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Hundreds attend ballperson tryouts for 2017 US Open  

With the coolest summer job in sports up for grabs, more than 500 tennis fans of all ages attended an open tryout to become a US Open ballperson.

2017-06-27 07:40:52
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US Open By the Numbers: 11  

From 1974 to 1984, the US Open men's title was won 11 consecutive years by a left-hander. Jimmy Connors (1974, 1976, 1978, 1982-83), Manuel Orantes (1975), Guillermo Vilas (1977) and John McEnroe (1979-81, 1984) were the four who held tight to the title with their left hands, establishing a southpaw string of dominance not seen before or after.

2017-06-27 03:11:47
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Petra Kvitova  

Petra Kvitova on Sunday won her first tournament since suffering career-threating injuries during a break-in on her apartment seven months ago, defeating fellow comeback kid Ashleigh Barty to take the title at the Wimbledon tune-up in Birmingham, England. Here's a little more on this two-time Wimbledon champion.

2017-06-26 06:18:26
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US Open Moments: Sept. 1, 2014  

In a match that started on Monday, Sept. 1, and ended on Tuesday, Sept. 2, Kei Nishikori outlasted Milos Raonic, 4-6, 7-6, 6-7, 7-5, 6-4. The encounter wrapped up at 2:26 a.m., tying it with John Isner-Philipp Kohlschreiber (2012) and Mats Wilander-Mikael Pernfors (1993) for the latest finish in tournament history.

2017-06-22 13:17:10
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Last Year Today: Serena Williams stuns in 'incomparable' WSJ spread   

The news cycle in the tennis world moves fast—who can keep up? That's where we come in. Each Thursday, Last Year Today will look back at a memorable story from exactly one year ago.  Serena Williams is a complicated person, and her day planner isn't simple either. Lately she has promoted her Serena documentary, set to premiere on Epix channel on Wednesday; jetted to the UK to prepare for Wimbledon; relayed to her social-media audiences how she for

2017-06-22 07:43:26
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US Open By the Numbers: 36  

The US Open is commonly referred to as America's Grand Slam. And frequently, U.S. players have emerged as the last man or woman standing at fortnight's end. Interestingly, the total number of American men's champions and women's champions in tournament history is exactly the same: 36.

2017-06-20 09:54:57
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Anett Kontaveit  

Anett Knotaveit on Sunday completed her run through the draw in Den Bosch, Netherlands, defeating Natalia Vikhlyantseva to win the Ricoh Open for her first career WTA title. Here's a little more on this rising star from Estonia.

2017-06-19 09:49:29
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Fourhand: Serena Williams hits the court at seven months pregnant  

Fourhand is our weekly roundup of the latest on- and off-court buzz​.  BOSS MODE The 35-year-old hit the practice court while an estimated seven months pregnant.   A post shared by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on Jun 15, 2017 at 5:56am PDT The common misconception is that exercising while pregnant is dangerous, when the opposite is actually true. Williams' coach Patrick Mourataglou said Williams may be back on the tour  as soon as ...

2017-06-17 01:37:45
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US Open Moments: Sept. 10, 1989  

On Sept. 10, 1989, Boris Becker became the first German man to win the US Open, defeating Ivan Lendl in the final, 7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6.

2017-06-15 11:21:44
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Renowned artist revisits iconic US Open theme art 20 years later  

Iconic pop culture artist Peter Max unveiled the 2017 US Open theme art at his Manhattan studio. Max created the artwork for the 1997 opening of Arthur Ashe Stadium and revisited his iconic piece for the 20th anniversary of the stadium.

2017-06-14 09:44:03
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US Open By the Numbers: 2  

For US Open fans, Jelena Ostapenko's surprise title at the French Open piqued the following question: Can the 20-year-old rising star repeat the feat in Flushing Meadows? In the Open era, only two players - Chris Evert in 1974 and Justine Henin in 2003 - have won their maiden Grand Slam tournament title at the French Open and then followed that up with a US Open championship the same year.

2017-06-13 02:54:53
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Road to the Open: 2017 French Open Recap  

We're halfway through the 2017 tennis season, with only Wimbledon separating the Grand Slam campaign from this year's US Open. At the halfway mark, let's take a look at where things stand as the road to the US Open moves on from Paris to London.

2017-06-13 01:03:26
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2017 US Open Spotlight: French Open champion Rafael Nadal  

Rafael Nadal etched his name in the history books Sunday, defeating Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1, to capture his 10th men's singles title at the French Open and his 15th Grand Slam title overall.

2017-06-11 12:20:29
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Jelena Ostapenko  

Jelena Ostapenko completed her stunning run through the French Open draw on Saturday, striking 54 winners to defeat Simona Halep, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, and claim the 2017 Roland Garros title - and with it, her first-ever tour crown. Here's a little more on this rising star from Latvia.

2017-06-10 04:02:26
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Getting to Know: Jelena Ostapenko  

In an upset-filled French Open where a first-time champion is guaranteed, it's Latvian teenager Jelena Ostapenko who is having a surprise breakout performance.

2017-06-08 15:42:54
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US Open Moments: Sept. 4, 1983  

On Sept. 4, 1983, 16-year-old amateur Aaron Krickstein came back from two sets down to upset 15th-seeded Vitas Gerulaitis, 3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4, in the third round.

2017-06-08 07:25:49
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Getting to Know: Dominic Thiem  

Dominic Thiem reached his second consecutive French Open semifinal Wednesday with a straight-sets victory over defending champion Novak Djokovic. Thiem ran out a 7-6, 6-3, 6-0 winner against the No. 2 seed to set up a prime time showdown with nine-time Roland Garros winner Rafael Nadal. Here are five things to know about the Austrian.

2017-06-07 10:21:02
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Getting to Know: Jelena Ostapenko  

In an upset-filled French Open where a first-time champion is guaranteed, it's Latvian teenager Jelena Ostapenko who is having a surprise breakout performance.

2017-06-06 11:44:44
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US Open By the Numbers: 2  

In fact, for all the great players France has produced throughout the history of tennis, only two Frenchmen - the legendary Rene Lacoste and Henri Cochet - have ever stood alone at the end of America's Grand Slam. Incredibly, no Frenchwoman has ever won the U.S. title.

2017-06-06 01:45:29
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Kristina Mladenovic  

On Sunday, Kristina Mladenovic won her third heart-stopper of the 2017 French Open, knocking off No. 4 seed and defending champion Garbiñe Muguruza to advance to the quarterfinals of her home-country Grand Slam. Here's a little more on the Top 10-bound Frenchwoman:

2017-06-05 03:35:11
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Getting to Know: Karen Khachanov  

Karen Khachanov is arguably the least heralded entrant into the French Open round of 16, but he well-earned his spot in the second week. The No. 53 player in the world dismissed No. 13 seed Tomas Berdych in straight sets in the second round and No. 21 seed John Isner in four sets on Sunday to advance.

2017-06-04 15:26:30
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US Open Moments: Aug. 30, 2011  

On Aug. 30, 2011, defending French Open champion Li Na fell to young Romanian upstart Simona Halep, 6-2, 7-5, in the opening round of the US Open.

2017-06-01 15:39:39
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Volunteer for the 2017 US Open  

Find yourself in the game by volunteering to work at the 2017 US Open. The 2017 volunteer application form is now online.

2017-06-01 02:15:55
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni  

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni is playing the best tennis of her career at age 35, reaching the Australian Open semifinals, establishing a new career-best ranking and upsetting No. 5 seed Agnieszka Radwanksa on Saturday to reach the round of 16 at the Miami Open. Here's a little more on this former junior phenom from Croatia.

2017-06-01 01:59:59
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Remembering Armstrong: A Fan's Perspective, Part III  

With construction continuing on the new Louis Armstrong Stadium, slated to make its debut for the 2018 US Open, we asked longtime US Open ticketholders to share their favorite memories of the old Louis Armstrong Stadium, the stage for so much history and so many great US Open moments. This installment in our series comes from James and Barbie Hawkins of Seattle.

2017-06-01 01:59:58
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2016 US Open By the Numbers: 9  

For just the ninth time in 136 years, both the men's and women's finals at the 2016 US Open were all-international affairs.

2017-06-01 01:59:33
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Top seeds, first-round losses and the US Open  

Sunday in Paris, Ekaterina Makarova upset defending US Open champion Angelique Kerber, sending the top seed tumbling out of the 2017 French Open on Day 1. Surprisingly, since the dawn of the Open era in 1968, a No. 1 women's seed has never lost in the first round of the US Open.

2017-06-01 01:59:23
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US Open By the Numbers: 6  

Last week, Serena Williams announced that she was expecting her first baby and would sit out the remainder of the 2017 season. With that, the US Open lost its perennial favorite, a homegrown talent who has captured six women's singles titles to match Chris Evert for the Open era record. That total - six - equals the complete collection of US Open women's singles titles won by every other active singles player.

2017-06-01 01:59:18
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Alex Zverev  

Alex Zverev has been one of the best players this clay-court season, raising his profile from ATP NextGen standout to legitimate French Open title contender. On Sunday, he plays Novak Djokovic in the final of the Rome Masters. Here is a little more on this German rising star.

2017-06-01 01:58:57
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Open champions Clijsters, Roddick elected to Hall of Fame  

Two of tennis' greatest champions will be in rare and elite company when they receive the highest honor in the sport and take their place alongside the all-time legends this summer.

2017-06-01 01:56:27
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US Open Moments: Aug. 27, 1985  

Mary Joe Fernandez, at the age of 14 years and eight days, becomes the youngest player to win a match at the US Open when she defeats Sara Gomer, 6-1, 6-4, in the first round.

2017-06-01 01:56:11
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Road to the Open: Four questions for Indian Wells, Miami  

Each year, the North American spring hard-court season serves as an early glimpse at the summer to come, a look at the players who excel on concrete and set the stage for a run at glory to close the Grand Slam campaign at the US Open. As we head into the two most prestigious events of this spring swing, the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells and the Miami Open in Florida, let's pause to take a look at what we've seen so far and what's at stake in the month to come.

2017-06-01 01:55:28
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US Open Moments: Sept. 3, 1987  

On Sept. 3, 1987, Gabriela Sabatini defeated Beverly Bowes, 6-3, 6-3, with the match wrapping up at 1:30 a.m. It was, at the time, the latest-ever finish for a women's match at the US Open.

2017-06-01 01:54:25
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US Open Moments: Aug. 28, 2006  

On Aug. 28, 2006, the US Open became the first Grand Slam tournament to use instant replay technology to oversee line calls in the main stadiums (Arthur Ashe and Louis Armstrong).

2017-06-01 01:52:18
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US Open By the Numbers: 95  

Serena Williams' 95 career appearances in Arthur Ashe Stadium are the most of any player - male or female - in its two decades of operation. Only Venus Williams, with 80 matches in Ashe, and Roger Federer, with 74, come remotely close to Serena's remarkable record.

2017-06-01 01:52:01
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US Open Moments: Aug. 29, 1968  

Open tennis at the U.S. Championships officially began on Aug. 29, 1968. Billie Jean King played the first stadium match at the US Open, then held at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y., defeating Long Island dentist and alternate player Dr. Vija Vuskains, 6-1, 6-0.

2017-06-01 01:50:51
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Rafael Nadal's great US Open escapes  

Rafael Nadal rebounded from two-sets-to-one down Saturday to outlast rising star Alex Zverev, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2, in one of the most electrifying matches of the 2017 Australian Open. Here's a look at a few of the two-time US Open champion's greatest escapes in New York.

2017-06-01 01:50:34
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US Open guide to the 2017 Australian Open  

The Australian Open is set to kick off Monday and will include a host of former US Open champions. Here's a closer look at the past Open winners competing in Melbourne and their history at and outlook for the first Grand Slam of 2017.

2017-06-01 01:48:35
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Johanna Konta  

Johanna Konta defeated two-time US Open finalist and former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki in the final of the Miami Open on Saturday afternoon to claim the biggest title of her career.

2017-06-01 01:46:22
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The Breakdown: Serena's 23 Grand Slam titles  

The US Open has played a significant factor in Serena Williams' run at the record books. She claimed her first career major crown in Flushing Meadows, in 1999, and has won six Open singles titles in all, tied for the Open era mark with Chris Evert.

2017-06-01 01:46:13
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Road to the Open: What we learned at the Australian Open  

Venus-Serena. Federer-Nadal. The Australian Open featured two of the most heralded rivalries in tennis history in its final matches, providing a fitting coda to an incredible two weeks of tennis and an auspicious beginning to the 2017 tennis season. So what does it mean for the US Open? Let's take a closer look at what we learned from the two unforgettable weeks at Melbourne Park.

2017-06-01 01:46:04
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In Case You Missed It: January 2017  

Serena's engagement, the new Home of American Tennis and the Australian Open highlight the January US Open In Case You Missed It.

2017-06-01 01:45:52
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US Open Spotlight: Australian Open champion Serena Williams  

Serena Williams solidified her place as one of the greatest athletes of all time, when she defeated her older sister Venus, 6-4, 6-4, in the Australian Open women's singles final to capture her 23rd Open-era Grand Slam singles title.

2017-06-01 01:44:42
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Lucas Pouille  



2017-06-01 01:44:25
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Vasek Pospisil  

Vasek Pospisil pulled the biggest upset of Indian Wells Week 1, dismissing top seed Andy Murray in the second round, 6-4, 7-6, to advance to a round-of-32 matchup against fellow qualifier Dusan Lajovic. Here's a little more on the former Top 30 Canadian.

2017-06-01 01:43:26
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Getting to Know You: Denis Istomin  

Thursday in Melbourne, Denis Istomin toppled six-time Australian Open champion and No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic in a riveting five-setter, producing the biggest major upset since Roberta Vinci derailed Serena Williams' hopes for a calendar-year Grand Slam at the 2015 US Open. Here are five things to know about the 30-year-old big server from Uzbekistan.

2017-06-01 01:43:14
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Daria Kasatkina  

Using a tactical game plan, the young Russian defeated Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-1 to capture her first WTA title on Charleston's green clay.

2017-06-01 01:43:10
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Serena versus Venus: A US Open recap  

On Saturday, Serena and Venus Williams will meet in the Australian Open final. While the Williams sisters have met all over the world - 27 times in all, with Serena currently holding a 16-11 advantage - they have perhaps their richest history at the US Open. In anticipation of the all-Williams redux at the Australian Open, here is a look back at Serena vs. Venus, as played out in Flushing Meadows.

2017-06-01 01:42:42
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Best of 3: Teenage performances at the 2016 US Open  

When it comes to raw excitement and unbridled enthusiasm, few people can match the energy of a teenager with limitless potential. Here are our top three tournament performances by teens at the 2016 US Open.

2017-06-01 01:42:41
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Federer-Nadal: The US Open rivalry that's never happened  

On Sunday, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will square off in the 2017 Australian Open final. The match will mark the 35th time these two iconic rivals have played each other, in matches and tournaments across the globe. But never, amazingly, at the US Open. That doesn't mean they haven't come close, however. Here's a look at the Federer-Nadal near misses at the US Open.

2017-06-01 01:42:12
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Remembering Armstrong: A fan's perspective, Part I  

As construction continues on the new Louis Armstrong Stadium, slated to make its debut for the 2018 US Open, we asked longtime US Open ticket-holders to share their favorite memories of the old Louis Armstrong Stadium, the stage for so much history and so many great US Open moments. The first installment in our series comes from Ryan Berthod of White Plains, N.Y.

2017-06-01 01:42:01
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US Open By the Numbers: 34  

On Tuesday, in a special on-court ceremony before the night matches at the Australian Open, the International Tennis Hall of Fame announced that former US Open champions Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick will be inducted into the Hall as part of the 2017 class. Their induction this summer will bump the number of US Open champions (Open era only) in the Hall of Fame to 34.

2017-06-01 01:41:38
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US Open Men's Contenders: 2017 Preview  

The 2017 tennis season is officially underway. And for those of us at USOpen.org, that means it's time to start thinking about the 2017 US Open. So without further ado, here's our way-too-early look at the potential contenders for the coming year's US Open men's singles title.

2017-06-01 01:41:17
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Best of 3: Fifth-set tiebreaks at the 2016 US Open  

The US Open is the home of the fifth-set tiebreak, a frantic sprint to the finish line to cap an otherwise grueling back-and-forth battle in the heat of the New York summer.

2017-06-01 01:41:03
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US Open Spotlight: Australian Open champion Roger Federer  

Roger Federer added another page to his legend Sunday in Australia, rebounding from a break down in the fifth set to defeat rival Rafael Nadal and capture his fifth Australian Open title - and his first Grand Slam crown since 2012 Wimbledon. Here is more on the now-18-time Grand Slam champion.

2017-06-01 01:40:51
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US Open By the Numbers: 4  

All-time greats Bjorn Borg and Evonne Goolagong share an ignominious mark: No one has reached more US Open finals without a victory.

2017-06-01 01:40:50
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2016 US Open By the Numbers: 22  

In all, 22 U.S. women competed in the main draw of the 2016 US Open. That is the greatest number since 2004, when 24 American women suited up, and it was easily the most of any nation.

2017-06-01 01:40:10
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In Case You Missed It: December 2016  

In Case You Missed It, US Open, December 2016

2017-06-01 01:39:49
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Steve Darcis  

Belgium's Steve Darcis engineered the biggest surprise of the 2017 Davis Cup First Round this past weekend, upsetting both Philipp Kohlschreiber and Alex Zverev to lead his country past Germany and into the quarterfinal round. Here's a little more on the veteran talent:

2017-06-01 01:39:43
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US Open Moments: Aug. 31, 2002  

On Aug. 31, 2002, the first-ever, all-women's night session at the US Open was played in Arthur Ashe Stadium, featuring Martina Hingis, Jennifer Capriati and Anna Kournikova.

2017-06-01 01:38:20
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US Open Moments: Sept. 8, 2007  

On Sept. 8, 2007, Justine Henin defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova, 6-1, 6-3, in the women's singles final, making her the first player to defeat three former US Open champions en route to the title since Serena Williams accomplished the feat in 1999.

2017-06-01 01:38:20
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2016 US Open By the Numbers: 31, 28  

Never was this more evident on a US Open stage than in 2016, when 31-year-old Stan Wawrinka became the oldest first-time men's singles champion of the Open era and 28-year-old Angelique Kerber became the second-oldest first-time women's singles champion of the Open era. And the only first-time champ older than Kerber was 2015 winner Flavia Pennetta, 33 at the time of her victory.

2017-06-01 01:36:58
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US Open By the Numbers: 7  

When you think of US Open champions, it's easy to remember the likes of legends Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Chris Evert and Pete Sampras. While each of these players has their name forever etched into history - not just in New York, but at the other Grand Slams across the globe - the US Open has also seen several players win their one and only major title inside Arthur Ashe Stadium.

2017-06-01 01:36:54
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Diversity & Inlcusion Statement  

Diversity & Inlcusion Statement

2017-06-01 01:36:24
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Best of 3: 2016 matches on new Grandstand  

In this week's Best of 3, we take a look at some of the 2016 tournament's best matches played on the newly constructed stadium.

2017-06-01 01:35:30
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US Open Moments: Sept. 2, 1971  

On Sept. 2, 1971, Chris Evert and Jimmy Connors each won their very first US Open singles matches.

2017-06-01 01:34:17
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US Open Moments: Aug. 30, 2008  

The the match between Andy Roddick and Ernests Gulbis ran so long, both players aged one year. A match that started the evening of Aug. 29 went deep into the night as Roddick turned away Gulbis, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 7-5. The match ended at 1:34 a.m. on Aug. 30, which just happened to be Roddick's 26th birthday and Gulbis' 20th.

2017-06-01 01:34:11
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Ryan Harrison  

Ryan Harrison completed a perfect run through the Memphis Open on Sunday, defeating Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili in the final, 6-1, 6-4, to secure his first career ATP crown.

2017-06-01 01:32:09
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US Open Moments: Sept. 7, 1953  

On Sept. 7, 1953, Maureen Connolly became the first woman to complete the calendar-year Grand Slam by defeating Doris Hart, 6-2, 6-4, in the women's singles final.

2017-06-01 01:30:44
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2017 US Open Player to Watch: Lauren Davis  

In a draw that featured Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki, Lauren Davis emerged as the champion at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand, one of the major tune-ups for the 2017 Australian Open. Here's a little more on this first-time tour titlist.

2017-06-01 01:30:01
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2016 US Open By the Numbers: 14  

The top seed Novak Djokovic played just 14 sets to advance to this year's final, well below the minimum 18 sets a player in the men's singles draw should require to move through six matches in straight sets.

2017-06-01 01:29:52
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Simona Halep  

Simona Halep became the most successful player in the history of the Madrid Open this weekend when she defeated Kristina Mladenovic, 7-5, 6-7, 6-2, to defend her title. In winning her first silverware of the 2017 season, Halep continued her fine form on the Spanish clay, where she has two titles and a runners-up trophy since 2014.

2017-06-01 01:29:48
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US Open By the Numbers: 6  

In the Open era, there have been only six times when all four top seeds from either the men's or women's singles draw have advanced to the semifinals, and it has never happened in the same year.

2017-06-01 01:29:44
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Remembering Armstrong: A fan's perspective, Part II  

As construction continues on the new Louis Armstrong Stadium, slated to make its debut for the 2018 US Open, we asked longtime US Open ticketholders to share their favorite memories of the old Louis Armstrong Stadium, the stage for so much history and so many great US Open moments. The installment in our series comes from Robert McIntosh of Corte Madera, Calif.

2017-06-01 01:29:29
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US Open Moments: Sept. 13, 1998  

Patrick Rafter defends his men's singles title, defeating fellow Australian Mark Philippoussis, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0. The singles final is the first all-Australian men's singles championship at the US Open since Ken Rosewall defeated Tony Roche in the 1970 men's singles final.

2017-06-01 01:28:01
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US Open By the Numbers: 12  

Jimmy Connors reached the semifinals in New York for 12 consecutive years, from 1974 to 1985, the longest such streak of any man in tournament history.

2017-06-01 01:27:48
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US Open Moments: Aug. 26, 1986  

Aug. 26, 1986, featured notable if not wholly memorable results for two enduring US Open champions. John McEnroe suffered his first and only first-round loss at the US Open when Paul Annacone upended the four-time champion, 1-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3. Meantime, Andre Agassi made his US Open debut as a 16-year-old, losing to Jeremy Bates, 7-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, in the first round.

2017-06-01 01:27:37
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Ernesto Escobedo  

Ernesto Escobedo accelerated his rapid rise up the world rankings last week at the U.S. Clay Court Championships, where he topped fellow rising star Thiago Monteiro and No. 2 seed John Isner to reach his first career tour semifinal. Here's a little more on this rising star from L.A.

2017-06-01 01:27:34
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US Open By the Numbers: 162  

In 1968, Arthur Ashe, between singles and doubles, played an astounding 162 games in a 24-hour period.

2017-06-01 01:26:50
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Ana Ivanovic's US Open moments  

Former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic announced her retirement on Wednesday, drawing to a close a 14-year career that saw her win 15 tour titles including the 2008 French Open. Here's a look back at some of the 29-year-old's notable moments and achievements at the US Open:

2017-06-01 01:26:01
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Transforming the Open: Louis Armstrong Stadium Update  

Construction continues to take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the US Open. While crews prepare the foundations for the new Louis Armstrong Stadium which is set to open at the 2018 tournament, work is already underway to ready the site for the temporary stadium which will take its place for the 2017 US Open.

2017-06-01 01:24:38
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Rafael Nadal  

Rafael Nadal achieved history in Monte Carlo this past weekend, capturing his 10th singles title at the event by defeating fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas, 6-1, 6-3, in the final. Nadal's victory marks the first time in the Open era that one man has won the same tournament 10 times.

2017-06-01 01:23:32
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US Open Moments: Sept. 7, 1997  

The first two US Open singles finals are played on the new Arthur Ashe Stadium Court, with 16-year-old Martina Hingis defeating 17-year-old Venus Williams and Patrick Rafter topping Greg Rusedski.

2017-06-01 01:23:20
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Champ to champ: Djokovic to unite with Agassi  

On Sunday, Novak Djokovic announced that he was bringing Andre Agassi aboard as his coach for the French Open, uniting a pair of two-time US Open champions.

2017-06-01 01:22:44
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Elena Vesnina  

Elena Vesnina will look to win her first singles title in four years on Sunday when she meets Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

2017-06-01 01:22:37
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Road to the Open: 2017 French Open preview  

The road to the 2017 US Open continues on Sunday, with Paris welcoming the tennis world to the French Open for the second Grand Slam of the season. Here's a look at where we stand on the eve of the clay-court season's main event - and what it means for the Flushing fortnight at summer's end.

2017-06-01 01:22:21
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Timea Bacsinzky  

Switzerland is into the Fed Cup semifinals, with an eye on the country's second-ever appearance in the final. Propelling the Swiss to victory was Timea Bacsinszky, who won the match of the weekend and claimed the maximum three points in Switzerland's 4-1 victory over 2016 finalist France. Here's a little more on the 27-year-old former French Open semifinalist.

2017-06-01 01:22:19
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Kiki Bertens  

Kiki Bertens is hitting her stride on the European red clay, wrapping up a successful week in Nuremberg, in which she defended last year's title.

2017-06-01 01:22:08
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US Open unveils schedule for 2017  

The US Open has unveiled its schedule for 2017, and it will once again feature a 14-day tournament punctuated by the women's singles final on Saturday afternoon and the men's singles final Sunday afternoon.

2017-06-01 01:21:52
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US Open By the Numbers: 9  

Since the dawn of the Open era in 1968, only nine players - seven women and two men - have captured multiple French Open singles titles and multiple US Open singles crowns.

2017-06-01 01:21:08
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US Open By the Numbers: 4  

In tennis history, only 18 players - eight men and 10 women - have won the career Grand Slam. Just four of the 18 have completed the career Grand Slam on American soil, making a U.S. title the last to add to their collection.

2017-06-01 01:19:57
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Embarking on a new adventure, Serena could again make history  

Serena Williams has made a career of achieving the improbable. In 2018, she'll have a chance to do something that only two women have done before her: win a US Open title as a mom.

2017-06-01 01:19:35
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Getting to know you: Mischa Zverev  

Denis Istomin's upset of Novak Djokovic in the second round was heralded as one of the biggest upsets in Australian Open history. It now has a rival, occurring just a few days later, with the unheralded Mischa Zverev stunning top seed and five-time Melbourne finalist Andy Murray in four sets in the fourth round. Here's a little more on the resurgent 29-year-old German.

2017-06-01 01:18:25
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Serena announces pregnancy, to miss 2017 US Open  

Six-time US Open singles champion and 23-time Grand Slam singles titlist Serena Williams announced Wednesday that she is 20 weeks pregnant with her first child.

2017-06-01 01:18:10
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US Open Moments: Aug. 27, 2007  

On Aug. 27, 2007, the USTA commemorated the 50th anniversary of Althea Gibson's triumph at the 1957 U.S. National Championships with an Opening Night celebration themed, "Breaking Barriers."

2017-06-01 01:18:07
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US Open Moments: Sept. 8, 2001  

Venus Williams captures her second US Open singles title, defeating younger sister Serena, 6-2, 6-4, in the first all-sister US Open singles final in the first ever prime-time Grand Slam singles final. Diana Ross opens the magical evening at the USTA National Tennis Center by singing "God Bless America."

2017-06-01 01:18:06
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All-tiebreak matches at the US Open  

Roger Federer defeated Nick Kyrgios Friday night in the Miami Open semifinals, 7-6 (9), 6-7 (9), 7-6 (5), in an instant classic and one of the highlight matches of the early 2017 season. It is a match with no exact parallel in US Open history. Since the introduction of the tiebreak to US Open play in 1970, the men have never contested a match with all tiebreaks - though two contests have come close.

2017-06-01 01:18:06
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Elina Svitolina  

Elina Svitolina captured the biggest title of her career Sunday, winning the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for her second crown of 2017. The 22-year-old from Ukraine defeated two former No. 1 players en route to the championship - Angelique Kerber, 6-3, 7-6 (3), in the semifinals and Caroline Wozniacki, 6-4, 6-2, in the final. Here's a little more info about this rising women's star.

2017-06-01 01:16:28
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US Open By the Numbers: 16  

Since the dawn of the Open era in 1968, 16 players - nine women and seven men - have performed this feat, winning two or more consecutive US Open crowns.

2017-06-01 01:14:44
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Pablo Carreno Busta  

Pablo Carreno Busta has quietly enjoyed an excellent 2017, highlighted by winning Estoril last week for his third career tour title. Here's a little more on the No. 3 Spaniard in the world rankings.

2017-06-01 01:14:41
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