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  • Ones wild for Djokovic in speedy first-round win
    Ones wild for Djokovic in speedy first-round win Reuters - 7 hours ago

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top-seeded world number one Novak Djokovic raced into the second round of the U.S. Open with a 6-1 6-1 6-1 demolition of Joao Souza of Brazil to close Monday's first day session at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Djokovic … More »

  • Ones wild for Djokovic as he races to first round win
    Ones wild for Djokovic as he races to first round win Reuters - 11 hours ago

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top-seeded world number one Novak Djokovic raced into the second round of the U.S. Open with a 6-1 6-1 6-1 demolition of Joao Souza of Brazil to close Monday's first day session at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Djokovic had to wait in … More »

  • Nishikori, Ivanovic out as U.S. Open starts with upsets
    Nishikori, Ivanovic out as U.S. Open starts with upsets Reuters - 12 hours ago

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kei Nishikori was back in the U.S. Open spotlight on Monday but for all the wrong reasons as last year's runner-up headlined a day of first-round upsets at Flushing Meadows. Fourth seed Nishikori, who last … More »

  • More dominant athlete: Serena Williams or Ronda Rousey?
    More dominant athlete: Serena Williams or Ronda Rousey? Busted Racquet - 13 hours ago

    One has dominated tennis for over a decade, the other can't be beat in the octagon. Who's your pick? … More »

  • Nishikori out of U.S. Open in first-round stunner
    Nishikori out of U.S. Open in first-round stunner Reuters - 14 hours ago

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fourth seed Kei Nishikori's hopes of making another magical U.S. Open run came to a quick end on Monday as last year's runner-up fell at the first hurdle, falling 6-4 3-6 4-6 7-6(6) 6-4 to Frenchman Benoit … More »

  • Nishikori, Ivanovic out as U.S. Open starts with major upsets
    Nishikori, Ivanovic out as U.S. Open starts with major upsets Busted Racquet - 14 hours ago

    The men's No. 4 and women's No. 7 are out on Day 1 in New York … More »

  • U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam
    U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam Reuters - Mon, Aug 31, 2015 3:18 PM SGT

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on. The 33-year-old … More »

  • Tough tests from the start for Federer, Murray
    Tough tests from the start for Federer, Murray Reuters - Mon, Aug 31, 2015 10:47 AM SGT

    Second seed Federer, who beat world number one Novak Djokovic in the Cincinnati final and is striving to add to his record 17 grand slam singles titles, plays 34th-ranked Leonardo Mayer of Argentina. Third seeded Murray, who defeated Djokovic in … More »

  • Sharapova pulls out of U.S. Open due to leg injury
    Sharapova pulls out of U.S. Open due to leg injury Reuters - Mon, Aug 31, 2015 10:43 AM SGT

    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 »

  • Maria Sharapova withdraws from U.S. Open
    Maria Sharapova withdraws from U.S. Open Busted Racquet - Mon, Aug 31, 2015 9:37 AM SGT

    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 - Mon, Aug 31, 2015 8:05 AM SGT

    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 »

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