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  • Only sexism and racism can explain why Serena Williams doesn’t earn more in endorsements

    The US Open begins today (Aug. 31), and Serena Williams has a chance to make tennis history. A win would put her at 22 career Grand Slam titles, tying Steffi Graf for second most, behind only Margaret Court. Her skill prompts arguments that she is the sport’s greatest female player of all-time, and…

  • U.S. Open: Despite rapid decline, Nadal headlines Day 1

    The 14-time Grand Slam champion is seeking his third U.S. Open title, a tall-order for an eighth seed.

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  • Tennis - Nadal denies report of Kyrgios snub

    - Rafael Nadal denied a report that he refused to play an exhibition doubles match alongside Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios. The Spanish star, a 14-time Grand Slam champion, played a exhibition against Aussie veteran Lleyton Hewitt in New York last Wednesday with Kyrgios taking part in a doubles…

  • As 2015 US Open Approaches, All Eyes on Serena Williams

    The 135th annual US Open tournament kicks off today at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Competing at this year's tournament in Queens, NY will be an array of the sport's top contenders, ...

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  • U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on. The 33-year-old American, with the 2015 Australian Open, French…

  • Under new TV contract, US Open returns to Sunday men's final

    NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since 2007, the U.S. Open men's final could be played on a Sunday.

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  • Sharapova pulls out of US Open due to leg injury

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova, winner of five grand slam events, has pulled out of the U.S. Open tennis championships due to a leg injury, the Russian said on Sunday. Sharapova, 28, has not played a match since losing to Serena Williams in the Wimbledon semi-finals in July and…

  • Tough tests from the start for Federer, Murray

    Second seed Federer, who beat world number one Novak Djokovic in the Cincinnati final and is striving to add to his record 17 grand slam singles titles, plays 34th-ranked Leonardo Mayer of Argentina. Third seeded Murray, who defeated Djokovic in the Montreal final, faces number 37 Nick Kyrgios, the…

  • Kvitova overcomes Safarova for New Haven triumph

    Defending champion Petra Kvitova used a dominant serve to beat Lucie Safarova 6-7(6) 6-2 6-2 in their all-Czech final at the Connecticut Open on Saturday. Kvitova faced only one break point and was never broken as she remained unbeaten in seven career matches against her compatriot. After a…

  • Serena, Nadal enjoy US Open night life at start

    Top-ranked Serena Williams, trying to complete the first calendar-year Grand Slam since 1988, and 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal will be featured Monday night at the US Open. The first day of competition at the year's final major tennis event also includes the first matches for world number…

  • Anderson wins Winston-Salem crown

    Winston-Salem (United States) (AFP) - South Africa's Kevin Anderson ended his losing streak in ATP tournament finals here Saturday with a straight sets win over France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert to take the Winston-Salem Open crown. World number 15 Anderson ensured he would head to next week's US Open…

  • US OPEN 2015: Women who beat Williams say belief important

    So here's the question 127 of the 128 women in the U.S. Open's main draw will ask themselves: How do you beat Serena Williams?

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  • Serena chases calendar Slam, history at US Open

    World number one Serena Williams feels the pressure of chasing history at the US Open, but she accepts the intensity as the price for dominating a generation of women's tennis. The 33-year-old American, who captured her first Grand Slam title at the 1999 US Open at age 17, is a huge favorite as she…

  • US OPEN 2015: Capsules on top women's players

    Women to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday:

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    Wimbledon: Tour the Historic Tennis Grounds

    Sample an exclusive tour of Wimbledon, usually reserved for members only.

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  • Maria Sharapova withdraws from U.S. Open

    For the second time in three years, the world No. 3 will not play in New York

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  • Tennis-Serena, Djokovic in first-day action at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Top-seeded world number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic help launch the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday's opening day of the year's final grand slam. Australian Open and Wimbledon champion Djokovic closes the day program at Arthur Ashe Stadium against…