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  • 'Odd to see footballer meddle in tennis'

    Roger Federer questioned Gerard Pique’s involvement in the controversial Davis Cup rebrand, opining that it was 'odd' to see a football player involved in the tennis competition's revamp.

  • Djokovic, Federer through

    Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic suffered in sweltering US Open conditions Tuesday but battled through to the second round with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 victory over Hungarian Marton Fucsovics.

  • Cilic into second round after Copil retires

    Marin Cilic clinches a second-round berth at the U.S. Open after opponent Marius Copil of Romania retires hurt in the third set trailing the seventh-ranked Croat 7-5, 6-1, 1-1

  • Djokovic survives heat and Fucsovics

    Novak Djokovic suffers in sweltering US Open conditions but holds on to reach the second round with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 victory over Hungarian Marton Fucsovics.

  • Serena's winning return

    Serena Williams made a triumphant return to the US Open on Monday, launching her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam victory with a straight-sets win.

  • Murray makes winning return

    Briton Andy Murray beat Australia's James Duckworth 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 in the U.S. Open first round, which is the former champion's first Grand Slam match in more than a year.

  • Venus prevails in brutal first-round battle

    Two-times U.S. Open champion Venus Williams outlasts Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3 5-7 6-3 in a marathon battle on a brutally hot day at Arthur Ashe Stadium to reach the U.S. Open second round.

  • Halep suffers shock exit

    World number one Simona Halep was swept aside 6-2, 6-4 by 44th-ranked Kaia Kanepi yesterday, the first top-seeded woman ever to lose in the US Open first round.

  • Big names return at the Big Apple

    The US Open will begin from tonight and the fourth Grand Slam of the year will see all of the big names returning to action. Scotland's Andy Murray, who won the event at Flushing Meadows in 2012, will return from a year-long lay-off.

  • Rejuvenated Djokovic eyes US Open as 'Big Four' reunited

    From the pits of despair in Paris, record-setting Novak Djokovic now eyes a third US Open title in New York where for the first time since Wimbledon last year, the sport's 'Big Four' will be reunited.

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