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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, pumps his fist during his match with Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Rafael Nadal powers into U.S. Open semifinals

- Associated Press

Rafael Nadal powered into the U.S. Open semifinals and kept alive the possibility for a matchup with Roger Federer. Coco Vandeweghe became the third American woman to reach this year’s semifinals.

Maria Sharapova, of Russia, returns a shot from Anastasija Sevastova, of Latvia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Maria Sharapova’s Slam return ends; Venus Williams to U.S. Open QFs

- Associated Press

Sharapova tried a bit of everything, even resorting to switching over her racket to hit a few lefty shots. Still, the five-time major champion could not quite keep her Grand Slam comeback from a doping suspension going, losing in the fourth round of the U.S. Open to 16th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday.

Maria Sharapova, of Russia, waves to fans after beating Timea Babos, of Hungary, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Maria Sharapova wins another 3-setter at U.S. Open

- Associated Press

Sharapova became the first woman into the third round at the U.S. Open by using 12 aces to help set aside a poor start and coming back to beat Timea Babos of Hungary 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday in Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Venus Williams, of the United States, serves to Viktoria Kuzmova, of Slovakia, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Venus Williams wins at U.S. Open to stay in No. 1 hunt

- Associated Press

The No. 9-seeded Williams overcame a mid-match lapse to pick up a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 victory in Arthur Ashe Stadium against Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia, a 19-year-old qualifier who is ranked 135th.

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2017 US Open women's champion Sloane Stephens poses for a picture in Central Park in New York, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Fendrich on Tennis: Stephens shines at US Open, sets up 2018

- Associated Press

About an hour after Sloane Stephens announced her arrival by winning the U.S. Open, her coach, Kamau Murray, was standing in the hallway outside the women's locker room in Arthur Ashe Stadium as a colleague walked past.

Madison Keys, of the United States, reacts after defeating CoCo Vandeweghe, of the United States, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

US Open finalists Keys, Stephens commiserated over injuries

- Associated Press

When the Grand Slam season that ends this weekend began at the Australian Open back in January, neither Madison Keys nor Sloane Stephens was anywhere near being ready to play a tennis match.

Dutch tennis player Jean-Julien Rojer, left, talks with ESPN reporter Tom Rinaldi as doubles partner Horia Tech, of Romania, listens, after the two won the doubles championship match against Marc Lopez, and Feliciano Lopez, of Spain after the doubles championship match of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in New York. Rojer wore a shirt showing the Statue of Liberty while winning the U.S. Open men's doubles championship on Friday to send what he called a message about peace and freedom in the aftermath of last month's violence at a rally of neo-Nazis and white nationalists in Charlottseville, Virginia. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

US Open doubles champ raises social issues with shirt, words

- Associated Press

Dutch tennis player Jean-Julien Rojer wore a shirt showing the Statue of Liberty while winning the U.S. Open men's doubles championship on Friday to send what he called a message about peace and freedom in the aftermath of last month's violence at a rally of neo-Nazis and white nationalists in Charlottseville, Virginia.

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, celebrates after winning his match against Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Nadal overwhelms del Potro; faces Anderson in US Open final

- Associated Press

Rafael Nadal went into his U.S. Open semifinal against Juan Martin del Potro with a relatively simple game plan: Stay away from the big guy's flat, fearsome forehand and instead go after his weaker backhand.

Behind the shadowy practice of 'courtsiding' at the US Open

- Associated Press

The arrest of an Estonian man last week for trespassing at the U.S. Open has renewed questions about "courtsiding," the surreptitious collection of instant data for gamblers using online exchanges to bet on all angles of professional tennis matches as they unfold in real time.