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Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Winston-Salem Open Men's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday 2-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Malek Jaziri (Tunisia) 6-4 6-3 Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) beat 13-Steve Johnson (U.S.) 3-6 7-6(5) 6-2
Aug 28 (Reuters) - Marathon man Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France delivered another Houdini-like escape to reach his first ATP World Tour final with a 3-6 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over Steve Johnson at the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina on Friday.
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Serena Williams is on the brink of a crowning achievement in tennis, but as far as several top analysts are concerned, the 33-year-old American has already established herself as the greatest women's player ever.
Aug 28 (Reuters) - List of U.S. Open women's singles champions (since tennis turned professional in 1968). 2014 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 6-3 6-3 2013 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 7-5 6-7 6-1 2012 Serena Williams beat Azarenka 6-2 2-6 7-5 2011 Sam Stosur (Australia) beat Serena Williams 6-2 6-3 2010 Kim Clijsters (Belgium) beat Vera Zvonareva (Russia) 6-2 6-1 2009 Clijsters beat Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 7-5 6-3 2008 Serena Will
Aug 28 (Reuters) - Fourth-seeded Czech Lucie Safarova ended Lesia Tsurenko's giant-killing run at the Connecticut Open in New Haven after fending off late resistance with a hard-fought 6-2 7-6(4) victory in the semi-finals on Friday.
Aug 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Winston-Salem Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Thursday Malek Jaziri (Tunisia) beat 6-Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) 6-3 6-2 2-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat 8-Borna Coric (Croatia) 6-2 7-6(1) 13-Steve Johnson (U.S.) beat Lu Yen-Hsun (Taiwan) walkover Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) beat Pablo Carreno (Spain) 4-6 7-6(5) 6-2
Aug 27 (Reuters) - Lucky-loser entry Lesia Tsurenko of the Ukraine assumed the role of giant-killer on Thursday as she upset fifth-seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova 6-2 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Connecticut Open in New Haven.