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Novak Djokovic unlikely to be fit for US Open


Novak Djokovic unlikely to be fit for US Open

Novak Djokovic’s chances of playing the US Open – the fourth and final Grand Slam of the year looked bleak as soon as he hit his forehand wide and into the tramlines in the quarterfinals of his Wimbledon clash. Not one to go away without a fight, Djokovic surrendered midway into the match and later said his elbow injury prevented him from completing the contest. Now the situation has been looked at and the diagnosis suggests a return for the Grand Slam in Flushing Meadows looks extremely unlikely.

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Andy Murray crashes out of US Open after five-set defeat to Kei Nishikori in quarter-finals


Andy Murray has failed to reach the semi-finals of the US Open for the fourth consecutive year.

The British No.1 was beaten by the Japanese No.1 Kei Nishikori 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 in just under four hours.

Murray stormed the first set, winning 6-1 and when he broke early in the second it looked as though he could be heading for an easy win.

But Nishikori broke back. The match was then delayed while the roof was closed and when both played eventually returned to the court Nishikori went on to level the match via a tie break.

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Sania knocked out of women's doubles at US Open


Sania knocked out,US Open,Tennis, Barbora Strycova

Seventh seeds Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova were beaten 6-7 (3), 1-6 by top seeds Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic in the women's doubles quarter-finals of the US Open, thereby ending India's campaign in the tennis tournament.

Sania Mirza was India's last representative at the US Open after Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski lost in the mixed doubles quarters on Monday.

Caroline and Kristina were down 1-4 in the first set as Sania-Barbora got an early break to jump to a 3-1 lead at the Grandstand Court here on Tuesday.

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US Open: Serena Williams eyes next step on path to history


Serena Williams will try to take a step closer to history on Saturday when she plays her third-round match at the U.S. Open.

The world number one takes on Johanna Larsson of Sweden for a place in the last 16, the third step on the path to an Open Era record 23rd grand slam title.

Williams’ second-round win over fellow American Vania King brought her level with Martina Navratilova’s record of 306 grand slam wins.

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Novak Djokovic gets another slide at US Open


Top seed Novak Djokovic cannot seem able to get a match in at the U.S. Open, as the world number one was given another rapid advance when Russian Mikhail Youzhny retired due to a leg injury when trailing 4-2 on Friday. 

Youzhny was treated during the changeover at 4-1 in the third-round match at Arthur Ashe Stadium and had his left thigh taped. He won the next game on his serve but could not continue, giving Djokovic a pass into the round of 16.

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Agnieszka Radwanska tunes up for US Open with Connecticut victory


Agnieszka Radwanska tunes up for US Open with Connecticut victory

Top seed Agnieszka Radwanska declared it mission accomplished after clinching a 6-1, 7-6(1) victory over Elina Svitolina in the final of the Connecticut Open in New Haven on Saturday.

Radwanska accepted a wild card into the event because she wanted to tune up for the US Open that starts on Monday and the 27-year-old Pole will head to Flushing Meadows brimming with confidence after collecting her 19th career WTA title.

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Tomas Berdych out of US Open with appendicitis


World number eight Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic pulled out of the US Open on Saturday suffering from appendicitis.

The 30-year-old said he was heading back to Europe for immediate treatment and would sit out the season`s final Grand Slam event which starts in New York on August 29.

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