Caroline Wozniacki knew, as anyone paying attention does, that the woman she played in the U.S. Open quarterfinals, Sara Errani, does not hit booming serves.

Roger Federer reached his 10th U.S. Open quarterfinal in 11 years with a straight-set victory over Roberto Bautista Agut during Tuesday's action at the year's final Grand Slam tournament.

A year ago at this time, Roger Federer was dealing with a bad back. He was experimenting with new rackets. And his nine-year run of reaching at least the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open ended with a fourth-round loss.

Tomas Berdych schooled Dominic Thiem in straight sets in the youngster's debut in the Grand Slam round of 16.

For CiCi Bellis, the media storm is over, and that's just fine with her.

Top-seeded Bob and Mike Bryan survived a scare in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open, beating seventh-seeded David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco of Spain 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 on Tuesday.

A look at Tuesday's play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

Peng Shuai got so frustrated with her inability to make a serious run at a major title that she nearly quit the sport in 2006, a thought that crossed her mind only once before — when she had surgery to repair a heart defect at age 12.

Marin Cilic held off Gilles Simon this time, winning their U.S. Open fourth-round match 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

Andy Murray went more than a year between victories over top-10 opponents.

Martina Hingis is back in a Grand Slam doubles semifinal for the first time since 2002.

The mighty Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, came up losers in Tuesday's doubles quarterfinal action at the U.S. Open.

Serena Williams took a medical timeout to have her right ankle re-taped and later double-faulted on the last two points as she and sister Venus lost in the doubles quarterfinals at the U.S. Open.

Gael Monfils follows his own rules.

The second round once again proved the downfall for U.S. Open darling CiCi Bellis.

Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka are part of Switzerland's preliminary roster for its Davis Cup semifinal against a team from Italy that includes Fabio Fognini and Andreas Seppi.

In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness — the passing of the sweat-soaked towel. 

A look at Monday's play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

Japan's Kei Nishikori rallied for a five-set victory over fifth-seeded Milos Raonic to reach his first U.S. Open quarterfinal.

Trailing against a woman trying to become the first qualifier in the U.S. Open quarterfinals since 1981, Victoria Azarenka needed every ounce of experience and skill to advance.

A year ago at the U.S. Open, Belinda Bencic was ranked 331st and playing in the junior tournament, where she lost in the quarterfinals.

Novak Djokovic raced into his 22nd straight Grand Slam quarterfinal, where he'll meet Andy Murray in a rematch of the 2012 men's final at the U.S. Open.

Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka tumbled into the stands, kept calling for the trainer to treat cramping, and still pulled away to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals.

A look at Monday's play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

An hour-and-a-half into his stay at the U.S. Open, Andy Murray had to wonder whether it would end quickly.

Playing mostly mistake-free tennis, top-seeded Novak Djokovic reached the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open for the eighth year in a row — and at a 22nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament overall.

France captain Arnaud Clement picked Julien Benneteau instead of Gilles Simon on Monday in his team to face two-time defending champion Czech Republic in their Davis Cup semifinal this month.

Americans Bob and Mike Bryan advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open doubles Monday, downing countrymen Bradley Klahn and Tim Smyzek 6-3, 7-6 (5).

Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry.

The darling of the U.S. Open, 15-year-old CiCi Bellis, opened her pursuit of the junior girls' crown with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Mexico's Renata Zarazua.

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