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Tennis-Halep beats heat, Cepelova to advance at U.S. Open

Aug 27th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Second-seeded Simona Halep of Romania beat the heat by hurrying past Jana Cepelova of Slovakia 6-2 6-1 to reach the third round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday.






Tennis-China's Peng sends Radwanska to early U.S. Open exit

Aug 27th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Chinese doubles specialist Peng Shuai supplied a shocking start to the second round of the U.S. Open by upsetting fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-3 6-4 on a hot, humid Wednesday at Flushing Meadows.






Tennis-Fourth seed Radwanska upset by Peng at U.S. Open

Aug 27th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Peng Shuai of China upset fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-3 6-4 in a shocking start to the women's second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday.






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Teenager gatecrashes Serena and Federer party

Aug 27th 2014
* Serena, Federer open quests for 18th grand slam singles titles






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Serena tops Townsend in Flushing Meadows opener

Aug 27th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Serena Williams started her quest to join Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova on the career grand slam list with a 6-3 6-1 victory over 18-year-old fellow American Taylor Townsend at the U.S. Open on Tuesday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Federer's slam dunk win earns Jordan approval

Aug 27th 2014
* Federer finally meets childhood idol (Adds quotes, detail)






Tennis-Dark day but bright hopes for American tennis at U.S. Open

Aug 27th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Brilliant sunshine was unable to hide a dark day for American men at the U.S. Open on Tuesday as five home grown hopes packed their bags and headed for the exits.






Tennis-Serena tops Townsend in Flushing Meadows opener

Aug 27th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Serena Williams started her quest to join Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova in joint fourth place on the career grand slam list with a 6-3 6-1 victory over 18-year-old fellow American Taylor Townsend at the U.S. Open on Tuesday.






UPDATE 2-Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 1 results

Aug 27th 2014
Aug 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Taylor Townsend (U.S.) 6-3 6-1 3-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Kristina Mladenovic (France) 6-1 6-0 Vania King (U.S.) beat Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 6-3 3-6 6-3 Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.) beat Alison Van Uytvanck (Belgium) 7-5 6-2 Mona Barthel (Germany) beat 32-Zhang Shuai (Chin






Tennis-Wawrinka in action at U.S. Open on Wednesday

Aug 27th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Third seed Stanislas Wawrinka will headline centre court action at the U.S. Open on Wednesday when he faces unseeded Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci in their second round clash.






Tennis-Federer beats Matosevic at U.S. Open

Aug 27th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Roger Federer launched his bid for an 18th grand slam title with a workmanlike 6-3 6-4 7-6 (4) win over Marinko Matosevic to ease into the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday.






UPDATE 2-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 1 results

Aug 27th 2014
Aug 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat Marinko Matosevic (Australia) 6-3 6-4 7-6(4) Samuel Groth (Australia) beat Albert Ramos (Spain) 6-3 7-6(5) 6-3 Tim Smyczek (U.S.) beat Filip Krajinovic (Serbia) 4-6 6-3 6-2 7-6(5) 4-David Ferrer (Spain) beat Damir Dzumhur (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 6-1 6-2 2-6 6-2 26-Gilles Simon (France) beat Radu Albot (Mold






Tennis-Teenager Bellis shocks 12th seed Cibulkova at U.S. Open

Aug 27th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - American teenager Catherine Bellis provided the biggest jolt in the U.S. Open's first round on Tuesday by upsetting 12th seed Dominika Cibulkova 6-1 4-6 6-4.






Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 1 results

Aug 27th 2014
Aug 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 3-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Kristina Mladenovic (France) 6-1 6-0 Vania King (U.S.) beat Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 6-3 3-6 6-3 Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.) beat Alison Van Uytvanck (Belgium) 7-5 6-2 Mona Barthel (Germany) beat 32-Zhang Shuai (China) 6-1 6-2 24-Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Lauren Davis






UPDATE 24-Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 1 results

Aug 27th 2014
Aug 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 3-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Kristina Mladenovic (France) 6-1 6-0 Vania King (U.S.) beat Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 6-3 3-6 6-3 Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.) beat Alison Van Uytvanck (Belgium) 7-5 6-2 Mona Barthel (Germany) beat 32-Zhang Shuai (China) 6-1 6-2 24-Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Lauren Davis






UPDATE 15-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 1 results

Aug 27th 2014
Aug 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Samuel Groth (Australia) beat Albert Ramos (Spain) 6-3 7-6(5) 6-3 Tim Smyczek (U.S.) beat Filip Krajinovic (Serbia) 4-6 6-3 6-2 7-6(5) 4-David Ferrer (Spain) beat Damir Dzumhur (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 6-1 6-2 2-6 6-2 26-Gilles Simon (France) beat Radu Albot (Moldova) 6-3 6-4 6-2 Adrian Mannarino (France) beat Pere Riba (Spai






Tennis-Bouchard win brings smile to future face of tennis

Aug 27th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Eugenie Bouchard proved again she is a player for the big occasion by powering into the second round of the U.S. Open with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of Olga Govortsova on Tuesday, bringing a smile to the player hyped as the future face of women's tennis.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Kvitova, Bouchard steamroll into second round at U.S. Open

Aug 27th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and runner-up Eugenie Bouchard launched their U.S. Open campaigns with a bang, blasting by their respective first-round opponents in quick fashion on Tuesday.






Tennis-U.S. Open order of play for Wednesday

Aug 26th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Order of play on the show courts for the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday (prefix denotes seeding):






Tennis-Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect

Aug 26th 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her U.S. Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour on Tuesday to sprint into the second round.