Posts Tagged Tennis

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

Concert goers leave the Made in America Festival after the grounds are evacuated due to thunderstorms on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

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Roger Federer advances in 4 sets at US Open

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot against Marcel Granollers, of Spain, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer regrouped after a fortuitously timed rain delay to move on at the U.S. Open in four sets.

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Peng beats Safarova to make US Open quarterfinals

NEW YORK (AP) — China’s Peng Shuai finally reached a Grand Slam quarterfinal in her sixth try.

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Sara Errani advances to US Open quarterfinals

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, reacts after defeating Maria Sharapova, of Russia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.

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Williams sisters move to US Open doubles quarters

Serena, left, and Venus Williams slap hands between points against Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro, of Spain, during a doubles match at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — Venus and Serena Williams easily advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open doubles Sunday, beating the 12th-seeded Spanish team of Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez-Navarro 6-1, 6-0.

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