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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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yao Ming (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Fencing, Na Li, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Tennis, Olympic Table Tennis

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Peng Shuai, Tennis, Agnieszka Radwanska, Wimbledon

Al Bawaba

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic

Tue Aug 26, 2014

USA Today

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Australian Open, Tennis Players, Dominika Cibulkova, Serena Williams

BBC News

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Andy Murray, Heather Watson, Sorana Cirstea, Maria Sharapova

Xinhuanet

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yao Ming (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Olympics, Yao Ming, NBA Players, Olympic Fencing, Na Li, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Tennis

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, French Open

BleacherReport

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Rafael Nadal, French Open, Ana Ivanovic, Maria Sharapova

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Milos Raonic, Wimbledon

BleacherReport

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)

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Rafael Nadal

Sporting Life

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)

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Heather Watson, Tennis, Simona Halep, Sorana Cirstea, Maria Sharapova, Fed Cup

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Age

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.

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Related Topix: Serena Williams, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Tennis, US Open, Olympic Fencing, Maria Sharapova, Na Li

China Daily

Feng's driving ambition

Chinese professional golfer Feng Shanshan competes for the 'Mission Hills Star Trophy' in Haikou, South China's Hainan province.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

RTE.ie

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.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, U.S. Women's Open, Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Serena Williams, Dominika Cibulkova, Simona Halep

Nerve News

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.

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Xinhuanet

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Zheng Jie, Tennis Players, Peng Shuai, Zhang Shuai, Serena Williams

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BleacherReport

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.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, U.S. Women's Open, Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Rafael Nadal, Wimbledon, French Open

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Serena Williams, French Open, Tennis, Simona Halep, Wimbledon, Petra Kvitova

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABS-CBN News

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Serena Williams, Australian Open, Wimbledon, Maria Sharapova

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Maria Sharapova, Tennis, French Open, Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Caroline Wozniacki

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