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Nishikori out of U.S. Open in first-round stunner

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NEW YORK - Fourth seed Kei Nishikori's hopes of making another magical U.S. Open run came to a quick end on Monday as last year's runner-up fell at the first hurdle, falling 6-4 3-6 4-6 7-6(6) 6-4 to Frenchman Benoit Paire.

U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

NEW YORK - Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 2:39am EDT

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.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 30 Aug 2015

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

Federer beats Djokovic for seventh Cincinnati title

- Roger Federer avenged his Wimbledon final loss to Novak Djokovic by beating the top-seeded Serb 7-6(1) 6-3 on Sunday to capture his second consecutive Western & Southern Open title.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 23 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
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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