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Wall has 40 points, 14 assists as Wizards jinx Lakers
by Howard Fendrich - December 17, 2018 - 11:24am
John Wall was at his attacking best: 40 points and 14 assists, and Washington would dominate LeBron James and his rising Los Angeles Lakers throughout a 128-110 victory.
Irving keys Celtics' OT win over Wizards
by Howard Fendrich - December 13, 2018 - 11:49am
Kyrie Irving scored Boston's last 12 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in the final 40 seconds of overtime, and the Celtics extended their winning streak to seven games with a 130-125 victory over the Washington...
Serena's coach says in-match coaching would boost tennis
by Howard Fendrich - October 19, 2018 - 11:45am
Serena Williams' coach says in-match coaching should be allowed in tennis to help the sport's popularity.
From Osaka to umpires, what we learned during wild US Open
by Howard Fendrich - September 10, 2018 - 4:16pm
Naomi Osaka began the US Open having never made it past the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament and seeded 20th. She also arrived with big goals.
After US Open win, Djokovic ties 'idol' Sampras with 14 major titles
by Howard Fendrich - September 10, 2018 - 12:58pm
A year after missing the US Open because of an injured right elbow that would require surgery, Novak Djokovic showed that he is unquestionably back at his best and back at the top of tennis.
Williams loses game for arguing during US Open loss to Osaka
by Howard Fendrich - September 9, 2018 - 9:00am
The events and the arguing and the booing that would make this a US Open final unlike any other began when Serena Williams’ coach made what she insisted was an innocent thumbs-up, but the chair umpire...
Net gain: Williams into 9th US Open final, will face Osaka
by Howard Fendrich - September 7, 2018 - 11:00am
Serena Williams was a bit shaky at the start of her US Open semifinal. For all of six minutes.That’s how long it took her to drop the opening two games. She then spent the next hour playing flawlessly,...
Djokovic books 11th straight US Open semis appearance
by Howard Fendrich - September 6, 2018 - 12:55pm
Novak Djokovic moved a step closer to a third championship at Flushing Meadows and 14th Grand Slam title overall by eliminating Millman 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to get to the tournament’s semifinals for an 11th appearance...
'It's cruel, sometimes, tennis': Nadal tops Thiem at US Open
by Howard Fendrich - September 5, 2018 - 3:56pm
The defending champion and No. 1 seed at Flushing Meadows recovered from his disastrous start and other stumbles along the way to beat No. 9 Dominic Thiem 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5) for a semifinal berth.
Williams puts aside shaky start to beat Pliskova at US Open
by Howard Fendrich - September 5, 2018 - 10:30am
Serena Williams began her US Open quarterfinal tentatively. Her shots lacked their usual sting, her attitude its usual conviction.
Federer out of US Open after stunning loss to 55th-ranked Millman 
by Howard Fendrich - September 4, 2018 - 2:10pm
Roger Federer served poorly. Closed poorly, too. And now he's gone, beaten at the US Open by an opponent ranked outside the top 50 for the first time in his career.
Sharapova out of US Open in 4th round again
by Howard Fendrich - September 4, 2018 - 12:33pm
Maria Sharapova won the US Open as a teenager. More than a decade later, she can't seem to make it past the fourth round.
Serena Williams hits 18 aces in US Open win; Isner into quarters
by Howard Fendrich - September 3, 2018 - 12:06pm
Serena Williams' yells of "Come on!" crescendoed right along with the tension in a fourth-round US Open match that began as a rout and suddenly became riveting.
Federer’s ‘unreal’ shot at US Open; 10 of top 13 women out
by Howard Fendrich - September 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
The most pivotal part of Roger Federer’s US Open victory over Nick Kyrgios, both men agreed, came all of 17 minutes in, when the 20-time major champion was serving at 3-all, love-40 and got out of the...
US Open umpire’s Kyrgios visit scrutinized; Wozniacki loses
by Howard Fendrich - August 31, 2018 - 10:00am
Nick Kyrgios was losing big at the US Open on Thursday (Friday in Manila), and barely even trying. Didn’t move while so-so serves flew by for aces. Casually put groundstrokes into the net. Double-faulted...
Murray worries about rules during break during US Open loss
by Howard Fendrich - August 30, 2018 - 12:24pm
Andy Murray complained at the US Open that his opponent might have flouted the rules during their 10-minute heat break Wednesday in what became a second-round loss for the 2012 champion.
Federer clarifies joke about retirement after US Open win
by Howard Fendrich - August 29, 2018 - 3:52pm
Roger Federer sent something of a shock wave through the tennis world with what he thought was an obvious joke after improving to 18-0 in first-round matches at the US Open.
Djokovic turns to ‘survival mode’ to win at steamy US Open
by Howard Fendrich - August 29, 2018 - 11:30am
"Survival mode,” Djokovic called it.
Serena Williams easily wins 1st US Open match in 2 years
by Howard Fendrich - August 29, 2018 - 9:30am
Serena Williams was disappointed she didn’t get to say goodbye to her daughter before heading to Flushing Meadows to play in the US Open for the first time in two years Monday night (Tuesday morning in...
Ferrer's last Slam ends with injury against Nadal at US Open
by Howard Fendrich - August 28, 2018 - 1:55pm
There was something bittersweet about David Ferrer's last Grand Slam match.
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