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Serena beats Stephens, joins Li in US Open quarters

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New York: Defending champion Serena Williams won her much-anticipated US Open showdown with Sloane Stephens on Sunday while Li Na avenged a painful loss in Rome to join the world number one in the la

Federer, Nadal stay on course

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer cruised into the fourth round of the US Open on Saturday, taking a crucial step toward a possible first-ever Grand Slam matchup on the Flushing Meadows hardcourts.

Indians round off all-win day at Open

The Indian players enjoyed an all-win day at the US Open as three of them reached the men’s doubles third round along with their respective partners, while Sania Mirza entered the women’s doubles pre-quarter-finals here.

World No.81 Alison upsets Kvitova in US Open

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Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens are through to a highly anticipated matchup in the round of 16 at the US Open, where they're joined by a less expected American, Alison Riske.
Lleyton Hewitt downs

Hewitt shocks Del Potro in battle of ex-champs


Australian warhorse Lleyton Hewitt battled to a stunning five-set US Open win over Argentine sixth seed Juan Martin Del Potro on Friday, relegating Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic to supporting roles.

Saina dominates Sindhu again


If the Indian Badminton League is a platform to showcase Indian talent, Saina Nehwal, has proved to be the leader of the pack.

Nadal, Federer near showdown


Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer moved closer to a first-ever US Open meeting with second-round triumphs on Thursday while women’s top seeds Serena Williams and Victoria Azaranka also advanced.

‘Saina vs Sindhu will be test of acumen, fitness’

National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand feels Saturday’s encounter between Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu will be a test of acumen and fitness.

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray overcome challenges to win


Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray both took steps toward a seemingly destined semifinal clash at the U.S. Open by winning second-round matches on Friday which did not go all their own way.
The top-seede

Winning start for Sania Mirza, Leander Paes at US Open

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New York: Indian stars Sania Mirza and Leander Paes made winning starts in their respective doubles events even as another veteran Mahesh Bhupathi bowed out with a first-round loss at the US Open her

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