Australian Stosur beats American Williams to win U.S. Open
SYDNEY, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Samantha Stosur becomes the first Australian woman in 31 years to win a grand slam title, defeating American Serena Williams with an emphatic 6-2, 6-3 victory in the U.S. Open women' s final, local media reported on Monday.
The 27-year-old from Australia's Queensland overcame Williams in New York on Monday morning to become Australia's first women's major winner since Evonne Goolagong Cawley at Wimbledon in 1980, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported.
Serena, Stosur reach US Open women's final
NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Serena Williams hit eleven aces to down two straight sets, eliminating top seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday night and setting up US Open final clash against Samantha Stosur.
Williams, out of tennis for almost a year with a series of injuries, reached her fifth US Open final.
Djokovic beats Nadal to win third seasonal Grand Slam at US Open
NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Novak Djokovic captured his third major title of the year at the US Open on Monday by dismissing second seed Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-1 at Flushing Meadows.
A year after Nadal won three major titles, and four years after Roger Federer last did the same, Djokovic has now joined the club, too, another bit of garnish on perhaps the finest men's single season in Open Era history.
Nadal tops Murray to set up Djokovic at US Open final
NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael denied Andy Murray's search for a first Grand Slam with a tough four-set victory over the British top player, setting up a US Open final clash against world No. 1 Novak Djokovic on Saturday for the second consecutive year.
Second seed Nadal beat fourth seed Murray 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 in a semifinal lasting three hours, 24 minutes.
American duo Huber/Raymond win US Open women's doubles
NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Fourth-seeded American team of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond won the women's doubles final at the U.S. Open on Sunday by outlasting defening champions Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova.
The American pair beat third-seeded duo of American King and Kazakhstan's Shvedova 4-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3).
Melzer/Petzschner win US Open men's doubles
NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Ninth-seeded duo of Austrian Jurgen Melzer and German Philipp Petzschner beat sixth seeds Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski of Poland in straight sets to win the men's doubles title at the 2011 U.S. Open on Saturday night.
Melzer and Petzschner overwhelmed their opponents to wrap up the match 6-2, 6-2 in 49 minutes.
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U.S. Open retirements reach record 14 2011.09.04 08:28:35
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