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Clijsters Caps Comeback With Crown

Belgian rebounds from 2-year hiatus to capture 2nd major

(Newser) - After 2 years off, Kim Clijsters needed just two sets to capture US Open title No. 2 tonight at Flushing Meadows. The 7-5, 6-3 victory over Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark capped a dramatic run by the 26-year-old Belgian, who was unseeded in her third tournament since un-retiring. Her 18-month-old daughter,... More »

Serena Bests Venus in US Open

Sisters meet in dramatic quarter final

(Newser) - Serena Williams barely got the better of older sister Venus to win the US Open quarter final yesterday in a match-up that was as dramatic as a final faceoff. Serena trailed 5-3 in both sets but came back to win 7-6 (6), 7-6 (7). She advances to the semifinals at... More »

Haas Outlasts Blake

German wraps up 5-set thriller with 113mph ace

(Newser) - After squandering three match points, James Blake fell to Tommy Haas 4-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-0, 7-6 in a fourth-round US Open marathon today at Flushing Meadows. Blake, the sixth seed, ran his record in five-set matches to 1-10 as the 10th-seeded Haas survived a challenge on the final serve of... More »

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