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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.
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.
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.
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Serena Williams gave a premature victory leap in her fourth-round match and later allowed herself a self-deprecating celebration after beating Kaia Kanepi to reach the U.S. Open quarter-finals on Monday.
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Two-times defending champion Serena Williams rode her big serve to a 6-3 6-3 victory over Kaia Kanepi of Estonia to advance to the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open on Monday.
Sept 1 (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga expects a raucous home crowd to help inspire France to a first Davis Cup final since 2010 when they meet holders Czech Republic at Roland Garros in Paris from September 12 to 14.
MELBOURNE, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Roger Federer will return to the Brisbane International next January to start his 2015 season and warm up for the year's first grand slam at the Australian Open, organisers said on Monday.
NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Baking heat, rain and the threat of lightning all forced stoppages in play at the U.S. Open on Sunday but Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki marched on through a day of wild weather and upsets.
NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - China's Peng Shuai knocked out her third seeded player in a row and Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic beat a former world number one in fourth-round wins on Sunday to set up an unlikely U.S. Open quarter-final.