US Open final preview: Young Americans take center stage

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Venus and Serena Williams may not be ready to pass the torch of American women’s tennis just yet – Venus won more Grand Slam matches than anyone on tour this season, and Serena is planning to return from maternity leave in January to defend her Australian Open title – but for the time being, their younger compatriots have stepped More...

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Serena looking forward to Keys-Stephens final: 'Hopefully the 1st of many'

REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi / Action Images New mother Serena Williams is planning to return to the WTA tour at the Australian Open in January, but for now, she’s going to More...

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Nadal suggests ATP should allow in-match coaching

The Associated Press 1h ago Reuters / Christian Hartmann / Action Images NEW YORK – Rafael Nadal figured out a change of tactics on his More...

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Nadal unlocks God Mode to pull away from Del Potro

Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports / Action Images The first set of the US Open semifinal between Juan Martin del Potro and Rafa Nadal looked like a continuation of Del Potro’s More...

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Watch: Nadal wins frantic point with stunning drop-shot pickup

REUTERS/Mike Segar / Action Images We’ve got our contender for point of the match so far: Exceptional rally between Nadal and Del Potro!#USOpen pic.twitter.com/Izw6K17iNQ — More...

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Nadal tops Del Potro to reach 4th US Open final

The Associated Press 9m ago REUTERS/Mike Segar / Action Images NEW YORK – Rafael Nadal will play for his 16th Grand Slam title after More...

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Score one for the big guys: Anderson tallest ever to reach Slam final

Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports / Action Images There’s this weird tension in pro tennis, and specifically pro men’s tennis, between two competing notions about More...

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Anderson tops Carreno Busta in US Open semis to reach 1st Slam final

The Associated Press 52m ago Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports / Action Images NEW YORK – Kevin Anderson will play for his first Grand More...

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By sportsnews On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Watch: Tom Rinaldi mistakes Keys for Stephens

REUTERS/Mike Segar / Action Images Rinaldi 🙈 pic.twitter.com/ITAB61sYXc — Ashish TV (@ashish_jena_) September 8, 2017 Maybe it was because the early match had been so More...

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Sloane Stephens dug in, stepped up, and took it from Venus Williams

Thursday night’s US Open semifinal between Sloane Stephens and Venus Williams was a wrecking ball of a match. It swung one way, careened violently in the other direction, and then knocked the damn house More...

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