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Sloane Stephens, of the United States, wipes sweat from her face between points against Johanna Larsson, of Sweden, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Sloane Stephens upset in U.S. Open second round

- Associated Press

Down a set and a break, Johanna Larsson rallied to win 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in the second round Wednesday. The 26-year-old Swede had lost her opening match in four appearances at Flushing Meadows before this year.

Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, returns a shot against Olga Govortsova, of Belarus, during the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

U.S. Open: Eugenie Bouchard breezes through opener

- Associated Press

The seventh-seeded Bouchard routed Olga Govortsova 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday in the first round of the U.S. Open. The last time she played at a major tournament, the 20-year-old made history: the first Canadian to reach a Grand Slam final.

Ana Ivanovic, of Serbia, returns a shot against Alison Riske, of the United States, during the opening round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

U.S. Open: Ana Ivanovic routs Alison Riske in first round

- Associated Press

The 2008 French Open champion has struggled to get back to that level but finally seems to be inching closer. She returned to the top 10 this month for the first time in more than five years.

Simona Halep, of Romania, reacts after a shot against Danielle Rose Collins, of the United States, in the first round during the opening round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Second seed Halep rallies past U.Va.’s Collins at U.S. Open

- Associated Press

The Romanian won 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-2 on Monday over 20-year-old Danielle Rose Collins. As a sophomore at Virginia, Collins earned a wild card into the U.S. Open with her run to the NCAA title as an unseeded player.

Serena Williams returns to Caroline Wozniacki, from Denmark, during a semifinal match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

U.S. Open draw: Serena Williams to open with Taylor Townsend

- Associated Press

Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic and Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka could meet in one semifinal on the men’s side. Second-seeded Roger Federer and fourth-seeded David Ferrer are in the other half.

Serena Williams clenches her fist after breaking Ana Ivanovic, from Serbia, in the second set of a final match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. Williams won 6-4, 6-1. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Serena Williams top seed at U.S. Open

Associated Press

French Open runner-up Simona Halep is seeded second after reaching a career-best ranking this month. She has never advanced past the fourth round at the U.S. Open.

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Maria Sharapova, of Russia, watches a return to Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Sharapova gets past Lisicki in 2 sets at US Open

- Associated Press

Maria Sharapova reached the U.S. Open's fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki, was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help.

US Open Glance

Associated Press

A look at Friday's play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, stretches in vain to return a shot to Sam Groth, of Australia, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Many happy returns for Roger Federer at US Open

- Associated Press

When Roger Federer smacked a backhand return winner off his opponent's 142 mph (229 kph) serve Friday night, he glanced at the speed readout, just to find out exactly how difficult what he'd done had been.

Serena Williams, left, and Venus Williams talk between points against Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic during a doubles match at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

What to watch at US Open: Venus eyes 4th round

- Associated Press

Venus Williams is trying to get to the fourth round at the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010 - and at any Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011.

Catherine Bellis, of the United States, reacts after a point against Dominika Cibulkova, of Slovakia, during the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

- Associated Press

Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.