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  1. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    ‘Balanced’ Nadal brushes aside wildcard at US Open

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 09:32am by Reuters

    ... than when he won the 2008 Beijing Olympics on a hard court, or when he won the 2010 US Open to complete his career grand slam. Just arriving for the opening day of the US Open felt like ... like an Olympic sprinter who waits to try to peak at the right time, which is the Olympics once every four years. "The top guys have that mentality and know their routines. Even though he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1299666/nadal-beats-harrison-straight-sets-us-open
  2. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Andy Murray gears up for new challenges

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mason, Ohio After finally landing coveted titles, British star must deal with a new set of challenges Murray faces a different pressure Olympic gold medal? Check. Win a major? Check. Finally win Wimbledon? Check. Andy Murray has a new "to do" list. Instead of trying to win majors, he is now defending them. The British ace approaches the US Open ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1296433/andy-murray-gears-new-challenges
  3. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Nadal seeks to crown comeback at US Open against Djokovic

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

    ... has an extra incentive to win tonight- to rescue bruised Spanish pride at Madrid's failure to win the right to host the 2020 Olympics. "It's very hard and tiring for all of us, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1306419/nadal-seeks-crown-comeback-us-open-against-djokovic
  4. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    9th-seeded Wawrinka knocks off Murray at US Open

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

    ... in a match. Those days appeared to be put in the past when Murray broke through last year with an Olympic gold medal and a US Open title. His victory at Wimbledon in July seemed to be the final sign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1304520/9th-seeded-wawrinka-knocks-murray-us-open
  5. 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

    ... of Wimbledon last year, the 31-year-old American is 96-5 with 13 trophies, including from three of the past five grand slam tournaments plus the London Olympics. "She's the best player ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1303418/li-na-step-closer-grand-slam-toughest-game-yet-come
  6. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Andy Murray set to defend his US Open tennis title

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... 77 years ago to earn the singles trophy at the All England Club. Toss in a London Olympics gold medal, and it has been quite a run. "He has turned into a great player. He has always been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1299153/andy-murray-set-defend-his-us-open-tennis-title
  7. Sport - Golf - US Open

    Campaign against slow play must move into higher gear

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... as it is now. Olympic Club in 1955 and Winged Foot in 1974, to name two examples, would suggest otherwise. And as much as the USGA is trying to find a solution, it surrendered to slow play 11 years ago ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/golf/article/1261576/campaign-against-slow-play-must-move-higher-gear
  8. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Djokovic, Serena cruise as Wozniacki crashes out

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 01:39pm

    ... The Wimbledon and Olympic champion, who has 14 Grand Slam titles to her name, next tackles Spain’s Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez. “The conditions were really crazy, but, hey, it’s the US Open so you have to be ready for the worst conditions,” said Williams, who has won 37 of her last 39 matches on tour. “I was ready for today and coming here as Olympic champion, I feel so great.” While Djokovic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1025388/djokovic-serena-cruise-wozniacki-crashes-out
  9. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Venus Williams suffers second-round blues

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to Kerber at the London Olympics. Kerber, who had five double faults and 25 unforced errors, also beat Williams' sister Serena in a Cincinnati quarter-final to snap the 14-time grand slam champion's 19-match win streak that included Wimbledon and Olympic titles. "I just tried to play my game plan, fighting every point to the last," Kerber said. "It's amazing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1027161/venus-williams-suffers-second-round-blues
  10. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Kerber outlasts Venus at US Open

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 01:00pm by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... to Kerber at the London Olympics. Kerber also defeated Williams’ sister Serena in a Cincinnati quarter-final to snap the 14-time Grand Slam champion’s 19-match win streak that had included Wimbledon and Olympic titles. Kerber improved to 19-2 in three-set matches this year, helped by 16 double faults and 60 unforced errors from Williams. Kerber made only five double faults and 25 unforced errors. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1026892/kerber-outlasts-venus-us-open

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