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Serena Williams wins 4th U.S. Open title

Serena Williams wins 4th U.S. Open title

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- American star Serena Williams claimed her fourth career U.S. Open title Sunday, gutting out a three-set victory over world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus.

Djokovic, Murray to vie in U.S. Open final

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic reached his third straight U.S. Open final Sunday, completing a four-set semifinal victory over Spain's David Ferrer.

Murray wins one NYC semi, other suspended

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Andy Murray reached the finals of the U.S. Open Saturday, defeating Tomas Berdych in four sets, but rain forced the suspension of the day's second semifinal.
Roddick's career ends, Federer ousted

Roddick's career ends, Federer ousted

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Andy Roddick's career came to a close and Roger Federer was knocked out of the tournament Wednesday during an eventful day at the U.S. Open.

Djokovic, Roddick move on at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic reached the Round of 16 and American Andy Roddick also remained in the hunt after wins Sunday at the U.S. Open.

Djokovic, Roddick net U.S. Open wins

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic and American Andy Roddick moved on to the second round of the 2012 U.S. Open with wins Tuesday.
Federer to extend run at No. 1

Federer to extend run at No. 1

LONDON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The year's final major tennis tournament starts Monday and no matter how the U.S. Open turns out Roger Federer will keep his No. 1 world ranking.
Murray, Federer in same half of Open draw

Murray, Federer in same half of Open draw

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- No. 3-seeded and Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray has been placed in the same half of the U.S. Open men's draw as world No. 1 Roger Federer.

Djokovic, Gasquet to vie for Rogers Cup

TORONTO, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic and Richard Gasquet will meet in the final of the Rogers Cup after both took semifinal victories Saturday.

Djokovic, Murray secure Rogers Cup wins

TORONTO, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic and Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray each advanced with victories Wednesday at the Rogers Cup.
Djokovic, Federer set up duel with wins

Djokovic, Federer set up duel with wins

LONDON, July 4 (UPI) -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Swiss superstar Roger Federer set up a Wimbledon semifinal meeting when each logged quarterfinal wins Wednesday.
Djokovic, Federer gain quarterfinals

Djokovic, Federer gain quarterfinals

LONDON, July 2 (UPI) -- Top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic and six-time winner Roger Federer each moved to the quarterfinals at rainy Wimbledon with Monday victories.
Federer survives five-set challenge

Federer survives five-set challenge

LONDON, June 29 (UPI) -- Roger Federer rallied from a two-set deficit for a five-set victory Friday over Julien Benneteau in a third-round match at Wimbledon.

Verdasco stuns Nadal in Spain

MADRID, May 10 (UPI) -- Fernando Verdasco rallied from a 2-5 deficit in the third set Thursday to stun Rafael Nadal in the third round of the Madrid Open.

Roddick bounces Federer in Miami upset

MIAMI, March 26 (UPI) -- Andy Roddick upended Roger Federer and defending champion Novak Djokovic advanced to the fourth round Monday at the Sony Ericsson Open.
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Andy Murray returns a shot during his semi final match against Novak Djokovic at the Sony Ericsson Open at the Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, Florida on March 30, 2007. Djokovic defeated Murray 6-1, 6-0. (UPI Photo/ Susan Knowles)
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Novak Djokovic (Serbian: Новак Ђоковић, Novak Đoković pronounced  ( listen); born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player who has been ranked number one in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) since 4 July 2011. He has won four Grand Slam singles titles: the 2008 and 2011 Australian Open championships, the 2011 Wimbledon Championships, and the 2011 US Open. By winning these three Majors in 2011, Djokovic became the 6th player in the open era to win 3 Majors in a calendar year. He is the first player representing Serbia to win a Major singles title and the youngest player in the open era to have reached the semifinals of all four Grand Slam events, separately and consecutively. Amongst other titles, he won the Tennis Masters Cup in 2008 and was also on the team which won the 2010 Davis Cup.

He is considered the best male tennis player to ever come out of Serbia, the former Yugoslavia and the Balkans. Djokovic is also a double winner of The Best Sportsperson of Serbia award and the award for The Best Sportsman by the Olympic Committee of Serbia. He has been awarded the Order of St. Sava, the highest decoration of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Djokovic is a UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia.

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