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Tennis-Top seeds Djokovic, Serena in action on Saturday

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will be in third-round action on centre court as the U.S. Open continues on Saturday.






Tennis-Lucic-Baroni turns back clock but looks to future

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A teary Mirjana Lucic-Baroni turned back the clock with a stunning upset win over second seed Simona Halep at the U.S. Open on Friday but was focused on the future.






UPDATE 13-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 2 results

Aug 30th 2014
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Friday Dominic Thiem (Austria) beat 11-Ernests Gulbis (Latvia) 4-6 3-6 6-4 6-3 6-3 17-Roberto Bautista (Spain) beat Tim Smyczek (U.S.) 6-3 6-2 6-1 26-Gilles Simon (France) beat Federico Delbonis (Argentina) 6-4 3-6 7-5(0) 6-1 12-Richard Gasquet (France) beat Paolo Lorenzi (Italy) 7-6(4) 6-3 6-3 David Goffin (Belgium) beat 32-Joao Sousa (Portugal) 6-4 6-2 6-0






Tennis-Swiss Bencic teen topples sixth seed Kerber

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic interrupted a procession of veterans advancing to the fourth round at the U.S. Open on Friday by toppling sixth-seed German Angelique Kerber and vowed not to be satisfied.






UPDATE 6-Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 3 results

Aug 30th 2014
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 14-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat 22-Alize Cornet (France) 6-3 6-7(3) 6-4 Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) beat 6-Angelique Kerber (Germany) 6-1 7-5 13-Sara Errani (Italy) beat 19-Venus Williams (U.S.) 6-0 0-6 7-6(5) Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) beat 2-Simona Halep (Romania) 7-6(6) 6-2 Peng Shuai (China) beat 28-Roberta Vinci (Italy) 6-4 6-3






Tennis-Errani triumphs over Venus after unforgettable moment

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - It was a tale of three sets that played out like three distinct matches, and in the end it was Italian Sara Errani roaring in triumph at the U.S. Open on Friday moments after shaking from excitement.






Tennis-U.S. Open order of play on Saturday

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Order of play on the show courts for the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Saturday (prefix denotes seeding):






CORRECTED-Tennis-Tomic out of U.S. Open with injury; Davis Cup in question

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic withdrew from his second-round match at the U.S. Open on Friday with a hip injury that could keep him from representing Australia in Davis Cup action next month.






Tennis-Shock waves hit U.S. Open as Halep, Kerber and Venus fall

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Shock waves hit the U.S. Open on Friday as veteran Mirjana Lucic-Baroni spearheaded a series of stunning third-round surprises that claimed two of the top women's seeds and seven-times grand slam winner Venus Williams.






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Dream run over for Bellis as big guns advance

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Top seeds Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic were forced to take a backseat to America's latest tennis sweetheart on Thursday, as 15-year-old Catherine Bellis hogged the Flushing Meadows limelight once again.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Refreshed Murray beats Bachinger in straight sets

Aug 29th 2014
* Deflects questions about Scottish independence (Adds quotes, details)






Tennis-Federer, Sharapova take centre stage but eyes on Venus

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova will take centre stage at the U.S. Open on Friday but Flushing Meadows is slowly turning into a Williams family affair with the sisters eager to add to their grand slam collections.






CORRECTED-Tennis-U.S. Open darling Bellis falls in second round

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - The Cinderella grand slam debut of 15-year-old Catherine Bellis ended in the second round of the U.S. Open on Thursday when she was beaten by emerging Kazakh talent Zarina Diyas in three sets.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 2 results

Aug 29th 2014
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 7-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) beat Sorana Cirstea (Romania) 6-2 6-7(4) 6-4 17-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) beat Polona Hercog (Slovenia) 6-1 6-2 Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) beat 24-Samantha Stosur (Australia) 3-6 6-3 7-6(8) Aleksandra Krunic (Serbia) beat 27-Madison Keys (U.S.) 7-6(4) 2-6 7-5 3-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic






Tennis-Raonic blasts way into U.S. Open third round

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Fifth seed Milos Raonic blasted his way into the third round of the U.S. Open, pounding 26 aces past Peter Gojowczyk on his way to a 7-6 (4) 5-7 6-4 7-6 (3) win on Thursday.






Tennis-Murray advances past Bachinger in straight sets

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Eighth seed Andy Murray, who overcame cramping in his first-round victory, roared past unseeded German Matthias Bachinger in straight sets on Thursday to reach the third round of the U.S. Open.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Serena blows away King on gusty day at U.S. Open

Aug 29th 2014
* Williams provides young Americans with tennis lesson (Adds quotes, detail)






UPDATE 2-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 2 results

Aug 29th 2014
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 8-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Matthias Bachinger (Germany) 6-3 6-3 6-4 23-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat Matthew Ebden (Australia) 6-1 6-3 6-4 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Paul-Henri Mathieu (France) 6-1 6-3 6-0 Pablo Carreno (Spain) beat Benoit Paire (France) 6-1 6-4 3-6 6-3 9-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Aleksa






UPDATE 7-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 2 results

Aug 29th 2014
Aug 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 23-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat Matthew Ebden (Australia) 6-1 6-3 6-4 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Paul-Henri Mathieu (France) 6-1 6-3 6-0 Pablo Carreno (Spain) beat Benoit Paire (France) 6-1 6-4 3-6 6-3 9-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Aleksandr Nedovyesov (Kazakhstan) 6-3 6-4 6-4 13-John Isner (U.S.) beat Jan-Lennard Str






Tennis-U.S. Open order of play for Friday

Aug 29th 2014
Aug 28 (Reuters) - Order of play on the show courts for the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Friday (prefix denotes seeding):