Arthur Ashe

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A big grin from Sloane Stephens may anger Serena Williams

Sloane

Michael Chammas Footage emerges of Sloane Stephens celebrating Serena Williams' shock exit.

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Australian teen into US Open

Nick Kyrgios

Linda Pearce Nick Kyrgios faces an US Open baptism of fire after successfully qualifying.

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Murray goes under radar

Andy Murray

Simon Briggs On Friday night a banqueting suite at the Waldorf Astoria played host to arguably the greatest array of tennis talent ever assembled in one room. No fewer than 19 world No.

Ashleigh Barty joins Bernard Tomic in US Open second round

Ashleigh Barty.

Linda Pearce Promising young wildcard Ashleigh Barty has joined fellow Queenslander Bernard Tomic in the second round of the US Open.

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Superb Nadal in ominous form on return

Rafael Nadal

Linda Pearce Rafael Nadal has won all 16 of his hardcourt matches this season, and is 54-3 since his return from the knee problems that prompted the latest round of muttering about his future in tennis,...

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Nadal set to cement his claims on top ranking

Rafael Nadal of Spain

Linda Pearce US Open champion shows why he is considered the player to beat again.

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Samantha Stosur knocked out of US Open by qualifier

Samantha Stosur.

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur has been stunned by 296th-ranked American qualifier Victoria Duval in the biggest upset of the US Open's first round, the 2011 champion eliminated 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 by a 17-year-old playing in...

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Ashleigh Barty's US Open is over

Ashleigh Barty.

Linda Pearce Australia's meagre singles presence in the women's draw ends with the abrupt second-round departure of wildcard Ashleigh Barty.

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Hewitt soldiers into second round

Australian Lleyton Hewitt reacts during his first-round match against Brian Baker at the 2013 US Open.

Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt trails Brian Baker 2-3 in hip operations, and 5-6 in major career surgical procedures, but now leads the American 1-0 in career matches, after overcoming rain delays and some shaky...

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For the love of the game: warrior Hewitt fights on, gets ready for Del Potro

Lleyton Hewitt

Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt still plays tennis because he wants to, and can, and because the prospect of playing another former US Open champion on Arthur Ashe Stadium still excites and motivates him like it...

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Hewitt still motivated to give best

Lleyton Hewitt.

Linda Pearce Is Lleyton Hewitt favoured to beat sixth seed Juan Martin del Potro? No. Is he willing? You have to ask?

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Bernard Tomic bundled out of US Open by unheralded Brit

Bernard Tomic.

Linda Pearce The US Open remains a problematic grand slam destination for Bernard Tomic, who thrives in Australia, and loves the Wimbledon grass, but has now fallen in the second round at Flushing Meadows on each...

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Hewitt the underdog has a giant problem

Lleyton Hewitt

Linda Pearce Australian looking forward to second-round meeting with Juan Martin del Portro.

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'Pumped' Hewitt displays vintage form

Linda Pearce LLEYTON HEWITT plays only for the big occasions these days and, in the twilight of his celebrated career, this one was momentous.

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Fit Hewitt 'in a good place'

Lleyton Hewitt into the third round of the US Open, defeating Del Potro

Linda Pearce Former world number one upsets sixth seed Juan Martin De Potro in five sets.

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Serena Williams into US Open quarter-finals

New York Serena Williams has avenged the loss that ousted her from the Australian Open, defeating fellow American Sloane Stephens 6-4 6-1 to reach the US Open quarter-finals.

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Nadal v Federer talk of US Open

Rafael Nadal and  Roger Federer

New York The possibility of a first-ever US Open match between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer has other players talking about which of the superstars is better with no clearcut answer produced.

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Lleyton Hewitt's US Open adventure continues

Lleyton Hewitt

Linda Pearce The former No.1 has advanced safely into the fourth round, with the romantic possibility of going even deeper still.

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Vinci, Pennetta into US Open quarters

New York Unseeded Italian Flavia Pennetta reached the US Open quarter-finals for a fourth time on Monday with a 6-2 7-6 (7-3) win over Romanian 21st seed Simona Halep.

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Djokovic looms as Hewitt closes in on quarter-finals

Lleyton Hewitt

Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt. Into the fourth round of the US Open for the first time since 2006. A surprise to many is no shock to one of his boyhood idols, Mats Wilander.