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Cilic and Nishikori Begin a New Era in Men’s Tennis

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(Getty Images) Marin Cilic and Kei Nishikori met at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday, September 8.  After defeating Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer respectively, Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic were prepared for their battle in the US Open Final.  With Nishikori becoming the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam final, there was plenty of excitement surrounding More...

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By Kenny Mintz On Monday, September 1st, 2014

The State Of Americans At The US Open

(John Sibley/Action Images) As the first week of the US Open tennis tournament comes to a close, there is only one American player that remains. Without surprise, Serena Williams [1] is thriving at the 2014 US Open. More...

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By Alyson Mintz On Monday, August 25th, 2014

U.S. Open Women’s Preview: Can Serena Swing It?

Serena Williams is one of favorites to win 2014 US Open. (John Sibley/Action Images) The world renowned U.S. Open has kicked off at the historic Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York this More...

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By Kenny Mintz On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

US Open Tennis Preview: Nadal’s Withdrawal Opens The Field

With the 2014 US Open set to begin on Monday, August 25, there is an unusual sense of ambiguity among the Men’s Singles draw due to the withdrawal of Rafael Nadal. var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google More...

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By Tony Griffo On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Henrik Lundqvist Battles Novak Djokovic In Tennis Match

Henrik Lundqvist rules the creases of the NHL, but can the king of goalies hold his own on a court foreign to him? The court in question is the tennis court, where Henrik joined forces with native New Yorker, rabid More...

By Dustin Petzold On Monday, May 26th, 2014

Few Surprises as French Open Begins

Tournament play began at Roland Garros yesterday during the tournament’s “soft launch.” The French Open is the only of tennis’ four Major tournaments to begin on Sunday rather than Monday, More...

By Luis Vazquez On Monday, April 28th, 2014

Sharapova is Relevant Again, Wins First Tournament in 2014

DANIEL MAURER / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Maria Sharapova has come a long way, four months exactly, to get back to this level of play. In a place Maria Sharapova has done well, she claimed her third Porsche Grand Prix More...

By Dustin Petzold On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Smooth Sailing for Nadal in Barcelona

After last week’s ugly but thrilling final in Monte Carlo, in which Stanislas Wawrinka was able to temper Roger Federer’s dominance over him in their head-to-head record (Federer leads 13-2), this week’s More...

By Dustin Petzold On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Clay Season Ramps Up in Monte Carlo

Monaco’s Benjamin Balleret smiles while plotting his defeat of Rafael Nadal in the 2015 Monte Carlo Rolex Masters Unless you’re in France, Spain, or South America, clay is probably your least favorite More...

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By Rory McQueen On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

The What-If Game: Tory Zawacki Never Looks Back, But Uses Past Experiences in New Work at ESPN

There are many different ways to get to Flushing for the US OPEN, such as buses, the 7 subway line, and even the dreadful torture known as the Long Island Rail Road. Driving is even worse and hunting for a good More...