Andy Murray

Salmond a likely winner whichever way Scots vote on independence

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EDINBURGH - Alex Salmond wields no claymore sword and appears only sparingly in a kilt, and yet he has brought Scotland closer to independence than any Scottish warrior since union with England more than 300 years ago.

Scottish independence would redefine landscape

LONDON - Alex Ferguson, a Scotsman who has made his name in England as an icon of British sport, puts it this way: "We don't live in a foreign country; we are just in another part of the family of the UK."

World, 2010 U.S. Open 12 Sep 2014

Federer says Swiss ready to make history

- Roger Federer will lead Switzerland in their Davis Cup semi-final against Italy on Friday determined to banish the memory of one of the biggest disappointments of his illustrious career.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 11 Sep 2014

Federer says Swiss ready to make history

- Roger Federer will lead Switzerland in their Davis Cup semi-final against Italy on Friday determined to banish the memory of one of the biggest disappointments of his illustrious career.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 11 Sep 2014

Scottish flag to fly above UK PM's office ahead of independence vote

LONDON - The blue and white Scottish flag will be flown above British Prime Minister David Cameron's Downing Street office in the run-up to next week's referendum on independence, his spokesman said on Tuesday.

2010 U.S. Open, World 09 Sep 2014

Olympics: IOC to respect Scotland vote, athletes protected - Bach

BERLIN - The International Olympic Committee promised Scottish athletes' interests would be "safeguarded" ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics should Scotland vote in favor of independence on Sept. 18.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 09 Sep 2014

Nishikori takes Japan from tragedy to tennis elite

NEW YORK - For over three-quarters of a century men's tennis in Japan has played out like a kabuki tragedy, filled with decades of barren results, embarrassments and even a suicide.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 08 Sep 2014

Cilic, one slam wonder or the next big thing?

NEW YORK - Marin Cilic hit all the right notes in a dominant 6-3 6-3 6-3 win over Kei Nishikori in the U.S. Open final on Monday but it remains to be seen if the big Croatian is another one slam wonder or perennial threat.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 08 Sep 2014

Nishikori storybook run ends in U.S. Open final

NEW YORK - Japanese trailblazer Kei Nishikori had a thrilling run at the U.S. Open, but could not summon a finishing kick as he hit the wall against big-hitting Marin Cilic in Monday's final at Flushing Meadows.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 08 Sep 2014

U.S. Open atmosphere strikes a chord with top players

NEW YORK - When Serena Williams walks out for the U.S. Open final on Sunday, she will do so with her favorite music booming out in the background.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Sep 2014
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

Who will rule at the U.S. Open?

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