Paul Newman

Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.

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Serena Williams with the US Open trophy on top of the Empire State Building

US Open 2014: Serena Williams moving up in the world after conquering nightmare year

Williams delighted to end season on a high and reveals winnings from 18th Slam will go towards building a new home

Serena Williams holds up the championship trophy after defeating Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, during the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open

US Open 2014: Serena Williams retains singles title with a two set victory over Caroline Wozniacki

Williams did not drop a set all tournament and hit 29 winners to Wozniacki's four

Marin Cilic’s victory represents a further changing of the guard in the men’s game

US Open 2014 men's final preview: Marin Cilic reaping the rewards of finding his aggressive streak

Croatian face Kei Nishikori in New York on Monday night

Mike (left) and Bob Bryan celebrate their 100th title

US Open 2014: Hundred up for Bryan brothers as they win in New York

The brothers won their milestone 100th doubles title

Marin Cilic celebrates after beating Federer

US Open 2014: Marin Cilic brushes aside the great Roger Federer to reach final

Croat beats Swiss legend 6-3 6-4 6-4 to set up showdown with Kei Nishikori

Slam 69: Williams faces Caroline Wozniacki in the US final and there seems to be no stopping her

US Open 2014: Serena Williams will grab title No 18, says Billie Jean King

Serena Williams, 33 this month, is the oldest player to be world No 1, but Billie Jean King believes she has years left at the top. King expects Williams to beat Caroline Wozniacki in today's US Open final and to win "many more" Grand Slams.

Kei Nishikori, of Japan, reacts after defeating Novak Djokovic

US Open 2014: Kei Nishikori stuns world No 1 Novak Djokovic with victory to reach the final

The Japanese won 6-4, 1-6, 7-6, 6-3 to become the first Asian man to make a grand slam singles final

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

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