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Pritha Sarkar

Murray into his first Slam semi, Nadal powers on

Sixth seed Andy Murray roared into his first Grand Slam semifinal on Wednesday when he beat Juan Martin Del Potro, while Rafael Nadal beat Mardy Fish.

Federer survives, Djokovic crawls

The iron will of Roger Federer and the burning desire of Novak Djokovic carried them into the quarterfinals of the US Open on Tuesday.

Federer hits top gear, Bartoli wilts

Roger Federer leapt into the fourth round and Jelena Jankovic zoomed in on a maiden Grand Slam crown at the US Open on Sunday.

Kuznetsova bounced, Federer labours

A drizzly Flushing Meadows proved an inhospitable place for former champions Svetlana Kuznetsova and Lindsay Davenport on Friday.

Ivanovic toppled by unknown Frenchwoman

Ana Ivanovic was unceremoniously tossed out of the US Open on Thursday by an obscure Frenchwoman who had never played a tour-level match.

Games-weary Nadal, Dementieva battle on

Beijing gold medallists Rafael Nadal and Elena Dementieva shook off their Olympic hangovers on Monday to stumble into the second round of the US Open.

China overcome spills to take lead in gym

A crash landing off the asymmetric bars by He Kexin failed to stop China from upstaging an injury-hit United States team at the Olympics on Sunday.

Venus downs Serena to win fifth title

Venus Williams survived a fierce onslaught from Serena Williams to win her fifth Wimbledon singles title on Saturday.

Venus and Serena set up final date

The Williams name will once again be engraved on the Wimbledon trophy in 2008 after Venus and Serena Williams surged into the final on Thursday.

Federer sets up Safin showdown

Champion Roger Federer banished menacing storm clouds on Wednesday to set up a tantalising Wimbledon semifinal date with Marat Safin.

Safina wilts under Peer pressure

Ninth seed Dinara Safina missed setting up a rematch with fellow Russian Elena Dementieva when she was harried out of Wimbledon in the third round.

Sharapova and Roddick slump out

Maria Sharapova was floored at Wimbledon on Thursday by Alla Kudryavtseva, the daughter of a Greco-Roman wrestler.

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