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U.S. Open Day 4 live coverage

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5:30 p.m. Venus Williams breezed through her second-round match at the U.S. Open. The seven-time major champ had spent 2 hours, 42 minutes on court in a tense three-set victory over 93rd-ranked Kateryna Kozlova on Tuesday. But against German veteran Julia Goerges on Thursday, Williams won 6-2, 6-3 in 78 minutes. She had just 17 [more]

Italy’s Flavia Pennetta wins US Open, 1st Grand Slam title — then says she’s retiring

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NEW YORK — Talk about going out on top: Flavia Pennetta won the U.S. Open for her first Grand Slam title at age 33, and then announced during the trophy ceremony she has decided to retire. Pennetta did not have to beat Serena Williams in the final. Instead, Pennetta needed to get past the woman [more]