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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.

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

Off court, Martina Navratilova produces a ring
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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
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Cilic and Nishikori book maiden Grand Slam final appearances after defeating the top seeds in semis.

US Open: A historic ton for Bryan brothers
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Djokovic tames Murray to make eighth straight US Open semis; meets Nishikori next.

Sania Mirza, Bruno Soares fight their way into US Open final
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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
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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
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September 3, 2014

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

US Open: Back to business as usual
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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
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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
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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
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Wozniacki, in news after split with golfer Rory, reaches first Slam quarters in over 2 years.

US Open: Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic coast ahead
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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August 29, 2014

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

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