Posts Tagged By RACHEL COHEN

US teen Bellis, 15, stuns Cibulkova at US Open

Catherine Bellis, of the United States, drops to her knees after defeating Dominika Cibulkova, of Slovakia, during the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996, her father did his best to conceal his emotions courtside.

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What to watch at US Open: Serena faces US teen

In this Aug. 25, 2014 photo, Serena Williams practices serving on a practice court before playing in the opening round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Townsend doesn’t get to ease her way into her first U.S. Open.

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US Open, minus Nadal, begins in steamy conditions

Andy Murray, of the United Kingdom, stretches his left leg during the opening round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament against Robin Haase, of the Netherlands, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open.

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Chance for players other than Big 4 at US Open

In this June 15, 2014, file photo, Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, poses with the trophy after his win against Feliciano Lopez, of Spain, at the end of their Queen's Club grass court championships singles final tennis match in London  Heading into the U.S. Open, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have won 36 of the past 38 Grand Slam titles, a stretch dating to the 2005 French Open. Nowadays, there seems to be a growing sense _ or hope, maybe _ among the best of the rest on the men's tennis tour that the quartet might be more vulnerable than ever.  (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Two 23-year-olds, Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, broke through to their first major semifinals at Wimbledon.

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US OPEN 2014: Serena chasing major title No. 18

In this May 25, 2014, file photo, Serena Williams returns the ball during a first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against France's Alize Lim at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Serena Williams could become the first woman in nearly 40 years to win three consecutive U.S. Opens, but she has not been past the fourth round at a major in 2014.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams stopped hiding from history and started making more of it.

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