DJOKOVIC - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DJOKOVIC News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Tennis: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic both lose in U.S. Open semifinals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382841-77/federer-nishikori-djokovic-cilic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382841-77/federer-nishikori-djokovic-cilic.html.csp">Tennis: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic both lose in U.S. Open semifinals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOWARD FENDRICH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:57.611-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Instead of Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer for the U.S. Open title, first-time Grand Slam finalists Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic will vie for the championship after a pair of semifinal surprises Saturday. First, Japan’s Nishikori became the first man from Asia to reach a major singles championship match by staying fresher than Djokovic in stifling heat and winning 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Then, Croatia’s Cilic used every bit of his 6-foot-6 (1.98-meter) frame to deliver stinging serv...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583828412014-09-07T00:11:57.611-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T00:11:57.611-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58382841@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:57 MDT Others look to upset ‘Big 4’ at U.S. Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58332601-77/grand-open-slam-djokovic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58332601-77/grand-open-slam-djokovic.html.csp">Others look to upset ‘Big 4’ at U.S. Open</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T22:46:01.898-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Two 23-year-olds, Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, broke through to their first major semifinals at Wimbledon. Perhaps this year’s U.S. Open will be the tipping point for the rise of a new generation. But recent history suggests that if somebody other than the “Big 4” wins, a veteran may be more likely. “We didn’t have many young players who were able to challenge for top spots and win Grand Slam titles,” Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic said. “So this is something that is happening no...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583326012014-08-24T22:46:01.898-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-24T22:46:01.898-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58332601@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:46:01 MDT Sports briefs: Serena Williams to play Taylor Townsend in U.S. Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58323353-77/moelgg-open-seeded-won.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58323353-77/moelgg-open-seeded-won.html.csp">Sports briefs: Serena Williams to play Taylor Townsend in U.S. Open</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:43:16.855-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">TENNIS • Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 32-year-old Williams has won 17 Grand Slam titles. At age 18, Taylor Townsend is in her third major tournament. Williams, seeking her third straight title at Flushing Meadows, hasn’t reached the quarterfinals at any of the first three Grand Slam events of 2014. Townsend is a former top-ranked junior player who reached the third round at the French Open this year. She got into her first U...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583233532014-08-21T23:43:16.855-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T23:43:16.855-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323353@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:43:16 MDT Tennis: 2013 champ Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308833-77/nadal-open-wrist-federer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308833-77/nadal-open-wrist-federer.html.csp">Tennis: 2013 champ Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOWARD FENDRICH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T22:59:51.593-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year’s last Grand Slam tournament. Nadal announced his withdrawal, blamed on a bad right wrist, one week before play begins at Flushing Meadows. “I am sure you understand that it is a very tough moment for me since it is a tournament I love and where I have great memories from fans, the night matches, so many...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583088332014-08-18T22:59:51.593-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T22:59:51.593-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308833@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:59:51 MDT