Wawrinka defeats Bellucci to reach third round of US Open
Stan Wawrinka was a second-round winner on a hot Wednesday at the 2014 U.S. Open. Wawrinka, the No. 3 seed, defeated Brazilian left-hander Thomaz Bellucci 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-1) at Ashe Stadium. The 29-year-old Wawrinka, this year's Australian Open champion, is through to the third round here for the fourth time in the past five years. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
A pair of former U.S. Open champions prevailed during Wednesday's action. Fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova overcame a slow start to hand Alexandra Dulgheru a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 defeat and two-time titlist Venus Williams cruised to a 6-1, 6-4 decision over Timea Bacsinszky. Full Story.
Canada's Frank Dancevic fought for more than three and a half hours before losing a marathon to Joao Sousa 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (2) to exit in his opening match at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. Dancevic, from Niagara Falls, Ont., gave everything he had as day turned into evening before taking the painful loss. Full Story.
2014 Grand Slams