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Serena Williams breezes into U.S. Open final

...standards, though: She lost in the fourth round at the Australian Open, the second round at the French Open, and the third...Victoria Azarenka <0x2014> a two-time Australian Open champion and a finalist at the U.S. Open in 2012...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-05/serena-williams-breezes-us-open-f
Serena Williams wins third US Open in row, 18th Grand Slam title

...Wimbledon, which followed a second-round loss at the French Open, which followed a fourth-round loss at the Australian Open ? and, when Grand Slam success defines a legacy, that simply wouldn't do. The quest to match Chris Evert and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-07/serena-williams-wins-third-u
Marin Cilic tops Kei Nishikori at U.S. Open for first Grand Slam title

...this was the first Grand Slam final since the 2005 Australian Open without Djokovic, Federer or Rafael Nadal, who won...Cilic, had seen Stan Wawrinka's victory at the Australian Open in January as an indication that the next tier <...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-08/marin-cilic-tops-kei
Friendship will be put on hold Sunday in match between Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki

...matches. But she lost in the fourth round at the Australian Open, the second round at the French Open, and the third...counter-puncher, exited in the third round at the Australian Open and Wimbledon, and the first round at the French...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-06/friendship-will-be-p
Nishikori, Cilic stun Djokovic, Federer in US Open semifinals

...time since Marat Safin beat Lleyton Hewitt at the Australian Open in January 2005, a major final will be contested...played one previous major semifinal, at the 2010 Australian Open, while this was Federer's 36th. And Cilic came...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-06/nishikori-cilic-stun
Serena rolls after slow start, reaches semifinals

...singles trophies.Williams had not yet reached a major semifinal in 2014, bowing out in the fourth round at the Australian Open, the second at the French Open, and the third at Wimbledon."Well, honestly, I've had a tough year in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-03/serena-rolls-after-s
Wozniacki beats heat, Sharapova in fourth round of U.S. Open

...reached No. 1 in the world the next year. But she hadn't been back to a Grand Slam quarterfinal since the 2012 Australian Open.In the meantime, she was best known for getting engaged to star golfer Rory McIlroy ? then getting dumped in late...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-31/wozniacki-beats-heat
Maria Sharapova digs deep to win in the U.S. Open second round

...advanced with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky at night. That match was to be followed by Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka against 91st-ranked Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil.Williams got to the third round at Flushing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-27/maria-sharapova-digs
Venus Williams makes it to the third round of the U.S. Open

...As Ivan Dodig knows all too well after his 2014 Grand Slam season, you can't win if you can't finish.At the Australian Open in January, he stopped playing in the fourth set of his second-round match, citing cramps.At the French Open in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-27/venus-williams-makes
Kei Nishikori is first Japanese man to reach U.S. Open semifinals since 1918

...at 2:26 a.m. Tuesday, equaling the latest finish in tournament history.Nishikori began slowly against the Australian Open champion, but eventually got his bearings and used crisp returns and strong net play to edge ahead."Actually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-03/kei-nishikori-first-