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Tennis-China's Peng routs Swiss teen to reach U.S. Open semis

Sep 2nd 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) - A long measure of grand slam patience paid off for Peng Shuai of China, who reached the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Tuesday by routing Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic 6-2 6-1 in the Flushing Meadows heat.






Tennis-Peng beats Swiss teen to reach U.S. Open semi-finals

Sep 2nd 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Peng Shuai of China advanced to the semi-finals of the U.S. Open by outclassing Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic with a barrage of pinpoint groundstrokes in a 6-2 6-1 rout on Tuesday.






Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles quarterfinal results

Sep 2nd 2014
Sept 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Tuesday Peng Shuai (China) beat Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) 6-2 6-1






Tennis-Bautista to lead depleted Spain in Davis Cup playoff

Sep 2nd 2014
MADRID, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Captain Carlos Moya has named a depleted team led by 19th-ranked Roberto Bautista for Spain's Davis Cup World Group playoff against Brazil this month.






Tennis-U.S. Open men's doubles quarterfinal results

Sep 2nd 2014
Sept 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Doubles Quarterfinal matches on Tuesday Scott Lipsky/Rajeev Ram (U.S.) beat 12-Eric Butorac/Raven Klaasen (United States/South Africa) 6-3 7-6(4)






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Williams, Djokovic cruise, Nishikori works late

Sep 2nd 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic kept their time in blazing conditions to a bare minimum on Monday as they breezed into the U.S. Open quarter-finals but Eugenie Bouchard's hopes of a maiden grand slam title melted away in the heat.






Tennis-Nishikori works late to reach U.S. Open quarter-finals

Sep 2nd 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori outlasted fifth seeded Canadian Milos Raonic 4-6 7-6 (4) 6-7 (6) 7-5 6-4 to move into the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, equalling the record for latest match ever played at the year's final grand slam.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 4 results

Sep 2nd 2014
Sept 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 4 matches on Monday 10-Kei Nishikori (Japan) beat 5-Milos Raonic (Canada) 4-6 7-6(4) 6-7(6) 7-5 6-4 8-Andy Murray (Britain) beat 9-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) 7-5 7-5 6-4 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 22-Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) 6-1 7-5 6-4 3-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat 16-Tommy Robredo (Spain) 7-5 4-6 7-6(7) 6-2






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Resilient Murray sets up Djokovic showdown

Sep 2nd 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Andy Murray fended off Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 in intense heat at Flushing Meadows on Monday to reach the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open.






Tennis-Azarenka overcomes qualifier Krunic to reach quarters

Sep 2nd 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Twice Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka overcame an inspired challenge from qualifier Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia 4-6 6-4 6-4 on Monday to advance to the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open.






Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 4 results

Sep 2nd 2014
Sept 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 4 matches on Monday 16-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat Aleksandra Krunic (Serbia) 4-6 6-4 6-4 17-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) beat 7-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) 7-6(2) 6-4 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) 6-3 6-3 11-Flavia Pennetta (Italy) beat 29-Casey Dellacqua (Australia) 7-5 6-2






Tennis-Wawrinka beats Robredo to reach U.S. Open quarters

Sep 2nd 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka fought off two set points in the pivotal third set on the way to a 7-5 4-6 7-6(7) 6-2 win over Spain's Tommy Robredo on Monday to reach the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-U.S. Open mixed doubles quarterfinal results

Sep 2nd 2014
Sept 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Mixed Doubles Quarterfinal matches on Monday Taylor Townsend/Donald Young (U.S.) beat Ashleigh Barty/John Peers 2-6 7-6(3) 10-5 1-Sania Mirza/Bruno Soares beat 6-Katarina Srebotnik/Rohan Bopanna 7-5 2-6 10-5 Abigail Spears/Santiago Gonzalez beat 3-Cara Black/Leander Paes 6-4 4-6 10-8 Chan Yung-Jan/Ross Hutchins beat Kveta Peschke/Marcin Matkowski 6-3 1-2 ( retired)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Makarova moves on as Bouchard wilts under punishing heat

Sep 2nd 2014
* Canadian says would never retire (Adds quotes, detail)






PREVIEW-Tennis-Federer goes for another win under the lights

Sep 2nd 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Roger Federer will get to break out his trademark all-black outfit again on Arthur Ashe Stadium Court at the U.S. Open on Tuesday.






REFILE-UPDATE 1-Tennis-Defending champ Serena Williams reaches quarter-finals

Sep 2nd 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Serena Williams dealt with her grand slam frustrations this year by trying to appreciate the big picture, and a more relaxed top seed reaped the benefits with a straight-set win into the U.S. Open quarter-finals.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-U.S. Open mixed doubles quarterfinal results

Sep 2nd 2014
Sept 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Mixed Doubles Quarterfinal matches on Monday Taylor Townsend/Donald Young (U.S.) beat Ashleigh Barty/John Peers 2-6 7-6(3) 10-5 Chan Yung-Jan/Ross Hutchins beat Kveta Peschke/Marcin Matkowski 6-3 1-2 ( retired)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Djokovic first man through to U.S. Open quarter-finals

Sep 2nd 2014
* Andy Murray next up for world number one (Adds quotes, detail)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Djokovic, Murray in quarters clash, Serena advances

Sep 2nd 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - The tension mounted and temperatures soared at the U.S. Open on Monday as top seed Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray set up a sensational quarter-final, and Serena Williams made a 2014 grand slam breakthrough.






Tennis-Makarova moves on as Bouchard wilts under punishing heat

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Russian Ekaterina Makarova moved into the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open with a 7-6(2) 6-4 win over seventh seed Eugenie Bouchard on Monday as the Canadian wilted under the punishing conditions.