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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns against Roberto Bautista Agut, of Spain, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Roger Federer back into US Open quarterfinals

- Associated Press

Pushing forward whenever possible, Roger Federer got back to the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the 10th time in 11 years with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over 17th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain on Tuesday night.

Peng Shuai, of China, reacts after defeating Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, during the quarterfinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

U.S. Open: Peng Shuai finally reaches major semifinal at age 28

- Associated Press

Only five women have participated in more majors before getting to a final four, and the relief brought Peng to the brink of tears. She said in her on-court interview that she at times thought about quitting the sport.

Serena Williams, of the United States, returns a shot to Kaia Kanepi, of Estonia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Serena Williams reaches first Grand Slam quarterfinal of 2014

- Associated Press

The top-seeded Williams lost in the fourth round of the Australian Open, the second round of the French Open and third round of Wimbledon. She said she felt the pressure of getting to the quarters of Flushing Meadows.

David Ferrer, of Spain, walks to his chair during a break between games against Gilles Simon, of France, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

No. 4 seed Ferrer knocked out in U.S Open upset

- Associated Press

Gilles Simon, seeded 26th, confounded Ferrer with a variety of shots that kept him out of sync. Ferrer piled up an uncharacteristic 52 unforced errors, nearly twice as many as Simon.

John Isner, of the United States, reacts after a shot Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

John Isner falls, American men shut out of U.S. Open again

- Associated Press

Once again, there are zero American men in the U.S. Open’s round of 16 — something that had never happened until it did last year at the country’s tennis championship, which was first played in 1881.

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, reacts after a shot against Aleksandra Krunic, of Serbia, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Wimbledon champ Kvitova out at U.S. Open

- Associated Press

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stunned in the third round of the U.S. Open by a scrambling, moon-balling qualifier ranked No. 145.

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.

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