Djokovic a winner ... CoCo Vandeweghe out ... Bengals extend 2 on the D-line
Aug. 28, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic (NOH'-vak JOH'-kuh-vich) endured the extreme heat and a nearly 3-hour match to make a winning return to the U.S. Open, beating Marton Ducsovics in four sets. Djokovic missed the U.S. Open last year because of an elbow injury.
NEW YORK (AP) — CoCo Vandeweghe (KOH'-koh VAN'-duh-way) is out at the U.S. Open. The 24th-seeded American double-faulted 12 times and lost to Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6-3, 7-6 (3). Vandeweghe made a total of 35 unforced errors, 16 more than Flipkens.
ATLANTA (AP) — Catcher Tyler Flowers has agreed to a contract extension with the Atlanta Braves that could keep him with the team through the 2020 season. The agreement includes a $4 million contract for 2019 and a $6 million club option, with a $2 million buyout, for 2020. The 32-year-old Flowers is hitting .225 with five homers in his third year with Atlanta while sharing playing time with Kurt Suzuki.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals have agreed to contract extensions with defensive tackle Geno Atkins and defensive end Carlos Dunlap, who were entering the final years on their deals. Dunlap tweeted about the deals, which weren't immediately confirmed by the Bengals.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have acquired linebacker Kamalei Correa (KAH-mah-lay corr-AY-uh) from the Baltimore Ravens for an undisclosed draft pick. Correa was the 42nd pick overall in 2016 out of Boise State. The 6-foot-3, 241-pound linebacker started four of his 25 games with Baltimore.