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Maria Sharapova digs deep to win in the U.S. Open second round

...Heading into Wawrinka's match, the men's tournament had yet to have a significant surprise, and the only seeded player to lose in afternoon action was No. 27 Santiago Giraldo of Colombia.Otherwise, No. 6 Tomas Berdych, No. 7 Grigor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-27/maria-sharapova-digs
Serena Williams rolls after rough start in U.S. Open match

...6-3, 7-6 (8) by 50th-ranked Kaia Kanepi.There have been fewer surprises among the men so far, and only one seeded player was sent packing Thursday afternoon, when No. 28 Guillermo Garcia-Lopez was defeated by Sam Querrey, of the United...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-28/serena-williams-roll
Former Greenbrier golfer Chris Waters and ex-North Augusta golfer Matt NeSmith fall in U.S. Amateur match play

...1 up. Rank, a 26-year-old hockey referee, made a 6-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to win.The highest seeded player to win was Taiwan's Cheng-Tsung Pan, a senior at the University of Washington who qualified third. He beat Zach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-13/former-greenbrier-golfer-chr
Rafael Nadal rallies to reach third round

...far."For the most part, the locker room I'm in, it still seems pretty full <0x2014> where all the seeded players are," Isner said. "It's good to see. It's good for the tournament to have all the big names, especially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-26/rafael-nadal-rallies
Roger Federer back on track after sudden turnaround in third-round match

...Serena Williams and Li Na out of the tournament.That leaves Simona Halep, who plays Saturday, as the highest-seeded player in the draw at No. 4. It also leaves 2012 French Open champion Maria Sharapova as the favorite after her 6-0...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-30/roger-federer-back-t
Another Aussie Open champ bows out at French Open

...loss to Na in 2010.This French Open has seen some rough going for several past major champions and other highly seeded players, and the second round has yet to begin.No. 13 Caroline Wozniacki, the 2009 U.S. Open runner-up, was beaten...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-27/another-aussie-open-
Overtime

...top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro and No. 2 Andy Murray both crashed out at the ABN Amro, leaving Tomas Berdych as the only seeded player to reach the semifinals.Ernests Gulbis upset defending champion Del Potro 6-3, 6-4. Marin Cilic beat Murray...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-02-14/overtime
Overtime

...at the Sydney International.Isner also appeared in doubt for an Auckland ATP tournament, where he is the third-seeded player, after re-injuring his right ankle at the Hopman Cup.? In Chennai, India, top-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka regained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-01-05/overtime
Overtime

...unforced errors. Ferrer broke him to go up 3-1 on the way to winning the second and easily won the final set.Three seeded players were upset, including Jeremy Chardy at No. 5.? In Chennai, India, Matthias Bachinger upset 2010 Wimbledon quarterfinalist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-01-01/overtime
Overtime

...Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 6-4. And Jessica Pegula beat No. 8 seed Mona Barthel 7-6, 6-1.All the other seeded players won, including No. 9 seed Jelena Jankovic who beat Melanie Oudin 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in a match that took nearly three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-04-02/overtime-0