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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)

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 morning, August 25.  This spectacular tournament that takes place in the New York metro area showcases its grandeur to the world, attracting More...

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By Kenny Mintz On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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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
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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...

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By Dustin Petzold On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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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...

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By Luis Vazquez On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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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
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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...

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By Dustin Petzold On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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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
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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...

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By Rory McQueen On Monday, August 26th, 2013
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EASTERN EUROPEAN DICTATORS, TENNIS CHAMPS AND ROGER’S LAST RUN

THE U.S. OPEN PREVIEW There are many story lines colliding at this week’s U.S. OPEN.  Will Serena continue her domination over the women’s brackets, being that she is one of the main pre-tourney stories?  ESPN More...

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By Elizabeth Francois On Sunday, August 25th, 2013
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Fashion Neon at the U.S. Open Qualifying Rounds

Neon: blinding colors for the generation!!! This is the trend in 2013 sportswear!! After the bold reintroduction last fall during fashion week, celebrities and athletes alike have dominated the blogosphere highlighting More...