Take my sweat, please: Passing of the sweaty towel becomes tennis' hottest, grossest ritual
NEW YORK (AP) -- 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. ...

Nishikori rallies for 5-set victory over 5th-seeded Raonic to reach 1st US Open quarterfinal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Japan's Kei Nishikori rallied for a five-set victory over fifth-seeded Milos Raonic to reach his first U.S. Open quarterfinal....

Stan Wawrinka OK after tumble into stands, beats Robredo to reach US Open quarterfinals
NEW YORK (AP) -- 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....

Head dizzy, vision blurry, Bouchard loses to Makarova at US Open, ending Slam semifinal streak
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry....

2-time US Open runner-up Azarenka returns to quarterfinals by ending run of qualifier Krunic
NEW YORK (AP) -- 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....

US OPEN SCENE: As a singer, Victoria Azarenka makes a terrific tennis player
NEW YORK (AP) -- As a singer, Victoria Azarenka makes for a really good tennis player....

What to watch on Day 9 at US Open: Bencic, Swiss teen coached by Hingis' mom, eyes semifinals
NEW YORK (AP) -- 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....

Murray beats heat, Tsonga in straight sets to bring on US Open quarterfinal match vs Djokovic
NEW YORK (AP) -- An hour-and-a-half into his stay at the U.S. Open, Andy Murray had to wonder whether it would end quickly....


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