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US Open 2015: Serena Williams Survives Scare Against Bethanie Mattek-Sands

A relieved champion Serena Williams World No1 comes back for 3-6, 7-5, 6-0 victory saying, ‘I’m not trying to live in the edg…

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  • Nadal falls in marathon U.S. Open match to Fognini 3 hours ago

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal ended a sub-par grand slam season on a heartbreaking note when he fell 3-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 in the third round of the U.S. … More »Nadal falls in marathon U.S. Open match to Fognini

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal ended a sub-par grand slam season on a heartbreaking note when he fell 3-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 in the third round of the U.S. Open to an inspired Fabio Fognini after winning the first two sets on Friday. Clay court specialist Fognini, who was 0-7 on hard courts coming into the …

  • Williams of the U.S. returns a shot to Mattek-Sands of the U.S. during their match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York
    Williams, Cilic survive scares but no escape for Nadal 3 hours ago

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams and Marin Cilic both survived third round scares on Friday to keep their U.S. Open title defenses on track but … More »Williams, Cilic survive scares but no escape for Nadal

    Williams of the U.S. returns a shot to Mattek-Sands of the U.S. during their match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams and Marin Cilic both survived third round scares on Friday to keep their U.S. Open title defenses on track but there was no escape for Rafa Nadal with the twice-winner going down in a late night thriller. A day of riveting high drama began in the early afternoon heat …

  • Serena Williams reacts after a point against Bethanie Mattek-Sands during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
    Pushed to brink, Serena Williams comes all the way back to extend Grand Slam bid at US Open 4 hours ago

    Even if her latest troublesome first set had finished only an hour earlier, it seemed a distant memory by the time Serena Williams smacked a cross-court forehand passing … More »Pushed to brink, Serena Williams comes all the way back to extend Grand Slam bid at US Open

    Serena Williams reacts after a point against Bethanie Mattek-Sands during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Even if her latest troublesome first set had finished only an hour earlier, it seemed a distant memory by the time Serena Williams smacked a cross-court forehand passing winner on the run and wound up doing the splits behind the baseline. Yes, Williams knows as well as anyone that you can't count her out, no matter the …

  • MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals
    Pirates snap skid with win in St. Louis 4 hours ago

    (The Sports Xchange) - Another excellent start from J.A. Happ helped the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-3 rout of the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday. In trimming St. Louis' … More »Pirates snap skid with win in St. Louis

    MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals

    (The Sports Xchange) - Another excellent start from J.A. Happ helped the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-3 rout of the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday. In trimming St. Louis' National League Central Division lead to 5-1/2 games, Pittsburgh (80-53) looked nothing like the team who lost three of their last four games. In improving …

  • New England Patriots quarterback Brady exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York
    Tom Brady says he's sorry NFL had to 'endure' Deflategate scandal 4 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Star quarterback Tom Brady made his first public comments on Friday since a federal judge threw out his "Deflategate" suspension, saying he was eager to start … More »Tom Brady says he's sorry NFL had to 'endure' Deflategate scandal

    New England Patriots quarterback Brady exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York

    (Reuters) - Star quarterback Tom Brady made his first public comments on Friday since a federal judge threw out his "Deflategate" suspension, saying he was eager to start the National Football League's 2015 season. Brady thanked U.S. District Judge Richard Berman for his Thursday decision to toss his suspension and the …

  • MLB: Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays

    (The Sports Xchange) - Chris Davis had his second straight two-homer game and had three RBIs on Friday to power the Baltimore Orioles to a 10-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. It's a good feeling, a humbling feeling but this season is not over." Center fielder Adam Jones added a two-run homer for the Orioles (65-69) …

  • Eugenie Bouchard is salvaging an otherwise forgettable season at the U.S. Open. The 25th-seeded Canadian has advanced to the fourth round of the last Grand Slam of the season after defeating Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova 7-6 (9), 4-6, 6-3. Bouchard is starting to look like her old self at Flushing Meadows.

  • Blue Jays starter Drew Hutchison was looking to have a clean sixth inning after his team rallied to tie the game in the bottom of the fifth. Davis hit a two-run home run to give Baltimore its second two-run lead of the night and Matt Wieters followed with a solo shot to help the visitors to a 10-2 win on Friday. Baltimore …

  • FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady holds up the game ball after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, Mass. Brady can suit up for his team's season opener after a judge erased his four-game suspension for "Deflategate."(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

    Tom Brady posted a statement on Facebook on Friday night, a day after U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman vacated the New England quarterback's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" scandal. Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Patriots will open the season at home Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. …

  • Tosaint Ricketts scored twice and Atiba Hutchinson added a stoppage-time goal for the Canadians, who were blanked in their last three games at the Gold Cup (0-1-2). "Three goals, it's good," said Hutchinson, who had a fine game. Canadian coach Benito Floro agreed, saying his team controlled the game and could have won …

  • Williams of the U.S. celebrates a point against Mattek-Sands of the U.S. during their match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams flirted with grand slam danger once again but kept her calendar-year Grand Slam bid on track by beating a battling, 101st-ranked Bethanie Mattek-Sands 3-6 7-5 6-0 at the U.S. Open on Friday. Williams, who lost nine sets, including seven first-set losses, in her charge …

  • Tosaint Ricketts scored twice and Atiba Hutchinson added a stoppage-time goal to give Canada a 3-0 win over underdog Belize in the first leg of a World Cup qualifier Friday night. Canada led 1-0 at the half against a mostly part-time team it should have carved wide open. The Canadians came out more aggressively in the …

  • Canada shook off a slow start to finish preliminary round action at the FIBA Americas Championship with a win. Andrew Wiggins poured in 19 points as the Canadian men's basketball team downed Puerto Rico 112-92 on Friday to close out Group B play with a 3-1 record. Kelly Olynyk, Nik Stauskas and Cory Joseph had 15 points …

  • Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Darcis of Belgium during their second round match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York

    The Roger Federer express will look to gather further pace in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday as the world number two continues his bid for a sixth U.S. Open title and an 18th grand slam crown. Federer, who has been in sizzling form since reaching the Wimbledon finals, will face Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber …

  • Sept 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Deutsche Bank Championship at the par-71 course on Friday in Norton, Massachusetts -6 Brendon De Jonge (Zimbabwe) 65 -4 Matt Jones (Australia) 67 Harris English (U.S.) 67 Charley Hoffman (U.S.) 67 Luke Donald (Britain) 67 Colt Knost (U.S.) 67 Kevin Chappell (U.S.) …

 
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