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September 23, 2014 9:47 AM Serena, Radwanska out of Wuhan Open

Top-seed American retires hurt in the first set while Radwanska was beaten in three sets by Caroline Garcia. World number one Serena Williams and number six Agnieszka Radwanska were dumped out of the $2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open. Williams retired hurt while leading 6-5 in the opening set against France's Alize Cornet while Radwanska was beaten by a determined

September 8, 2014 9:05 PM Blockbuster Serena show set to run and run

NEW YORK: Serena Williams put herself among the game's greats with her 18th Grand Slam title at the US Open, and there doesn't seem to be anyone in women's tennis poised to stop her building on that legacy. "She's got no peer right now," said Martina Navratilova, one of a trio of women along with Chris Evert and, now, Williams, to win 18 major singles 3

September 8, 2014 7:32 PM Serena Williams Breaks Up WTA's Parity Party With US Open Win

Just as you were getting excited about the wide-open future of women's tennis with eight different finalists in this year's four Grand Slam tournaments, Serena Williams returned at the US Open in the role of resident killjoy. As Open runner-up Caroline Wozniacki so succinctly put it, "When Serena is on her game, there's not much we can do. That's why she has so many titles 8

August 31, 2014 10:09 PM Caroline Wozniacki upsets Maria Sharapova, and David Ferrer falls at US Open

NEW YORK: Caroline Wozniacki upset French Open champion Maria Sharapova in a groundstroke marathon to reach the US Open quarter-finals, while Gilles Simon registered the first big surprise in the men's draw on Sunday. France's Simon, the 26th seed, defeated Spanish fourth seed David Ferrer, who became the first top 10 men's seed to be shown the exit when he fell 6-3 3-6 6-1 6-3 in the third 2

August 30, 2014 7:41 AM Errani holds off Venus; Federer, Sharapova roll on

NEW YORK -- A day before facing Venus Williams -- and a partisan crowd -- at the U.S. Open, Italy's Sara Errani came across a video posted on Twitter that gave her a little extra motivation. It showed a pair of former players and coaches, Brad Gilbert and Darren Cahill, forecasting Friday at Flushing Meadows. Both picked Williams to win. The 13th-seeded 5

August 28, 2014 7:26 AM Sharapova advances after US Open scare

French Open champion through to third round in three sets; Radwanska, Stephens sent crashing out at Flushing Meadows. Maria Sharapova fought back to avoid an early exit on a sweltering day at the US Open after fourth-seed Agnieszka Radwanska was dumped out. French Open champion Sharapova lost the first set to 95th-ranked Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania 5

August 21, 2014 8:03 PM U.S. Open draws up a winning path for Serena Williams; top-seed opens against top American prospect Taylor Townsend 

You don’t win the U.S. Open at the pre-tournament draw, but life can be made considerably easier. And that’s what happened on Thursday for both Serena Williams and Roger Federer, who found themselves nestled just about perfectly in the brackets while their rivals were considerably less fortunate. There is a catch, however, when the tournament at Flushing 21

August 20, 2014 10:21 PM Serena Williams named US Open top seed

Two-time defending champion Serena Williams has been named the top seed for the US Open, the year's final Grand Slam tennis showdown that opens Monday on the Flushing Meadows hardcourts. Romania's Simona Halep, runner-up at this year's French Open, was made the second seed while Australian Samantha Stosur, the 2011 US Open champion, was seeded 24th. World 12

July 3, 2014 11:33 AM Andy Murray can take positives from recent run, says Barry Cowan | Sky Sports | Tennis | Columnists | Barry Cowan

Andy Murray’s defence of his Wimbledon title is over – but, despite the disappointing loss to Grigor Dimitrov, he now needs to regroup and attack the next four months and get back to his top level against the very best. Andy hasn’t beaten a top 10 player since winning in SW19 last summer and with the pressure of playing against a improving Dimitrov – who is absolutely 17

July 3, 2014 6:53 AM Wimbledon: Milos Raonic, Eugenie Bouchard reach semifinals to make Canadian tennis history

Bouchard faces third seed Simona Halep on Thursday while Raonic takes on seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer on Friday. LONDON—The semifinals of the Championships at Wimbledon, this most British of tournaments, are officially one quarter Canadian, and SW19 is turning into Canada’s Wonderland. With convincing wins here Wednesday — on the same court 26