No excuses for wilting in heat, says Federer

New York (AFP) - Roger Federer insists there are no excuses for players wilting in the US Open heat after the number of retirements reached a Grand Slam record 12.

Hewitt savours US Open swansong

Lleyton Hewitt has played his last US Open match after losing an epic five-set second-round encounter with Davis Cup teammate Bernard Tomic.

Tomic ends Hewitt's US Open career

Lleyton Hewitt has played his last US Open match after losing an epic five-set second-round encounter with Davis Cup teammate Bernard Tomic.

Murray escapes as heat victims hit new Slam record

New York (AFP) - Andy Murray escaped his earliest US Open exit in 10 years Thursday as the searing heat at Flushing Meadows took the number of men's singles retirements to a Grand Slam record 12.

Murray overcomes two-set deficit in New York heat

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Andy Murray made another of his trademark stirring fightbacks as the third-seeded Scot powered past Frenchman Adrian Mannarino after dropping the …

Halep, Wawrinka beat the heat while Sock wilts

By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Simona Halep and Stan Wawrinka beat the heat with straight-sets wins to reach the third round of a sweltering U.S. Open on Thursday while …

Stosur: US Open snub 'isn't good enough'

Samantha Stosur has overcome shoddy treatment from US Open officials to blast her way into the third round with a 6-1 6-1 win over Evgeniya Rodina.

Halep sees off Bondarenko

Second-seeded Romanian Simona Halep is through to the third round of the US Open with a straight sets wins over Kateryna Bondarenko.

Wawrinka powers to victory over Korean teenager

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka outslugged promising South Korean teenager Chung Hyeon 7-6(2) 7-6(4) 7-6(6) to reach the third round of the U.S. Open tennis …