US Open: Serena Williams Crashes Out

The hopes of Serena Williams making history by winning four Grand Slams in a calendar year came crashing down as she was knocked out of the US Open semifinals by a gutsy unheralded Italian, Roberta Vinci. Serena faced unseeded Roberta Vinci in the semi-finals of the US Open. She seemed destined to reach the final

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US Open: Matches Postponed Due To Rain

Persistent rain forced the US Open organizers to postpone the Women’s singles semifinal match between Serena Williams and Roberta Vinci. The match was to be held on Thursday evening, but it has now been rescheduled to Friday morning. To accommodate the change, the organizers have shifted the men’s semi-final to friday evening. This shift will

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US Open Day 9: Marin Cilic Reach Semis

Defending Champion Marin Cilic reached the semi-finals of the 2015 US Open after defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the Quarter final of the tournament. Cilic seemed to be on top of his game after taking the first two sets comfortably but Tsonga was in no mood to give up. He fought back and took home the

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World Tennis Weekly #17 – Federer And Serena On Track

The first week of the US Open, the final Grand Slam of the season, is complete and there were plenty of talking points. While Serena Williams remains the favourite on the women’s side, the men’s title seems to be a three-way contest between Djokovic, Federer and Murray. Here’s our recap of the first week’s action at

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US Open Day 7: Williams Sisters To Face Off In Quarter Finals

The Williams sisters Serena and Venus are all set to face off against each other in the Quarter-finals of the US Open after winning their respective matches. Venus defeated qualifier Anett Kontaveit 6–2, 6–1 in just 50 minutes to book her berth in the quarter-final. Meanwhile, Serena Williams came out with a 6–3, 6–3 win

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US Open Day 6: Federer Continues His Stellar Form

Roger Federer continued his stellar form in the US Open tennis tournament and cruised into the fourth round. Federer defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 in the third round and has won all nine sets in his three matches so far. Federer, who is seeded second in the tournament, will now face John Isner in

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US Open Day 5: Serena, Djokovic and Cilic Get Wins

The first session of US Open day five saw big guns like Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Marin Cilic secure wins in their respective matches. Serena needed three sets to wrap up the match against fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Sands managed to win the first set 3-6 but Serena came back strong in the next

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US Open: Leander Paes, Sania Mirza Through

The fourth day of the US Open 2015 was great for the Indian players, with Leander Paes and Sania Mirza getting through to the second round in their respective doubles competition. However, it was not such a good day for women’s fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki, as she suffered a defeat at the Arthur Ashe stadium

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US Open Day 3: Serena Williams Continues Her Journey

Serena Williams continued her journey toward the US Open Championship title with a win in the second round against Kiki Bertens. Bertens gives Serena a Challenge at US Open Serena had an easy game in the first round and was able to wrap up the match against Vitalia Diatchenko in just 30 minutes. Bertens, however,

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US Open Day 1: Ivanovic & Nishikori Shocked

As expected, the top seeds at the 2015 US Open progressed to the second round without much of a glitch but Japan’s Kei Nishikori suffered an unceremonious exit at the hands of Frenchman Benoit Paire. Paire beat the 2014 finalist 6-­4, 3­-6, 4­-6, 7­-6 (6), 6­-4 saving 2 match points in the fourth to cause

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