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NEW YORK - Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic kept their time in blazing conditions to a bare minimum on Monday as they breezed into the U.S. Open quarter-finals but Eugenie Bouchard's hopes of a maiden grand slam title melted away in the heat.

Azarenka overcomes qualifier Krunic to reach quarters

NEW YORK - Twice Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka overcame an inspired challenge from qualifier Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia 4-6 6-4 6-4 on Monday to advance to the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open.

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Defending champ Serena Williams reaches quarter-finals

NEW YORK - Serena Williams dealt with her grand slam frustrations this year by trying to appreciate the big picture, and a more relaxed top seed reaped the benefits with a straight-set win into the U.S. Open quarter-finals.

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Djokovic, Murray in quarters clash, Serena advances

NEW YORK - The tension mounted and temperatures soared at the U.S. Open on Monday as top seed Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray set up a sensational quarter-final, and Serena Williams made a 2014 grand slam breakthrough.

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Pennetta returns to quarters with win over Dellacqua

NEW YORK - Flavia Pennetta reached the U.S. Open quarter-finals for the fifth time in seven years on Monday, beating Australian Casey Dellacqua 7-5 6-2.

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Murray looks to continue success against French

NEW YORK - No one loves beating up on French players quite like Andy Murray.

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Men march on at U.S. Open but more upsets in women's draw

New YORK - World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams advanced safely to the next round of the U.S. Open on Saturday but the women's draw saw yet another big upset as Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova was sent packing by a 145th-ranked qualifier.

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Kvitova joins upset list in loss to Krunic

NEW YORK - Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams advanced as expected but the upset-riddled U.S. Open women's draw took another hit when Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova was ousted by a 145th-ranked qualifier on Saturday.

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Serena beats another compatriot to advance

NEW YORK - Top-seeded Serena Williams faced the toughest test yet in her U.S Open title defense before advancing to the round of 16 with a hard-played 6-3 6-3 win over Varvara Lepchenko on Saturday.

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Top seeds Djokovic, Serena in action on Saturday

NEW YORK - Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will be in third-round action on center court as the U.S. Open continues on Saturday.

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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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