Paul Newman

Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.

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Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, serves against Peng Shuai, of China

US Open 2014: Caroline Wozniacki through to face Serena Williams in final after Shuai Peng retires suffering heat illness and cramp

Peng was in agony when she quit, but there was a widespread feeling that she should already have been forced to retire

Kei Nishikori is the first man from Japan to achieve a world top 10 ranking

Novak Djokovic vs Kei Nishikori preview: Nishikori's difficult journey to the top

Japanese plays Djokovic tomorrow having adapted his game to cope with stature

Roger Federer savours the moment of victory after a five-set battle with France’s Gaël Monfils in New York

US Open 2014: Roger Federer keeps flag flying for the old guard

Federer meets Marin Cilic in the semi-final

US Open 2014: Women's semi-finals preview

Video: The Independent's Paul Newman looks ahead to day twelve at the 2014 US Open

Marin Cilic celebrates his victory over Tomas Berdych

US Open 2014: Marin Cilic continues rehabilitation by reaching semi-finals

The Croat beat Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 and will face either Roger Federer or Gaël Monfils in the last four

Andy Murray shows the strain during his US Open quarter-final defeat to Novak Djokovic

US Open 2014: Andy Murray shows glimpses of old form only to fade against fitter Novak Djokovic

The Scot's confidence is not where it needs to be, but that could be only one win away

US Open 2014: Preview of day eleven at Flushing Meadows

Video:The Independent's Paul Newman looks ahead to day eleven at the US Open

US Open 2014 Andy Murray vs Novak Djokovic: Murray crashes out of final grand slam of the year after four-set battle

Murray loses 7-6 6-7 6-2 6-4 and fails to reach the semi-finals of a grand slam tournament for the first time since 2009

US Open 2014: Serena Williams beats Flavia Pennetta to reach semi-finals

Williams reached the semi-finals in emphatic fashion, crushing Flavia Pennetta 6-3 6-2 in just 63 minutes

Ross Hutchins and his partner Yung-Jan Chan head out of this year's US Open

US Open 2014: Ross Hutchins and Yung-Jan Chan beaten in mixed doubles semi-final

Double faults cost British-Taiwanese duo as top seeds - Brazil's Bruno Soares and India's Sania Mirza - progress to face America's Abigail Spears and Mexican Santiago Gonzalez in final

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