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US Open: Nadal, Federer through, Kvitova, Wozniacki out (Roundup)
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US Open: Nadal, Federer through, Kvitova, Wozniacki out (Roundup)

Sep 1 2013, 4:04am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 1 (IANS) The sixth day of competition at the US Open saw second seed Rafael Nadal and seventh seed Roger Federer advance, while women's singles seventh seed Peta Kvitova and sixth seed Caroline Wozniacki were eliminated from the Flushing Meadows here.

New York, Sep 1 — The sixth day of competition at the US Open saw second seed Rafael Nadal and seventh seed Roger Federer advance, while women's singles seventh seed Peta Kvitova and sixth seed...

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US Open: Nadal, Federer through, Kvitova, Wozniacki out (Roundup)

Sep 1 2013, 4:04am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 1 (IANS) The sixth day of competition at the US Open saw second seed Rafael Nadal and seventh seed Roger Federer advance, while women's singles seventh seed Peta Kvitova and sixth seed Caroline Wozniacki were eliminated from the Flushing Meadows here.

New York, Sep 1 — The sixth day of competition at the US Open saw second seed Rafael Nadal and seventh seed Roger Federer advance, while women's singles seventh seed Peta Kvitova and sixth seed Caroline Wozniacki were eliminated from the Flushing Meadows here.

The 2010 US Open champion Nadal needed just two hours to defeat Ivan Dodig from Croatia 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, keeping the 'no set dropped' record intact to reach the fourth round Saturday, reports Xinhua.

"I think I played a correct match today. Happy with 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 against a player who came to this tournament winning against tough opponents like Davydenko and Verdasco," said Nadal.

The 27-year-old Spaniard missed the 2012 edition because of a knee injury but took home nine ATP titles in a single year, the best among all male players. The owner of 12 Grand Slam titles kept winning to claim titles in Cincinnati and Montreal and entered the US Open with 10-0 record, which has now become 13-0.

"When you are playing well, you have the chance to play more aggressively. I am just trying to adjust small things to be a better player, as I have done all my career," said Nadal, who would meet the winner of the match between John Isner and Philipp Kohlschreiber in the next round.

Seventh seed Federer also enjoyed an easy outing, beating Adrian Mannarino from France 6-3, 6-0, 6-2. Fourth seed David Ferrer, eighth seed Richard Gasquet also advanced to the last 16.

However, the female seeds were less lucky.

Sixth seed Wozniacki won the first set but still lost to 21-year-old Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi 6-4, 3-6, 3-6 while seventh seed Kvitova was beaten by local talent Alison Riske 6-3, 6-0.

It was a perfect day in office for Indians too as Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza and Divij Sharan advanced to the third round in their respective groups.

In second round men's doubles action, Paes, Sharan and Bopanna won their respective matches while Sania won her women's doubles tie to move ahead.

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New York Marathon Results 2014: Men's and Women's Winners, Top Times and More

Nov 4 2014 12:00pm CST | Source: Bleacher Report

Over 50,000 people finished the 2014 New York City Marathon, but two names stand out from the crowd after a wild, wonderful day of running in the Big Apple. Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany of Kenya finished first in the men's and women's divisions, respectively. Keitany defeated Jemima Sumgong, also from Kenya, by a mere three seconds. Kipsang didn't have much more breathing room than Keitany, as he crossed the fi ...
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New York Marathon Results 2014: Winners, Top Celebrities' Final NYC Race Times

Nov 3 2014 1:00pm CST | Source: Bleacher Report

The New York Marathon is the largest race of its kind in the world, and the action Sunday during the 2014 edition had fans of the sport and casual supporters alike excited about the competition in New York City. While there was a strong group of the best runners in the world taking part in the 26.2-mile race (more than 50,000 total competitors), there were dozens of celebrities who also participated ...
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Caroline Wozniacki on her first New York marathon: 'I knew it was going to be tough' - video

Nov 3 2014 6:06am CST | Source: Sport-The Guardian

World number eight Caroline Wozniacki says she surprised herself by completing her first New York marathon on Sunday. The tennis star was aiming to finish the race in four hours, but clocked in at three hours and 27 minutes. Wozniacki also laughs off any chance of her giving up tennis ...
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New York Marathon 2014: Final Results, Finishing Times and More

Nov 3 2014 6:00am CST | Source: Bleacher Report

Kenyan runners Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany won the 2014 New York City Marathon, but the real winners were all the runners who somehow managed to survive brutal conditions on a blustery New York day to finish a grueling 26.2-mile race. Kipsang ran his first-ever New York City Marathon and now has another title to add to his championships from Berlin and London. He finished with a time of 2 hours, 10 minutes, 59 sec ...
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Caroline Wozniacki thrilled to finish New York Marathon while Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany triumph overall

Nov 2 2014 3:29pm CST | Source: Telegraph

Tennis star completes race in 3½ hours while Kenyan pair while Kipsang and Keitany complete Kenyan clean sweep of men's and women ...
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New York Marathon Results 2014: Finishing Times and Top Performances

Nov 2 2014 2:00pm CST | Source: Bleacher Report

Neither wind nor cold could stop Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany from giving Kenya a pair of New York City Marathon winners. Kipsang blazed through the 26-mile trek in two hours, 10 minutes and 55 seconds. The former world-record holder, who was racing in his first New York City marathon, battled the frigid post-Halloween conditions to clear Lelisa Desisa by 11 seconds. He said he was able to hold off Desisa by conserving energy while in the lead, a strat ...
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(Video) Serena Williams Sticks Camera In Caroline Wozniacki’s Face, Seconds After Danish Star Finishes New York Marathon!

Nov 2 2014 1:19pm CST | Source: CaughtOffside

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki completed her first ever New York Marathon on Sunday. Upon reaching the finish line, the exhausted Dane was greeted by Serena Williams, who stuck a video camera in her face. Caroline and Serena are very close friends. They went to watch the New York Rangers together on Saturday night, just six days after Serena beat Caroline 2-6 6-3 7-6 at the WTA Championships in Singapor ...
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New York Marathon 2014 Results: Men's and Women's Top Finishers from NYC Race

Nov 2 2014 11:39am CST | Source: Bleacher Report

Gusting winds and cold temperatures were not enough to keep the more than 50,000 competitors from flooding the streets of New York City for the world’s largest annual marathon.   The 26.2-mile course worked its way through Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx before making the final push toward the finish line in Manhattan’s Central Park. The support from the crowds lining the streets helped the competitors make it through the adverse conditions and finish the marquee event.On the men’s side, Ke ...
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New York Marathon 2014: Top Celebrities Expected to Race in NYC

Nov 2 2014 7:00am CST | Source: Bleacher Report

Maybe celebrities really aren’t just like us. After all, how many of “us” could find the time to train for and run the New York City Marathon while balancing life in the spotlight? A large number of celebrities will do just that on Sunday at the 44th edition of the event. Between the diverse course that covers all five of New York City’s boroughs to the more than 130 bands that are scheduled to perform along ...
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(Image) Classy Serena Williams Hosts Caroline Wozniacki In New York, Just Days After Beating Her In Singapore

Nov 1 2014 8:50pm CDT | Source: CaughtOffside

Serena plays the perfect host to her great rival in NYC. Tennis stars and best friends Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki were reunited on Saturday night. SEE MORE: World's 40 Hottest Female Tennis Players. (Images) Designer Venus Williams Models Dresses: Is Former World Number One Tennis’s Most Stylish Woman? (Image) Tennis Queen Serena Williams Looks Beautiful As She Shoots Underwear Commercial. The last time the two were together was a week ago, when Serena beat Caroline in a thi ...
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