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Tennis-Federer, Sharapova take centre stage but eyes on Venus

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova will take centre stage at the U.S. Open on Friday but Flushing Meadows is slowly turning into a Williams family affair with the sisters eager to add to their grand slam collections.






CORRECTED-Tennis-U.S. Open darling Bellis falls in second round

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - The Cinderella grand slam debut of 15-year-old Catherine Bellis ended in the second round of the U.S. Open on Thursday when she was beaten by emerging Kazakh talent Zarina Diyas in three sets.






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

Aug 29th 2014
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 7-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) beat Sorana Cirstea (Romania) 6-2 6-7(4) 6-4 17-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) beat Polona Hercog (Slovenia) 6-1 6-2 Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) beat 24-Samantha Stosur (Australia) 3-6 6-3 7-6(8) Aleksandra Krunic (Serbia) beat 27-Madison Keys (U.S.) 7-6(4) 2-6 7-5 3-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic






Tennis-Raonic blasts way into U.S. Open third round

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Fifth seed Milos Raonic blasted his way into the third round of the U.S. Open, pounding 26 aces past Peter Gojowczyk on his way to a 7-6 (4) 5-7 6-4 7-6 (3) win on Thursday.






Tennis-Murray advances past Bachinger in straight sets

Aug 29th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Eighth seed Andy Murray, who overcame cramping in his first-round victory, roared past unseeded German Matthias Bachinger in straight sets on Thursday to reach the third round of the U.S. Open.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Serena blows away King on gusty day at U.S. Open

Aug 29th 2014
* Williams provides young Americans with tennis lesson (Adds quotes, detail)






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

Aug 29th 2014
Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 8-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Matthias Bachinger (Germany) 6-3 6-3 6-4 23-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat Matthew Ebden (Australia) 6-1 6-3 6-4 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Paul-Henri Mathieu (France) 6-1 6-3 6-0 Pablo Carreno (Spain) beat Benoit Paire (France) 6-1 6-4 3-6 6-3 9-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Aleksa






UPDATE 7-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 2 results

Aug 29th 2014
Aug 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 23-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat Matthew Ebden (Australia) 6-1 6-3 6-4 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Paul-Henri Mathieu (France) 6-1 6-3 6-0 Pablo Carreno (Spain) beat Benoit Paire (France) 6-1 6-4 3-6 6-3 9-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Aleksandr Nedovyesov (Kazakhstan) 6-3 6-4 6-4 13-John Isner (U.S.) beat Jan-Lennard Str






Tennis-U.S. Open order of play for Friday

Aug 29th 2014
Aug 28 (Reuters) - Order of play on the show courts for the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Friday (prefix denotes seeding):






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Serena, Djokovic sail through U.S. Open winds

Aug 29th 2014
* Former world number one Ivanovic falls in straight sets (Recasts with later matches, quotes and details)






UPDATE 11-Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 2 results

Aug 28th 2014
Aug 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 17-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) beat Polona Hercog (Slovenia) 6-1 6-2 Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) beat 24-Samantha Stosur (Australia) 3-6 6-3 7-6(8) Aleksandra Krunic (Serbia) beat 27-Madison Keys (U.S.) 7-6(4) 2-6 7-5 3-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Petra Cetkovska (Czech Republic) 6-4 6-2 15-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-No sweat as Djokovic eases into third round

Aug 28th 2014
* Winning still a priority for the Serb (Adds quotes, detail, byline)

Tennis-No sweat as Djokovic eases into third round at U.S. Open

Aug 28th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic barely broke a sweat on another sizzling day at the U.S. Open as he strolled past Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-1 6-3 6-0 and into the third round of the year's final grand slam on Thursday.

UPDATE 6-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 2 results

Aug 28th 2014
Aug 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 23-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat Matthew Ebden (Australia) 6-1 6-3 6-4 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Paul-Henri Mathieu (France) 6-1 6-3 6-0 Pablo Carreno (Spain) beat Benoit Paire (France) 6-1 6-4 3-6 6-3 9-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Aleksandr Nedovyesov (Kazakhstan) 6-3 6-4 6-4 13-John Isner (U.S.) beat Jan-Lennard Str






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Ivanovic stunned by Czech Pliskova at U.S. Open

Aug 28th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Former world number one Ana Ivanovic was upset 7-5 6-4 by 42nd-ranked Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the second round of the U.S. Open on Thursday.






Tennis-Serena conquers wind and another American

Aug 28th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams conquered the wind and another American challenger to take her place in the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday.

Tennis-Serena blows away King on gusty day at U.S. Open

Aug 28th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams blew past Vania King 6-1 6-0 and into the third round of the U.S. Open on a windswept day at Flushing Meadows on Thursday.






Tennis-Ivanovic stunned by Czech Pliskova at U.S. Open

Aug 28th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Former world number one Ana Ivanovic was upset 7-5 6-4 by 42nd-ranked Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the second round of the U.S. Open on Thursday.






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Winning Wawrinka bristles as Peng causes upset

Aug 28th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Second round action at the U.S. Open began with a shock and ended with some late-night drama as men's third seed Stan Wawrinka barked at fans before shouting for joy at his 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-6 (1) win over Thomaz Bellucci on Wednesday.






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

Aug 28th 2014
Aug 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles matches on Wednesday Round 2 3-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-6(1) Blaz Kavcic (Slovenia) beat 30-Jeremy Chardy (France) 6-2 7-6(6) 6-3 Round 1 David Goffin (Belgium) beat Niels Desein (Belgium) 6-1 6-3 6-3 Tatsuma Ito (Japan) beat Steve Johnson (U.S.) 6-2 3-6 5-7 4-1 (Johnson retired) Alexander Kudryavtsev (Russia) b