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Murray holds off Djokovic for US Open title

Andy Murray

Andy Murray has won the U.S. Open in five grueling sets to become the first British man since 1936 to capture a Grand Slam title.


Sports of The Times: To Excel in Tennis, United States Should Look to High Schools

U.S. Open

The United States is suffering the consequences of leaning on a model that often limits tennis to those who can afford it. The solution would be using the public school system to widen the talent pool.


Djokovic, Murray in US Open

Novak Djokovic

The weather was much better at the U.S. Open on Sunday. So was Novak Djokovic. Under a cloudless blue sky, in only a hint of wind, defending champion Djokovic got his game into high gear and reached his third consecutive final at Flushing Meadows by beating fourth-seeded David Ferrer of Spain 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 in a match suspended a day earlier.


Serena Williams Beats Sara Errani, Reaches U.S. Open Final

Serena Williams

The latest woman to absorb a lopsided loss against Serena Williams thinks the 14-time Grand Slam champion should take on a new challenge. "Given that men are always quick to say women are a lot worse ... I'd love to see her play in a (lower-level) men's tournament and see how they deal with her. It's easy to talk. On the court, it would be different," the 10th-seeded Sara Errani said.


Djokovic gets job done against Del Potro

Playing terrific defense and catching lines with his shots all night long, defending U.S.


Roddick’s Career Ends With Loss to Del Potro

Andy Roddick

Always a fan favorite at the United States Open, and the 2003 champion, Andy Roddick headed into retirement with a 6-7 (1), 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-4 loss to Juan Martin del Potro... More than an hour after hitting one last shot as a professional tennis player, then delivering one last, voice-wavering speech to an adoring U.S. Open audience, Andy Roddick exited the locker room one last time.


Murray Holds It Together in the Heat, and Federer Cruises to a Win

The Big Four in men’s tennis came to New York minus Rafael Nadal, and for stretches of Saturday afternoon it looked as if the three present might be reduced to two.


Clijsters' career ends after mixed doubles loss

Kim Clijsters hit her last shot as a pro tennis player into the net. Doubtful anyone will remember that, though. Smiling right until the end in front of 2,800 buzzing fans on Court 17 at Flushing Meadows, Clijsters officially made her way into retirement Saturday night.


Andy Roddick to retire after US Open

Andy Roddick

Andy Roddick, the top American man for the last decade, and the last American man to win a Grand Slam event, will retire from tennis after the US Open. Roddick made the announcement in a news conference Thursday.


Robson stuns Clijsters at US Open

Laura Robson secures the biggest win of her career with a shock victory over Kim Clijsters in round two of the US Open.


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