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WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Men march on at US Open but more upsets in women's draw

Aug 31st 2014
New YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams advanced safely to the next round of the U.S. Open on Saturday but the women's draw saw yet another big upset as Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova was sent packing by a 145th-ranked qualifier.






Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 3 results

Aug 31st 2014
Aug 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday 16-Tommy Robredo (Spain) beat Nick Kyrgios (Australia) 3-6 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3 9-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Pablo Carreno (Spain) 6-4 6-4 6-4 8-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Andrey Kuznetsov (Russia) 6-1 7-5 4-6 6-2 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Sam Querrey (U.S.) 6-3 6-2 6-2 5-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Victor Estrella (Dom






Tennis-Battling Bouchard moves into fourth round at U.S. Open

Aug 31st 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Eugenie Bouchard battled to a 6-2 7-6(2) 6-4 win over Barbora Zahlavova Strycova to move into the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Saturday, continuing to build momentum after a lacklustre buildup to the year's final grand slam.






Tennis-Sharapova and Wozniacki to clash in US Open fourth round

Aug 31st 2014
Aug 30 (Reuters) - Another top 10 seed in the U.S. Open women's draw is set to fall on Sunday when Maria Sharapova (fifth) faces Caroline Wozniacki (10th) on centre court in the fourth round.






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

Aug 31st 2014
Aug 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday 7-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) beat 30-Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-7(2) 6-4 17-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) beat Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) 6-2 6-4 Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) beat 15-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) 7-5 6-0 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.) 6-3 6-3 16-Victoria Aza






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Murray advances to fourth round, faces Tsonga next

Aug 31st 2014
* Overcomes hiccup to win in four sets (Adds quotes, background, detail)






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

Aug 31st 2014
Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday 9-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Pablo Carreno (Spain) 6-4 6-4 6-4 8-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Andrey Kuznetsov (Russia) 6-1 7-5 4-6 6-2 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Sam Querrey (U.S.) 6-3 6-2 6-2 5-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Victor Estrella (Dominican Republic) 7-6(5) 7-6(5) 7-6(3) 10-Kei Nishikori (Japan) beat 23-Leonardo Mayer (






Tennis-Wawrinka through to fourth round after Kavcic withdrawal

Aug 31st 2014
New YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Third seed Stan Wawrinka was handed a walkover into the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Saturday when Slovenian Blaz Kavcic was forced out with a right foot injury.






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Kvitova joins upset list in loss to Krunic

Aug 31st 2014
* Wimbledon champ becomes fifth of top eight seeds to fall






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Tiebreak King Raonic blasts by Estrella Burgos

Aug 31st 2014
* Raonic hair has own Twitter account (Adds byline, quotes, detail)






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

Aug 30th 2014
Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday 17-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) beat Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) 6-2 6-4 Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) beat 15-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) 7-5 6-0 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.) 6-3 6-3 16-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat Elena Vesnina (Russia) 6-1 6-1 29-Casey Dellacqua (Australia) beat Karolina Pliskova (Czech Re






Tennis-Serena beats another compatriot to advance

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Top-seeded Serena Williams faced the toughest test yet in her U.S Open title defense before advancing to the round of 16 with a hard-played 6-3 6-3 win over Varvara Lepchenko on Saturday.






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

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Order of play on the show courts for the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Sunday (prefix denotes seeding):






Tennis-No place to hide for top seeds as Krunic adds to upsets

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Serbia's Aleksandra Krunic added her name to a list of anonymous figures to emerge from the Flushing Meadows shadows and step into the U.S. Open spotlight with a shock 6-4 6-4 win over Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova on Saturday.






Tennis-Murray advances to fourth round with fourth-set win

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Andy Murray double-faulted to send the match to a fourth set, but then swiftly took care of business in a 6-1 7-5 4-6 6-2 win over Russian Andrey Kuznetsov to reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Saturday.






Tennis-Dojokvic eases past Querrey into fourth round

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic squashed another American hope, pounding Sam Querrey 6-3 6-2 6-2 on Saturday to reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open for the eighth straight year.






Tennis-Tiebreak King Raonic blast way past Burgos at U.S. Open

Aug 30th 2014
Aug 30 (Reuters) - Fifth seed Milos Raonic blasted his way into the fourth round of the U.S. Open with a 7-6(5) 7-6(5) 7-6(3) win over Victor Estrella Burgos on Saturday, pounding 22 aces past the shellshocked Dominican.






Tennis-Kvitova joins upset list at hands of little-known Krunic

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova joined a long list of women's upset victims at the U.S. Open when she was ousted in the third round on Saturday by 145th-ranked qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.






Tennis-Wimbledon champion Kvitova upset by Krunic

Aug 30th 2014
Aug 30 (Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was ousted by 145th-ranked qualifier Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia 6-4 6-4 in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday, joining a long list of women's upset victims.






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Surprises galore for women at US Open, men steady

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Open women's draw was blown wide open by a series of upsets on Friday but it was business as usual on the men's side with Roger Federer leading a parade of seeds into the third round at the year's final grand slam.