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Nadal, Federer move on

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer edged closer to a US Open semifinal blockbuster on Saturday as controversial Italian Fabio Fognini was kicked out for a vile, misogynistic tirade at a female umpire.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/3 21:38:39

Federer, Nadal battle through

Former champions Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal battled into the US Open last 32 on Thursday while the women’s draw lost the fifth seed from its top eight.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/1 22:58:39

Looking stylish and playing well

From Maria Sharapova helping design her latest little black dress to Alexander Zverev being reluctant to pull down his tube socks, US Open fashion statements are drawing plenty of attention.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/1 22:43:39

Federer, Nadal into third round at US Open

Swiss mogul Roger Federer needed a second successive five-setter to reach the US Open third round on Thursday while Rafael Nadal of Spain also made it to third round.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/9/1 14:13:27

Zverev rues ‘very bad match’

Alexander Zverev appeared to have the perfect draw for a deep run at the US Open, but now the 20-year-old German star can only ponder what might have been.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/8/31 23:38:39

Sharapova battles on

Former world No.1 Maria Sharapova battled back on Wednesday to reach the third round of the US Open while next-generation rising stars Alexander Zverev and Nick Kyrgios crashed out.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/31 23:28:39

Federer avoids upset

Roger Federer survived a five-set battle to defeat American teenager Frances Tiafoe and reach the US Open second round on Tuesday, keeping his bid for a record sixth New York title alive.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/30 23:18:39

Sharapova wins Slam return

Former world No.1 Maria Sharapova made a triumphant return to Grand Slam competition on Monday after a 15-month doping ban, outlasting second-ranked Simona Halep 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 at the US Open.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/29 23:23:39

Japan’s ‘iron lady’ Kimiko Date to quit game at age 46

Japan's 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 it was time to quit.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/8/28 23:08:40

Opinions divided on Maria Sharapova

Rivals remain divided over Maria Sharapova as the former world No.1 from Russia prepares to return to Grand Slam tennis on Monday at the US Open after a 15-month doping ban.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/27 23:23:39

Reborn stars eye NY swan song

Their rivalry has stretched 13 years and 37 matches but Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have never met at the US Open, a staggering anomaly which seems certain to be corrected at 2017's concluding Grand Slam.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/26 7:44:43

Milos Raonic out of US Open

Canadian Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the US Open which starts Monday with a left wrist injury, the world No.11 announced Wednesday on Instagram.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/8/24 23:43:40

Becker to lead German men’s tennis

Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker was appointed on Wednesday as head of men’s tennis in his home country as the German tennis federation (DTB) looks to revive the once hugely popular sport.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/8/23 23:13:49

Sharapova determined to prove point

Former world No.1 Maria Sharapova makes her first Grand Slam appearance next week since serving a 15-month doping suspension, bringing renewed passion and resolve to the US Open.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/23 23:08:39

Azarenka skips US Open

Two-time US Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka confirmed her withdrawal from the tournament on Monday amid a custody battle concerning her 8-month-old son.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/8/22 22:48:39

Nadal hails ‘unbelievable’ climb back to No.1

Rafael Nadal described as "unbelievable" his climb back to the world No.1 spot for the first time in three years and confirmed in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday. The Spaniard, who learned he was going to reclaim the ATP summit a week ago, last topped the men's charts in July 2014.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/8/21 22:38:39

Dimitrov wins Cincinnati Open

Grigor Dimitrov clinched the biggest title of his career and enjoyed a huge confidence boost ahead of the US Open by beating Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-5 to win the Cincinnati Open on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/8/21 22:28:40

Halep eyes No.1 spot

Simona Halep of Romania returns a shot to Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia during Day 6 of the Western and Southern Open at the Linder Family Tennis Center on Thursday in Mason, Ohio. Halep edged closer to taking the world No.1 ranking from Pliskova by beating Sevastova 6-4, 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/18 23:28:39