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UPDATE 2-Tennis-New Haven Open women's singles quarterfinal results

Aug 22nd 2014
Aug 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the New Haven Open Women's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Thursday Camila Giorgi (Italy) beat Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) 6-4 6-7(4) 6-2 Magdalena Rybarikova (Slovakia) beat Alison Riske (U.S.) 7-5 0-6 6-4 2-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Czech Republic) 6-4 6-1






Tennis-List of U.S. Open women's singles winners

Aug 21st 2014
Aug 21 (Reuters) - List of U.S. Open women's singles champions (since tennis turned professional in 1968). 2013 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 7-5 6-7 6-1 2012 Serena Williams beat Azarenka 6-2 2-6 7-5 2011 Sam Stosur (Australia) beat Serena Williams 6-2 6-3 2010 Kim Clijsters (Belgium) beat Vera Zvonareva (Russia) 6-2 6-1 2009 Clijsters beat Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 7-5 6-3 2008 Serena Williams beat Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) 6-4 7-5 2007 Justine Henin (Belgium

Tennis-List of U.S. Open men's singles winners

Aug 21st 2014
Aug 21 (Reuters) - List of U.S. Open men's singles champions (since tennis turned professional in 1968): 2013 Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 6-2 3-6 6-4 6-1 2012 Andy Murray (Britain) beat Djokovic 7-6 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2 2011 Djokovic beat Nadal 6-2 6-4 6-7 6-1 2010 Nadal beat Djokovic 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-2 2009 Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina) beat Roger Federer (Switzerland) 3-6 7-6 4-6 7-6 6-2 2008 Federer beat Murray 6-2 7-5 6-2 2007 Federer beat Djokovic 7-6 7-6 6-4 2006 Fe

FACTBOX-Tennis-U.S. Open facts and figures

Aug 21st 2014
Aug 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Open will take place from Monday-Sept. 8 in New York. Here are some facts and figures on the fourth and final grand slam of the year:

Tennis-Bouchard, Raonic make final push to summit at U.S. Open

Aug 21st 2014
TORONTO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Canada has long been a global ice hockey super power, toasted a Formula One driver's champion and at different times has laid claim to the world's fastest man.

Tennis-Federer could win numbers game at U.S. Open

Aug 21st 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Roger Federer achieved tennis greatness with an intoxicating blend of athleticism, artistry and unflinching nerve. Yet for all his fluid genius, the measure of a career often boils down to cold numbers.

PREVIEW-Tennis-Williams looking to wave American flag again

Aug 21st 2014
Aug 21 (Reuters) - Serena Williams will once again be counted on to wave the Stars and Stripes at the U.S. Open as she takes centre stage at New York's Flushing Meadows with the next generation of American tennis hopefuls waiting in the wings.

PREVIEW-Tennis-Djokovic, Federer favored for grand slam sequel

Aug 21st 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Top seed Novak Djokovic and number two Roger Federer are favored to wage another title showdown in the last grand slam of 2014, although some emerging young guns have other ideas for the U.S. Open starting on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Tennis-Winston-Salem Open men's singles quarterfinal results

Aug 21st 2014
Aug 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Winston-Salem Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Thursday Jerzy Janowicz (Poland) beat David Goffin (Belgium) 6-4 6-2 9-Lu Yen-Hsun (Taiwan) beat 14-Andreas Seppi (Italy) 6-4 6-4 7-Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) beat 1-John Isner (U.S.) walkover






Tennis-Djokovic faces difficult draw at U.S. Open

Aug 21st 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was handed a danger filled path to the final of the U.S. Open and a possible showdown with number two Roger Federer after Thursday's draw for the season's final grand slam.






Tennis-Becker surprised by criticism of appointment by Djokovic

Aug 21st 2014
Aug 21 (Reuters) - Boris Becker says he was surprised by the level of criticism when world number one Novak Djokovic took him on as his coach last year.






Tennis-Djokovic still favourite for U.S. Open, says McEnroe

Aug 21st 2014
Aug 21 (Reuters) - Roger Federer is the form player going into next week's U.S. Open but Novak Djokovic is favourite to win the title for a second time, according to former champion John McEnroe.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-New Haven Open women's singles round 2 results

Aug 21st 2014
Aug 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the New Haven Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Wednesday Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat 3-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) 6-2 6-2 Kirsten Flipkens (Belgium) beat Andrea Petkovic (Germany) 4-6 7-6(4) 7-6(6) Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) beat Peng Shuai (China) 6-2 3-6 6-3 Camila Giorgi (Italy) beat 4-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 6-4 6-2






Tennis-Winston-Salem Open men's singles round 3 results

Aug 21st 2014
Aug 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Winston-Salem Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Wednesday 1-John Isner (U.S.) beat 13-Mikhail Kukushkin (Kazakhstan) 6-1 7-6(3) Sam Querrey (U.S.) beat 2-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 7-6(4) 6-4 7-Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) beat 10-Pablo Andujar (Spain) 1-6 6-2 6-2 5-Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spain) beat 11-Donald Young (U.S.) 6-7(4) 6-3 7-6(6) 14-Andreas Seppi (Italy) beat Nicolas Mahut (France) 6-4 7-6(7)






UPDATE 6-Tennis-Winston-Salem Open men's singles round 3 results

Aug 21st 2014
Aug 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Winston-Salem Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Wednesday Sam Querrey (U.S.) beat 2-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 7-6(4) 6-4 7-Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) beat 10-Pablo Andujar (Spain) 1-6 6-2 6-2 5-Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spain) beat 11-Donald Young (U.S.) 6-7(4) 6-3 7-6(6) 14-Andreas Seppi (Italy) beat Nicolas Mahut (France) 6-4 7-6(7) 9-Lu Yen-Hsun (Taiwan) beat 8-Marcel Granollers (Spain) 6-1 6-2






UPDATE 1-Tennis-New Haven Open women's singles round 2 results

Aug 20th 2014
Aug 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the New Haven Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Wednesday Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) beat Peng Shuai (China) 6-2 3-6 6-3 Camila Giorgi (Italy) beat 4-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 6-4 6-2






Tennis-Defending champion Serena Williams top seed for U.S. Open

Aug 20th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams has been top-seeded for the U.S. Open where she will be seeking to win the women's singles title for a third consecutive year, the United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-New Haven Open women's singles round 2 results

Aug 20th 2014
Aug 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the New Haven Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday 2-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) 6-2 6-1 Magdalena Rybarikova (Slovakia) beat 1-Simona Halep (Romania) 6-2 4-6 6-3 Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Czech Republic) beat Caroline Garcia (France) 7-5 6-2 Alison Riske (U.S.) beat 6-Flavia Pennetta (Italy) 6-1 7-6(3)






Tennis-Winston-Salem Open men's singles round 2 results

Aug 20th 2014
Aug 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Winston-Salem Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday 1-John Isner (U.S.) beat Bradley Klahn (U.S.) 7-6(5) 6-2 10-Pablo Andujar (Spain) beat Igor Sijsling (Netherlands) 6-4 6-3 7-Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) beat Ryan Harrison (U.S.) 3-6 2-1 (R. Harrison retired) 9-Lu Yen-Hsun (Taiwan) beat Blaz Rola (Slovenia) 6-4 7-5 13-Mikhail Kukushkin






UPDATE 9-Tennis-Winston-Salem Open men's singles round 2 results

Aug 20th 2014
Aug 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Winston-Salem Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday 10-Pablo Andujar (Spain) beat Igor Sijsling (Netherlands) 6-4 6-3 7-Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) beat Ryan Harrison (U.S.) 3-6 2-1 (R. Harrison retired) 9-Lu Yen-Hsun (Taiwan) beat Blaz Rola (Slovenia) 6-4 7-5 13-Mikhail Kukushkin (Kazakhstan) beat Robin Haase (Netherlands) 5-7 7-6(2) 6-4 8-Marcel Granollers (