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U.S. Open (tennis)

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  • Lleyton Hewitt upsets Roger Federer to win Brisbane title

    Lleyton Hewitt upsets Roger Federer to win Brisbane title
    BRISBANE, Australia -- With the Fanatics in bright yellow and raucously chanting for Lleyton Hewitt to stay on top of Roger Federer, the Brisbane International final had the surreal feel of a journey back in time. It wouldn't have seemed out of...
  • Tennis: Top men trying new coaches and approaches at Australian Open

    Tennis: Top men trying new coaches and approaches at Australian Open
    MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer witnessed Andy Murray's drought-breaking successes after he hired Ivan Lendl as coach, and decided they were due for an overhaul of a major kind. Both took on past Grand Slam champions...
  • Twins Bob and Mike Bryan get top team honors from U.S. Olympics group

    Twins Bob and Mike Bryan get top team honors from U.S. Olympics group
    Bob and Mike Bryan, the tennis doubles-playing twins from Camarillo, were named by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as the 2012-13 team of the year for its gold medal at the 2012 Olympics. After winning Wimbledon in 2013, the Bryans became the...
  • ESPN film on Jimmy Connors at 1991 U.S. Open premieres Tuesday

    ESPN film on Jimmy Connors at 1991 U.S. Open premieres Tuesday
    There have been few sporting events, for this reporter anyway, as exciting as the 1991 U.S. Open when Jimmy Connors, at 39, improbably made it to the semifinals with the excitement and tension and noise and fan delight building during each match Connors...
  • Roger Federer acts his age in earliest U.S. Open exit since 2003

    Roger Federer acts his age in earliest U.S. Open exit since 2003
    NEW YORK — Roger Federer moved as if the tennis court were an unfamiliar place, a place where he needed guidance, where he needed advice on how to hit a forehand or when to unleash that one-handed backhand that had earned him five U.S. Open...
  • A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open

    A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
  • Sloane Stephens, Serena Williams arrange a rematch at U.S. Open

    Sloane Stephens, Serena Williams arrange a rematch at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens did her part. She took all the space away from fellow American Jamie Hampton, commanded the court with her ferocious forehand and never let down for a moment. Stephens needed only 63 minutes to beat the 23rd-seeded...
  • Serena Williams in No. 1 form in dispatching Sloane Stephens at U.S. Open

    Serena Williams in No. 1 form in dispatching Sloane Stephens at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens probably will be able to beat Serena Williams again someday. Just not Sunday. Williams, defending U.S. Open champion and the top-ranked player in the world, appears well on her way to winning a 17th Grand Slam title...
  • John Isner knocked out of U.S. Open

    John Isner knocked out of U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — John Isner had played long and late Thursday to pull out a physically taxing four-set win over flashy Frenchman Gael Monfils, 7-5, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (4) at the U.S. Open. The New York crowd had firmly planted itself on the side of the...
  • U.S. Open: Roger Federer, John Isner easy winners

    U.S. Open: Roger Federer, John Isner easy winners
    NEW YORK — Roger Federer, owner of 17 Grand Slam titles, the most in history, opened his U.S. Open on Tuesday with a sloppy win over Grega Zemlja 6-3, 6-2, 7-5. Federer had originally been scheduled to play Monday night but rain postponed the match....
  • U.S. Open's grit is linked with that of Jimmy Connors

    U.S. Open's grit is linked with that of Jimmy Connors
    The U.S. Open tennis tournament begins Monday. Describing it is almost as hard as playing in it. It is the most difficult tournament in the world to win, and that certainly includes the other three majors. Australia is friendly, exotic in its distance,...