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The U.S OPEN 2010

I am not the Spanish Special One, says Nadal


MADRID Rafa Nadal arrived back in Madrid on Wednesday after becoming only the seventh man to win all four grand slams and immediately dismissed the idea he was the 'Spanish Special One'.

Magnificent Nadal completes career grand slam

NEW YORK By winning the U.S. Open for the first time and completing his collection of grand slam titles, Rafa Nadal solved one riddle and posed another. | Video

Djokovic dispels doubts with gritty run at U.S. Open

NEW YORK A brilliant run at the U.S. Open ended in defeat on Monday for Novak Djokovic, who managed to take consolation in his return to top form and the way he showed his heart by battling to the end.

King and Shvedova win U.S. Open women's doubles title

NEW YORK American Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan won their second straight grand slam when they captured the U.S. Open women's doubles title in 20 minutes on Monday after rain interrupted their match the previous day.

U.S. Open final resumes after rain delay

NEW YORK Play resumed in Monday's U.S. Open men's singles final between Spain's Rafa Nadal and Serbia's Novak Djokovic after rain suspended the match for nearly two hours.

U.S. Tennis defends roofless courts after Open washout

NEW YORK The U.S. Tennis Association defended their decision to carry on staging the U.S. Open without the benefit of a covered court even as rain on Sunday postponed the men's final for the third year in a row.

Wet weather rains on Nadal's parade at U.S. Open

NEW YORK Rafa Nadal will have to wait at least one more day for a chance to complete his collection of grand slam titles after persistent rain washed out Sunday's U.S. Open men's final against Novak Djokovic.

Boy's U.S. Open winner Sock a perfect fit for Djokovic

NEW YORK Jack Sock became the first American since Andy Roddick ten years ago to win the boys' title at the U.S. Open on Sunday and could yet play a role in deciding the winner of the men's final.

Djokovic stands in way of Nadal's elusive slam

NEW YORK Novak Djokovic is all that stands between Rafa Nadal and his official crowning as one of the game's greatest all-round players.

Clijsters repeats as U.S. Open champion

NEW YORK Belgium's Kim Clijsters won her second straight U.S. Open women's title on Saturday after crushing seventh-seeded Russian Vera Zvonareva 6-2 6-1 in the most lopsided triumph in 34 years.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return to compatriot Fernando Verdasco during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 9, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Nadal charges into semi-finals

Rafael Nadal beats Fernando Verdasco 7-5 6-3 6-4 on Thursday to reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open. Nadal discusses his win during a post-game press conference.  Video