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Wozniacki blows four match points, loses to 149th-ranked player

  Four times, 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Caroline Wozniacki was one point from winning. Four times, her opponent in the second round, 149th-ranked Petra Cetkovska of the Czech Republic, came up with a winner to extend the match. The fourth-seeded Wozniacki failed to convert any of those four match points and lost 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (1) to Cetkovska, who had not won a tour-level main-draw...
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2014 US Open runner-up Wozniacki stunned in 2nd round

NEW YORK (AP) Four times, 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Caroline Wozniacki was one point from winning. Four times, her opponent in the second round, 149th-ranked Petra Cetkovska of the Czech Republic, came up with a winner to extend the match. The fourth-seeded Wozniacki failed to convert any of those four match points and lost 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (1) to Cetkovska, who had not won a tour-level...
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U.S. Open Results: Andy Murray Survives Scare, Caroline Wozniacki Eliminated

NEW YORK — Before they stepped on court, there was nothing to suggest Andy Murray would have any trouble against Adrian Mannarino in the U.S. Open’s second round. Murray, after all, is seeded No. 3, owns two major championships including at Flushing Meadows in 2012, and had reached at least the quarterfinals at the last 18 Grand Slam tournaments he’d entered. Mannarino, meanwhile...
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US Open Lookahead: Venus Williams could use tips from Serena

NEW YORK (AP) Venus Williams' opponent in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday is 18-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who just so happens to be the last player to beat Serena Williams. And Venus, of course, was well aware of that. Planned to even ask her younger sister for some tips. ''We always give each other advice, especially if one of us has played the other opponent...
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Women's No. 16 seed Errani says it's too cold at US Open

NEW YORK -- Sara Errani figures she knows the real culprit for the dizziness, sore throat and general weakness that nearly cost her a match at the U.S. Open on Thursday: air conditioning. Yes, that's right. The 16th-seeded Italian, who has been the runner-up at the French Open and a semifinalist at the U.S. Open, said the AC has been turned up too high in the locker room at Flushing...
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Down 2 sets to none, Murray comes back to win at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) Before they stepped on court, there was nothing to suggest Andy Murray would have any trouble against Adrian Mannarino in the U.S. Open's second round. Murray, after all, is seeded No. 3, owns two major championships including at Flushing Meadows in 2012, and had reached at least the quarterfinals at the last 18 Grand Slam tournaments he'd entered. Mannarino, meanwhile...
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US Open Glance

NEW YORK (AP) A look at Thursday's play at the $42.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships: WEATHER: Hazy, hot and humid. High of 91. ATTENDANCE: Day: 35,528. MEN'S SEEDED WINNERS: Second Round: No. 3 Andy Murray, No. 5 Stan Wawrinka, No. 13 John Isner, No. 15 Kevin Anderson, No. 20 Dominic Thiem, No. 22 Viktor Troicki, No. 30 Thomaz Bellucci and No. 31 Guillermo Garcia-Lopez....
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AC too high? Italy's Errani laments cold US Open locker room

NEW YORK (AP) Sara Errani figures she knows the real culprit for the dizziness, sore throat and general weakness that nearly cost her a match at the U.S. Open on Thursday: air conditioning. Yes, that's right. The 16th-seeded Italian, who has been the runner-up at the French Open and a semifinalist at the U.S. Open, said the AC has been turned up too high in the locker room at Flushing...
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U.S. Open: Murray rallies from two sets down to advance to third round

  Andy Murray rallied from down two sets to win his second-round match at the U.S. Open. The third-seeded Murray beat 35th-ranked Adrian Mannarino 5-7, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday, dominating the last three sets. Murray is 35-1 in Grand Slam second-round matches, with the only loss coming in his U.S. Open debut a decade ago. It was the eighth time in his career Murray came back...
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Novak Djokovic dances 'Gangnam Style' on court with US Open fan Cameron Hughes

So...dude's can't get into US Open boxes with faded jeans but Cameron Hughes is on the court in denim dancing with Djokovic. Guess people just like Cameron.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
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Latest on US Open: Errani overcomes dizziness to win in 3

NEW YORK (AP) The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Struggling with dizziness and shut out in the first set, 16th-seeded Sara Errani rallied to win her second-round match at the U.S. Open on Thursday. The diminutive Italian took a medical timeout after dropping the first five games, complaining of dizziness. The soft-serving Errani was broken nine times but found...
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U.S. Open Starts Hot With Upsets And History-Making Retirements, Americans Abound

The last Grand Slam of the season opened Monday in New York City where summer has refused to relinquish its hold.  The temperature has ranged from the high 70’s into the 90’s over the last few days with humidity holding around 50%.  With many of the outer courts at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center remaining in direct sunlight throughout the day, the conditions have been...
Via Oregon Sports News
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic dances "Gangnam Style' with fan on court after win (VIDEO)

Something was in the air at Arthur Ashe Stadium Wednesday night, and happily for Novak Djokovic, it wasn't the smell of marijuana.  Moments after Djokovic's U.S. Open straight sets win over Andreas Haider-Maurer, the world's No. 1 men's tennis player broke into an impromptu dance with one of his better known fans in the middle of Arthur Ashe Stadium. And his 'Gangnam Style...
Via The Other Paper
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open Results: Serena Williams Overcomes Shaky Start To Advance

NEW YORK — The enormity of what is at stake for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open — the first true Grand Slam in tennis in more than a quarter of a century — hit her Wednesday. That, she said, is why her play was so uneven in the second round at Flushing Meadows, despite facing a qualifier ranked only 110th. And it’s why, after the 10 double-faults, two dozen other unforced...
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Hewitt, in final US Open, not relishing match vs countryman

NEW YORK (AP) Lleyton Hewitt cheered from the stands Tuesday night as one young Australian took the court in the U.S. Open. On Thursday, the two-time major champion will be across the net from another. The 34-year-old Hewitt has served as a mentor to his country's up-and-coming players as his career nears its end, so he cringes to see them pop up in his draw. ''Just awkward,'' Hewitt...
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Tennis player destroys racket at US Open (video)

CoCo Vandeweghe is having a rough day. She squared off against Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, and got dominated in straight sets. At one point during the first set, when Vandeweghe was trailing 5-0, she completely lost it. She sat down for the changeover, and then proceeded to smash her racket on the court. Vandeweghe then motioned to the...
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Smashing: CoCo Vandeweghe demolishes racket in fit of U.S. Open frustration

  The fans at Louis Armstrong Stadium were thoroughly enjoying CoCo Vandeweghe's racket demolition. So was her opponent. "I was cracking up on the sideline there," Bethanie Mattek-Sands said after beating her fellow American in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday. After Vandeweghe fell behind 5-0 in the first set, she smashed her racket on her chair, then slammed it on...
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Will Andy Murray ever reach elite status?

Andy Murray Despite being ranked among the best players in the world, Andy Murray seems unable to cement his place as a consistent, notable grand slam champion. Few doubt his talent and drive, as reaching at least the semifinals at the 2015 Wimbledon, French Open, and Australian Open is a near impossible feat for the majority of professional players. With a very impressive ten Masters...
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Williams puts aside slow start to reach 3rd round of US Open

NEW YORK (AP) This was, in just about every measurable way, an up-and-down performance by Serena Williams, filled with double-faults - 10 in all - and two dozen other unforced errors. With her bid for a true Grand Slam at stake, and facing a qualifier ranked only 110th, Williams was far from dominant in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, before pulling ahead and pulling...
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Mardy Fish makes new memories at US Open in final match

NEW YORK (AP) Mardy Fish's last U.S. Open memory will be of the Louis Armstrong Stadium crowd roaring for him. Failing to serve out the match, his legs cramping badly at the end - those details are less important than the fact he was there, playing all out and pushing a top-20 player to the limit. The 33-year-old American's career ended Wednesday in the second round with a five...
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U.S. Open: Serena overcomes rough start against qualifier to reach third round

  Serena Williams got off to a rough start in her second-round U.S. Open match, before pulling out the opening set in a tiebreaker against Kiki Bertens, a qualifier from the Netherlands ranked 110th. Williams, bidding for tennis' first true Grand Slam since Steffi Graf in 1988, got broken by Bertens to trail 2-1, then was down 5-4. But with Bertens serving for the opening set, Williams...
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CoCo Vandeweghe smashes racket, entertains crowd with meltdown (Video)

CoCo Vandeweghe let out some frustration by smashing her racket during the first set of Wednesday's second round match at the US Open against fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Vandeweghe slammed the racket into her chair, then sat down and smashed it on the ground three times. After hearing cheers, she urged the crowd to get louder before standing up and letting loose with...
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Coco Vandeweghe Loses Point, Furiously Smashes Her Racquet

Vandeweghe mag ihren Schläger nicht. #USOpen pic.twitter.com/JRHsqwRaUN — Zeisig (@OleZeisler) September 2, 2015 Things are not going well for Coco...
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US Open: Mardy Fish hangs on for five sets before calling it a career

Mardy Fish's career ended with his legs cramping badly in a fifth set at the U.S. Open. The 33-year-old American had a chance to serve out an upset of 18th-seeded Feliciano Lopez in the fourth set of their second-round match Wednesday, but nerves took over. He had three straight unforced errors then double-faulted to be broken at love, and Lopez quickly won the next two games as...
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Venus Williams: Tennis Player Receives Business Degree From Indiana University East

Williams, the No. 11 women's tennis player currently competing in the U.S. Open, received a Bachelor of Science in business administration on Aug. 14 from the school according to FB.Tennis racket clap.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
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