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2006-08-22 22:36:39

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Defending men's champion Roger Federer and women's world number one Amelie Mauresmo have been named as the top seeds for the U.S. Open, which begins at Flushing Meadows on Monday.

2006-08-22 20:09:46

By Simon Cambers NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (Reuters) - Former U.S. Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova survived another three-set battle to beat Tatiana Golovin 6-0 2-6 6-4 and reach the New Haven quarter-finals on Tuesday.

2006-08-20 20:18:21

By Patrick Vignal PARIS (Reuters) - Amelie Mauresmo silenced those who doubted her ability to cope with pressure by capturing two grand slam titles this year but a question mark hangs over the world number one's form as she heads into the U.S. Open.

2006-08-19 16:28:10

By Simon Cambers CINCINNATI (Reuters) - World number one Amelie Mauresmo and French Open champion Justine Henin-Hardenne will be hoping to fine tune their games ahead of the U.S. Open when they headline a strong field at the New Haven Open in Connecticut.

2006-08-06 21:00:54

By Matthew Cronin SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Reuters) - Maria Sharapova shocked top seed Kim Clijsters 7-5 7-5 to win the Acura Classic on Sunday. In grabbing her first title on North American summer hard courts, Sharapova took down reigning U.S.

2006-08-05 02:32:29

By Matthew Cronin SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Top seed Kim Clijsters overpowered Martina Hingis 7-5 6-2 to reach the Acura Classic semi-finals on Friday in San Diego.

2006-07-31 15:46:33

LONDON (Reuters) - The Fed Cup final between Belgium and Italy will take place in Charleroi, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Monday. The September 16-17 tie will be held at the 6,200-capacity Spiroudome arena.

2006-07-30 16:58:46

By Matthew Cronin STANFORD (Reuters) - Top seed Kim Clijsters won her fourth Bank of the West Classic title with a 6-4 6-2 victory over second seed Patty Schnyder in Sunday's final. "I feel so familiar every time I come back here," Clijsters said after picking up her second trophy of the year.

2006-07-25 21:37:10

STANFORD (Reuters) - French Open champion Justine Henin-Hardenne is to rest for five weeks and will play just one preparation tournament before the U.S. Open, said coach Carlos Rodriguez.

2006-07-25 00:11:58

By Matthew Cronin STANFORD, California (Reuters) - U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters is looking to repeat last year's success on hard courts when she begins the defense of her Bank of the West Classic title this week.


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