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Wimbledon Takeaway #1: Well Fed and Hungry Still  

  A peculiarly scorching sun had its way with the Wimbledon grass over this fortnight. But the sun also sets. Here, our ongoing roundup of passing shots from SW19, a curated much-ado-about-everything – if a bit less manicured than the Wimble-lawns themselves.   By now you know about Roger Federer's "great eight" play at this year's Wimbledon.   Aye, you are well acquainted with Roger at his Rogerest:  <blockquote

2017-07-23 06:45:48
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2017 Hall of Fame Profile: Kim Clijsters  



2017-07-21 14:38:39
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2017 Hall of Fame Profile: Andy Roddick  

Four years later, Roddick finds himself in rarefied tennis company again, to be inducted Saturday as a new member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. Despite making it in on the first ballot, the 35-year-old Roddick, who hung up his racquets in the 2012, is just happy to be invited to the party.

2017-07-21 04:15:39
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Former players reflect on 2017 Hall of Famers Roddick, Clijsters  

Former US Open champions Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. Here are some thoughts from players who played against them during their time on tour.

2017-07-21 01:04:12
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US Open Moments: Aug. 29, 2012  

On Aug. 29, 2012, three-time women's singles champion Kim Clijsters played the last singles match of her renowned career, falling to 18-year-old Laura Robson of Great Britain, 7-6, 7-6, in a second-round match in Arthur Ashe Stadium.

2017-07-20 04:47:21
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Last Year Today: Seal dedicates song to Djokovic at concert in Spain   

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.  The singer Seal will probably go down in history as the man who delivered "Kiss from a Rose" to us all and shared love and children with Heidi Klum. On Monday night at Hotel Puente Romano in Marbella, Spain, he received intel that one Novak Djokovic was in the audien

2017-07-20 02:06:10
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Reigning finalists, Venus headline wide-open women's field  

A quartet of former US Open champions and five other Grand Slam winners will headline the women's field in New York City next month in what is already promising to be one of the most unpredictable tournaments in recent memory.

2017-07-19 14:24:40
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Federer, Nadal lead stacked 2017 US Open men's field  

A star-studded men's field - including the Big 4 plus reigning champion Stan Wawrinka - is set to compete at the 2017 US Open. World No. 1 Andy Murray, No. 2 Rafael Nadal, No. 3 Roger Federer and No. 4 Novak Djokovic headline an impressive list of the biggest stars in the men's game, which also includes defending champ and world No. 5 Wawrinka, as well as 99 of the world's top-ranked men, representing 39 countries.

2017-07-19 02:41:10
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Gridiron to baseline: Davis vs. Forte  

On Tuesday, July 25, New York Jets linebacker Demario Davis and running back Matt Forte will trade in the football field for a tennis court when they take on one another on the grounds of the US Open. Prior to their match, the two took some time to answer some questions for USOpen.org.

2017-07-19 01:04:16
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US Open By the Numbers: 50,000,000  

The US Open unveiled its prize money on Tuesday, a total figure that will eclipse $50 million for the first time in tournament history.

2017-07-18 04:51:37
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2017 US Open prize money to top $50 Million  

The prize money for the 2017 US Open will be $50.4 million, making it the richest purse in tennis history, with a record $3.7 million going to the men's and women's champions. The total purse has increased about $4 million from a year ago, or roughly 9 percent. With this increase, the US Open becomes the first tennis tournament in history with the total prize-money compensation topping $50 million.

2017-07-18 02:24:34
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Road to the Open: Wimbledon recap  

It's three down, one to go. With Wimbledon now behind us, all eyes turn to the summer season and its culmination: the 2017 US Open. Before we head to the US Open Series and the summer hard-court season, let's first take a look at where we stand coming out of the two weeks in Britain's capital city.

2017-07-17 06:02:10
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US Open Spotlight: Wimbledon champion Roger Federer  

Roger Federer re-wrote the record books in London on Sunday afternoon, claiming his eighth Wimbledon title with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 win over Croatian No. 7 seed Marin Cilic.

2017-07-16 16:23:53
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US Open Spotlight: Wimbledon champion Garbiñe Muguruza  

On Saturday, Garbiñe Muguruza shook off a 13-month title drought with her second Grand Slam championship, defeating Venus Williams, 7-5, 6-0, to win the 2017 Wimbledon women's singles title. Here's a little more on this two-time major champion.

2017-07-15 08:32:08
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Federer's run at the record books  

On Friday, Roger Federer defeated Tomas Berdych to advance to his 11th Wimbledon singles final, the most of any man in the Open era, setting up a title match against 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic. If Federer can repeat that feat at this year's US Open, he would pull into a tie for the most US Open men's singles finals in the Open era.

2017-07-14 05:30:36
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Shania Twain to headline Opening Night Ceremony  

Global superstar Shania Twain will headline the Opening Night Ceremony at the 2017 US Open to kick off the 20th anniversary celebrations of Arthur Ashe Stadium in style.

2017-07-13 16:02:18
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The ageless Venus Williams  

On Thursday, Venus Williams defeated Johanna Konta to advance to her first Wimbledon singles final since 2009 - pursuing her first Grand Slam singles title since last hoisting the aptly named Venus Rosewater Dish at the All England Club in 2008. Her run calls to light a few historical US Open moments as well.

2017-07-13 10:17:33
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Sam Querrey  

For the second consecutive year, Sam Querrey has stunned the No. 1 seed and defending champion at Wimbledon. On Wednesday, Querrey upset Andy Murray, 3-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-1, 6-1, to advance to his first Grand Slam semifinal - and the first Grand Slam semifinal for an American man since Andy Roddick reached the Wimbledon final in 2009. Here's a little more on the Wimbledon giant-slayer from California.

2017-07-12 01:34:45
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US Open By the Numbers: 33  

At 37 Venus Williams is a serious contender for the 2017 US Open title. A victory and she would easily eclipse the current Open era women's singles record: 33, held by Flavia Pennetta.

2017-07-11 11:18:30
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Getting to Know: Magdalena Rybarikova  

World No. 87 Magdalena Rybarikova rocked the women's Wimbledon draw Thursday, beating No.3 seed and tournament favorite Karolina Pliskova, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2. The 28-year-old's performance was near-flawless, highlighted by 33 winners and securing five of six break-point chances. She bounced back from a set and a break down to best the Czech on Centre Court.

2017-07-11 09:33:10
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Top talents to headline 2017 Arthur Ashe Kids' Day   

The biggest names in tennis and music will all be in attendance for a day of family fun at the 2017 Arthur Ashe Kids' Day powered by Net Generation. Disney star Sofia Carson, pop-rap sensations Jack & Jack, singer-songwriter Alex Aiono, UK boy band New Hope Club and breakout trio Saving Forever are all set to take the stage this year, with Carson and Aiono to serve as co-hosts.

2017-07-11 09:17:44
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Getting to Know: Gilles Muller  

Gilles Muller on Monday prevailed in one of the most thrilling matches of the year, upending No. 4 seed Rafael Nadal in an instant classic, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 15-13, to advance to the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Here are five facts to know about the big-serving 34-year-old from Luxembourg.

2017-07-11 01:22:24
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Victoria Azarenka  

Victoria Azarenka was the story of Wimbledon's opening week, advancing to the fourth round in just her second tournament back following a year-long absence for the birth of her son, Leo. Here's a little more on the two-time Grand Slam champion and former world No. 1:

2017-07-09 08:56:53
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The US Open and Roger Federer's road to 317   

Roger Federer on Saturday defeated Mischa Zverev, 7-6, 6-4, 6-4, to advance to the fourth round of Wimbledon 2017. In doing so, he posted his 317th Grand Slam match victory, reclaiming the record for most all-time from fellow all-time great Serena Williams. The US Open has played a significant role in Fed's march to 317. The Swiss maestro is 78-11 in Flushing Meadows, an 88 percent winning percentage bested only by his 89 percent win percentage at the All England Club.

2017-07-09 05:16:33
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US Open Moments: Sept. 10, 2006  

On Sept. 10, 2006, Roger Federer became the first man to win Wimbledon and US Open crowns for three straight years when he fought off Andy Roddick in the men's singles final, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1.

2017-07-06 12:02:03
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Getting to Know: Magdalena Rybarikova  

World No. 87 Magdalena Rybarikova rocked the women's Wimbledon draw Thursday, beating No.3 seed and tournament favorite Karolina Pliskova, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2. The 28-year-old's performance was near-flawless, highlighted by 33 winners and securing five of six break-point chances. She bounced back from a set and a break down to best the Czech on Centre Court.

2017-07-06 03:40:06
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Getting to Know: Madison Brengle  

Madison Brengle pulled a stunner Wednesday at Wimbledon, ousting two-time champion and one of the pre-tournament favorites Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2, to advance to the third round of a major for the fourth time in her career - and the first time at Wimbledon. Here's a little more on this 27-year-old American.

2017-07-05 12:33:39
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US Open By the Numbers: 32  

In fact, players have won both the Wimbledon and US Open titles in the same year on 32 occasions since the dawn of the Open era in 1968, led by Roger Federer and Steffi Graf.

2017-07-04 13:34:31
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2017 US Open Spotlight: Gilles Muller  

Gilles Muller posted a second consecutive stellar grass-court season this summer and has emerged as a popular sleeper pick to advance deep into the draw at Wimbledon 2017. Here's a little more on Luxembourg's most successful men's tennis player.

2017-07-03 08:16:27
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Getting to Know: Daniil Medvedev  

Daniil Medvedev pulled the biggest upset of the opening day at Wimbledon 2017, upsetting reigning US Open champion and French Open finalist Stan Wawrinka, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, on Centre Court. Here are five things to know about this fast-rising 21-year-old from Russia.

2017-07-03 06:16:16
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US Open Moments: Sept. 9, 1974  

On Sept. 9, 1974, Billie Jean King defeated Evonne Goolagong, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, to win her final US Open singles title.

2017-06-30 06:14:04
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Road to the Open: Wimbledon preview  

The last Grand Slam on the road to the US Open kicks off Monday, with 2017 Wimbledon setting the stage for the summer hard-court season. Here are five pressing questions as we set to begin the fortnight at the All England Club.

2017-06-28 19:27:48
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US Open anthem auditions a smash hit  

Talented young singers from across America grabbed the microphone and took center stage in New York this week with dreams of performing on one of sport's biggest stages. Fifty-six children between the ages of 7 and 14 traveled to the Big Apple for a callback audition to perform an acapella versions America the Beautiful at the US Open later this summer.

2017-06-28 13:25:44
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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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178 

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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196 

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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178 

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: 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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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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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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