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  1. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Williams sisters turn clock back at US Open

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York It seems just like old times as Serena and Venus swat aside Schiavone and Flipkens in round one at Flushing Meadows Williams sisters turn clock back at US Open A decade or so ago, Serena and Venus Williams ruled tennis together, swapping the No 1 ranking and meeting in grand slam final after grand slam final. Serena, the younger of the pair, still holds ...

  2. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Serena Williams back in US Open semifinals

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 08:21pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... Associated Press in New York Fourth-seeded Serena Williams served 12 aces on Wednesday night to bring her total to 41 for the tournament and move to the semifinals with a typically overpowering victory, 6-1, 6-3 over Ana Ivanovic. Williams landed 29 first serves in and won the point on 26 of them. She faced two break points and saved both of them. She has lost a total of 16 games ...

  3. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Watching tennis defeats are like stabbing myself, says Serena Williams

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Watching defeats like stabbing myself, says Serena Olympic and Wimbledon champion Serena Williams said watching video repeats of her defeats was akin to stabbing ... "Whether I learned something, I don't know. I really hate watching matches that I lose unless I'm punishing myself," said Williams. "I used to watch those matches. It was so ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Venus Williams suffers second-round blues

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

    ... Venus Williams made her second consecutive US Open second-round exit as German sixth seed Angelique Kerber ousted the American 6-2, 5-7, 7-5. The loss made this the first year in Williams ... Williams said. "All I had was fight because I didn't play well." Kerber, a 24-year-old left-hander who advanced to the semi-finals last month at Wimbledon and at last year's US ...

  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

    ... Associated Press in New York First Chinese to reach semi-finals at US Open faces the seemingly unbeatable Williams to have a chance at her second grand slam tile Li Na makes history... now the hard part Li Na carved out another bit of grand slam history for China, then joked she would grab a bag of chips and enjoy watching Serena Williams take on Carla Suarez Navarro. That, though, ...

  6. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    'Bagel' defeat hard to stomach for tennis players

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... Harvey Araton But Serena Williams admits she never thinks about mercy - and why should she? 'Double Bagel' hard to stomach for players Not long after she had stormed past another hopelessly overmatched victim at the US Open, Serena Williams was asked if she felt compassion while administering the double-bagel beating also known as love and love. "Well, you don't ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Hantuchova back in US Open quarters after extended absence

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... American wild-card Alison Riske 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 to end an extended absence from the last eight at Flushing Meadows since her loss to Serena Williams in 2002 as a 19-year-old. In a commendable career, ... in the semi-finals. She said there was a simple reason why players over 30, including Serena Williams and Australian veteran Lleyton Hewitt, were faring well in the men's and women's events ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Andy Murray set to defend his US Open tennis title

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

    ... of the tournament, felt more pressure and more nerves and less confidence." Last year's women's champion, Serena Williams, has won 16 grand slam events, four at the US Open. Usually when she ... exit. "I was obviously bothered. I wanted to do better. I was disappointed. I'm still disappointed," Williams said, after that setback. "But I had opportunities ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Home is where the hurt is for local fans at US Open

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... 1 Serena Williams and No. 15 Sloane Stephens played overnight with a quarter-final berth on the line. Canada's Milos Raonic is now the highest-ranked North American man left and he's glad ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Kerber outlasts Venus at US Open

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams made her second consecutive second-round exit from the US Open on Thursday as German sixth seed Angelique Kerber ousted the American 6-2, 5-7, 7-5. It marked the first year in Williams’ career, which began in 1997, that she has not gone past the second round in any Grand Slam tournament. Kerber, ...




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