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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis

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

KTVN Reno

Us Open Scene: Rubin's excellent summer vacation

Noah Rubin will stick around the U.S. Open for at least a few more days before he starts his freshman year at Wake Forest.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Wimbledon, Mike Bryan

Echo-news.co.uk

Heather Watson crashed out of the US Open in the opening round

Nothing went right for the British number one, who won just 12 per cent of second serve points in a 6-1 6-1 loss that lasted 54 minutes.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Heather Watson, Fed Cup

ABC 33/40

Actor Alec Baldwin snags stray ball at US Open

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might... Napa County has been rattled by a small aftershock to the strong and damaging earthquake that hit California's wine capital over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis

USA Today

'Young' at 34, Estrella finally reaches US Open

Victor Estrella insists that at 34, he's not that old. He also laughs off the thought that his tennis career took off at a time when most of his peers are finishing up.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Igor Sijsling

Western Telegraph

Novak Djokovic was a comfortable winner in the first round

Novak Djokovic cast off concerns over his form and mindset by easing to a 6-1 6-2 6-4 win over Diego Schwartzman in the first round of the US Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Novak Djokovic, More Sports, Tennis, Wimbledon

Western Telegraph

Maria Sharapova beat fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko in two sets

Maria Sharapova recovered from a slow start to defeat fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko and reach the second round of the US Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Maria Sharapova, Tennis, Maria Kirilenko, Australian Open

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CottageCountryNow.ca

Actor Alec Baldwin snags stray ball at US Open-Image1

Alec Baldwin took on a new role at the U.S. Open - the actor played a star athlete, snagging a stray ball that flew into the stands.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Maria Kirilenko, Maria Sharapova

USA Today

What to watch at US Open: Serena faces US teen

What to watch at US Open: Serena faces US teen Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tDmxAU The 18-year-old American faces the two-time defending champ under the lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, French Open, Alison Riske, Tennis Players, Ana Ivanovic, Samantha Stosur, Christina McHale

InsideHalton.com

Murray grits through cramps to win at US Open

Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Andy Murray, Robin Haase, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

The Winnipeg Free Press

Venus Williams outlasts pesky bee and Date-Krumm to win opener at US Open

Venus Williams started with a soft forehand, shifted to a gentle backhand and even tried to blow away a most pesky opponent.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Venus Williams, Kimiko Date-Krumm

Washington Times

On edge of default, Kyrgios advances at US Open

Nick Kyrgios came back from three code violations - just one outburst away from default - in a 7-5, 7-6 , 2-6, 7-6 opening-round U.S. Open victory Monday against Mikhail Youzhny.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Mikhail Youzhny, Rafael Nadal, Wimbledon, Andreas Seppi

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