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US Open: Marin Cilic humbles Kei Nishikori to win first grand slam

Cilic had Nishikori on the back foot from start to finish, speeding through the opening set in 33 minutes.

End of an era? Hardly, just a glimpse into the future

Novak Djokovic, after all, remains No. 1 in the rankings and won Wimbledon in grand style in July.

US Open: At 18, Serena Williams comes of age
September 9, 2014

Moody, at No.19, is the next target but just ahead sits Steffi Graf on 22 and just ahead her is the great Margaret.

I am a little bit surprised for me to play the final, says Kei Nishikori
September 8, 2014

Cilic, is coached by 2001 Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic, and Nishikori by American Micheal Chang.

I am already looking at maybe No.19: Serena Williams

Williams swept past close friend Caroline Wozniacki in the final to go level with Evert and Martina Navratilova.

Serena Williams goes past Caroline Wozniacki, wins 18th grand slam title

It was the third straight and sixth overall U.S. Open crown for the 32-year-old American.

Japan’s son rises, becomes first Asian male to make Slam final

Kei Nishikori has worked his way up the world rankings after turning professional in 2007.

Off court, Martina Navratilova produces a ring

57-year-old Navratilova won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, a mark she shares with Chris Evert.

It’s CRO-ASIA in the US Open men’s singles final

Cilic and Nishikori book maiden Grand Slam final appearances after defeating the top seeds in semis.

US Open: A historic ton for Bryan brothers

American twins Bob and Mike Bryan became the first doubles pair to win 100 titles together.

US Open: Very happy to make another history, says Kei Nishikori
September 7, 2014

The 24-year-old Japanese battler can expect to soar even higher up.

Martina Navratilova proposes to girlfriend on big screen in US Open

Navratilova proposes to her girlfriend on the big screen of Arthur Ashe Stadium during men’s semifinals.

In Japan, fans never give up on their star Kei Nishikori

Nishikori is a huge star in Japan. He is a pitchman for Uniqlo, food company Nissin and sports company Wilson.

US Open: Martin Hingis’ return ends on a low; Ekaterina Makarova-Elena Vesnina win doubles title

Makarova, Vesnina collect their second grand slam together having also lifted the French Open trophy in 2013.

At US Open, the grand slam: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic stunned

Nishikori and Cilic rocked the tennis world with stunning back-to-back U.S. Open semi-final upsets.

US Open: Friends Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki meet in final

Serena, chasing her 18th slam, is up against friend Wozniacki in the US Open women’s final.

US Open win dedicated to India, Telangana: Sania Mirza
September 6, 2014

The first-time combination of Sania Mirza and Brazil’s Bruno Soares secured the mixed doubles trophy, last night.

US Open: Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki set up ‘friendly’ final

Serena-Caroline, who earlier this year spent a beach holiday together in Miami, will clash in the final.

US Open: Great escape from Gael Monfils

Down two sets to Monfils in US Open quarters, Roger Federer saves match points in fourth to win in five.

US Open: Sania Mirza-Cara Black bow out from doubles
September 5, 2014

Sania and Black of Zimbabwe could not make it to the finals after going down in straight sets to Hingis and Pennetta.

US Open: Roger Federer stages remarkable comeback to save match point, day

Federer came back from 2-set deficit, saving 2 MPs along the way to edge Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2.

Nole, a New York giant: Djokovic enters eighth straight US open semis

Djokovic tames Murray to make eighth straight US Open semis; meets Nishikori next.

Sania Mirza, Bruno Soares fight their way into US Open final
September 4, 2014

Sania also has the opportunity to reach only her second women’s doubles final at Majors.

US Open: Novak Djokovic wears down Andy Murray to reach last four

Djokovic pulled away for a 7-6 (1) 6-7 6-2 6-4 victory to set up a semi-final against Kei Nishikori of Japan.

US Open: Sania Mirza-Cara Black cruise into semis
September 3, 2014

They will now face the Swiss-Italian team of Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta.

US Open: Back to business as usual

Roger Federer rolls into the quarters, while experience finally gets the better of youth.

US Open: Sania Mirza enters mixed doubles semis, Leander Paes exits
September 2, 2014

Sania-Soares will face the unseeded Yung-Jan Chan of Chinese Taipei and Britain’s Ross Hutchins next.

US Open: Victoria Azarenka toils hard to beat Aleksandra Krunic

Azarenka beat A Krunic of Serbia 4-6 6-4 6-4 on Monday to advance to the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open.

Post break-up, the breakthrough for Caroline Wozniacki

Wozniacki, in news after split with golfer Rory, reaches first Slam quarters in over 2 years.

US Open: Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic coast ahead

Serena rode her big serve to a 6-3 6-3 victory over Kaia Kanepi to advance to the quarters of the U.S. Open.

US Open: Roger Federer marches on
September 1, 2014

Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki marched on through a day of wild weather and upsets.

US Open: Upsets continue in women’s draw, Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic advance
August 31, 2014

The shock of the day was delivered by the little-known Krunic, who stung the unsteady Kvitova 6-4 6-4.

Split wide open at Flushing Meadows

The women’s draw of the final Grand Slam of the year is thrown wide open after seeded players are ousted.

US Open: Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber latest causalities, Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova dominate
August 30, 2014

Lucic-Baroni dismissed second seed Halep 7-6, 6-2 while Bencic ousted Kerber 6-1, 7-5, Federer won 6-4 6-4 6-4.

US Open: Despite wind, Serena Williams breezes through

17-time Grand Slam winner struggles with serve but still prevails over Vania King 6-1, 6-0.

US Open: End of an American dream; Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance
August 29, 2014

15-year-old Bellis could not deliver the fairytale American tennis fans had hoped for.