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Tennis-Dojokvic eases past Querrey into fourth round

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic squashed another American hope, pounding Sam Querrey 6-3 6-2 6-2 on Saturday to reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open for the eighth straight year.






Tennis-Tiebreak King Raonic blast way past Burgos at U.S. Open

Aug 30th 2014
Aug 30 (Reuters) - Fifth seed Milos Raonic blasted his way into the fourth round of the U.S. Open with a 7-6(5) 7-6(5) 7-6(3) win over Victor Estrella Burgos on Saturday, pounding 22 aces past the shellshocked Dominican.






Tennis-Kvitova joins upset list at hands of little-known Krunic

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova joined a long list of women's upset victims at the U.S. Open when she was ousted in the third round on Saturday by 145th-ranked qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.






Tennis-Wimbledon champion Kvitova upset by Krunic

Aug 30th 2014
Aug 30 (Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was ousted by 145th-ranked qualifier Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia 6-4 6-4 in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday, joining a long list of women's upset victims.






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Surprises galore for women at US Open, men steady

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Open women's draw was blown wide open by a series of upsets on Friday but it was business as usual on the men's side with Roger Federer leading a parade of seeds into the third round at the year's final grand slam.






Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 3 results

Aug 30th 2014
Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 5-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat 26-Sabine Lisicki (Germany) 6-2 6-4 14-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat 22-Alize Cornet (France) 6-3 6-7(3) 6-4 Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) beat 6-Angelique Kerber (Germany) 6-1 7-5 13-Sara Errani (Italy) beat 19-Venus Williams (U.S.) 6-0 0-6 7-6(5) Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) beat 2-Simona Halep (Romania) 7-6(6) 6-2






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Federer serves up win over big-serving Groth

Aug 30th 2014
* Federer next faces Spaniard Granollers (Adds quotes, detail)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 2 results

Aug 30th 2014
Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Friday 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat Samuel Groth (Australia) 6-4 6-4 6-4 Dominic Thiem (Austria) beat 11-Ernests Gulbis (Latvia) 4-6 3-6 6-4 6-3 6-3 17-Roberto Bautista (Spain) beat Tim Smyczek (U.S.) 6-3 6-2 6-1 26-Gilles Simon (France) beat Federico Delbonis (Argentina) 6-4 3-6 7-5(0) 6-1 12-Richard Gasquet (France) beat Paolo Lorenzi (Italy)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Shock waves hit Open - Halep, Kerber, Venus fall

Aug 30th 2014
* China's Peng registers another upset (Adds quotes, later matches)

Tennis-Top seeds Djokovic, Serena in action on Saturday

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will be in third-round action on centre court as the U.S. Open continues on Saturday.






Tennis-Lucic-Baroni turns back clock but looks to future

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A teary Mirjana Lucic-Baroni turned back the clock with a stunning upset win over second seed Simona Halep at the U.S. Open on Friday but was focused on the future.






UPDATE 13-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 2 results

Aug 30th 2014
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Friday Dominic Thiem (Austria) beat 11-Ernests Gulbis (Latvia) 4-6 3-6 6-4 6-3 6-3 17-Roberto Bautista (Spain) beat Tim Smyczek (U.S.) 6-3 6-2 6-1 26-Gilles Simon (France) beat Federico Delbonis (Argentina) 6-4 3-6 7-5(0) 6-1 12-Richard Gasquet (France) beat Paolo Lorenzi (Italy) 7-6(4) 6-3 6-3 David Goffin (Belgium) beat 32-Joao Sousa (Portugal) 6-4 6-2 6-0






Tennis-Swiss Bencic teen topples sixth seed Kerber

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic interrupted a procession of veterans advancing to the fourth round at the U.S. Open on Friday by toppling sixth-seed German Angelique Kerber and vowed not to be satisfied.






UPDATE 6-Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 3 results

Aug 30th 2014
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 14-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat 22-Alize Cornet (France) 6-3 6-7(3) 6-4 Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) beat 6-Angelique Kerber (Germany) 6-1 7-5 13-Sara Errani (Italy) beat 19-Venus Williams (U.S.) 6-0 0-6 7-6(5) Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) beat 2-Simona Halep (Romania) 7-6(6) 6-2 Peng Shuai (China) beat 28-Roberta Vinci (Italy) 6-4 6-3






Tennis-Errani triumphs over Venus after unforgettable moment

Aug 30th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - It was a tale of three sets that played out like three distinct matches, and in the end it was Italian Sara Errani roaring in triumph at the U.S. Open on Friday moments after shaking from excitement.






Tennis-U.S. Open order of play on Saturday

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Order of play on the show courts for the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Saturday (prefix denotes seeding):






CORRECTED-Tennis-Tomic out of U.S. Open with injury; Davis Cup in question

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic withdrew from his second-round match at the U.S. Open on Friday with a hip injury that could keep him from representing Australia in Davis Cup action next month.






Tennis-Shock waves hit U.S. Open as Halep, Kerber and Venus fall

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Shock waves hit the U.S. Open on Friday as veteran Mirjana Lucic-Baroni spearheaded a series of stunning third-round surprises that claimed two of the top women's seeds and seven-times grand slam winner Venus Williams.






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Dream run over for Bellis as big guns advance

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Top seeds Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic were forced to take a backseat to America's latest tennis sweetheart on Thursday, as 15-year-old Catherine Bellis hogged the Flushing Meadows limelight once again.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Refreshed Murray beats Bachinger in straight sets

Aug 29th 2014
* Deflects questions about Scottish independence (Adds quotes, details)