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Clijsters downs Wozniacki on comebackupdated: Fri Dec 09 2011 15:24:00

Four-time grand slam champion Kim Clijsters made a successful return from injury by defeating world number one Caroline Wozniacki in an exhibition match in Antwerp, Belgium.

Djokovic eyes career Grand Slamupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 09:48:00

U.S. Open champion Novak Djokovic has vowed to win the French Open -- the only major championship he failed to win this year -- and in the process complete a career Grand Slam.

Stosur stuns Serena with straight sets final victoryupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 10:13:00

Australia's Samantha Stosur produced one of the biggest shocks in U.S. Open final history, beating Serena Williams in straight sets at Flushing Meadows to secure her first Grand Slam success.

Serena faces Stosur in final after brushing aside Wozniackiupdated: Sun Sep 11 2011 05:20:00

Three-times champion Serena Williams proved too powerful for world number one Caroline Wozniacki -- crushing the Dane in straight sets to reach the final of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Saturday night.

Djokovic and Nadal through to U.S. Open final repeatupdated: Sat Sep 10 2011 22:16:00

The world's top two players, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, will face each other in the U.S. Open final -- in a repeat of last year's Flushing Meadows showdown won by the Spaniard in four sets.

Nadal and Murray to clash in semifinalsupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 20:04:00

Defending champion Rafael Nadal and fourth seed Andy Murray will face each other in the semifinals of the U.S.Open at Flushing Meadows, as the four superstars of the men's game once again showed they are a class apart from their rivals.

Is Nadal's fit of cramp the tip of the burn-out iceberg?updated: Thu Sep 08 2011 10:38:00

As a pained Rafael Nadal collapsed in front of a shocked press conference in New York on Sunday, it seemed for a moment as if the U.S. Open was about to claim its most high-profile casualty.

Flushing facts: 10 things you didn't know about the U.S. Openupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 09:11:00

The final grand slam of the tennis year gets underway at Flushing Meadows in New York Monday, with the world's top players bidding for their place in the record books.

Federer battles past Cilic as injury toll risesupdated: Sun Sep 04 2011 09:55:00

Five-time U.S. Open winner Roger Federer battled past Marin Cilic of Croatia to reach the last 16 of a grand slam for the 30th straight time Saturday.

Murray fights back to beat Hasse in Flushing thrillerupdated: Sat Sep 03 2011 03:05:00

Britain's Andy Murray battled back from two sets down to beat Robin Hasse at the U.S. Open in their second round match at Flushing Meadows Friday.

Djokovic in demolition mode; Federer sweeps Sela asideupdated: Fri Sep 02 2011 10:40:00

World number one Novak Djokovic dropped just two games on his way to the third round of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Thursday evening.

People.com: Venus Williams Drops Out of US Open Due to Illnessupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 10:31:00

The tennis star has been suffering from an autoimmune disease

Murray battles past Devvarman as Del Potro also progressesupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 19:01:00

Andy Murray began his U.S. Open campaign with a straight sets win Wednesday over India's Somdev Devvarman.

Kvitova goes out as Sharapova survives first hurdleupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 11:36:00

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova crashed out and Maria Sharapova survived an almighty scare on the opening day of the U.S. Open Monday.

Djokovic could face Federer in U.S. Open semifinalsupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 15:17:00

World number one Novak Djokovic could face Roger Federer in the semifinals of the U.S Open after the pair were grouped in the same side of the draw Thursday.

Serena claims Toronto title with easy win over Stosurupdated: Sun Aug 14 2011 16:42:00

Serena Williams secured her second straight title since coming back from long-term injury and illness as she beat Samantha Stosur of Australia 6-4 6-2 in the final of the Rogers Cup in Toronto Sunday.

Del Potro hopeful of taking his place in French Openupdated: Wed May 18 2011 07:05:00

Juan Martin del Potro looks set to take his place in next week's French Open after making a speedy recovery from a torn hip muscle.

401 matches undefeatedupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 08:38:00

Esther Vergeer has the best record in tennis, 401 straight wins and still going. CNN's Candy Reid investigates.

The man who revived Roger Federerupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 08:38:00

By his own incredibly high standards, 2010 was not a vintage year for 16-time grand slam champion Roger Federer.

Federer beats Djokovic to win back Swiss Indoors titleupdated: Sun Nov 07 2010 11:57:00

Roger Federer regained the title at his hometown tournament in Basle as he beat defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-4 3-6 6-1 in Sunday's final.

Djokovic withdraws from Davis Cup tieupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 11:08:00

Beaten U.S. Open finalist Novak Djokovic has been forced to withdraw from Serbia's Davis Cup semifinal against Czech Republic with gastroenteritis.

Djokovic aims to guide Serbia to finalupdated: Thu Sep 16 2010 15:01:00

Beaten U.S. Open finalist Novak Djokovic believes he can put aside the disappointment of losing to Rafael Nadal in the Flushing Meadows final, to guide Serbia to their first-ever Davis Cup final this weekend.

SI.com: Richard Deitsch: Live blog, video of U.S. Open men's finalupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 23:18:00

10:10 p.m. | NADAL WINS THE U.S. OPEN 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2: With flashbulbs lighting the night sky, the moment finally came at 10:02 p.m. ET. Djokovic hit a forehand wide, and Nadal collapsed to the ground in joy. He walked around Ashe Stadium with his arms aloft, knowing what he had just done. The match took 3 hours and 43 minutes. "This is more than I dreamed," Nadal said. Nadal is the third-youngest man (at 24 years, 101 days) to complete the career Grand Slam and the seventh man in history to pull off the remarkable feat, joining Andre Agassi, Don Budge, Roy Emerson, Roger Federer, Rod Laver, and Fred Perry in having won U.S., French and Australian Opens and Wimbledon titles. It is Nadal's ninth Grand Slam singles title and the championship cements him as one of the sport's all-time greats. Let the debate begin about Nadal's place in history. It is near the top.

U.S. Open men's final delayed until Monday due to heavy rainupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 08:28:00

The men's U.S. Open final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will be played on Monday after officials made the decision to call off the match due to persistent rain in New York on Sunday.

Nadal, Federer through to U.S. Open semifinalsupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 08:28:00

Top seed Rafael Nadal made short work of fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco on Thursday to advance to the semifinals of the U.S. Open with a 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 win.

Clijsters to face Zvonareva in U.S. Open finalupdated: Sat Sep 11 2010 05:14:00

Kim Clijsters willl face Vera Zvonareva in the women's final at the U.S. Open after the Belgian defending champion rallied from a set down to beat Venus Williams.

SI.com: Richard Deitsch: Second-seeded Roger Federer playing like No. 1, breezing through U.S. Openupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 10:03:00

NEW YORK -- Winds from the northwest, as fierce as a Rafael Nadal forehand, registered gusts as high as 31 mph. Napkins soared above the court as if they were butterflies, and so chilly was the air at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday night that much of the gentry was forced to pile blue blankets over the latest fashions from Ralph Lauren and Prada Sport.

Wozniacki, Zvonareva through to New York semisupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 06:33:00

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki remained on track for a first grand slam singles title after a straight sets win over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova saw the Dane progress to the semifinals of the U.S. Open.

Djokovic destroys Fish to reach U.S. Open quartersupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 06:00:00

Novak Djokovic breezed into the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open with a straight sets demolition of home hope Mardy Fish in their fourth round match at Flushing Meadows on Monday.

Golden girl Wozniacki battles past former champion Sharapovaupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 05:07:00

Caroline Wozniacki underlined her status as women's top seed with a battling straight sets 6-3 6-4 victory over former champion Maria Sharapova in their last 16 clash at the U.S. Open on Monday.

Holder Clijsters powers into last eightupdated: Mon Sep 06 2010 07:22:00

Holder Kim Clijsters has continued her march towards a second successive U.S. Open title with a convincing straight sets victory over Serb Ana Ivanovic on Sunday.

Holder Clijsters powers into third roundupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 15:58:00

Defending champion Kim Clijsters marched into the third round of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows as Hurricane Earl threatened to disrupt play on Friday.

SI.com: S.L. Price: On outer courts, game-changing doubles players shift perceptionsupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 08:55:00

The late days of a Grand Slam tournament are, of course, money time. They tell us who will be pro tennis' next trendsetter or conversation-starter, who will matter in the long run, who will be remembered as great. The late days are when one-namers -- all those Rogers and Rafas and Marias and Kims -- are created, when the faces hawking next year's rackets and outfits first come into focus, when the sport most seems like a tiny club of special beings. The late days are for royalty. They're what history remembers.

Federer, Djokovic on form at U.S. Openupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 08:01:00

World number two Roger Federer continued his perfect start to the U.S. Open, brushing aside Germany's Andreas Beck 6-3 6-4 6-3 on the Arthur Ashe Center Court.

Wozniacki demolishes Chang; Zvonareva battles past Lisickiupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 05:30:00

Number one seed Caroline Wozniacki continued her imperious form at the U.S. Open as she demolished Kai-Chen Chang to reach round three.

Wozniacki cruises into U.S. open second roundupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 09:41:00

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki eased into the second round of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows, by beating qualifier Chelsey Gullickson in straight sets.

Clijsters storms past Peers at Flushing Meadowsupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 09:40:00

Defending U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters stormed past Australia's Sally Peers in a comfortable straight sets victory, taking less than an hour to secure her place in the third round in New York.

Irate Roddick crashes out of U.S. Openupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 09:38:00

An irate Andy Roddick crashed out of his home grand slam at Flushing Meadows, New York after suffering a second-round defeat to Serb Janko Tipsarevic.

Nadal claims first-round U.S. Open winupdated: Wed Sep 01 2010 06:42:00

World number one Rafael Nadal got his bid to win his first ever U.S. Open title off to a good start with a 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 first-round victory over Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili at Flushing Meadows.

Clijsters begins with straight sets winupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 13:13:00

Kim Clijsters survived a second set scare to begin the defense of her women's singles title at the U.S. Open with a straight sets 6-0 7-5 victory over Hungarian Greta Arn on Monday.

Federer eases through to second roundupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 12:57:00

Five time champion Roger Federer progressed to the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday night, after a straight sets win over Argentina's Brian Dabul.

SI.com: Bruce Jenkins: Federer-Nadal showdown in U.S. Open final suddenly seems possibleupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 12:16:00

For years, fans have fantasized about a Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal matchup in the U.S. Open final. Their historically compelling rivalry has taken them all over the world, from Centre Court to Roland Garros to the palaces of Shanghai and Monte Carlo, but never Flushing Meadows, where's the year's final proclamations are made.

Nadal tops men's seedings for U.S. Openupdated: Tue Aug 24 2010 12:01:00

World number one Rafael Nadal has been handed the top seeding for next month's U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows.

Timely victory boosts Federer ahead of U.S. Openupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 13:59:00

Roger Federer will go into the final grand slam of the season at Flushing Meadows on the crest of a wave after claiming the Cincinnati Masters title on Sunday.

People.com: Serena Williams Drops Out of U.S. Openupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 06:31:00

The No. 1 player is still recovering from surgery on her injured right foot

Del Potro's U.S. Open hopes boosted after he returns to trainingupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 10:50:00

Juan Martin Del Potro has begun training again, raising hopes he may be fit to defend his U.S Open title at Flushing Meadows later this month.

Sharapova thrashed in Stanford finalupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 10:29:00

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus thrashed former world number one Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1 in the final of the WTA tournament in Stanford to win her first title of the year.

Mystery surrounds Del Potro's comebackupdated: Mon Jul 26 2010 13:36:00

U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has denied rumors that he is practising again following his recent wrist surgery, in comments that make it clear he is unlikely to be fit enough to defend his Flushing Meadows title in September.

Gridiron meets tennis in Dallas specialupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 11:56:00

When you think of iconic tennis venues, top of the list are New York's sprawling Flushing Meadows, the green grass of traditional Wimbledon in London and the rusty red clay of chic Roland Garros in Paris.

Andy ready for 'Murray Mania'updated: Wed Jun 09 2010 11:56:00

British tennis ace Andy Murray talks to CNN about the increased pressure and attention he get at Wimbledon.

Bode trades skis for racket in U.S. Open tiltupdated: Thu Jun 03 2010 13:53:00

Alpine skiing superstar Bode Miller is swapping the piste for the tennis court as he attempts to qualify for the U.S. Open championship at Flushing Meadow later this year.

Clijsters and Davydenko miss French Openupdated: Fri May 14 2010 14:04:00

Belgian Kim Clijsters and Nikolay Davydenko of Russia will both miss this month's French Open through injury, organizers said on Friday.

Sharapova suffers fresh setback after elbow injuryupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 08:15:00

Maria Sharapova has been hit by a new injury setback and will be sidelined for up to six weeks, according to the Russian's tennis star's personal Web site.

What Wozniacki wants: A top-three spot in 2010updated: Fri Jan 08 2010 07:06:00

In Doha last October Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki provided one of the most harrowing moments ever seen on a tennis court. Battling through cramps in the third set of a match against Vera Zvonareva, she fell to the court, her tear-streaked face a portrait of agony, her body contorted in pain.

Del Potro U.S. Open win is 'dream come true'updated: Tue Sep 15 2009 14:52:00

Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro has told CNN that beating world number one Roger Federer to win the men's U.S. Open title at Flushing Meadows was a "dream come true."

Djokovic advances to semi finals in U.S. Openupdated: Wed Sep 09 2009 19:54:00

Novak Djokovic has reached the U.S. Open semi-finals for the third year in a row after beating Fernando Verdasco in four sets at Flushing Meadows.

Murray sent crashing by Cilic in New Yorkupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 17:18:00

Second seed and last year's runner-up Andy Murray has crashed out of the U.S.Open at the fourth round stage, losing in straight sets to Croatian 16th seed Marin Cilic on Tuesday.

U.S. Open: Roddick, Djokovic cruise to third roundupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 09:20:00

Top seeds Andy Roddick and Novak Djokovic cruised to straight sets second round wins at Flushing Meadows on Thursday to advance their bid for the U.S. Open title. Roddick, the 2003 tournament winner and fifth seed, dispatched Marc Gicquel of France 6-1 6-4 6-4, nailing 13 aces and making just 10 unforced errors to the Frenchman's 37. Earlier, the fourth-ranked Serbian Djokovic cast aside Carsten Ball of Australia, 6-3 6-4 6-4, making just 18 unforced errors to Ball's 45 -- though Ball knocked off nine aces.

Federer, twins take on Openupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 09:16:00

CNN's Richard Roth talks to Roger Federer as he prepares to play his 6th U.S. Open, his first as a dad to twins.

Dementieva and Jankovic suffer U.S. Open defeatupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 09:16:00

Fourth seed Elena Dementieva of Russia became the first big-name casualty of the 2009 U.S. Open when American teenager Melanie Oudin claimed another grand slam scalp at Flushing Meadows.

Roddick out in five-set thriller; Federer fends off Hewittupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 08:08:00

Fifth seed Andy Roddick was knocked out of the U.S. Open on Saturday by unseeded American John Isner in a five-set, nearly four-hour thriller at Flushing Meadows.

Safina and Sharapova crash out of U.S. Openupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 08:07:00

Top seeds Dinara Safina and Maria Sharapova crashed out of the U.S. Open to teenagers in each of their marathon three-set matches on Saturday in major upsets at Flushing Meadows.

Murray and Nadal power into last 16updated: Tue Sep 08 2009 08:06:00

World number two Andy Murray brushed aside U.S. wildcard Taylor Dent 6-3 6-2 6-2 in third-round action at the U.S. Open.

U.S. Open: Williams sisters, Clijsters reach last 32updated: Thu Sep 03 2009 04:08:00

Third seed Venus Williams stepped up her bid for her third U.S. Open title with a convincing 6-4 6-2 win over fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands on Wednesday.

Federer and Nadal talk up U.S. Open duelupdated: Fri Aug 28 2009 12:54:00

Former world number one, Rafael Nadal, has exclusively told CNN his levels of fitness ahead of the U.S. Open are "better than expected," boosting his chances of becoming only the seventh man in history to win a career grand slam with victory at Flushing Meadows.

Murray facing tough Flushing Meadows drawupdated: Thu Aug 27 2009 17:04:00

Andy Murray's bid to reach a second consecutive U.S. Open final has been made harder after the world number two was handed a difficult draw for the final grand slam event of the year.

Tennis ace Federer father of twin girlsupdated: Fri Jul 24 2009 10:20:00

Tennis superstar Roger Federer is the "proud father" of twin girls after his wife Mirka gave birth overnight to Charlene Riva and Myla Rose.

Serena sets new targets for grand slam winsupdated: Mon Jul 06 2009 06:27:00

Serena Williams is looking to forge her place in tennis history after winning her 11th grand slam title at Wimbedon on Saturday.

Wimbledon - men's singles previewupdated: Wed Jun 24 2009 12:23:00

The absence of defending champion Rafael Nadal has overshadowed the men's singles at Wimbledon and has increased British expectations that Andy Murray may finally become the first home winner of the tournament in over 70 years.

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