Monday, September 8, 2014
Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic set-up a shock U.S. Open final Saturday as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, with 24 Grand Slams between them, were dumped out in one sensational afternoon.
Good friends Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki will get together again on Sunday, but the U.S. Open final won't be another day at the beach.
Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won their second Grand Slam women's doubles title, ending Martina Hingis' run at the U.S. Open.
Japanese fans celebrated Kei Nishikori's stunning win over top-ranked Novak Djokovic at the U.S. Open, staying up to the wee hours of Sunday morning to catch a moment of tennis history.
FIFA's financial monitoring panel has asked one of its members to explain his arrest in a corruption case.
Defending champions Nigeria suffered a stunning 3-2 home loss to Congo Brazzaville Saturday on matchday 1 of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition.
Billy Horschel, who is determined to put Monday's tough finish fast behind him, fired a third-round 63 to vault three shots clear of the field at the BMW Championship.
Brad Keselowski routed the field at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday to earn his fourth win of the season and the top seed in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Minjee Lee shot a 7-under 65 in her last amateur round and Su Oh had a 66 in Australia's record comeback victory Saturday in the Women's World Amateur Team Championship.
After a dominating WNBA season, the Phoenix Mercury would seem to be a lock to win the league championship over the Chicago Sky.