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Tennis: Serena Williams, Djokovic into US Open quarters

Tennis: Serena Williams, Djokovic into US Open quarters

Serena Williams gave a premature victory leap in her fourth-round match and later allowed herself a self-deprecating celebration after beating Kaia Kanepi to reach the US Open quarterfinals.

Tennis: Federer advances at US Open

Tennis: Federer advances at US Open

Grand slam king Roger Federer came back with renewed vigor after a weather delay to rout Spaniard Marcel Granollers 4-6 6-1 6-1 6-1 and charge into the fourth round of the US Open.

Tennis: Sharapova, Ferrer fall at US Open

Tennis: Sharapova, Ferrer fall at US Open

Caroline Wozniacki upset French Open champion Maria Sharapova in a groundstroke marathon to reach the US Open quarter-finals, while Gilles Simon registered the first big surprise in the men's draw.

Tennis: Federer bests big-serving Aussie

Tennis: Federer bests big-serving Aussie

Second seed Roger Federer served up a tidy 6-4 6-4 6-4 win over big-hitting Australian Sam Groth to ease into the third round of the US Open and continue his march towards an 18th grand slam title.

Tennis: Serena advances at US Open

Tennis: Serena advances at US Open

World number one Serena Williams conquered the wind and another American challenger to take her place in the third round of the US Open.

Tennis: Scare for Sharapova at US Open

Tennis: Scare for Sharapova at US Open

Russian fifth seed Maria Sharapova avoided adding her name to a growing list of US Open upsets by rallying to a 4-6 6-3 6-2 win over Alexandra Dulgheru and into the third round of the year's final grand slam.

Tennis: Erakovic joins WTA player council

Tennis: Erakovic joins WTA player council

Kiwi tennis No1 Marina Erakovic isn't quite a veteran of the women's tennis tour but she's experienced enough to feel comfortable and to have been voted on to the player council yesterday, something which shows the respect she has from her fellow competitors.

Tennis: Favourites forced to work at US Open

Tennis: Favourites forced to work at US Open

Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favourites were forced to work extra hard on steamy opening day at the US Open.

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