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Ill Williams follows seeds out of Wuhan Open

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- World number one Serena Williams added her name to the list of slain seeds at the Wuhan Open on Tuesday after the American was forced to retire from her second round match against France's Alize Cornet because of illness.

Seeds tumble at Wuhan Open but Sharapova survives

- Organizers of the WTA's inaugural Wuhan Open, still reeling from last week's retirement of the city's tennis trailblazer Li Na, suffered the loss of further headline acts on Monday with the early exit of seeded players.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 22 Sep 2014

Federer replaces injured Nadal in new league

NEW DELHI - Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) but the organizers pulled off a coup on Monday by naming Swiss maestro Roger Federer as replacement for the injured Spaniard.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 22 Sep 2014

Letter from Li Na announcing her retirement from tennis

- Full transcript of letter from China's two-time grand slam winner Li Na, announcing her retirement from tennis on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 19 Sep 2014

Halep latest to qualify for WTA Finals

SINGAPORE - World number two Simona Halep has become the third player to book her place at the WTA Tour's season ending Finals tournament in Singapore next month.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 15 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

Number 18 in the books, Williams targets next grand slam

NEW YORK - Serena Williams allowed herself a moment to savor a third straight U.S. Open win on Sunday, but only a moment.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 07 Sep 2014

Williams beats Wozniacki for 18th grand slam title

NEW YORK - World number one Serena Williams swept past good friend Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-3 in the U.S. Open final on Sunday to move up in the record books with her 18th grand slam title.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 07 Sep 2014

Slow start cost her chance at glory, Wozniacki says

NEW YORK - Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki said nerves and a slow start cost her any chance of beating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 07 Sep 2014

Williams beats Wozniacki for 18th grand slam title

NEW YORK - World number one Serena Williams swept past good friend Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3 6-3 in the U.S. Open final on Sunday to move into the record books with her 18th grand slam title.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 07 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

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