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Murray - Soares win US Open Men's Doubles title

Britain's Jamie Murray and Brazil's Bruno Soares bagged their first US Open Men's Doubles title, routing Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia Lopez 6-2, 6-3 in the summit clash.

The fourth seeds served and returned better to control the match from start to finish, striking 27 winners to the Spaniards' 17. They also committed just 11 unforced errors, 10 fewer than their opponents on Saturday.

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Jada Hart and Ena Shibahara win US Open Girls Doubles title

Current UCLA freshmen Jada Hart and Ena Shibahara survived two match points, capturing the US Open Girls title in dramatic fashion Saturday night at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Given a wild card into the tournament by the USTA, Southern Californian’s Hart, from Colton, and Shibahara, from Rancho Palos Verdes, came back to defeat the American team of Kayla Day (Santa Barbara) and Caroline Dolehide (Hinsdale, Ill.) on the Grandstand Court, 4-6, 6-2, 13-11. It was the first time since 1992 that there was an all-American girls’ doubles final.

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Auger-Aliassime stuns Tsitsipas to advance to US Open Junior Boys Final

Canada went 1-1 in singles at the Junior US Open on Saturday, as Felix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal) is now one win away from clinching his first Grand Slam singles title thanks to a semifinal triumph, while Bianca Andreescu (Mississauga, Ont.) was unable to join him with a three-set loss in the girls’ draw.

Auger-Aliassime took on junior world No. 1 Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece and ousted the 18-year-old 6-4, 7-5. In the match, which lasted one hour and 45 minutes on another stifling day in New York, No. 6 seed Auger-Aliassime blasted nine aces and 32 winners, and saved three of the five break points he faced.

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Kerber edges past Pliskova in enthralling US Open Final

angelique_kerber.jpgNewly crowned world no.1 Angelique Kerber celebrated her achievement in the best possible fashion, winning her second Grand Slam title of the year, following up her triumph in January at the Australian Open by collecting her first ever US Open crown, narrowly beating out 10th seed Karolina Pliskova, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in an enthralling final at Flushing Meadows, New York on Saturday.

24 year old Czech star Pliskova, playing in her maiden Grand Slam final, had made it to Saturday's showpiece on the back of wins against Serena and Venus Williams, and the youngster continued to show that she is definitely one for the future, but nerves got the better of her on the big day as Kerber battled back from a break down in the decider to win 5 of the last 6 games to turn a 3-1 deficit into a 6-4 triumph.

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Danielle Collins wins US Open American Collegiate Invitational title

University of Virginia’s Danielle Collins officially ended her collegiate career on Saturday with a victory in the final.

The No. 2-seeded Collins, a recent graduate and from St. Petersburg, Fla., defeated University of Michigan’s Ronit Yurovsky of New Kingston, Pa., 6-2, 6-4, to capture the US Open American Collegiate Invitational title and earn a qualifying wild card into next year’s US Open women’s singles event.

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Top-seed Thai-Son Kwiatkowski cruises to victory in American Collegiate Invitational at the US Open

Top-seeded and University of Virginia senior Thai-Son Kwiatkowski rolled past his third opponent in three days in convincing fashion to capture the third annual American Collegiate Invitational at the US Open played at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Kwiatkowski defeated No. 4-seeded and University of Georgia’s Austin Smith, 6-2, 6-2, on Saturday to win the title and a spot in the 2017 US Open singles qualifying tournament as a wild card.

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Laura Siegemund and Mate Pavic crowned US Open Mixed Doubles Champions

The unseeded duo of Germany's Laura Siegemund and Croatia's Mate Pavic defeated the seventh-seeded American pair of Coco Vandeweghe and Rajeev Ram 6-4, 6-4 to win the US Open mixed doubles tennis title on Friday. The European pair won their maiden Grand Slam event in their first-ever tournament together.

All four players were seeking their first major title, while Vandeweghe was the only player who had previously played in a Grand Slam final, having finished runner-up in the 2014 Australian Open mixed doubles event.

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