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Li, Serena cruise on at China Open

Source: Sport Balla | Oct 1 2013, 5:24pm CDT | by IANS

Li, Serena cruise on at China Open
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) World number one Serena Williams and home favourite Li Na both reached last 16 at the ongoing China Open Tuesday. But they followed different paths in respective second round matches.
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US Open Tennis TV Schedule 2014: Full Network Schedule and Top Storylines

Aug 22 2014 2:43pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Tennis will take center stage on the sports calendar one more time in 2014 with the U.S. Open. As the final major tournament of the year, as well as the only one to be contested on American soil, there will be lofty expectations for the big event.  Unfortunately, due to a lack of American stars on the men's side, it doesn't seem likely that any U.S. player will break the country's streak ...
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Atletico Madrid beat Real to lift Spanish Supercup
Madrid, Aug 23 (IANS) Atletico Madrid won the Spanish Supercup 2-1 on aggregate following a 1-0 win over Real Madrid in the second leg of the competition in the Vicente Calderon Stadium Friday night. | by IANS
 
India beat Middlesex by 95 runs
London, Aug 22 (IANS) India returned to winning ways albeit in a warm-up cricket match, registering a comfortable 95-run win over Middlesex at Lord's here Friday. | by IANS
 
Indian junior squash team finishes sixth
Windhoek (Namibia), Aug 22 (IANS) India lost 1-2 to England to finish sixth in the World Junior team squash championship here. | by IANS
 
 

US Open Tennis 2014: TV Schedule, Draw Predictions and Breakdown

Aug 22 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

It is clear from the 2014 U.S. Open that not all draws are created equal. While some top players in both the men's and women's draws have a relatively easy path to the quarterfinals, others will receive some tough challenges right away. Even the best in the world could end up going down in the first few rounds. The good news is this will create an exciting tournament from start to finish. Instead of simply waiting until the second week of a Grand Slam to start w ...
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Serena Williams Shatters Glass Window with Tennis Ball on David Letterman

Aug 22 2014 9:55am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Serena Williams has returned to New York to defend her U.S. Open title starting Monday, but she made a quick stop on the Late Show with David Letterman to hit some tennis balls. Letterman rallied a bit with Serena, but the real fun started when the tennis star showed off her power. Williams' serve has been clocked at a top speed of 128.6 mph, so it's no wonder Letterman wanted to see if she could break a glass window with a tennis ball. Not only did she shatter the glass, she did so ...
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US Open Tennis 2014: Odds and Predictions Following Bracket Draw

Aug 22 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Every player at the 2014 U.S. Open now knows their path to the fourth and final major of the year.  The draw was announced Thursday, allowing us to take a much more in-depth look at what to expect in New York. On the men's side, Rafael Nadal's absence has seemingly left Roger Federer a dream draw, while the last three major champions (not counting Nadal), Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray, all find themselves on the same, daunting side.   For the women, it sure looks like ...
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Why the US Open Desperately Needs the Superstars to Deliver

Aug 22 2014 12:30am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

After the advent of Open era tennis in 1968, the U.S. Open spent a decade trying to establish its unique Grand Slam identity. Peter Bodo, tennis historian and author of The Courts of Babylon documented the following changes: The U.S. Open could not tout tradition like Wimbledon, and its grass courts were soon ripped away and replaced by green clay. But that surface lasted only three years. It was too comfortable for European or South American stars lik ...
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US Open Tennis 2014: Draw Results, Top Seeds and Players to Watch in New York

Aug 21 2014 3:15pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center features the usual suspects in pursuit of a title at the season's final Grand Slam. A tournament that dates back to 1881, the 134th edition features a bevy of superstars who are at key points in their career, as the landscape of the sport overall continues to evolve toward better parity than ever before. The top seeds are predictable, yes, but this season has mostly been anything but kind to pla ...
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