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Isaacson: Serena Williams utterly unimpressed with win

Serena Williams sets impossibly high standards for herself, which helps explain why her second-round win at the US Open was so unsatisfying.

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Swiss teen overcomes McEnroe-like fit, tears

Belinda Bencic still has growing pains. The 18-year-old Swiss player was seen sobbing in her chair during a changeover after failing to convert six set points against Misaki Doi on Wednesday.

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espnW: Single-sport players don't always win

Experts and athletes are questioning the conventional wisdom that says young athletes who specialize in one sport, like tennis, are more successful down the line.

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Bencic goes on tirade against umpire

Belinda Bencic did her best John McEnroe impression by throwing down her racket and yelling at the umpire over a blown line call on Wednesday. Bencic actually rallied to win after the outburst and plays Venus Williams next.

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TBT: Roger Federer's Wimbledon tweener

Federer hit an incredible between-the-legs lob in his second-round match against Sam Querrey earlier this year. Maybe he'll pull that from his bag of tricks in today's match at the US Open. Steve Darcis better watch out.

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Weatherman says another toasty one high 93ish Humidity in low 50's not very breezy this afternoon, could be much better tomorrow

Dancing with Djokovic

Novak Djokovic was able to goof off a little with US Open super fan Cameron Hughes at Arthur Ashe Stadium after Djokovic's win Wednesday night.

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Serena's spectacular set point

Serena Williams' quest for the Grand Slam stayed alive, thanks in part to the net, which helped her take the first set against Kiki Bertens.

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Djokovic rolls in second-round match

Novak Djokovic cruises past Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 to reach the third round at the US Open.

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Djokovic dominant in second-round win

Serbia's Novak Djokovic cruised past Austria's Andreas Haider-Maurer in straight sets (6-4, 6-1, 6-2) to advance to the third round at the US Open. Coverage on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Djokovic rolls in second set

After a tight first set, Novak Djokovic cruised to a 6-1 second set over Andreas Haider-Maurer. Djokovic has reached the semifinals at the US Open the past eight years but has just one title. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

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Bencic survives despite meltdown

Belinda Bencic lost the first set and had a loud argument with the umpire in the second, but the 12-seed recovered to defeat Misaki Doi 5-7, 7-6, 6-3 and advance to the third round at the US Open, where she'll face Venus Williams.

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Djokovic captures first set

Novak Djokovic has already lost more games tonight than he did in the first round, but a late break gave him the first set over Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-4. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

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Bencic goes on tirade against umpire

Belinda Bencic showed her displeasure at some late line calls by throwing down her racket and yelling at the umpire.

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US Open tennis umpire has skills

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga hit a ball off the mark but the umpire showed off great hand-eye coordination with a grab.

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Venus advances in three sets again

Venus Williams outlasted fellow American Irina Falconi in three sets to reach the third round of the US Open.

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