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Rafael Nadal bests Novak Djokovic to win second U.S. Open title

Rafael Nadal bests Novak Djokovic to win second U.S. Open title

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal captured his second U.S. Open and 13th career Grand Slam title Monday, besting world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in four sets.

No. 1 Novak Djokovic, defending champ Andy Murray breeze at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and third-seeded defending champion Andy Murray each breezed into the round of 16 with wins Sunday at the U.S. Open.
Serena Williams captures late-night match at U.S. Open

Serena Williams captures late-night match at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Serena Williams waited until almost midnight to begin her match Friday and then swept past Yaroslava Shvedova in the third round of the U.S. Open.

Samantha Stosur bounced, Victoria Azarenka advances at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Unheralded American qualifier Victoria Duval upset No. 11 Samantha Stosur and No. 2 Victoria Azarenka breezed to a first-round win Tuesday at the U.S. Open.
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer advance with first-round U.S. Open wins

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer advance with first-round U.S. Open wins

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, seeking his sixth U.S. Open title, each eased into the second round in Day 2 play at the New York event.
Rafael Nadal breezes, Kei Nishikori upended at U.S. Open

Rafael Nadal breezes, Kei Nishikori upended at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Rafael Nadal stayed on a roll with a first-round win but 11th-seeded Kei Nishikori fell in an upset Monday on the opening day of the U.S. Open.
Serena, Venus Williams among early U.S. Open winners

Serena, Venus Williams among early U.S. Open winners

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Top-seeded four-time champion Serena Williams and elder sister Venus, a two-time winner herself, each recorded a first-round win Monday at the U.S. Open.
James Blake to retire from ATP after U.S. Open

James Blake to retire from ATP after U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- James Blake, who reached No. 4 in the rankings, said he will retire from competition following the U.S. Open, which began Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 10, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 5, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, April 8, 2013.
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Arthur Ashe items being sold online

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles auctioneer is selling numerous items related to tennis great Arthur Ashe, including his wisdom teeth.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 10, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 5, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 8, 2012.
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Racist letters among FBI sports files

Racist letters among FBI sports files

BOSTON, July 8 (UPI) -- A racist death threat against Boston Celtics coaching legend Red Auerbach is among the recently released FBI files related to New England sports figures.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 8, 2008.
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Law sparks ugly fight over pretty star pix

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger must decide whether to sign a bill giving an heir more control over a dead star's name and image.

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UPI almanac for Tuesday, July 10, 2007.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, April 8, 2007.
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Federer, Roddick favorites at U.S. Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Top-seed Roger Federer meets seventh-seeded Nikolay Davydenko and Andy Roddick plays unseeded Mikhail Youzhny Saturday in the semifinals at the 2006 U.S Open.

Sampras is a Hall of Fame nominee

NEWPORT, R.I., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Pete Sampras and Aranxta Sanchez-Vicario are the 2007 nominees for the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. Sampras won 14 Grand Slam singles championships and was the world's top-ranked men's tennis player for a record 286 weeks.

Agassi ends career with U.S. Open loss

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Tennis great Andre Agassi went into retirement on Sunday after a third-round loss to qualifier Benjamin Becker of Germany at the U.S. Open. At the match in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., Becker used a big serve to send Agassi, a two-time Open champion into retir

Federer reaches 3rd round of U.S. Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Roger Federer appeared headed towards a third consecutive U.S. Open title Friday, defeating Tim Henman of Britain in the second round. The victory was Federer's 16th in a row in the Open.
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