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Azarenka storms into quarters

Former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka thrashed Australian Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-2 to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter­finals on Thursday as she seeks a return to the top after giving birth in late 2016.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/20 22:33:44

Japan's Osaka roars into Tokyo quarters

Japan's Naomi Osaka pulverized Slovak Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-1 to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarterfinals on Wednesday in her first match since her historic US Open triumph.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/19 22:48:45

Umpire who gave Kyrgios 'pep talk' suspended for two weeks: reports

The US Open umpire criticized for giving Australia's Nick Kyrgios a pep talk has been hit with a two-week suspension, reports said Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/19 22:48:43

Azarenka posts Tokyo victory

Former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka fought the gremlins to beat Japan's Kurumi Nara 6-4, 7-5 and reach the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/18 22:48:44

USTA to review policies after controversies

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) said Sunday it would undertake a review of its communication policies after a string of umpiring controversies at the US Open.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/9/10 22:13:41

Djokovic wins third US Open

Novak Djokovic clinched his third US Open title on Sunday with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 triumph over Juan Martin del Potro, taking him level with Pete Sampras' mark of 14 Grand Slams.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/10 22:13:39

I am not a cheat, says Serena

Serena Williams insisted she was not cheating in the US Open final on Saturday before accusing the sport which has made her a global icon and multimillionaire of sexism.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/9 22:11:56

Roger, over and out?

Roger Federer surveyed the wreckage of his US Open exit at the hands of John Millman, insisting there was "no shame" in defeat and challenging the wisdom of anybody brave enough to start penning his career obituary.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/7 0:03:40

Japanese trailblazer Osaka happy to share spotlight with 'big kid' Kei

Japanese Grand Slam trailblazer Naomi Osaka said Wednesday that she's happy to share the US Open spotlight with Kei Nishikori, describing her compatriot as "a big kid" in a show of openness which is rapidly transforming the 20-year-old into the sport's new poster girl.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/6 22:03:41

Djokovic to take on Nishikori in semis

Two-time champion Novak Djokovic ended John Millman's fairy-tale US Open run on Wednesday, beating the 55th-ranked Australian in straight sets to book a semifinal clash with Kei Nishikori.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/6 21:58:40

Williams not looking ahead

Serena Williams powered her way to within two victories of a seventh US Open title on Tuesday and while she refused to look ahead, there are many willing to do it for her, and what they see is a suddenly open path to a 24th Grand Slam.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/9/5 22:13:44

Nadal downs Thiem in epic match

Defending champion Rafael Nadal survived an epic US Open quarterfinal confrontation to defeat battling ninth seed Dominic Thiem 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/5) and reach the semifinals for the seventh time.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/5 20:38:40

Murray rules himself out of Davis Cup playoff tie

An emotional Andy Murray has apologize to Scottish tennis fans after the former world No.1 decided not to play in Great Britain's Davis Cup playoff tie against Uzbekistan in Glasgow.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/4 22:33:41

Best yet to come: Sharapova

Maria Sharapova laughed off suggestions that losing in the US Open fourth round represented the toughest period of her life.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/4 22:33:40

Federer sent packing

Five-time champion Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open on Monday, stunned by 55th-ranked Australian John Millman who booked a quarterfinal clash with Serbian star Novak Djokovic.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/4 22:28:40

Nadal into last eight

Defending champion Rafael Nadal on Sunday reached the US Open quarterfinals for the eighth time where he will face Dominic Thiem, one of only three men to defeat him in 2018.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/3 21:23:40

Federer reaches last 16

Five-time champion Roger Federer found a new way to amaze on Saturday as he reached the US Open last 16 with a 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 victory over Nick Kyrgios.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/2 22:08:39

Tsurenko topples US Open second seed Wozniacki

Lesia Tsurenko beat Caroline Wozniacki at her own game Thursday, shocking the world No.1 6-4, 6-2 in the second round of the US Open.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/31 21:48:41