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NEW YORK | The Latest: 2016 runner-up Pliskova into US Open quarters

NEW YORK  — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Karolina Pliskova reached the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the third consecutive year, beating No. 18 seed Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-4. Pliskova was the runner-up at Flushing Meadows in 2016, when she beat Serena Williams in the semifinals. They could … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: 2016 runner-up Pliskova into US Open quarters

NEW YORK | The Latest: No. 1 Nadal through to US Open quarterfinals

NEW YORK— The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Rafael Nadal is back in the U.S. Open quarterfinals after beating Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-4. The defending champion will next face No. 9 seed Dominic Thiem. That will be a rematch of Nadal’s victory in the French … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: No. 1 Nadal through to US Open quarterfinals

NEW YORK | The Latest: Federer wins easily to reach US Open’s 2nd round

NEW YORK— The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Roger Federer improved to 18-0 in first-round matches at the U.S. Open and took one step toward a potential quarterfinal showdown against Novak Djokovic. Dressed from head to toe in a plum-colored outfit, the 20-time major champion delivered 14 aces … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Federer wins easily to reach US Open’s 2nd round

NEW YORK | Serena Williams easily wins 1st US Open match in 2 years

NEW YORK — Serena Williams was disappointed she didn’t get to say goodbye to her daughter before heading to Flushing Meadows to play in the U.S. Open for the first time in two years Monday night. So after needing just 70 minutes to put together a 6-4, 6-0 victory over 68th-ranked Magda Linette of Poland … Continue reading NEW YORK | Serena Williams easily wins 1st US Open match in 2 years

MASON, Ohio | Soaked! Djokovic’s match suspended in rainy Cincinnati

MASON, Ohio  — Novak Djokovic’s quest for his first Western & Southern Open title ran into a different obstacle Thursday night, with batches of rain forcing his match against defending champion Grigor Dimitrov to be suspended overnight. Roger Federer’s match against Leonardo Mayer was postponed until Friday as well, along with several others pushed back … Continue reading MASON, Ohio | Soaked! Djokovic’s match suspended in rainy Cincinnati