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1 hr ago | Daily Mail

Roger Federer sails into US Open third round with straight sets win over Sam Groth

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

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1 hr ago | Somerset County Gazette

Andy Murray will try to avoid further drama in Louis Armstrong Stadium

Andy Murray must return to his least favourite court in grand slam tennis for his third-round match against Andrey Kuznetsov at the US Open on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Andy Murray, Matthias Bachinger, Robin Haase, Fernando Verdasco, Wimbledon

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

After 15 years, Lucic-Baroni returns to Grand Slam 4th round with US Open upset of No. 2 Halep

Hard thinking back to the 15 years since she last made a Grand Slam round of 16. The days spent working out wondering if she'd find the financial backing to return to competition.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Simona Halep, Wimbledon, Australian Open, Agnieszka Radwanska, French Open

Ledbury Reporter

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, Tennis, Tennis Players, Bernard Tomic, David Ferrer, Australian Open, Dustin Brown, Jarkko Nieminen

WTOL-TV Toledo

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, Tennis Players, More Sports, Tennis, Gael Monfils

ABC News

Tomic out, Sending Ferrer to US Open 3rd Round

Bernard Tomic withdrew from his match at the U.S. Open because of a left hip injury Friday, sending fourth-seeded David Ferrer into the third round.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Bernard Tomic, David Ferrer

The New Zealand Herald

Dominican, 34, beats kid half his age at US Open

Victor Estrella Burgos is 34, and Borna Coric is 17, making for the largest gap between male opponents in U.S. Open history and the ol' guy won.

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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

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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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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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

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