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Gallery: Favourites crash out of US Open

Favourites crash out of US Open

NEW YORK — As her second-round match against Garbine Muguruza on a hot Thursday afternoon dragged on, Johanna Konta caught herself glancing at the courtside clock. “Oh, okay,”...

Federer has easy start in bid for 6th Open win

Federer has easy start in bid for 6th Open win

NEW YORK — Roger Federer glided into the second round on a hot, steamy day at Flushing Meadows, while Andy Murray ushered talented young Australian Nick Kyrgios out of another...

Top seeds in a hurry to win

NEW YORK — Top seeded Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their US Open title bids in ruthless style on Monday, while Kei Nishikori’s hopes of making another magical run...

Sharapova pulls out of US Open

NEW YORK — The US Open lost one of its most bankable and marketable stars on Sunday, when Maria Sharapova pulled out of the tournament for the second time in three years,...

Djokovic eyes end to 3-year US Open drought

Djokovic eyes end to 3-year US Open drought

NEW YORK — World No 1 Novak Djokovic lost to rivals Roger Federer and Andy Murray in the finals of US Open warm-up events, but the Serb insists those defeats have aided his...

Gallery: Not just the Williams show

Not just the Williams show

NEW YORK — There is no question that the most talked-about topic heading into the US Open — which begins on Monday in New York — is Serena Williams’ Grand Slam bid, as the women...

Serena chases Grand Slam history

Serena chases Grand Slam history

NEW YORK — Ask Serena Williams what could prevent her from completing tennis’ first true Grand Slam in more than a quarter-century at the US Open, and the response will not...

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