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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

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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

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Croatian face Kei Nishikori in New York on Monday night

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

The brothers won their milestone 100th doubles title

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Marin Cilic celebrates after beating Federer

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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

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Andy Murray

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

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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

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