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YOG 2014: China showcases future stars as curtain falls
Up to 2,000 performers will feature at the closing ceremony for the Youth Olympics in China's Nanjing city Thursday after 12 days of competition that showcased the sporting superstars of the future.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Cybercast News Service
Peng upsets 4th-seeded Radwanska at US Open
Peng Shuai upset fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, the first top-10 player knocked out of this year's U.S. Open.
Federer tops Forbes' money list
Swiss 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has topped Forbes magazine's list of the 10 top tennis money makers announced on Monday.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Meet youngest American to win at Open in 28 years
The last time a tennis player as young as CiCi Bellis won a match at the U.S. Open, CiCi Bellis was three years from being born.
Watson loses to Cirstea in US Open
Dates: 25 August-8 September Coverage: Live radio and text commentary on Andy Murray's matches, plus commentary every day from 18:00 or 18:30 BST on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra Heather Watson was completely outplayed as she lost to Romania's Sorana Cirstea in the first round of the US Open.
Yao Ming says Youth Olympic Games not about results
Yao passionately believes that the Youth Olympic Games must promote interaction between athletes, respect of the competition, each other and themselves - and teach youngsters how to reject drugs.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova take the court as two of the world's highest-paid female athletes
Maria Sharapova, who will take the court this week at the U.S. Open, was the highest-paid female athlete in the world in 2013, raking in $24.4 million, largely from endorsement deals.
US Open Tennis 2014: Day 1 Schedule, Matchups, Predictions for New York Bracket
Monday marks the start of the 2014 U.S. Open, the last chance for tennis' best to make a splash in a Grand Slam tournament.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Globe and Mail
U.S. Open could restore order to an erratic tennis season
Serena Williams practise ahead of the U.S. Open tennis Sunday in New York. Ms. Williams has been upset at all three Grand Slams this year.
US Open Tennis 2014 TV Schedule: Day-by-Day Listings for Entire Tournament
The final Grand Slam of the tennis season and the lone of its ilk on American soil is set to take the globe by storm when the top names descend upon Like the 133 iterations before it, this year's tournament features dominant players and plenty of opportunity for lesser-known names to shock the globe, meaning it will provide must-see action from the ... (more)
Watson: I'm totally different now
Heather Watson left the US Open in tears 12 months ago, but returns with a smile on her face and looking to continue the form that has lifted her back into the world's top 50. This season could not have been more of a contrast to 2013 for the British number one, who has climbed more than 100 places in the rankings in seven months and claimed her ... (more)
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Williams desperate for 18th grand slam
Self-proclaimed "super trendy" Serena Williams is intent on adding more substance to her signature style with a drought-breaking sixth US Open crown at Flushing Meadows.
Feng's driving ambition
Chinese professional golfer Feng Shanshan competes for the 'Mission Hills Star Trophy' in Haikou, South China's Hainan province.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
US Open: Women's preview
Serena Williams heads into the US Open having dominated the sport since the beginning of 2012, losing only 12 competitive matches in that period.
ITF president suggests more junior-level tournaments
" The success of Li Na and some other female players have drawn a lot of attention to tennis and this interest in the sport has created a climate where top level tournaments for both men and women are attractive to the Chinese audience.
China's tennis "golden flowers" to clash in US Open first round
Zheng Jie and Peng Shuai, who are among a group of outstanding Chinese women's tennis players nicknamed the "golden flowers", will clash in the first round of the US Open.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
US Open Tennis 2014: Predictions for Top Stars on Women's Side
The 2014 U.S. Open lost some of its star power when Rafael Nadal and Li Na withdrew because of injury, but there are still plenty of marquee names remaining.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Washington Post
Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd
French Open runner-up Simona Halep is seeded second after reaching a career-best ranking this month.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Supreme Serena targets 18th major at US Open
World number one Serena Williams is firing on all cylinders as she seeks to stretch her tally of Grand Slam singles titles to 18 at the US Open.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
At the Net: Sharapova's rich; Melzer hangs 'em up
For a 10th straight year, Maria Sharapova topped the Forbes list as the top-earning female athlete on the planet.