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Wuhan Open: Petra Kvitova ends long title wait after defeating Dominika Cibulkova

Wuhan Open: Petra Kvitova ends long title wait after defeating Dominika Cibulkova

The former world number two, whose uneven season has seen her fall to 16 in the rankings.

Kyrgios, Tomic in Australia Davis Cup team

Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic were Tuesday included in Australia`s Davis Cup team to face Slovakia in a must-win tie to secure their place in the World Group next year.

US Open, men's quarter-finals: Andy Murray to take on Kei Nishikori, Juan Martin del Potro up against Stanislas Wawrinka US Open, men's quarter-finals: Andy Murray to take on Kei Nishikori, Juan Martin del Potro up against Stanislas Wawrinka

Dimitrov committed 43 unforced errors as Murray set up a last-eight clash with Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori, the 2014 runner-up who downed 37-year-old Ivo Karlovic 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4).

Rohan Bopanna-Gabriela Dabrowski lose in quarter-finals; Sania Mirza advances in women's doubles Rohan Bopanna-Gabriela Dabrowski lose in quarter-finals; Sania Mirza advances in women's doubles

Seventh seeds Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Krejcikova defeated unseeded American-Japanese pair of Nicole Gibbs and Nao Hibino 6-4,7-5 in a third round match. 

US Open 2016: Serena defeats Yaroslava Shvedova, advances into quarter-finals with record 308th Slam win US Open 2016: Serena defeats Yaroslava Shvedova, advances into quarter-finals with record 308th Slam win

Serena Williams will face Simona Halep for a place in the semi-finals after the Romanian fifth seed dispatched Spain`s Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 7-5.

US Open: No semi-final clash between Williams sisters as Karolina Pliskova ousts Venus in fourth round US Open: No semi-final clash between Williams sisters as Karolina Pliskova ousts Venus in fourth round

Venus Williams was philosophical about her failure to convert a match point against Pliskova`s serve in the 10th game of the third.

Rohan Bopanna-Gabriela Dabrowski pair crashes out in quarters of US Open Rohan Bopanna-Gabriela Dabrowski pair crashes out in quarters of US Open

Sania Mirza is the lone surviving Indian in the tournament.

Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal: With Rafa's fourth-round loss, fans deprived of mouth-watering semi-final clash Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal: With Rafa's fourth-round loss, fans deprived of mouth-watering semi-final clash

Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic was a contest fans were looking forward to in the semis of US Open 2016.

US Open 2016: Defending champ Novak Djokovic into quarter-finals US Open 2016: Defending champ Novak Djokovic into quarter-finals

"Feels great to play a full match after a weird couple of days when I didn't have too much tennis," said Djokovic.

US Open, women's singles preview: Williams sisters on collision course at Flushing Meadows US Open, women's singles preview: Williams sisters on collision course at Flushing Meadows

Venus is into the fourth round for the second straight season, having gone four years without passing round three while she learned to cope with Sjogren’s syndrome, an auto-immune disease that causes chronic fatigue and muscle soreness.

US Open 2016: Lucas Pouille stuns Rafael Nadal to reach quarter-finals US Open 2016: Lucas Pouille stuns Rafael Nadal to reach quarter-finals

The taut battle came down to the fifth-set tiebreaker and Nadal, trailing 3-6, showed his mettle by saving three match points -- the third on Pouille`s serve.

US Open, mixed doubles: Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig knocked out by Barbora Krejcikova-Marin Draganja in second round US Open, mixed doubles: Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig knocked out by Barbora Krejcikova-Marin Draganja in second round

 Barbora and Marin will now take on seventh seeded Americans Coco Vandeweghe and Rajeev Ram in the quarter-finals.

Angelique Kerber beats Petra Kvitova to reach US Open quarters, closes in on No.1 slot Angelique Kerber beats Petra Kvitova to reach US Open quarters, closes in on No.1 slot

The fourth-round match had a grand slam pedigree to it with Kerber, the Australian Open champion, going against twice Wimbledon winner Kvitova, but it failed to deliver any major excitement.

US Open 2016: Wozniacki to face Sevastova for semi-final spot, Vinci also in quarters US Open 2016: Wozniacki to face Sevastova for semi-final spot, Vinci also in quarters

Sevastova thus became the first Latvian woman in 22 years to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final.

Top seeds Sania Mirza, Ivan Dodig crash out of US Open mixed doubles Top seeds Sania Mirza, Ivan Dodig crash out of US Open mixed doubles

The match witnessed as many as 10 breaks of serves, five in each sets, with Sania-Dodig conceding six times.



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