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September 6, 2014

Nishikori celebrates historical win
22:12 GMT

Kei Nishikori stunned Novak Djokovic to become the first Japanese player ever to reach a grand slam singles final.

Caroline Wozniacki
21:24 GMT

Caroline Wozniacki reached the final of the US Open here last night but not in the manner she would have wanted. Shuai Peng...

Serena Williams
09:22 GMT

World number one Serena Williams remained on course for a hat trick of US Open titles with an easy straight set win over Russia's Ekaterina Makarova.

September 5, 2014

Roger Federer
13:11 GMT

17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer had to battle hard to beat Gael Monfils in a five-set thriller to advance into the US Open semifinal and keep alive his hope of an 18th Grand Slam title.

Hamilton and Rosberg during the Belgian Grand Prix
13:08 GMT

Mercedes has reportedly said that they will have to consider dropping either Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg if the duo cannot race in "cleanly."

September 4, 2014

Caroline Wozniacki
15:51 GMT

Caroline Wozniacki's private life may have been torn apart when Rory McIlroy called off their engagement earlier this summer but the 24-year-old Dane's tennis has gone from strength to strength.

Kei Nishikori
13:34 GMT

Kei Nishikori fought hard to beat third seed Stanislas Wawrinka 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-7 (5), 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the US Open and become the first Japanese man in 81 years to reach a Grand Slam semifinal.

Usain Bolt
03:02 GMT

Dreams seen in infancy remain for eternity. So, when Usain Bolt told a rapt audience that it was his dream as a child to play cricket for Jamaica, everyone nodded in agreement.

Fernando Alonso
02:59 GMT

Former world champion Fernando Alonso has reiterated that he no intention of leaving Ferrari although he is likely to miss out on the Formula One title again this season.

September 3, 2014

Federer breezes into US Open quarterfinal with straight set victory over Bautista
13:04 GMT

Following a year-long slowdown in his career, tennis star Roger Federer has reportedly got back to the United States Open quarterfinals for the 19th time 11 years with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain.

September 2, 2014

Stanislas Wawrinka
15:35 GMT

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka fought off two set points in the critical third set to register a 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2 win over Spain's Tommy Robredo and advance to the quarterfinals of the US Open.

Lewis Hamilton
12:27 GMT

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has returned to where his rivalry with teammate Nico Rosberg began with revenge on his mind and is determined to bury his Belgian setback with a crucial 25-poing haul in Sunday's Italian Grand Prix.

Usain Bolt
12:17 GMT

Usain Bolt would relish the opportunity to pit himself against a cheetah, as he admitted here on Tuesday.

September 1, 2014

Roger Federer
15:01 GMT

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer came back with renewed energy after a weather delay to beat Spaniard Marcel Granollers 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 and head into the fourth round of the US Open.

Caroline Wozniacki
14:49 GMT

Maria Sharapova suffered a shock fourth round exit at the US Open as former world number one Caroline Wozniacki stunned the fifth seeded Russian on a stiflingly hot day at Flushing Meadows.