Tennis* en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:16:20 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport 144 36 Zambia's Siame wins 100 metre dash at Youth Olympics (Reuters) NANJING China (Reuters) - Zambian sprinter Sydney Siame laid claimed to the title of the world's fastest kid when he won the 100 metres final at the Youth Olympics on Saturday.
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Nishikori frets over fitness ahead of U.S. Open (Reuters) (Reuters) - U.S. Open 10th seed Kei Nishikori remains concerned over his fitness following a three-week injury break with the Japanese number one raising doubts about his prospects of making it past t... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:15:55 +1200 Kvitova ousts Stosur in New Haven (AP) Samantha Stosur has suffered a straight-sets semi-final loss to Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova at the Connecticut Open. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:56:06 +1200 Barty and Rodionova qualify for US Open (AAP) Teenager Ashleigh Barty and veteran Anastasia Rodionova have qualified for the US Open, boosting Australia's representation to 12 players at the grand slam. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:20:10 +1200 Rosol, Janowicz advance to Winston-Salem final (AFP) Winston-Salem (United States) (AFP) - Poland's Jerzy Janowicz and Czech veteran Lukas Rosol reached the final of the ATP Winston-Salem hardcourt tournament with three-set victories. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:51:26 +1200 Rosol outlasts Lu to reach Winston-Salem final (AFP) Winston-Salem (United States) (AFP) - Czech veteran Lukas Rosol reached the final of the ATP Winston-Salem tournament by defeating Taiwan's Lu Yen-Hsun 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 Friday at the US Open warm-up event. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:48:26 +1200 Kvitova, Rybarikova reach WTA New Haven final (AFP) New Haven (United States) (AFP) - Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova advanced to the WTA New Haven hardcourt tournament final Friday with straight-set triumphs. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:31:37 +1200 Rybarikova advances to WTA New Haven final (AFP) New Haven (United States) (AFP) - Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova fired seven aces to defeat Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-4 Friday and reach the final of the WTA Connecticut Open, a US Open warm-up event. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:58:15 +1200 Stosur through to last four in Connecticut (AP) Samantha Stosur has beaten world Belgian Kirsten Flipkens in the quarter-finals of the Connecticut Open. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:01:14 +1200 Tough US Open draw for Erakovic (NZ Newswire) New Zealander Marina Erakovic will face former champion Svetalana Kuznetsova in the opening round of the US Open next week. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:40:19 +1200