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Briton seals first win over a top-50 player since Wimbledon

It is 14 years since Serena Williams won her first Grand Slam title but the 31-year-old is showing no signs of slowing down. Williams claimed the 17th Grand Slam title of her career and her fifth US Open trophy when she beat Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7, 6-1 here to underline her status as one of the greatest players in the history of the game

Serena Williams certain to finish year top of world rankings

It will be the third time the American has turned the year as world number one

Andy Murray eased to a straight-sets win yesterday but may now be rested

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British number one dropped just six games in straight sets win

The Sport Matrix: Friday 13 September 2013

Wenger could quit if his ‘new’ team is not successful

Andy Murray is going to be more hands-on with his own business affairs

Andy Murray to face Croatian teenage in David Cup

The British number one will play 16-year-old Borna Coric

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 10 September 2013

Williams is not the retiring kind

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US Open: Rafael Nadal sweeps aside Richard Gasquet to set up final date with Novak Djokovic

The Spaniard has a 21-0 record on hard courts this year

US Open 2013: Slam record still stands for Frank Sedgman

Frank Sedgman, one of the  all-time greats of Australian tennis, was just waking up at his home in Melbourne yesterday when he received a text from his daughter to let him know that his 62-year-old record was still intact.

US Open: 'I lost today in straight sets, so that's disappointing. But the year has been a good one': Andy Murray keeps quarter-final defeat in perspective

Andy Murray did not hide his disappointment at going out of the US Open, but the Scot tried to keep his quarter-final defeat by Stanislas Wawrinka in perspective.

Victoria Azarenka

US Open 2013: Victoria Azarenka to take on Flavia Pennetta in last four

Azarenka beat Daniela Hantuchova 6-2 6-3 to reach semi-final

Roger Federer pictured in his defeat at the US Open

US Open 2013: Roger Federer admits he 'self-destructed' in shock fourth round defeat to Tommy Robredo

The former world number one had been dreaming of a sixth US Open title

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 3 September 2013

Murray’s rival gets motherly help too

Tour of duty: Twelve months ago Dan Evans was playing on the lowest rung of the professional ladder at an event in Wrexham

William Ralston: From Desperate Dan to darling of New York

After battling to break even on the unglamorous and sometimes corrupt ITF Circuit, the rarefied air of Flushing Meadows is a welcome change for the young British ace

Dan Evans returns on his way to victory yesterday

US Open 2013: Dan Evans roars back to shock Bernard Tomic and secure place in third round

British qualifier finds his feet after losing first set 6-1 and outplays highly rated Australian

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Ryder Cup: Europe captain Paul McGinley ready to ruffle feathers

Paul McGinley has revealed two key elements of his Ryder Cup captaincy strategy that could create doubt about some of Europe's biggest golfing names winning a place to play in his team at Gleneagles next year.

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