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Serena, Nadal Cruise, 17-Year-Old Duval Falls On Day 4 Of US Open

Only a few spots separate them in the seedings. Still, the considerable gulf between No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 4 Sara Errani was hard to ignore in their matches Thursday at the U.S. Open.

08/29/2013

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after defeating Ryan Harrison of the United States during their first round men's singles match on Day One of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2013 in the Flushing neigborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

No Problems For Nadal, Spaniard Cruises Past American Harrison

The second-seeded Spaniard won 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first round Monday. Nadal, the 2010 champion, skipped last year’s US Open.

08/26/2013

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Nadal’s Knee Is A Question Heading Into The U.S. Open

Nadal’s knees have had recurring problems over the years, particularly the left one, which kept him out from late 2012 until early 2013.

08/25/2013

Andy Murray (STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Andy Murray Ready To Defend His U.S. Open Title

Murray is seeded No. 3, and the expectation is that he or one of the men ahead of him, Djokovic or Nadal, will hold the trophy.

08/24/2013

Andy Murray of Britain kisses the trophy after his win over Novak Djokovic during their men's singles final match at the 2012 US Open. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

10 Things To Know For The U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

Andy Murray will be the defending champion at a Grand Slam tournament and he suspects he’ll be more nervous than usual.

08/24/2013

Rafael Nadal (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Murray, Nadal Win In Montreal

Andy Murray made a successful return in his first match since winning at Wimbledon, beating Spain’s Marcel Granollers 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Wednesday in the second round of the Rogers Cup.

08/08/2013

Roger Federer (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Federer Falls To No. 5 In ATP Rankings For 1st Time In A Decade

Federer’s second-round loss at Wimbledon, a year after taking the title, drops him from No. 3. He was fifth in the rankings on June 23, 2003, two weeks before he won Wimbledon for the first of his record 17 major championships.

07/08/2013

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Roger Federer Bounced By 116th-Ranked Stakhovsky At Wimbledon

Seven-time champion Roger Federer was stunned by 116th-ranked Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, his earliest loss in a Grand Slam tournament in 10 years.

06/26/2013

Rafael Nadal (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Nadal Bounced In 1st Round Of Wimbledon; 1st Career Loss In 1st Round Of Major

In one of Wimbledon’s greatest upsets, an ailing Rafael Nadal was knocked out in straight sets on Monday by a player ranked 135th — the Spaniard’s first loss in the opening round of a Grand Slam event.

06/24/2013

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Protesters With Flares Jump Onto Court, Interrupt French Open Final

A man who jumped onto the court with a fiery flare spurting white smoke briefly interrupted the French Open final Sunday between Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer.

06/09/2013

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Nadal Wins 8th French Open Title, Beating Ferrer In Straight Sets

Nadal became the first man to win eight titles at the same Grand Slam tournament when he beat fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in Sunday’s final, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.

06/09/2013

Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Andy Murray Into US Open Final

Andy Murray persevered through the wind and the rain to advance to his US Open Final since 2008.

09/08/2012

Andy Murray (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images), Tomas Berdych (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) and David Ferrer (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

Kallet: Will The Grand Slam Torch Finally Be Passed To A New Man At The US Open?

Yes, the ingredients are in place for the torch to finally be passed — at least for the moment — to a new men’s Grand Slam champion. And if it does play out that way, what will it feel like? It’s tough to say, as there has only been one blip on the Big Three’s radar since 2005.

09/07/2012

Kim Clijsters

Clijsters’ Stellar Singles Career Ends With 2nd Round Loss At US Open

The four-time Grand Slam champion lost to 18-year-old Laura Robson of Britain in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, and will head into retirement after she finishes playing in doubles at Flushing Meadows.

08/29/2012

Arthur Ashe Stadium (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

All Eyes On Flushing: Tennis’ Best Ready For Two-Week Grind At US Open

In an Olympic year, the US Open — considered the toughest test in tennis even under normal circumstances — is essentially the season’s fifth major. That makes for quite a grueling season for the players.

08/27/2012

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