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2 hrs ago | Canada.com

Raonic secures Canada's Davis Cup World Group spot with win over Giraldo

The Thornhill, Ont., native won both his singles matches in a playoff tie with Colombia, including the clinching match on Sunday, as Canada stayed in the Davis Cup World Group for the fourth straight year. Raonic, No.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Davis Cup, Tennis, Santiago Giraldo, Tennis Players, Frank Dancevic, Daniel Nestor

6 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Tennis-Cilic leads Croatia to Davis Cup playoff victory

Marin Cilic completed a dream week by steering Croatia into the Davis Cup World Group on Sunday, winning the crucial fifth rubber of their playoff to give his side a 3-2 victory over the Netherlands. Less than a week since winning the U.S. Open for his first grand slam title, Cilic beat Thiemo de Bakker in Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome 6-7 6-4 6-2 7-5.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Davis Cup, Tennis, Tennis Players, Marin Cilic, Thiemo de Bakker

10 hrs ago | Sporting News

U.S. Open caps year of lower ratings for Grand Slam finals

Capping a Grand Slam tennis season marked by lower television ratings, last week's U.S. Open singles finals hit multi-year lows on CBS. In its final U.S. Open match, CBS drew a 1.6 final rating and 2.2 million viewers for Marin A iliA 's straight set victory over Kei Nishikori Monday afternoon - marking the lowest rating ever for the U.S. Open men's final .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Kei Nishikori, Marin Cilic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic

14 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Tennis: Top seed Lisicki fights back to win Hong Kong Open

Sabine Lisicki justified her top seeding by winning the inaugural WTA Hong Kong Open 7-5, 6-3 against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic on Sunday . Germany's Sabine Lisicki hits a return against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during their women's singles final at the Hong Kong Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Sabine Lisicki, Wimbledon, Marion Bartoli, Peng Shuai

18 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Tennis: US Open finalist Wozniacki upbeat in Tokyo

Former tennis world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki is hoping to keep the momentum from her first Grand Slam final appearance in five years going when she plays in the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis Players, Caroline Wozniacki

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Star Online

U.S. Open tennis umpires' pay lawsuit against USTA is ruled out

A federal judge has thrown out a class-action lawsuit accusing the United States Tennis Association of underpaying the hundreds of umpires who work the U.S. Open each year. In a decision made public on Friday, U.S. District Judge Andrew Carter in Manhattan agreed with the USTA that the umpires were independent contractors rather than employees, and not entitled to overtime despite regularly working more than 40 hours a week during the two-week tournament.

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Suria

Venus to face Lucic-Baroni in Quebec WTA...

Former world number one Venus Williams and Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni advanced to the final of the WTA Quebec City tournament with semi-final triumphs Saturday. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia returns a shot during a match on August 31, 2014 in New York - by Timothy A. Clary Seven-time Grand Slam champion Williams, ranked 19th and coming off a third-round exit at the US Open, defeated American fourth seed Shelby Rogers 6-3, 6-3 while Lucic-Baroni advanced to her first WTA final since 1998 by defeating German fifth seed Julia Goerges 6-4, 5-7, 6-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Venus Williams, Mirjana Lucic, Julia Goerges, Corina Morariu

USA Today

Switzerland leads Italy 2-1 in Davis Cup semifinal

Without Roger Federer, Switzerland lost in doubles to Italy and had its lead cut to 2-1 in their Davis Cup semifinal on Saturday. The Swiss decided to rest Federer and paired Stan Wawrinka with Marco Chiudinelli instead.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Davis Cup, Tennis, Tennis Players, Roger Federer, Marco Chiudinelli, Fabio Fognini, Simone Bolelli

Daily Times

I'm getting closer to number one: Nishikori : September 13, 2014,

TOKYO Japan's Kei Nishikori was given a hero's welcome by over 200 fans when he arrived in Tokyo on Saturday after becoming the first Asian man to reach a grand slam final at the US Open. The 24-year-old's dream of claiming the holy grail of a first major title came to a shuddering halt in a 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 thrashing by Serbian giant Marin Cilic in last Monday's final in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Kei Nishikori, Tennis, Marin Cilic

USA Today

Argentina tied 1-1 with Israel in Davis Cup

Dudi Sela's four-set win over Carlos Berlocq on Friday lifted Israel into a 1-1 tie with Argentina in their Davis Cup World Group playoff. Leonardo Mayer defeated Bar Botzer 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in the first match of the day, but Sela responded with a 6-3, 6-7 , 6-2, 6-2 victory against Berlocq at the Sunrise Tennis Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Davis Cup, Tennis, Dudi Sela, Tennis Players, Carlos Berlocq, Leonardo Mayer

The Wichita Eagle

Today in History: Highlights from Sept. 13

On Sept. 13, 1814, during the War of 1812, British naval forces began bombarding Fort McHenry in Baltimore but were driven back by American defenders in a battle that lasted until the following morning.

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

Fri Sep 12, 2014

ABC News

US Takes 2-0 Lead Over Slovakia in Davis Cup

Sam Querrey gave the U.S. a commanding 2-0 lead Friday night in its Davis Cup World Group playoff against Slovakia with a 7-6 , 6-3, 6-3 win over Martin Klizan. In the opening match of the night, American John Isner hit 29 aces in a 7-6 , 6-4, 6-2 win over Norbert Gombos.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Davis Cup, Tennis, Tennis Players, Sam Querrey, Martin Klizan, John Isner, Bob Bryan

The New Zealand Herald

Spain takes 1-0 lead over Brazil in Davis Cup

Roberto Bautista Agut defeated Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-0, 6-1, 6-3 on Friday to give Spain a 1-0 lead over Brazil in a World Group playoff in the Davis Cup. The 15th-ranked Bautista Agut, Spain's top player for the series in Brazil, dominated from the start against the 201st-ranked Silva, winning the clay-court match in 1 hour, 31 minutes.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Davis Cup, Tennis, Rogerio Dutra Silva, Tennis Players, Joao Souza, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal

Humboldt Beacon

Some weird & wonderful moments of NY Fashion Week

Modern dancers, writhing half-naked in front of giant weather-themed video installations. Miley Cyrus, not twerking, but working - in a new gig making jewelry with children's beads.

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Ananova

Hutchins retires from tennis

After recovering from Hodgkin's Iymphoma in 2013, the 29-year-old most recently reached the mixed doubles semi-finals of the US Open. Hutchins, who was born in Wimbledon, won five ATP doubles titles, the silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games with Ken Skupski, and he was a regular in Britain's Davis Cup squad.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Colin Fleming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Wimbledon, Ken Skupski

Rediff.com

Sania meets PM following US Open victory

Sania Mirza speaks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while her mother, Naseema, looks on, during a courtesy visit on Friday. Photograph: PIB ndian tennis star Sania Mirza called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday after her victory in the US Open mixed doubles last week.

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ATP World Tour

After The US Open, The Countdown To London Begins

Five coveted berths are still up for grabs as the top players set their sights on the season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals . Only 12 tournaments remain on the season's schedule, and the Emirates ATP Race to London has turned into a close contest for those bidding for a spot in the event held 9-16 November, at The O2 Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, Tennis Players, Marin Cilic, Grigor Dimitrov, Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych

Thu Sep 11, 2014

BleacherReport

Highlights from the 2014 US Open

The dust has now settled and after 15 days of ball swatting, line judging and rowdy crowds in New York, the biggest tournaments in tennis, the Grand Slams, are complete for another year. 't have been dished out much better.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Lucie Safarova, Agnieszka Radwanska, Roberta Vinci, Caroline Wozniacki, Mirjana Lucic

Lost Remote

Infographic: Who Was Tweeting About the U.S. Open This Year?

The U.S. Open concluded this week with the unstoppable Serena Williams winning on the women's side and Marin Cilic with an improbably victory on the men's side. Tennis fans had a lot to tweet throughout, but especially with all-timers Roger Federer and Novak Djokavic going down in the semifinals and good action throughout.

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

Brandon Sun

Raonic to open play Friday as Canada looks to beat Colombia in Davis Cup

Milos Raonic will face Colombia's Alejandro Gonzalez in Davis Cup play Friday as the hard-serving Canadian returns to the court following a fourth-round exit from the U.S. Open. Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., will play in the second singles match of the day Friday after Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil opens the best-of-five tie against Santiago Giraldo.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Milos Raonic, Tennis, Alejandro Gonzalez, Santiago Giraldo, Daniel Nestor, Alejandro Falla

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