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Duckworth set to get US Open start

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.

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...

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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.

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Berdych, Wawrinka, Murray advance at US Open

Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic.

New York Tomas Berdych and Stanislas Wawrinka set-up a US Open last-16 clash on a heavy, humid Sunday, while Andy Murray cruised into the next round before world No.

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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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Roberta Vinci through to US Open quarter-finals

Roberta Vinci.

Dave James Life-long friends Roberta Vinci and Flavia Pennetta set-up an all-Italian US Open quarter-final Monday with a first-time spot in a Grand Slam semi-final at stake for both women.

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Lleyton Hewitt tipped for more US Open success

Lleyton Hewitt of Australia returns a shot during his men's singles third round match against Evgeny Donskoy of Russia.

Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt's former coach, Darren Cahill, is optimistic about the 2001 champion's prospects of continuing his improbable march at the US Open

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Roger Federer crashes out of US Open

Roger Federer.

Linda Pearce Roger Federer suffered a stunning upset in the fourth round of the US Open, the 17-time Grand Slam champion falling to Spanish 19th seed Tommy Robredo in a last-16 match on Monday.

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Li, Azarenka advance at US Open

New York Chinese fifth seed Li Na, the 2011 French Open champion, advanced to the US Open semi-finals for the first time on Tuesday with a 6-4 6-7 (5-7) 6-2 victory over Russian Ekaterina Makarova.

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Azarenka into US Open quarters

Victoria Azarenka.

New York Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka advanced to the US Open quarter-finals Tuesday, beating Serbian 13th seed Ana Ivanovic 4-6 6-3 6-4 in a match postponed from Monday due to rain.

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Djokovic cruises into US Open quarters

New York World number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia breezed into the US Open quarter-finals Tuesday by beating Spain's 43rd-ranked Marcel Granollers 6-3 6-0 6-0 in just 79 minutes at Arthur Ashe Stadium.