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  • History-chasing Serena already best ever: analysts
    History-chasing Serena already best ever: analysts Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 7:31 AM SGT

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams is on the brink of a crowning achievement in tennis, but as far as several top analysts are concerned, the 33-year-old American has already established herself as the greatest women's player ever. … More »

  • List of U.S. Open women's singles winners Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 7:31 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - List of U.S. Open women's singles champions (since tennis turned professional in 1968). 2014 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 6-3 6-3 2013 Serena Williams (U.S. ... … More »

  • French qualifier Herbert keeps marathon run going
    French qualifier Herbert keeps marathon run going Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 7:31 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Marathon man Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France delivered another Houdini-like escape to reach his first ATP World Tour final with a 3-6 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over Steve Johnson at the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina on Friday. Herbert, … More »

  • List of U.S. Open men's singles winners Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 7:26 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - List of U.S. Open men's singles champions (since tennis turned professional in 1968): 2014 Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat Kei Nishikori (Japan) 6-3 6-3 6-3 2013 Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 6-2 3-6 6-4 6-1 2012 Andy Murray … More »

  • Key men's players to watch at U.S. Open Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 6:49 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Here are five players to watch for on the men's side of the Aug. 31-Sept. 13 U.S. Open in New York. NOVAK DJOKOVIC The world number one can put an emphatic stamp on a dominant season with a win and his third major title of the year. The … More »

  • Lucky-loser Tsurenko keeps going in New Haven
    Lucky-loser Tsurenko keeps going in New Haven Reuters - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 8:37 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Lucky-loser entry Lesia Tsurenko of the Ukraine assumed the role of giant-killer on Thursday as she upset fifth-seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova 6-2 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Connecticut Open in New Haven. Tsurenko, who lost in … More »

  • Nadal vows passionate return to U.S. Open
    Nadal vows passionate return to U.S. Open Reuters - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 12:15 PM SGT

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal has sounded a philosophical note about a season well below his accustomed standard of excellence, but the 29-year-old Spaniard insists the fire is still burning. "The passion is there," Nadal told … More »

  • Serena, Djokovic top seeds for U.S. Open
    Serena, Djokovic top seeds for U.S. Open Reuters - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 3:21 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - World number ones Serena Williams, aiming to complete the first calendar-year grand slam in 27 years, and Novak Djokovic have been named the top seeds for the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday in New York. Williams, winner of … More »

  • Kyrgios handed suspended fine and ban for Wawrinka outburst
    Kyrgios handed suspended fine and ban for Wawrinka outburst Reuters - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 1:39 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Australian Nick Kyrgios has been given a suspended 28-day ban and $25,000 fine for the vulgar comments he directed towards Stan Wawrinka at the Rogers Cup earlier this month, the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) said on Monday. … More »

  • Williams to meet Halep in Cincinnati final
    Williams to meet Halep in Cincinnati final Reuters - Sun, Aug 23, 2015 11:11 AM SGT

    Serena Williams brushed off some serving troubles before cruising to a 6-4 6-3 win over Elina Svitolina on Saturday and will meet Simona Halep in the Western & Southern Open final. Williams's serve was off for a second consecutive match in … More »

  • Serena Williams to meet Halep in Cincinnati final Reuters - Sun, Aug 23, 2015 11:04 AM SGT

    Serena Williams brushed off some serving troubles before cruising to a 6-4 6-3 win over Elina Svitolina on Saturday and will meet Simona Halep in the Western & Southern Open final. Williams's serve was off for a second consecutive match in … More »

  • Federer cruises as fellow top seeds struggle
    Federer cruises as fellow top seeds struggle Reuters - Fri, Aug 21, 2015 12:15 PM SGT

    (Reuters) - Defending champion Roger Federer cruised into the quarter-finals of the Western & Southern Open with a 6-1 6-1 demolition of South African Kevin Anderson on Thursday on an otherwise tough day for the top seeds that saw Rafa Nadal … More »

  • Djokovic, Wawrinka dig deep to reach Cincinnati quarters
    Djokovic, Wawrinka dig deep to reach Cincinnati quarters Reuters - Fri, Aug 21, 2015 6:02 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Top seed Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka each survived a scare at the Western & Southern Open on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals where they will clash in a rematch of the French Open final. Djokovic dropped the opening three games … More »

  • Wawrinka's mind wanders, but advances in Cincinnati
    Wawrinka's mind wanders, but advances in Cincinnati Reuters - Thu, Aug 20, 2015 2:11 PM SGT

    World number one Novak Djokovic cruised through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Wednesday, while Stan Wawrinka had to dig deep to beat Borna Coric and conceded his thoughts had been far from tennis over the past few … More »

  • From volleys to ventures: Andy Murray dips into crowdfunding
    From volleys to ventures: Andy Murray dips into crowdfunding Reuters - Thu, Aug 20, 2015 2:24 AM SGT

    By Freya Berry LONDON (Reuters) - British tennis player Andy Murray has ventured into crowdfunding. The world No.2 has made three investments of an undisclosed sum on London-based crowdfunding platform Seedrs, as the sector that allows large … More »

  • Federer eases through, Kyrgios out in Cincinnati
    Federer eases through, Kyrgios out in Cincinnati Reuters - Wed, Aug 19, 2015 11:51 AM SGT

    Roger Federer returned from a month-long layoff with a 6-4 6-4 second round victory over Roberto Bautista Agut on Tuesday at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. Federer had not competed since losing in the Wimbledon final to Novak Djokovic … More »

  • Controversial Kyrgios makes quick Cincinnati exit
    Controversial Kyrgios makes quick Cincinnati exit Reuters - Wed, Aug 19, 2015 4:25 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Controversial Nick Kyrgios, who hit the headlines last week when he taunted opponent Stan Wawrinka in Montreal, was crushed 6-2 6-1 by Richard Gasquet in the first round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Tuesday. … More »

  • Former champion Hewitt gets U.S. Open wildcard entry
    Former champion Hewitt gets U.S. Open wildcard entry Reuters - Wed, Aug 19, 2015 3:33 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Former champion Lleyton Hewitt will enjoy a New York farewell after receiving a wildcard entry into the U.S. Open, it was announced on Tuesday. Hewitt, the 2001 champion who plans to retire in January, was among 16 players who received … More »

  • Monfils defeat marred by 'tanking' accusations
    Monfils defeat marred by 'tanking' accusations Reuters - Tue, Aug 18, 2015 1:49 PM SGT

    (Reuters) - Gael Monfils was accused of "tanking" during his first-round defeat at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Monday when the 14th-seeded Frenchman lost to Poland's Jerry Janowicz 6-4 7-5 in 75 minutes on Monday. Monfils served … More »

  • Top ranking still a distant dream for Andy Murray
    Top ranking still a distant dream for Andy Murray Reuters - Tue, Aug 18, 2015 4:23 AM SGT

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray claimed his 11th Masters 1000 title when he ended an eight-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic in the Rogers Cup final on Sunday, but when it comes to the game's top brass he is still the odd … More »

Rankings

    Points
1 Novak Djokovic 14865
2 Roger Federer 9065
3 Andy Murray 8840
4 Kei Nishikori 6205
5 Stanislas Wawrinka 5710
6 Tomáš Berdych 5230
7 David Ferrer 3695
8 Rafael Nadal 3680
9 Marin Cilic 3550
10 Milos Raonic 2880