Roger Federer

Teenager gatecrashes Serena and Federer party


NEW YORK - Despite boasting 34 grand slam singles titles between them, Serena Williams and Roger Federer were forced to share the spotlight with a 15-year-old at the U.S. Open on Tuesday as all three advanced to the second round.

Federer's slam dunk win earns Jordan approval

NEW YORK - Roger Federer launched his bid for an 18th grand slam title with a workmanlike 6-3 6-4 7-6 (4) win over Marinko Matosevic to ease into the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, with NBA great Michael Jordan leading the cheering.

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Kvitova, Bouchard steamroll into second round at U.S. Open

NEW YORK - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and runner-up Eugenie Bouchard launched their U.S. Open campaigns with a bang, blasting by their respective first-round opponents in quick fashion on Tuesday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 26 Aug 2014

Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect

NEW YORK - Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her U.S. Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour on Tuesday to sprint into the second round.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 26 Aug 2014

Evergreen Federer set to open bid for 18th grand slam win

NEW YORK - For Roger Federer, winning grand slams is like riding a bike. Once you know how to do it, you can do it again.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 25 Aug 2014

Djokovic looks forward to life as a dad

NEW YORK - Novak Djokovic has had so-so results in the run-up to the U.S. Open, but the world number one is not concerned. In fact, he is riding high as a newly-wed and a soon-to-be father.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 23 Aug 2014

Djokovic, Federer favored for grand slam sequel

NEW YORK - Top seed Novak Djokovic and number two Roger Federer are favored to wage another title showdown in the last grand slam of 2014, although some emerging young guns have other ideas for the U.S. Open starting on Monday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 21 Aug 2014

Federer could win numbers game at U.S. Open

NEW YORK - Roger Federer achieved tennis greatness with an intoxicating blend of athleticism, artistry and unflinching nerve. Yet for all his fluid genius, the measure of a career often boils down to cold numbers.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 21 Aug 2014

Factbox: U.S. Open facts and figures

- The U.S. Open will take place from Monday-Sept. 8 in New York. Here are some facts and figures on the fourth and final grand slam of the year:

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 21 Aug 2014

Bouchard, Raonic make final push to summit at U.S. Open

TORONTO - Canada has long been a global ice hockey super power, toasted a Formula One driver's champion and at different times has laid claim to the world's fastest man.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 21 Aug 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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