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Nick Kyrgios escapes Australian bubble to focus on US Open

Chris Dutton Canberra tennis ace Nick Kyrgios says he doesn't feel the pressure to prove himself to anyone and is keen to escape the popularity bubble of Australia to relaunch his career overseas.

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Andy Murray sticks with Amelie Mauresmo for US Open

Besieged: Andy Murray is feeling the pressure.

Simon Briggs Much of the confusion surrounding Andy Murray's ground-breaking coaching deal with Amelie Mauresmo was resolved on Wednesday after Murray posted some intriguing photographs on his Facebook page.

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Stosur serves up US Open warning with breakthrough win over Azarenka

Sam Stosur.

Before Sunday, Sam Stosur had a miserable 0-8 record against Victoria Azarenka, a poor 3-12 return from WTA singles finals and had not won a title in almost two years.

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Duckworth set to get US Open start

James Duckworth

Linda Pearce In the past two grand slams, at Roland Garros and Wimbledon, James Duckworth has reached the main draw the hard way: via qualifying.

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It's a name changer: Maria Sharapova hits the sweet spot for US Open

Maria Sharapova.

Tennis player Maria Sharapova is racing to try to change her name to match her brand of sweets Sugarpova for the two weeks of the US Open on Monday, according to reports in the UK media.

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Australians progress in US Open qualifying

Australia's Casey Dellacqua

Australian trio Casey Dellacqua, Olivia Rogowska and Matt Reid have won through to the second round of US Open qualifying in New York.

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From Sugarpova to all over: Maria Sharapova withdraws from US Open

Maria Sharapova.

Russian world number three Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the US Open because of a right shoulder injury, tournament organisers announced on Wednesday.

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Nick Kyrgios faces his biggest challenge in US Open

David Ferrer and Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton It's the $20 million grand-slam mismatch at the US Open which could launch Nick Kyrgios to stardom and earn him a Davis Cup berth.

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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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Stosur's coach split upsets US Open lead-up

Katherine Delaney, Darren Walton Samantha Stosur admits splitting with her long-time coach nine days out from the US Open wasn't flash timing.

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Tomic's dad refused US Open pass

New York Bernard Tomic's father and coach John has been refused accreditation for the US Open, with the US Tennis Association (USTA) also considering banning him from the event as a spectator.

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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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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Casey Dellacqua out of US Open, but doubles - and motherhood - remain

Casey Dellacqua.

Linda Pearce Casey Dellacqua and her partner Amanda celebrated the birth of their son Blake three weeks ago, leaving Dellacqua with more to play for, rather than any plans to compete and travel less.

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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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Samantha Stosur crashes out of US Open in first round

Samantha Stosur of Australia serves to Victoria Duval of the U.S. at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York August 27, 2013.

New York: Eleventh-seeded Samantha Stosur, the 2011 champion, was sent crashing out in the first round of the US Open on Tuesday by American 17-year-old qualifier Victoria Duval.

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James Duckworth out of US Open

James Duckworth of Australia

Australian wildcard James Duckworth exited the US Open in his opening-round match at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday (Thu AEST) going down to American Tim Smyczek in four sets.

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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...

Tomic pulls out of US Open doubles

Bernard Tomic.

Linda Pearce Bernard Tomic's limp singles loss at the US Open has been followed by a doubles withdrawal, a virus prompting the Queenslander to retire from his second round match with Davis Cup teammate Chris...

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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.