Posts Tagged Tennis

Murray doesn’t plan to watch mum dance on TV

Fireworks go off over Arthur Ashe Stadium following the national anthem during the opening ceremony for the U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — Fireworks, strobe lights, thumping music and gyrating dancers on the court of Arthur Ashe Stadium. It can only mean one thing: the official start of 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: What to watch at year’s last major

In this Sept. 8, 2012, file photo, workers clear water from the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium for a semifinal match at the 2012 US Open tennis tournament in New York. After all the rain in recent years, the first significant steps have been taken toward putting a retractable roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium; it's supposed to be ready for the 2016 U.S. Open. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

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.

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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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Serena on Townsend: ‘future of American tennis’

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams calls her first U.S. Open opponent “the future of American tennis.”

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