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Tennis-Makarova moves on as Bouchard wilts under punishing heat

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Russian Ekaterina Makarova moved into the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open with a 7-6(2) 6-4 win over seventh seed Eugenie Bouchard on Monday as the Canadian wilted under the punishing conditions.






Tennis-Murray turns back Tsonga to advance in U.S. Open

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Andy Murray fended off Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 in intense heat at Flushing Meadows on Monday to reach the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 4 results

Sep 1st 2014
Sept 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 4 matches on Monday 8-Andy Murray (Britain) beat 9-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) 7-5 7-5 6-4 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 22-Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) 6-1 7-5 6-4






UPDATE 2-Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 4 results

Sep 1st 2014
Sept 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 4 matches on Monday 17-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) beat 7-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) 7-6(2) 6-4 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) 6-3 6-3 11-Flavia Pennetta (Italy) beat 29-Casey Dellacqua (Australia) 7-5 6-2






Tennis-U.S. Open order of play on Tuesday

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Order of play on the show courts at the U.S. Open on Tuesday (prefix denotes seeding):






Tennis-Serena Williams, Djokovic into U.S. Open quarters

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Serena Williams gave a premature victory leap in her fourth-round match and later allowed herself a self-deprecating celebration after beating Kaia Kanepi to reach the U.S. Open quarter-finals on Monday.






Tennis-Djokovic first man through to U.S. Open quarter-finals

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic was the first man through to the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open on Monday, sweeping past Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-1 7-5 6-4.






Tennis-Defending champ Serena Williams reaches quarter-finals

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Two-times defending champion Serena Williams rode her big serve to a 6-3 6-3 victory over Kaia Kanepi of Estonia to advance to the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open on Monday.






Soccer-Tsonga banks on home support to topple Czech champions in Davis Cup

Sep 1st 2014
Sept 1 (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga expects a raucous home crowd to help inspire France to a first Davis Cup final since 2010 when they meet holders Czech Republic at Roland Garros in Paris from September 12 to 14.






Tennis-Pennetta returns to quarters with win over Dellacqua

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Flavia Pennetta reached the U.S. Open quarter-finals for the fifth time in seven years on Monday, beating Australian Casey Dellacqua 7-5 6-2.






Tennis-Federer to return to Brisbane to start 2015 season

Sep 1st 2014
MELBOURNE, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Roger Federer will return to the Brisbane International next January to start his 2015 season and warm up for the year's first grand slam at the Australian Open, organisers said on Monday.






WRAPUP-Tennis-Federer marches on as wild weather, upsets hit U.S. Open

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Baking heat, rain and the threat of lightning all forced stoppages in play at the U.S. Open on Sunday but Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki marched on through a day of wild weather and upsets.






Tennis-China's Peng, Swiss teen set up U.S. Open quarter-final

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - China's Peng Shuai knocked out her third seeded player in a row and Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic beat a former world number one in fourth-round wins on Sunday to set up an unlikely U.S. Open quarter-final.






UPDATE 5-Tennis-U.S. Open men's singles round 3 results

Sep 1st 2014
Sept 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Sunday 14-Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat 18-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 6-3 3-6 6-3 6-4 26-Gilles Simon (France) beat 4-David Ferrer (Spain) 6-3 3-6 6-1 6-3 7-Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) beat David Goffin (Belgium) 0-6 6-3 6-4 6-1 20-Gael Monfils (France) beat 12-Richard Gasquet (France) 6-4 6-2 6-2 17-Roberto Bautista (Spain) beat Adrian Mannarino (France) 7-5 6-2 6-3 Dom






UPDATE 1-Tennis-U.S. Open women's singles round 4 results

Sep 1st 2014
Sept 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the U.S. Open Women's Singles Round 4 matches on Sunday Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) beat 9-Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) 7-6(6) 6-3 10-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat 5-Maria Sharapova (Russia) 6-4 2-6 6-2 13-Sara Errani (Italy) beat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) 6-3 2-6 6-0 Peng Shuai (China) beat 14-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) 6-3 6-4






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Federer roars into fourth round after rain delay

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Grand slam king Roger Federer came back with renewed vigor after a weather delay to rout Spaniard Marcel Granollers 4-6 6-1 6-1 6-1 and charge into the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Sunday.






Tennis-Federer roars into fourth round after weather delay

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Grand slam king Roger Federer came back with renewed vigor after a weather delay to rout Spaniard Marcel Granollers 4-6 6-1 6-1 6-1 and charge into the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Sunday.






PREVIEW-Tennis-Murray looks to continue success against French

Sep 1st 2014
NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - No one loves beating up on French players quite like Andy Murray.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Wozniacki beats heat and Sharapova to reach quarters

Sep 1st 2014
* Officials invoke heat rule stop match (Adds quotes, detail)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Wozniacki upsets Sharapova, Ferrer falls at Open

Sep 1st 2014
* Federer match suspended due to lightning, rain (Adds details, quotes)