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  1. Sport - Golf - US Open

    Rose relying on careful planning for his major title defence

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 11:20pm by Reuters

    ... this week to become the US Open's first back-to-back winner in 25 years and he knows meticulous tournament preparation will give him the best chance of success at Pinehurst in North Carolina. ... European winner. "Typically that's when I've done my best relatively to the field. "I've always said the eight to 10-under mark [after 72 holes]... it's the kind ...

  2. Sport - Golf - US Open

    Tiger Woods to miss US Open

    Posted May 29th 2014, 10:14am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Back injury continues to hamper 14-time major winner Tiger Woods will miss his second major championship of 2014 as he struggles to return to top form following back surgery earlier this year. The 14-time major winner announced on his website that he is skipping next month’s US Open while he continues his rehabilitation. “Unfortunately, I won’t ...

  3. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Wawrinka wins epic game but loses marathon match to Novak Djokovic

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... winner, thwarted the next with a service winner and Djokovic netted a backhand to squander a third. "He was quite nervous," Wawrinka said, adding: "It was not easy to keep the level ... winner erasing one and another netted Djokovic backhand dispatching the other. Wawrinka finally ended matters with a service winner and the crowd responded with a standing ovation. "It ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    9th-seeded Wawrinka knocks off Murray at US Open

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 08:24am by NYT

    ... Lynn Zinser in New York Ninth-seeded Wawrinka fires winners from everywhere as defending champion howls at himself during frustrating quarter-finals defeat Murray's old ways catch up ... the wind, anything he might deem responsible for a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 loss. In fact, though, Wawrinka was mostly responsible, playing all-out from the first point to the last. He was firing winners from ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Injured Maria Sharapova forced to pull out of US Open

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Injured Sharapova forced to pull out of US Open Maria Sharapova has pulled out of next week's US Open due to a shoulder injury. The four-times grand slam winner, who triumphed at Flushing Meadows in 2006, fired coach Jimmy Connors last week after just one match together. The 26-year-old Russian, who is suffering from inflammation in her right shoulder, said withdrawing from ...

  6. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Fired up Federer clicks into gear

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... in hand on Tuesday, a healthy-looking Federer collected 35 winners and only 16 unforced errors. Wearing neon-pink and grey shoes with a "5" etched inside a silhouette of the US Open ... Federer spun a 152km/h ace into a corner. To cap the second, he hit a 189km/h service winner that forced Zemlja into a backhand return so wild that it sailed directly into a guest box ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Djokovic credits diet as he strolls into second round

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:05am by Reuters

    ... set, finishing with nine miscues against 28 winners, including 10 aces. Djokovic, who buried groundstrokes from both wings into the corners with 112th-ranked Berankis looking on helplessly, ... that is part of my job also and my life,” he added The 26-year-old will play Germany’s Benjamin Becker, a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 winner over Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic, in the second round. ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Djokovic and Nadal to be challenged by one-handed backhand

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 02:05pm by AFP

    ... playing in a 14th successive grand slam semi-final and seventh in a row in New York, where he was a 2011 winner, will attempt to make Wawrinka's maiden last-four appearance a painful experience. Nadal, the 12-time grand slam title winner and the 2010 New York champion, faces Richard Gasquet, the French eighth seed and one of his closest friends on tour. Gasquet, like Wawrinka, has ...

  9. Sport - China - US Open

    Li Na a step closer to grand slam, but toughest game is yet to come

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... the seemingly unstoppable Williams crush her Spanish opponent 6-0, 6-0, the first "double bagel" in a quarter-final at Flushing Meadows since 1989, when 18-time major winner Martina ... became the first Asian grand slam winner with her French Open title in 2011. Williams won 53 of 71 points and dominated pretty much every statistical category. The first set took all of 19 ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Djokovic tells critics to give Federer a break

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Give Federer a break, says Djokovic World number one Novak Djokovic leaped to the defence of Roger Federer, telling critics of the slumping Swiss to give the 17-time major winner a break. Federer suffered a stunning US Open fourth-round straight-sets upset at the hands of Spanish 19th seed Tommy Robredo on Monday. It is the first year since 2002 ...




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