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NEW YORK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Venus Williams may be in her 20th year as a professional but on Monday she was cast in the role of whipper-snapper when she edged out 43-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm in the first round of the U.S. Open.
NEW YORK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday.
NEW YORK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Former champion Andy Murray survived a dramatic bout of body cramp to beat Dutchman Robin Haase 6-3 7-6 (6) 1-6 7-5 and hobble into the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday.
Aug 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday 5-Maria Sharapova (Russia) leads Maria Kirilenko (Russia) Kimiko Date-Krumm (Japan) leads 19-Venus Williams (U.S.) 6-Angelique Kerber (Germany) leads Ksenia Pervak (Russia) Duan Yingying (China) leads Alla Kudryavtseva (Russia) Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) leads Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) Aleksandra Wozniak (Ca
NEW YORK, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Ivan Lendl has opened up about splitting with Andy Murray, citing extra family commitments and the difficulty of matching the emotional high of the Briton's grand slam breakthroughs as factors in his decision.
NEW YORK, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Serena Williams, who opens her quest for a third successive U.S. Open title with a meeting against fellow African American Taylor Townsend on Tuesday, said Arthur Ashe would have been proud.
NEW YORK, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic has had so-so results in the run-up to the U.S. Open, but the world number one is not concerned. In fact, he is riding high as a newly-wed and a soon-to-be father.