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US Open draw: Roger Federer handed Nick Kyrgios and Novak Djokovic early

[ad_1] FIVE-TIME champion Roger Federer will have a tricky time if he’s to end his 10-year drought at the US Open.The Swiss maestro could find himself against Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals, if he gets past a possible encounter with Australian Nick Kyrgios in the third round.Federer, the second seed, opens against Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka, anchoring a bottom quarter of the men’s singles draw announced Thursday that also features sixth-seeded
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US Open 2018: Andy Murray, Fernando Verdasco controversy

[ad_1] ANDY Murray complained Fernando Verdasco might have flouted the rules during their 10-minute heat break on Wednesday in what became a second-round US Open loss for the 2012 champion. Murray said after he was beaten by No. 31 seed Verdasco 7-5 2-6 6-4, 6-4 that the tournament did not do a good enough job of making clear exactly what is allowed and what isn’t during the time away from
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US Open 2018: Roger Federer vs Nick Kyrgios, start time, live score, result, video

[ad_1] NICK Kyrgios doesn’t need any kind of pep talk to fire up for Roger Federer. Tennis’s most mercurial talent is pumped for the pair’s third-round US Open showdown on the sport’s biggest stage in New York on Saturday (Sunday 3.15am AEST).“It’s going to be a lot of fun,” Kyrgios said about the blockbuster at Arthur Ashe Stadium.The Australian knows nothing less than his best will be good enough. And
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US Open: Roger Federer vs John Millman start time, preview, live scores, coverage, video

[ad_1] ROGER Federer defeated an Australian in Nick Kyrgios to advance to the Round of 16 of the US Open, and will face one more as he aims to reach what would be a blockbuster quarterfinals. Follow the action below! The Swiss legend is up against Brisbane’s John Millman — starting at approximately 10:15am (AEST) — with the winner advancing to face Novak Djokovic.MORE US OPEN NEWSDJOKOVIC WIN SETS UP
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US Open 2018: The yarn John Millman will be telling for years to come

[ad_1] ONE day long into the future, John Millman’s grandkids will be winners out of what happened yesterday.Grandpa John will be rocking in his chair on the big, airy porch of his big, airy Queenslander, his body creaking like floorboards under first steps of a morning, but his mind as sharp as ever.That mind has always been sharp, and always ready to turn thought into words, so Grandpa John’s only
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US Open 2018: Arthur Ashe Stadium court change slammed

[ad_1] THE US Open celebrated a dream semi-finals line-up of four Americans in the 2017 women’s singles. 12 months later, US Open officials have now admitted they deliberately changed the speeds of courts around Flushing Meadows in an attempt to help American players.FOLLOWLIVE: MILLMAN V FEDERER IN TITANIC US OPEN QUARTER FINAL ‘GONNE GET HIT WITH REALITY’: LEGEND’S SWIPE AT MILLMAN ‘IS THAT IN THE RULES?’ MILLMAN IN BIZARRE COSTUME
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Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer career earnings, money, prize, rich list

[ad_1] WITH his win at the 2018 US Open, Novak Djokovic passed Roger Federer for highest career earnings in tennis history.The $US3.8 million ($A5,340,140) prize money for winning the Open means the Serbian legend’s total earnings over his incredible career have jumped to $119,110,000 ($A167,385,283).MORE US OPEN NEWSCHAMPION! Djokovic takes out US Open to match incredible Sampras feat‘WILD’: Angry Djokovic loses it at ‘wild’ crowd in tense US Open finalThough
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Serena Williams cartoon: US chastises Mark Knight’s ‘racist, sexist’ image as Herald Sun doubles down

[ad_1] AMERICA has responded with shock and disgust over a cartoon depiction of tennis star Serena Williams which has been labelled “racist” and “sexist”.The image by Australian cartoonist Mark Knight has created uproar in the US with commentators saying it is an example of Australia’s “blind racism”.The furore comes as Knight, a respected cartoonist with Melbourne-based newspaper The Herald Sun, deleted his Twitter account and the paper doubled down on
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Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic to play doubles at Laver Cup

[ad_1] ROGER Federer and Novak Djokovic have played against each other 46 times. From Monaco to Shanghai and everywhere in between. Regular, run-of- the-mill tournaments and major finals. On Friday night, they play on the same side of the net for the first time. Federer and Djokovic will close out the first day of the second edition of the Laver Cup when they take on Jack Sock and Kevin Anderson