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Naomi Osaka's US Open win wows Japan



Ms Osaka is the first Japanese player to win a grand slam title; Ms Osaka beat Ms Williams 6-2 6-4



Japan is celebrating its first ever Grand Slam tennis win after Naomi Osaka's US Open win over Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 at Flushing Meadows.

Osaka stayed calm as Ms Williams went into meltdown after the umpire imposed a series of penalties.

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US Open 2018: Serena Williams fined over outbursts during final




Serena Williams was fined $17,000 (£13,100) for the code violations that included calling the umpire a "liar" and "thief" in her US Open final loss.

Williams, beaten by Naomi Osaka, was docked a game for verbal abuse and had a point penalty for racquet smashing and a code violation for coaching.

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Juan Martin del Potro into US Open final as injury forces Rafael Nadal to retire

Nadal retired injured from a Grand Slam match for the second time this year, having also pulled out of his Australian Open quarter-final against Marin Cilic in January



Juan Martin del Potro will compete in his first Grand Slam final for nine years after defending champion Rafael Nadal retired from their US Open semi-final.

Argentine third seed Del Potro was leading 7-6 (7-3) 6-2 when Nadal quit because of a knee problem.

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US Open 2018: Roger Federer knocked out by Australian John Millman


Roger Federer looks glum as he sits courtside at the US Open; Roger Federer won the US Open title five times in a row between 2004 and 2008

 

Roger Federer has been knocked out of the US Open in the fourth round by world number 55 John Millman.

The 37-year-old Swiss had prioritised winning a sixth title at Flushing Meadows but was beaten 3-6 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-3) in three hours 35 minutes.

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US Open 2018: Andy Murray loses to Fernando Verdasco in second round

Andy Murray was playing on Arthur Ashe Stadium for the first time since his 2016 quarter-final defeat by Kei Nishikori



Andy Murray's return to Grand Slam tennis ended in a four-set defeat by Spanish 31st seed Fernando Verdasco in the US Open second round.

The former British number one, playing his first Slam in 14 months, lost 7-5 2-6 6-4 6-4 in New York.

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