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Aug 17 (Reuters) - Roger Federer's hopes of adding to his record grand slam haul got a boost as he beat Spain's David Ferrer 6-3 1-6 6-2 to win the Western and Southern Open title in Cincinnati on Sunday in the last key U.S. Open tune-up event.
Aug 17 (Reuters) - Serena Williams finished her last U.S. Open tune-up in style by blowing away Serbian Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-1 to win her first title at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday.
Aug 16 (Reuters) - Sixth seed David Ferrer barely broke sweat as he eased into the final of the Western and Southern Open final in Cincinnati with a 6-3 6-2 win over Frenchman Julien Benneteau on Saturday.
Aug 16 (Reuters) - Top seed Serena Williams overcame a slow start to beat Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki 2-6 6-2 6-4 on Saturday and reach her second straight Western and Southern Open final in Cincinnati.
Aug 15 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams stormed into the semi-finals with a 58-minute thrashing of Jelena Jankovic but men's third seed Stan Wawrinka was stunned by Frenchman Julien Benneteau at the Western & Southern Open on Friday.
SINGAPORE, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Men's tennis will see a flurry of women coaches after Andy Murray broke down a gender barrier by hiring Amelie Mauresmo, says 18-times grand slam singles champion Martina Navratilova who is open to tutoring men.