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  • TROUBLE AHEAD: Dulgheru is going toe-to-toe with Sharapova  


    8/27/2014 10:05:26 PM
  • WOZ MAKES IT THROUGH
    [game-set-match ]Her driver may have taken the long route to Flushing Meadows but Caroline Wozniacki has raced through her match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich6-3 6-4, to set up a meeting with Andrea Petkovic.
    8/27/2014 10:09:11 PM
  • Dodig's incredible winner


    Ivan Dodig hit an incredible winner through his legs in his US Open first-round match against Feliciano Lopez.
    8/27/2014 10:14:25 PM
  • NIGHT SESSION
    [tennis] Seven-time grand slam champion Venus Williams headlines women's second-round action against Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky. Meanwhile, Australian Open winner Stan Wawrinka, the third seed from Switzerland, takes on Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci. Wawrinka's triumph in Melbourne broke a streak of 16 straight grand slam titles won by tennis' Big Four of Rafael Nadal, Djokovic, Federer and Andy Murray.
    8/27/2014 10:21:27 PM

  • SHAZZA ADVANCES: Maria Sharapova fights back to beat Alexandra Dulgheru - 4-6 6-3 6-2 on Ashe.


    8/27/2014 10:24:02 PM
  • 8/28/2014 12:33:42 AM
  • TWO LEGENDS
    Roger Federer meets Michael 'Air' Jordan ...
    8/28/2014 12:33:59 AM
  • US OPEN - Day Three

    SELECTED MATCHES:
    MEN
    (3) Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) bt Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-6(1)
    (7) Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) bt Ryan Harrison (USA) 6-2 7-6(4) 6-2
    (11) Ernests Gulbis (LAT) bt Kenny De Schepper (FRA) 6-1 6-4 6-2
    (14) Marin Cilic (CRO) bt Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) 6-3 3-1 (Baghdatis retired)
    (18) Kevin Anderson (RSA) bt Pablo Cuevas (URU)  6-3 6-7(3) 4-6 6-2 7-6(1)
    (19) Feliciano Lopez (ESP) bt Ivan Dodig (CRO) 1-6 7-5 2-6 6-4 1-1 (Dodig retired)
    Jerzy Janowicz (POL) bt Dusan Lajovic (SER) 6-3 7-5 5-7 7-5

    WOMEN
    (2) Simona Halep (ROM) bt Jana Cepelova (SVK) 6-2 6-1
    (6) Angelique Kerber (GER) bt Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 6-2 6-4
    (9) Jelena Jankovic (SER) bt Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) 7-5 6-4
    (10) Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) bt Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR)
    (13) Sara Errani (ITA) bt Anastasia Rodionova (AUS) 6-4 7-6(2)
    (14) Lucie Safarova (CZE) bt Saisai Zheng (CHN) 6-3 4-6 6-2
    Johanna Larsson (SWE) bt (21) Sloane Stephens (USA) 5-7 6-4 6-2
    8/28/2014 10:56:40 AM
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  • TEAM RAONIC
    The big-serving Canadian goes up against world No 124 Peter Gojowczyk from Germany later today at Flushing Meadows ...


    8/28/2014 11:04:51 AM
  • US Open Day 3 - Sharapova v Dulgheru

    SkySportsHighlights of Maria Sharapova’s match against Alexandra Dulgheru at the 2014 US Open.
    8/28/2014 11:05:59 AM
  • US Open Day 3 - Stephens v Larsson

    SkySportsHighlights of Sloane Stephens match against Johanna Larsson in the US Open 2014.
    8/28/2014 11:06:13 AM
  • Berdych reviews Hewitt defeat

    SkySportsTomáš Berdych reviews his third round US Open victory over Lleyton Hewitt at the Sky Pad.
    8/28/2014 11:06:32 AM
  • BARRY'S BETS
    [barrycowan]In association with Sky Bet, Sky Sports tennis pundit Barry Cowan is raising money for charity with every winning tip throughout the US Open, and here's his tips ahead of Day 4.
    8/28/2014 2:45:00 PM
  • [tennis] Hello and welcome to our interactive coverage of day four from the US Open at Flushing Meadows.
    8/28/2014 3:15:01 PM
  • [sunny] Temperatures are expected to reach 82 degrees Celsius in New York today. That's 82 degrees Fahrenheit. Another scorching day!
    8/28/2014 3:21:13 PM
  • BAD HAIR DAY FOR WOZ
    Caroline Wozniacki got her blond braid caught in her racket while hitting a forehand in her match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich, and she gamely tried to hit a backhand on the next shot, with her hair still entangled. "I almost took my head off," Wozniacki said. "It was really tangled up good, so I didn't have a chance."


    The 24-year-old Dane, seeded 10th, went on to win 6-3 6-4Wozniacki explained that such snags used to happen all the time before she started braiding her hair, but this was the first post-braid incident. "It's one of those things," she said. "Us women, we keep it interesting."
    8/28/2014 3:28:24 PM

  • WINNING START: Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka came through 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-6 (1) against 91st-ranked Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil on Ashe last night


    8/28/2014 3:32:35 PM

  • GUESS WHO'S BACK? ... Yep, British No 1 Andy Murray will be hoping to avoid another bout of cramp when he takes on world No 235 Matthias Bachinger from Germany at midnight UK time


    8/28/2014 3:36:29 PM
  • EARLY STARTERS
    [tennis] Former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka is having a few problems on Arthur Ashe against world No 44 Christina McHale. She was 3-0 down, but has just managed to hold serve for the first time in the match. On Louis Armstrong, Ana Ivanovic is level against Czech Karolina Pliskova at 5-5* while on Grandstand, 10th seed Kei Nishikori has just taken the opening set against Pablo Andujar from Spain, 6-4. The Japanese ace had been bothered by a cyst on his toe for much of the summer, but seems to be finding his best form again in New York.
    8/28/2014 3:50:40 PM
  • LLODRA RETIRES
    [injury] Marcos Baghdatis and Ivan Dodig were forced to retire from their matches yesterday. The intense heat was partly the cause for that. Now, Frenchman Michael Llodra has followed suit after losing the first set 6-2 against German 22nd seed Philipp Kohlschreiber.


    8/28/2014 3:56:08 PM
  • CiCi BACK IN ACTION
    [tennis] American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action today, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996. The 15-year-old Californian, ranked 1,208th and playing not only in her first grand slam main draw but also her first tour-level event, will try to follow up her surprising victory over 12th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova by beating 48th-ranked Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan.


    It's crazy to think that I'm actually here right now with all these other (professional players). I mean, I never thought I would be practicing or sharing a court with, you know, a player that I watch on TV frequently," Bellis said after her first-round win. "I mean, it's crazy. But I love it."


    8/28/2014 4:00:35 PM
  • 2 great rivals & champs Federer & Djojo warming up next 2each other with another (Boris inbetween) @SkySportsTennis http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BwI0597CMAAJaQK.jpg

  • PLISKOVA AHEAD
    [set] Czech Karolina Pliskova has won the opening set against the much-fancied Ana Ivanovic over on Louis Armstrong, 7-5Two-time US Open finalist and two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka of Belarus has fought her way back into the match against Christina McHale. She has just broken to take a *4-3 lead. And Kei Nishikori is now a set and 4-1* ahead against Pablo Andujar. On Court 13, China's Qiang Wang leads Australian 29th seed Casey Dellacqua 6-4 *2-2.  While on Court 17, Sam Querrey won the opening set, 6-3 against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez from Spain.
    8/28/2014 4:10:39 PM

  • IVANOVIC IN TROUBLE: Ana Ivanovic is a set down to Czech youngster Karolina Pliskova  


    8/28/2014 4:20:41 PM
  • ANDUJAR RETIRES
    [injury] A second retirement of the day as Spain's Pablo Andujar pulls out of his match against Japanese 10th seed Kei Nishikori. He had already lost the opening two sets, 6-4 6-1, before retiring.
    8/28/2014 4:29:27 PM
  • VIKA COMEBACK
    [set] Former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka fights back from 3-0 down to win the opening set 6-4 against American Christina McHale.
    8/28/2014 4:31:23 PM

  • AZA FIGHTBACK: Victoria Azarenka celebrates winning the opening set against Christina McHale and she's now 3-0* up in the second.


    8/28/2014 4:35:26 PM
  • IVANOVIC BEATEN
    [game-set-match] Serbian eight seed Ana Ivanovic has been knocked out of the US Open by Czech youngster Karolina Pliskova, 7-5 6-4. The 22-year-old will next face the winner of the match between Casey Dellacqua and Qiang Wang. That match is currently tied up at one set all as they head into the decider.
    8/28/2014 4:39:04 PM
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    8/28/2014 4:48:35 PM
  • WHAT A WIN FOR PLISKOVA
    Ana Ivanovic, 26, double-faulted seven times and committed 29 unforced errors as she had trouble handling the heavy, flat groundstrokes from 42nd-ranked Karolina Pliskova. The 22-year-old Czech took advantage of a slew of miscues from the eighth-seeded Serb during an 80-minute match in Louis Armstrong to clinch her most successful grand slam win to date.


    It's definitely my best match this year," said Pliskova, who has yet to win on the WTA Tour but who has twice been a runner-up this year. "I didn't have that much strategy. I just went and played my game. I want to enjoy myself and I did it."

    8/28/2014 5:07:38 PM
  • RESILIENT AZA GOES THROUGH
    [game-set-match] Two-time US Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka fights back from 3-0 down in the first set to win in straight sets, 6-3 6-2 against a gutsy Christina McHale. She will take on Marina Erakovic or talented Russian Elena Vesnina in the third round.
    8/28/2014 5:16:15 PM
  • DELLACQUA DOES GOOD
    [game-set-match] Australian 29th seed Casey Dellacqua fights back to beat Wang Qiang from China, 4-6 6-4 6-2. The 29-year-old from Perth will take on Ana Ivanovic's conqueror Karolina Pliskova in the third round.
    8/28/2014 5:23:30 PM

  • DOWN AND OUT: Ana Ivanovic walks off court after losing to Karolina Pliskova  


    8/28/2014 5:26:54 PM

  • DELIGHT FOR PLISKOVA: Karolina Pliskova celebrates her 7-5 6-4 win


    8/28/2014 5:28:42 PM
  • CAR PARK WARM-UP
    French ninth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was warming up in the car park before the start of his match against Aleksandr Nedovyesov from Kazakhstan. Following a couple of early breaks, that match is now going with serve in the first set, *2-2.
    8/28/2014 5:33:16 PM
  • SERENA'S ON
    [break] Top-ranked Serena Williams is on Ashe for the start of her match against compatriot Vania King, who is ranked 81 in the world. The five-time defending champion breaks in the opening game. A sign of things to come ...
    8/28/2014 5:36:22 PM
  • AZA LIVING THE DREAM
    Victoria Azarenka opened up during her post-match interview after coming through a tough match against Christina McHale. With the frustration of having to deal with injuries, the Belarusian spoke of her delight of winning again.


    I don't want to talk about the frustration. I just want to talk about the positive things. I think I had opportunities to learn about my body and take a step back and look at what I wanted to do," said the former world No 1. "I understand that I love tennis so much and I couldn't wait to get back on the court. What was challenging for me was no knowing when I was going to be able to play so that was the most difficult part." And speaking about what she learned the most, she added: "Firstly, I had no idea how to spread my toes. It's not a joke! I went running around my physios office and we even opened a bottle of champagne for that. Now I can spread them. I'm just living my dream."


    8/28/2014 5:54:24 PM
  • SERENA EYEING GRAF RECORD
    [stats] Serena Williams is currently facing her second successive American opponent in 25-year-old Vania King who is 0-5 against top 10 players. Williams is now 73-9 at the US Open, level with Steffi Graf's win-loss record and she has never lost before the third round. Her earliest defeat was in the third round on her 1998 debut.
    8/28/2014 5:57:20 PM
  • SERENA COASTING
    [set] World No 1 Serena Williams easily takes  the opening set, 6-1 after just 29 minutes of action on Ashe, against Vania King. Meanwhile, American 13th seed John Isner leads world No 77 from Germany Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6(5) 2-2* and big-hitting Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga looks to be in a hurry against Aleksandr Nedovyesov over on Grandstand. The Toronto Masters champion leads 6-3 *2-1.
    8/28/2014 6:03:20 PM

  • SERENA ON SONG: Serena Williams is now *4-0 up in the second set against Vania King. It's looking ominous on Ashe!


    8/28/2014 6:24:20 PM
  • EASY FOR SERENA
    [game-set-match] World No 1 Serena Williams has lost just five games in her opening two matches at the US Open. She dispatches Vania King, 6-1 6-0 in just 56 minutes. The 17-time grand slam champion will take on yet another American, with Varvara Lepchenko in line to face her in the third round after she beat Mona Barthel from Germany, 6-4 6-0.
    8/28/2014 6:31:46 PM
  • BAD DAY FOR ANA
    Ana Ivanovic, who had been having her best season since winning the French Open in 2008, lost to Karolina Pliskova 7-5 6-4 in the second round today and after her match she said:


    It was just really bad day. This is exactly what I think I have to reassess. I had great lead-ups to every grand slam. I played a lot of matches and won lot of matches. ... At the grand slams I just haven't performed that well. "

    8/28/2014 6:34:42 PM
  • WINNING STREAK
    [stats] Serena Williams is now on a 15-match Flushing Meadows winning streak after her win today. Williams has won five US Open titles, including in 2012 and 2013. She is trying to become the first woman to win the tournament three consecutive years since Chris Evert had a four-year run from 1975-78.

    8/28/2014 6:41:00 PM
  • DJOKO NEXT UP ON ASHE
    [stats] Top seed and world No 1 Novak Djokovic takes a 5-1 head-to-head record against Paul-Henri Mathieu, one of nine Frenchmen left, into their second-round clash.
    Djokovic has never lost in the second round in nine appearances and has reached the third round or better in 24 consecutive grand slams since a second round loss at Wimbledon in 2008. Mathieu is looking to break a 19-match losing streak against Top 10 opponents since his last win at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
    8/28/2014 6:51:21 PM
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