NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Andy Murray of Great Britain kisses the US Open championship trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the men's singles final match on Day Fifteen of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 10, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Murray defeated Djokovic 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

U.S. Open Tennis 2012: Andy Murray Captures 1st Grand Slam Title

Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic in the final of the 2012 U.S. Open on Monday Night to win his first Grand Slam title.

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2012 U.S. Open Results: Djokovic, Ferrer Advance To Men's Semifinals

Second-seeded Novak Djokovic and No. 4 seed David Ferrer won their quarterfinals matches Thursday at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., and face each other in the semifinals of the tennis Grand Slam tournament.

Djokovic won in straight sets, 6-2, 7-6, 6-4 over Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro to end Day 11 of the tournament. Before Djokovic's victory, Ferrer outlasted eight-seeded Janko Tipsarevic in five sets, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 in a match that lasted some 4 hours, 41 minutes. The last set took 82 minutes alone.

Ferrer had six double-faults to his opponent's zero but also won the battle of services aces, 15-10.

Djokovic hit 43 winners to Del Potro's 25 in their match. The winner of Djokovic-Ferrer faces the winner of the Andy Murray-Tomas Berdych match in the U.S. Open final this weekend.

The women's singles semifinals take place Friday. It's top-seeded Viktoria Azarenka vs. No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova, and No. 4 seed American Serena Williams against the surprise semifinalist, 10th-seeded Sara Errani of Italy.

The No. 2-seed Bryan brothers, Bob and Mike, play for the men's doubles title against Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek, the fifth-seeded team.

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2012 U.S. Open Tennis Scores: Andy Roddick Delayed Again

The second week of the 2012 U.S. Open has seen plenty of rain, and play was suspended once again at 8:20 a.m. PT Wednesday as courts were too wet for play. Andy Roddick, whose fourth-round match with Juan Martin Del Potro was delayed on Tuesday night, saw play halted at a crucial point.

Roddick and Del Potro are currectly locked in a first-set tiebreak, with Roddick holding a 1-0 lead.

Women's No. 11 Marion Bartoli had momentum on her side before the sky opened up. Bartoli had broken No. 3 Maria Sharapova's first two serving games in their quarterfinal match and had a 4-0 first-set lead.

Men's No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic was one game away from taking the first set in his match against Phillip Kohlschreiber of Germany. He led their fourth-round duel, 5-2.

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U.S. Open 2012 Tennis Scores: Serena Williams Cruises, Mardy Fish Withdraws

It has been a busy Monday at the 2012 U.S. Open, as the quarterfinals on both sides are beginning to take shape. Serena Williams moved easily past her fourth-round opponent, Andrea Hlavackova, with a 6-0, 6-0 victory.

Venus Williams joined her sister for a third-round doubles match against Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova of Russia on Monday night. The Russians defeated the sisters in straight sets to move on.

Serena will face Ana Ivanovic in the quarterfinals. Ivanovic preceded Williams in Arhur Ashe Stadium with a 6-0, 6-4 win over Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria.

The biggest upset so far came when women's No. 2 Agniekszka Radwanska was taken down by No. 20 Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-4.

Andy Murray had his matched moved up to 7 p.m. to avoid inclement weather that is supposed to arrive later in the evening. He is currently on-serve in the second set, after winning the first over Milos Raonic, 6-4.

The shocker of the day comes from American Mardy Fish, who withdrew from the tournament due to health concerns. Fish was scheduled to play a fourth-round match with Roger Federer, who now moves to the quarters.

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2012 U.S. Open Results: Novak Djokovic, Andy Roddick Advance Into Third Round

Some notable names lived to fight another day Sunday at the U.S. Open, with Novak Djokovic and Andy Roddick moving on to the third round from the men's side.

Djokovic's match against Julien Benneteau was the prelude to Roddick's at Arthur Ashe Stadium and Djokovic won easily (6-3, 6-2, 6-2) without facing a break point. The 25-year-old defending champion is now set to face Stanislas Wawrinka with the Swede beating Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 Sunday.

Roddick, who announced Thursday that this would be his final tournament, extended his career a bit longer with a 7-5, 7-6(7-1), 4-6, 6-4 win over Fabio Fognini. Roddick's next opponent will be the No. 7 seed Juan Martin del Porto, who also was victorious Sunday against Leonardo Mayer 6-3, 7-5, 7-6(11-9).

Other men's single results include David Ferrer outlasting Lleyton Hewitt 7-6(11-9), 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, Richard Gasquet trumping Steve Johnson 7-6(7-4), 6-2, 6-3 and Janko Tipsarevic downing Grega Zemlja 6-4, 6-3, 7-5.

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U.S. Open 2012 Scores: Serena Williams, Roger Federer Continue Dominance

Roger Federer and Serena Williams continued the trend of short matches at Arthur Ashe Stadium as they posted straight-set victories in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., Saturday afternoon.

The men's No. 1, Federer, defeated No. 25 Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Federer was dominant at the net, winning 25 of 26 possible points. He moves on to face the winner the match between Mardy Fish and Gilles Simon in the fourth round.

Williams needed just 1:20 to dispatch Ekaterina Marakova of Russia, 6-4, 6-0. She will see the winner of Maria Kirilenko and Andrea Hlavackova next.

Andy Murray was tested in his third-round match by No. 30 Feliciano Lopez. The two men went to a tiebreak on three occasions, with Murray winning all three to prevail in a nearly four-hour, four-set match.

San Francisco native Sam Querrey will play later today at Louis Armstrong Stadium. He will try to advance against Tomas Berdych.

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