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Venus carries run into semifinals

/ Sep 6, 2017

Venus carries run into semifinals

When her work was done, her first trip to the U.S. Open semifinals since 2010 secured, if just barely, Venus Williams sat in her sideline chair and beamed. Williams reached her third major semifinal of the season — something she last did 15 years ago ...

Del Potro digs deep to get by Thiem

/ Sep 5, 2017

Del Potro digs deep to get by Thiem

Juan Martin del Potro's stay at the U.S. Open really should be over. It nearly was. The 2009 champion at Flushing Meadows had a fever and thought about quitting while dropping the opening two sets with little resistance against sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem in the fourth round ...

Osaka's run ends in third round

/ Sep 3, 2017

Osaka's run ends in third round

Naomi Osaka opened her shattered emotions for all to see Saturday after a third-round loss to 418th-ranked Estonian qualifier Kaia Kanepi at the U.S. Open. The 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 loss left the 19-year-old of Haitian and Japanese descent was wiping away tears following her fifth ...

Serena gives birth to first child, a girl

/ Sep 2, 2017

Serena gives birth to first child, a girl

Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl on Friday, according to media reports, prompting an outpouring of delight from fellow professionals, celebrities and fans of the sporting icon. Williams, who will turn 36 later this month, was admitted to the St. Mary's Medical Center ...

Sharapova into last 16; Cilic out

/ Sep 2, 2017

Sharapova into last 16; Cilic out

Maria Sharapova rolled into the last 16 at the U.S. Open by overpowering American teenager Sofia Kenin on Friday, while a wide-open side of the men's draw lost 2014 champion Marin Cilic. Former world No. 1 Sharapova, the 2006 U.S. Open winner in her first ...

Osaka ousts defending U.S. Open champion Kerber

/ Aug 30, 2017

Osaka ousts defending U.S. Open champion Kerber

Naomi Osaka first conquered her shaky nerves and then crushed defending champion Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-1 Tuesday to reach the second round of the U.S. Open. The 19-year-old daughter of a Haitian father and Japanese mother captured her first victory over a top-10 opponent by ...

Sharapova stuns No. 2 Halep in return

/ Aug 29, 2017

Sharapova stuns No. 2 Halep in return

When Maria Sharapova's first Grand Slam match after a 15-month doping suspension ended with a victory at the U.S. Open, she dropped to her knees and covered her face, tears welling in her eyes. This was merely a win to get to the second round, ...

Date decides to hang up racket at age 46

/ Aug 28, 2017

Date decides to hang up racket at age 46

Kimiko Date called time on her tennis career at the age of 46 on Monday, saying she was no longer able to perform at the best of her abilities due to physical issues and had decided to listen to the "inner voice" telling her ...

Murray pulls out of U.S. Open

/ Aug 27, 2017

Murray pulls out of U.S. Open

His voice choking, Andy Murray unexpectedly announced Saturday that he was withdrawing from the U.S. Open because of a hip injury, adding to the lengthy list of top players who will miss the year's last Grand Slam tournament. Murray was seeded No. 2 at Flushing ...