Posts Tagged U.S. Open Tennis Championships

Bencic, 17, reaches US Open quarterfinals

Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, reacts on her way to her upset victory over Jelena Jankovic, of Serbia, in the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. Bencic won 7-6 (6), 6-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NEW YORK (AP) — With mentor Martina Hingis cheering from the stands, 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest U.S. Open quarterfinalist since Hingis herself in 1997.

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What to watch at US Open: Serena seeking quarters

Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts to the crowd as she prepares to hit balls into the stands after defeating Varvara Lepchenko, of the United States, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

NEW YORK (AP) — With Maria Sharapova’s loss at the U.S. Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year.

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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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