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Djokovic, Williams head elite fields for U.S. Open


- Wimbledon champions and world number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams head the field for the men's and women's events at this year's U.S. Open, the United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday.

Serena to rest for a week due to elbow injury

- Serena Williams will rest for a week after withdrawing from the Swedish Open due to an elbow problem but is confident the injury will not derail her preparations for the U.S. Open.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 18 Jul 2015

U.S. Open aces Wimbledon for top grand slam prize money

NEW YORK - The U.S. Open leapfrogged Wimbledon as the richest grand slam event in tennis as the United States Tennis Association announced on Tuesday a 10.5 percent prize money increase for next month's championship.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 14 Jul 2015

Late glitch fails to slam brakes on Serena charge

LONDON - Standing a set and 5-1 up in the Wimbledon final against a Spaniard playing only her second match in tennis's most famous arena, a fourth consecutive grand slam singles title looked a formality for Serena Williams on Saturday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 11 Jul 2015

Wimbledon winner Serena eyes fairytale in New York

LONDON - Having spent the last two weeks saying she would not talk about a possible Grand Slam, Serena Williams allowed herself a few moments to enjoy her sixth Wimbledon title before thoughts turned to New York and the elusive calendar year feat.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 11 Jul 2015

Muguruza will be a Wimbledon champion soon, says Serena

LONDON - After feeling the full force of Garbine Muguruza's ferocious forehand and being made to scrap like a bloodied street fighter, Serena Williams has seen enough of the Spaniard to make a bold prediction -- soon she will be a Wimbledon champion too.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 11 Jul 2015

Wimbledon roots for underdog Muguruza but applauds Serena

LONDON - There was a lot of rooting for the underdog during top seed Serena Williams's Wimbledon final against Garbine Muguruza of Spain and though there was never much doubt who would win the fans were just thrilled to be there.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 11 Jul 2015

Muguruza has belief and knowhow to topple Serena

LONDON - A fresh-faced Spaniard who has a love-hate relationship with grass will be eager to prove in Saturday's Wimbledon final that the mighty Serena Williams is as human as the next person with blood, and not ice, pumping through her veins.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 10 Jul 2015

Spanish finalist Muguruza growing to love grass

LONDON - Spaniard Garbine Muguruza's relationship with grasscourt tennis has not been smooth but it has blossomed so spectacularly that she now stands one win from being crowned Wimbledon champion.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 09 Jul 2015

Serena dishes out inevitable defeat to Sharapova

LONDON - When all Serena Williams had to do was stand and watch poker-faced while Maria Sharapova banged down two double faults in a row to surrender the first game of their Wimbledon semi-final a sense of inevitability descended over Centre Court.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 09 Jul 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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