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NEW YORK - Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic kept their time in blazing conditions to a bare minimum on Monday as they breezed into the U.S. Open quarter-finals but Eugenie Bouchard's hopes of a maiden grand slam title melted away in the heat.

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NEW YORK - Twice Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka overcame an inspired challenge from qualifier Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia 4-6 6-4 6-4 on Monday to advance to the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open.

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Wawrinka beats Robredo to reach U.S. Open quarters

NEW YORK - Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka fought off two set points in the pivotal third set on the way to a 7-5 4-6 7-6(7) 6-2 win over Spain's Tommy Robredo on Monday to reach the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open.

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Federer goes for another win under the lights

NEW YORK - Roger Federer will get to break out his trademark all-black outfit again on Arthur Ashe Stadium Court at the U.S. Open on Tuesday.

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Defending champ Serena Williams reaches quarter-finals

NEW YORK - Serena Williams dealt with her grand slam frustrations this year by trying to appreciate the big picture, and a more relaxed top seed reaped the benefits with a straight-set win into the U.S. Open quarter-finals.

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Nishikori works late to reach U.S. Open quarter-finals

NEW YORK - Japan's Kei Nishikori outlasted fifth seeded Canadian Milos Raonic 4-6 7-6 (4) 6-7 (6) 7-5 6-4 to move into the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, equalling the record for latest match ever played at the year's final grand slam.

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