Posts Tagged U.S. Open Tennis Championships

After making history, Nishikori still getting used to No. 5

In this Jan. 16, 2015 photo, Japan's Kei Nishikori poses for photo with a fan following  a press conference ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.  It's only been a couple months since Nishikori moved into the No. 5 ranking, and he's not yet comfortable with the number. "I'm really new to be No. 5, so I'm still not comfortable," Nishikori told the cheering crowd at Rod Laver Arena on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015,  where Japanese flags were waving during the windy afternoon match as he beat the supremely athletic No. 9-ranked David Ferrer in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3. 6-3. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It’s only been a couple of months since Kei Nishikori moved into the No. 5 ranking, and he’s not yet comfortable with the number.

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Ex-US Open champ Del Potro has surgery again on left wrist

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro underwent surgery on his left wrist Tuesday, just days after he pulled out of the Australian Open.

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No worries for Djokovic, Williams in 1st round at Melbourne

Serena Williams of the U.S. watches her shot to Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams’ mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.

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