in 15 years.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Simona Halep, Mirjana Lucic, Wimbledon, Marion Bartoli, Maria Sharapova

The Washington Post

Venus Williams ousted in third round of U.S. Open

Venus Williams went from not winning a game in the first set to not losing one in the second during her third-round U.S. Open match against Sara Errani .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Venus Williams, Sara Errani, Simona Halep, Mirjana Lucic, Angelique Kerber

Washington Times

Peng beats another seeded player at US Open

Peng Shuai beat another seeded player at the U.S. Open to reach her second straight Grand Slam round of 16. Two days after upsetting fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, Peng defeated 28th-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-3 on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Peng Shuai, Agnieszka Radwanska, Roberta Vinci

WTEN-TV Albany

What to watch at US Open: Venus eyes 4th round

Sara Errani, of Italy, reacts after winning a game against Anastasia Rodionova, of Australia, during the second round of the U.S. .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Kristina Mladenovic, Sara Errani, Anastasia Rodionova

Leigh Journal

Andy Murray, pictured, was not troubled by Matthias Bachinger in windy New York

After his struggles with cramp against Robin Haase on Monday, which almost proved terminal to his hopes for the tournament, what was required against German qualifier Matthias Bachinger was a straightforward outing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matthias Bachinger, More Sports, Tennis, Andy Murray, Robin Haase

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Us Open Scene: You can own a piece of the Open

In past U.S. Opens, it may have been the kind of stuff that was swept up and thrown away: Placards that identified players at news conferences.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Mike Bryan

Wirral Globe

Novak Djokovic had the easiest of matches as he eased into the third round of the US Open

Novak Djokovic dropped just four games against Paul-Henri Mathieu as he coasted into the third round of the US Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Novak Djokovic, Paul-Henri Mathieu, Wimbledon, Sam Querrey, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez

Wirral Globe

Serena Williams, pictured, breezed past Vania King 6-1 6-0 despite windy conditions

The two-time defending champion is perfectly capable of bulldozing her way through the toughest of draws but cannot now meet a top-10 rival until the semi-finals after Ana Ivanovic lost to Karolina Pliskova.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Vania King, Tennis, Serena Williams, Ana Ivanovic, Kaia Kanepi, Flavia Pennetta, Agnieszka Radwanska

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Serena Williams runs US Open win streak to 16

Serena Williams, of the United States, left, greets Vania King, of the United States, at the net after winning their second round match of the 2014 U.S. .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Serena Williams, Tennis, Vania King

WLBT-TV Jackson

No. 8 Ana Ivanovic loses in 2nd round at US Open

Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, returns a shot against Misaki Doi, of Japan, during the first round of the 2014 U.S. .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Ana Ivanovic, Dominika Cibulkova, Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams, Mikhail Youzhny

The Winnipeg Free Press

Australian Open champ Wawrinka tells fan to 'Shut up' during 2nd-round victory at US Open

In the heat of the moment, locked in a suddenly tight match after midnight at Flushing Meadows, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka snapped at a rowdy spectator, telling him to "Shut up."

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Australian Open, Thomaz Bellucci

CBS Local

Venus Williams Into U.S. Open's 3rd Round

Two-time champion Venus Williams is back in the third round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010, a year before she announced she had been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Venus Williams, Timea Bacsinszky, Sara Errani, French Open

Canada.com

What to watch on Day 4 at U.S. Open: 15-year-old Bellis tries to follow up big win

American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Dominika Cibulkova, Lindsay Davenport, Australian Open, Christina McHale, Victoria Azarenka

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KTVN Reno

Us Open Scene: You can't win if you can't finish

Ivan Dodig, of Croatia, leans on the net as he forfeits the match to Feliciano Lopez, of Spain, because of injury in the fifth set during the second round of the 2014 U.S. .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Ivan Dodig, Tennis, Feliciano Lopez, Australian Open, French Open

The Age

Hewitt crashes to first round US Open loss

NEW YORK: Lleyton Hewitt has suffered a heavy first-round US Open defeat to complete the worst grand slam season of his celebrated 18-year career.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Lleyton Hewitt, Tomas Berdych, Michal Przysiezny, Wimbledon, Roger Federer

Independent.ie

Radwanska the first big name to crash out of US Open

Peng Shuai of China celebrates after defeating Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during their match at the 2014 U.S. Open Fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska became the first major casualty of the US Open when she was dumped out in the second round by Peng Shuai.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Peng Shuai, Agnieszka Radwanska, Sharon Fichman

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