Andy Murray

Tough tests from the start for Federer, Murray


NEW YORK - Roger Federer and Andy Murray, two of the hottest players on the U.S. hardcourts during the run-up to the U.S. Open, face difficult tests right from the start at the season's final grand slam starting on Monday.

Djokovic confident despite run-up losses to rivals

NEW YORK - World number one Novak Djokovic lost to rivals Roger Federer and Andy Murray in the finals of U.S. Open warm-up events but the Serb insists those defeats have aided his preparations for the last grand slam of the season.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 29 Aug 2015

Federer eyeing a win for the ages at U.S. Open

- The U.S. Open has long been a tournament for the 20-something set but an in-form Roger Federer is looking to break that trend at the year's final grand slam.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 28 Aug 2015

List of U.S. Open men's singles winners

- List of U.S. Open men's singles champions (since tennis turned professional in 1968):

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 28 Aug 2015

Serena, Djokovic top seeds for U.S. Open

- World number ones Serena Williams, aiming to complete the first calendar-year grand slam in 27 years, and Novak Djokovic have been named the top seeds for the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday in New York.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 25 Aug 2015

Federer back as world number two ahead of U.S. Open

LONDON - Five-times winner Roger Federer will go into next week's U.S. Open as the world number two after beating Novak Djokovic in the final of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati at the weekend.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 24 Aug 2015

Djokovic edges Dolgopolov to reach Cincinnati final

- Novak Djokovic edged Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov 4-6 7-6(5) 6-2 on Saturday to reach the Western & Southern Open final where a victory would make him the first player to win all nine ATP Masters titles.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 22 Aug 2015

Murray sets up revenge chance against Federer

- Roger Federer and Andy Murray advanced to the semi-finals of the Western & Southern Open in contrasting fashion on Friday to set up a rematch of their Wimbledon clash.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 21 Aug 2015

Djokovic gets back at Wawrinka, reaches Cincinnati semis

- Top seed Novak Djokovic avenged his French Open final loss to Stan Wawrinka by crushing the Swiss 6-4 6-1 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 21 Aug 2015

Federer cruises as fellow top seeds struggle

- Defending champion Roger Federer cruised into the quarter-finals of the Western & Southern Open with a 6-1 6-1 demolition of South African Kevin Anderson on Thursday on an otherwise tough day for the top seeds that saw Rafa Nadal eliminated.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 21 Aug 2015
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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