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Tennis-ATP Tour singles standings

Aug 31st 2015
Aug 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the ATP Tour singles Points 1 (1) Novak Djokovic(Serbia) 14865 2 (2) Roger Federer(Switzerland) 9065 3 (3) Andy Murray(Britain) 8840 4 (4) Kei Nishikori(Japan) 6205 5 (5) Stanislas Wawrinka(Switzerland) 5710 6 (6) Tomas Berdych(Czech Republic) 5230 7 (7) David Ferrer(Spain)








UPDATE 1-Tennis-Sharapova pulls out of US Open due to leg injury

Aug 31st 2015
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova, winner of five grand slam events, has pulled out of the U.S. Open tennis championships due to a leg injury, the Russian said on Sunday.








Tennis-Tough tests from the start for Federer, Murray

Aug 31st 2015
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Andy Murray, two of the hottest players on the U.S. hardcourts during the run-up to the U.S. Open, face difficult tests right from the start at the season's final grand slam starting on Monday.








Tennis-Sharapova pulls out of U.S. Open due to leg injury

Aug 31st 2015
Aug 30 (Reuters) - Five-times major winner Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the U.S. Open tennis championships due to a leg injury, the Russian said on Sunday.








Tennis-U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

Aug 30th 2015
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on.








Tennis-Serena, Djokovic in first-day action at U.S. Open

Aug 30th 2015
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Top-seeded world number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic help launch the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday's opening day of the year's final grand slam.








UPDATE 1-Tennis-Kvitova overcomes Safarova for New Haven triumph

Aug 30th 2015
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Defending champion Petra Kvitova used a dominant serve to beat Lucie Safarova 6-7(6) 6-2 6-2 in their all-Czech final at the Connecticut Open on Saturday.








Tennis-Djokovic confident despite run-up losses to rivals

Aug 30th 2015
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic lost to rivals Roger Federer and Andy Murray in the finals of U.S. Open warm-up events but the Serb insists those defeats have aided his preparations for the last grand slam of the season.








Tennis-Kvitova beats Czech mate Safarova in Connecticut final

Aug 30th 2015
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Petra Kvitova used a dominant serve to beat Lucie Safarova 6-7(6) 6-2 6-2 in their all-Czech final at the Connecticut Open on Saturday.








Tennis-New Haven Open women's singles final result

Aug 29th 2015
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the New Haven Open Women's Singles Final on Saturday 2-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat 4-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) 6-7(6) 6-2 6-2








UPDATE 1-Tennis-Anderson beats Herbert to win third ATP title

Aug 29th 2015
Aug 29 (Reuters) - Second seed Kevin Anderson used his powerful serve to end the unlikely run of qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert with a 6-4 7-5 victory in the final of the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina on Saturday.








Tennis-Anderson beats Herbert to win third ATP title

Aug 29th 2015
Aug 29 (Reuters) - Second seed Kevin Anderson used his powerful serve to end the unlikely run of qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert with a 6-4 7-5 victory in the final of the Winston-Salem Open on Saturday.








Tennis-Winston-Salem Open men's singles final result

Aug 29th 2015
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Winston-Salem Open Men's Singles Final on Saturday 2-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) 6-4 7-5








UPDATE 1-Tennis-French qualifier Herbert maintains marathon run

Aug 29th 2015
* South African dispatches Jaziri in straight sets (updates after second semi-final)=)








UPDATE 1-Tennis-Czech mates Kvitova, Safarova in New Haven final

Aug 29th 2015
* Safarova hoping to secure first win in seven against compatriot (updates after second semi-final)








Tennis-Winston-Salem Open men's singles semifinal results

Aug 29th 2015
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Winston-Salem Open Men's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday 2-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Malek Jaziri (Tunisia) 6-4 6-3 Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) beat 13-Steve Johnson (U.S.) 3-6 7-6(5) 6-2








Tennis-New Haven Open women's singles semifinal results

Aug 29th 2015
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the New Haven Open Women's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday 2-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat 3-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 7-5 6-1 4-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) 6-2 7-6(4)








Tennis-French qualifier Herbert keeps marathon run going

Aug 29th 2015
Aug 28 (Reuters) - Marathon man Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France delivered another Houdini-like escape to reach his first ATP World Tour final with a 3-6 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over Steve Johnson at the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina on Friday.








Tennis-Key men's players to watch at U.S. Open

Aug 29th 2015
Aug 28 (Reuters) - Here are five players to watch for on the men's side of the Aug. 31-Sept. 13 U.S. Open in New York.








PREVIEW-Tennis-Grand Slam question: Who can challenge Serena?

Aug 29th 2015
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Serena Williams has been vulnerable this grand slam season but unbeaten in the year's first three major championships.