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Third seed Radwanska out of US Open

Source: Sport Balla | Sep 2 2013, 3:05am CDT | by IANS

Third seed Radwanska out of US Open
New York, Sep 2 (IANS) Russian Ekaterina Makarova, seeded 24th, created the biggest upset so far at the 2013 US Open as she shut out Poland's third seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-4 at the Flushing Meadows here.
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Rafael Nadal beats Richard Gasquet on return from injury at China Open

Sep 30 2014 5:37am CDT | Source: Sport-The Guardian

Spanish world No2 beats Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 Nadals first match since Wimbledon last 16 loss in July Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova race through US Open champion Cilic beats wildcard t ...
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Gaudoin named Kookaburras' senior assistant coach
Melbourne, Sep 30 (IANS) Hockey Australia (HA) Tuesday announced that Paul Gaudoin will step up as the senior assistant coach of the 'Kookaburras' following Graham Reid's appointment as national coach earlier this month. | by IANS
Indian women's hockey team eye Asiad bronze
Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) After their hard-fought semi-final loss to South Korea, the Indian women's hockey team is now focused on finishing their Asian Games campaign by clinching the bronze. | by IANS
Indian men in Asiad hockey final after 12 years
Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Two-time champions India stayed on course for their first Asian Games gold medal in 16 years as a solitary strike by Akashdeep Singh helped them beat hosts South Korea 1-0 in the semifinals of the men's hockey tournament at the Soenhak Hockey Stadium here Tuesday. | by IANS

Airplane Passenger Reads About Maria Sharapova, Unaware She Is Right Behind Him

Sep 25 2014 2:40pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

If this airplane passenger wanted to know the latest on Maria Sharapova, he could have just turned around and talked to her himself. Of course, he probably wasn't expecting one of the best tennis players in the world to be sitting in the same section as him. The bizarre coincidence brought a smile to Sharapova's face. Hopefully she at least introduced herself to him after sending out t ...
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Maria Sharapova Sat Behind a Guy Reading About Maria Sharapova on a Plane

Sep 25 2014 9:26am CDT | Source: The Big Lead

Hey buddy, I'm right behind you… :) — Maria Sharapova (@MariaSharapova) September 25, 2014 Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open by Timea Bacsinszky (7-6, 7-5) on Wednesday. Sharapova wasted no time grabbing a flight home and ended up sitting behind a guy presumably reading about Sharapova’s elimination in a Chinese newspaper in the seat in front of her. You have to wonder if she tried to remain an anonymous 6-foot blonde ...
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Highlights from the 2014 US Open

Sep 11 2014 6:03pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The dust has now settled and after 15 days of ball swatting, line judging and rowdy crowds in New York, the biggest tournaments in tennis, the Grand Slams, are complete for another year. For those who like a competitive playing field, the trophies couldn’t have been dished out much better. For the first time since 1998, all four major titles for both the men and women were won by four different players. There have been some familiar names in there: Rafael Nadal inevitably conquering in ...
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US Open Tennis Prize Money 2014: Updated Purse Payout for New York

Sep 8 2014 6:44pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Marin Cilic's life is about to change in more ways than one. First and foremost, his name is now forever etched into tennis history. He aced his way past Kei Nishikori in three easy sets at Flushing Meadows Monday night, capturing the 2014 U.S. Open title 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. Just the second player not named Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic or Andy Murray to win a Grand Slam in the last five years, the 2 ...
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Serena Williams Approaching Greatest of All Time Status After 2014 US Open Title

Sep 8 2014 6:44pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

This isn't the first—or the second, or third—time anyone has mentioned Serena Williams in the same sentence as "best women's player ever," but it's never been more realistic after she lifted her 18th Grand Slam trophy at the 2014 U.S. Open. Williams was untouchable from the moment that she arrived in Flushing Meadows, winning in straight sets from the first round through her ch ...
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