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  • Maria Sharapova withdraws from U.S. Open
    Maria Sharapova withdraws from U.S. Open Busted Racquet - 13 hours ago

    For the second time in three years, the world No. 3 will not play in New York … More »

  • Sharapova pulls out of US Open due to leg injury
    Sharapova pulls out of US Open due to leg injury Reuters - 15 hours ago

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova, winner of five grand slam events, has pulled out of the U.S. Open tennis championships due to a leg injury, the Russian said on Sunday. Sharapova, 28, has not played a match since losing to … More »

  • Serena, Djokovic in first-day action at U.S. Open
    Serena, Djokovic in first-day action at U.S. Open Reuters - Sun, Aug 30, 2015 1:03 PM SGT

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top-seeded world number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic help launch the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday's opening day of the year's final grand slam. Australian Open and Wimbledon champion Djokovic closes the … More »

  • French qualifier Herbert maintains marathon run
    French qualifier Herbert maintains marathon run Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 1:31 PM SGT

    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 American Steve Johnson at the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina on Friday. The French … More »

  • Key women's players to watch at U.S. Open Reuters - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 7:39 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Here are five players to watch for on the women's side of the Aug. 31-Sept. 13 U.S. Open in New York. SERENA WILLIAMS The top-ranked American is at the center of the tennis universe as she swings for history and ultimate domination. … More »

  • 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 »

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