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4 hrs ago | WQXI-AM Atlanta

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

Venus Williams is trying to get to the fourth round at the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010 - and at any Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Venus Williams, Sara Errani, French Open, Roland Garros, Roberta Vinci

6 hrs ago | CottageCountryNow.ca

Pospisil, Sock advance at U.S. Open

Wimbledon doubles champions Vasek Pospisil of Vancouver and Jack Sock of the United States both overcame injury to reach the second round of the U.S. Open Thursday with a 6-4, 6-4 defeat of Jarkko Nieminen and Henri Kontinen.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Wimbledon, Tennis Players, Jarkko Nieminen, Simone Bolelli

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, Tennis, Tennis Players, Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Mike Bryan

Enfield Independent

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, Tennis, Tennis Players, Novak Djokovic, Paul-Henri Mathieu, Wimbledon, Sam Querrey, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez

WLNS-TV Lansing

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, Tennis, Tennis Players, Ana Ivanovic, Dominika Cibulkova, Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams, Mikhail Youzhny

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

New stands let US Open fans see stars practice

In a new feature this year, the first stage of a planned renovation to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, elevated stands loom over five practice courts and allow fans to watch stars like Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Nojak Djokovic groove their strokes, tinker with strategy and sometimes bicker with coaches.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Marin Cilic, Ana Ivanovic

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, Tennis, Australian Open, Tennis Players, Thomaz Bellucci

WQXI-AM Atlanta

What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it

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, Tennis, Tennis Players, Dominika Cibulkova, Lindsay Davenport, Australian Open, Christina McHale, Victoria Azarenka

KWNN-FM Stockton

Alec Baldwin Calmly Catches Tennis Ball Flying at His Face at US Open

Alec Baldwin's character on 30 Rock was a pretty suave, cool customer, but the real-life person apparently is just as smooth.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Washington Times

Us Open Scene: Philosopher Gulbis' rules for life

In a wide-ranging news conference after his straight-set, first-round U.S. Open victory over Kenny De Schepper on Wednesday, the free-spirited Latvian was asked to expound upon his theory of life for tennis players: Don't think, just hit.

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

SFGate

Steve Johnson retires at US Open due to cramping

The American had to retire from his first-round match at the U.S. Open on Wednesday when his muscles suddenly seized up.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis

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, Tennis, Lleyton Hewitt, Tennis Players, Tomas Berdych, Michal Przysiezny, Wimbledon, Roger Federer

Yeovil Express

Agnieszka Radwanska was dumped out of the US open by Shuai Peng

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, Tennis Players, More Sports, Agnieszka Radwanska, Tennis, Shuai Peng, Peng Shuai, Sharon Fichman

KION 46

Canada and tennis, eh? Yes, really

Yes the country known in sporting terms for dominating ice hockey and curling is prospering in a summer sport.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Milos Raonic, Daniel Nestor, Grigor Dimitrov, Greg Rusedski, Wimbledon

USA Today

Odesnik can't dodge questions after US Open loss

After a five-year absence from the U.S. Open - which included a yearlong ban from the tour - American Wayne Odesnik couldn't get past his higher-ranked opponent or the same old questions.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Wayne Odesnik

CBS Atlanta

Us Open Scene: Serena sizzles in leopard dress

Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

What to watch on Day 3 at US Open: Sharapova jokes players should pay to take medical timeout

If Maria Sharapova's opponent Wednesday at the U.S. Open takes a medical timeout, the five-time major champion wouldn't mind seeing that come at a cost.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Maria Sharapova, Alexandra Dulgheru, Grigor Dimitrov, Roger Federer, Wimbledon

USA Today

Royal box: His Airness now a member of Club Fed

Royal box: His Airness now a member of Club Fed Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tHzJoi Michael Jordan was a special guest in Roger Federer's courtside box at the U.S. Open on Tuesday night, the rare spectacle of an all-time great in one sport cheering on an all-time great from another.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Roger Federer

York Press

Murray has an upbeat outlook

Andy Murray feels he is "playing with the house's money" after his narrow escape against Robin Haase at the US Open.

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

KTMF

US teen Bellis, 15, stuns Cibulkova at US Open

American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 - almost three years before she was born - when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Dominika Cibulkova, Australian Open, Lindsay Davenport, Wimbledon, Petra Kvitova

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