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U.S. Open at a glance

NEW YORK – A look at yesterday’s play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

WEATHER: Mostly cloudy, breezy, hot and humid with a two-hour rain delay in late afternoon. High of 88.


MEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: Third Round: No. 2 Roger Federer, No. 6 Tomas Berdych, No. 14 Marin Cilic, No. 17 Roberto Bautista Agut and No. 26 Gilles Simon.

MEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 4 David Ferrer, No. 18 Kevin Anderson and No. 19 Feliciano Lopez.

WOMEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: Fourth Round: No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki and No. 13 Sara Errani.

WOMEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 5 Maria Sharapova.

TOP PLAYERS ON COURT TODAY: Fourth Round: Men, No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 22 Philipp Kohlschreiber, No. 3 Stan Wawrinka vs. No. 16 Tommy Robredo, No. 5 Milos Raonic vs. No. 10 Kei Nishikori, No. 8 Andy Murray vs. No. 9 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga; Women: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. Kaia Kanepi, No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard vs. No. 17 Ekaterina Makarova, No. 11 Flavia Pennetta vs. No. 29 Casey Dellacqua, No. 16 Victoria Azarenka vs. Aleksandra Krunic.

STATS OF THE DAY: 46/69 – Winners/unforced errors by Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in her loss to No. 13 Sara Errani. Errani hit only four winners and nine unforced errors.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I’m here to play tennis and I play well. I’m just happy to be here. Whatever is happening off the court is not really relevant here.” – Caroline Wozniacki, when asked if her breakup with Rory McIlroy has given her more determination to play well.

TODAY ON TV: CBS/CBSSN, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; ESPN2, 7-11 p.m.

ON THIS DATE (Sept. 1, 1975): Rod Laver plays his final U.S. Open match, a fourth-round loss to Bjorn Borg.


Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova in U.S. Open fourth round

Sunday, August 31, 2014

NEW YORK – Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon. Maria Sharapova, usually the one wearing down opponents in the third set, sure couldn’t keep up on a steamy Sunday at the U.S. Open. Wozniacki won, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, in 2 hours, 37 minutes to …

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