2011 US Open

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Romanian Monica Niculescu Upsets 27th-Seeded Lucie Safarova At US Open

After a day full of lopsided mismatches at the U.S. Open, we have yet another. But this one’s an upset.

WFAN–09/02/2011

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Serena Williams, Mardy Fish Lead Contingent Of American Advancers At US Open

Neither her words nor her play indicated that Serena Williams was distracted one bit Thursday at the U.S. Open.

WFAN–09/02/2011

Christina McHale of the US celebrates match point after defeating Marion Bartoli of France on August 31, 2011. (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Liguori: Who Will Be The US Open’s Next American Cinderella Story?

American tennis fans are looking for that next Cinderella Story. Remember Melanie Oudin’s exciting run to the quarterfinals in 2009? On Tuesday afternoon, we were treated to someone who just may fill that role.

WFAN–09/01/2011

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Hartnett: Li Na’s Exit Biggest Surprise Of US Open Round One

Li Na crumbled against 53rd ranked Simona Halep and was sent home early from the U.S. Open. Na admitted that she lost her confidence during the match and proved that a strong mental approach is required to achieve U.S. Open glory.

WFAN–08/31/2011

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Serena Williams, James Blake Advance At US Open; Andy Roddick On Tap Wednesday

Were Rafael Nadal’s struggles in the first round simply a case of opening-night jitters or something more serious? Time will tell. Either way, his first match as defending U.S. Open champion had plenty of rough edges.

WFAN–08/31/2011

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Azarenka Takes Out Larsson, Advances To 2nd Round Of US Open

Fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka beat 60th-ranked Johanna Larsson of Sweden 6-1, 6-3 in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday. Azarenka broke Larsson’s serve to convert her first match point and win in just 70 minutes.

WFAN–08/30/2011

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Liguori: Breaking Down The Top American Men At The US Open

Despite the lingering effects of Irene, enough Americans found Mardy Fish on the Arthur Ashe Stadium Court Monday afternoon to cheer him on. After all, the 29-year-old is the highest ranking American male in tennis!

WFAN–08/30/2011

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Liguori: Roger Federer Tops US Open’s Opening Schedule

Five-time US Open champ Roger Federer will make his first-round appearance on Monday, hoping to become the fourth man in history to win six or more titles at Flushing Meadows.

WFAN–08/29/2011

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Maria Sharapova In Familiar Role: A Favorite At Flushing’s US Open

Kim Clijsters’ withdrawal was the latest bit of news that — on paper, at least — appeared to open things up for Maria Sharapova, a three-time major winner who, of late, has been playing her best tennis since shoulder surgery derailed her in late 2008.

WFAN–08/29/2011

Rafael Nadal of Spain smiles during a press conference held on Arthur Ashe Kids' Day prior to the start of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jaime L. Mikle/Getty Images)

Hartnett: 2011 U.S. Men’s Open: Can Anyone Topple Rafael Nadal?

Defending U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal looks to achieve a consecutive major title at Flushing Meadows. A strong field awaits him but is anyone capable of taking down Rafa?

WFAN–08/27/2011

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Wozniacki Cruises To Victory At New Haven Final

Caroline Wozniacki cruised to victory over Petra Cetkovska at New Haven Final, a warm-up to U.S. Open play.

WFAN–08/27/2011

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Rafael Nadal: Novak Djokovic Deserves No. 1 Seed At US Open

As the U.S. Open approaches, the tennis world is focusing on Novak Djokovic and his remarkable season — and rightly so, according to the man he replaced at No. 1, Rafael Nadal.

WFAN–08/26/2011

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Liguori: My Picks To Win The 2011 US Open

Who will take home the 2011 US Open title? Ann Liguori breaks it all down — from burned fingers to shoulder pain, history is at stake at Flushing Meadows.

WFAN–08/26/2011

U.S. Open - Day 8

Hartnett: Predicting The 2011 US Open Women’s Bracket

Sean Hartnett previews the women’s side of the 2011 U.S. Open. Check out his opinion on tournament contenders and 2011 champion prediction.

WFAN–08/25/2011

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US Open Men’s Draw: Djokovic Could Face Federer In Semifinal Rematch

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer could meet in one U.S. Open semifinal, while defending champion Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray could meet in the other.

WFAN–08/25/2011

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