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Defending champion Serena Williams top seed for U.S. Open

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NEW YORK - World number one Serena Williams has been top-seeded for the U.S. Open where she will be seeking to win the women's singles title for a third consecutive year, the United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday.

Serena wins Cincinnati title in final U.S. Open tune-up

- Serena Williams finished her last U.S. Open tune-up in style by blowing away Serbian Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-1 to win her first title at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 18 Aug 2014

Serena wins Cincinnati title in final U.S. Open tune-up

- Serena Williams finished her last U.S. Open tune-up in style by blowing away Serbian Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-1 to win her first title at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 17 Aug 2014

Serena, Ivanovic battle into Cincinnati final

- Serena Williams rallied past Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday to reach the Western and Southern Open final in Cincinnati where she will face Ana Ivanovic, an upset winner over French Open champion Maria Sharapova.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 16 Aug 2014

Serena one win from first Cincinnati title

- Top seed Serena Williams overcame a slow start to beat Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki 2-6 6-2 6-4 on Saturday and reach her second straight Western and Southern Open final in Cincinnati.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 16 Aug 2014

Federer turns back Murray, Serena romps in Cincinnati

- Five times Cincinnati winner Roger Federer blunted Andy Murray's attempt at a comeback, while women's world number one Serena Williams roared to victory as they moved into the semi-finals at the Western & Southern Open on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 15 Aug 2014

Serena romps through, Benneteau stuns Wawrinka in Cincinnati

- World number one Serena Williams stormed into the semi-finals with a 58-minute thrashing of Jelena Jankovic but men's third seed Stan Wawrinka was stunned by Frenchman Julien Benneteau at the Western & Southern Open on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 15 Aug 2014

Robredo ends Djokovic bid for elusive Cincinnati title

- Spain's Tommy Robredo shocked world number one Novak Djokovic 7-6(6) 7-5 on Thursday to move into the quarter-finals of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 15 Aug 2014

Williams closing in on first Cincinnati title

- World number one Serena Williams continued her march towards a first Western and Southern Open title, easing into the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati tournament with a 6-2 6-2 demolition of 13th seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta on Thursday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 14 Aug 2014

Serena battles past Stosur in Cincinnati

- World number one Serena Williams won a tense battle of U.S. Open champions by beating Australia's Samantha Stosur 7-6(7) 7-6(7) on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 13 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

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