2012 US Open

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Liguori: All-Class Clijsters Says Goodbye To Singles Game

Kim Clijsters said that the US Open inspired her to do so well, but she inspired so many with her class and grace.

08/30/2012

Kim Clijsters

Clijsters’ Stellar Singles Career Ends With 2nd Round Loss At US Open

The four-time Grand Slam champion lost to 18-year-old Laura Robson of Britain in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, and will head into retirement after she finishes playing in doubles at Flushing Meadows.

08/29/2012

Brian Baker  (Photo: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

Liguori: Brian Baker’s Revival Is The Best Comeback Story In Tennis

Brian Baker’s comeback is one of the more intriguing stories at the US Open this year. He is playing in his first US Open since 2005, and what joy he showed after beating Jan Hajek in straight sets on Court 11.

08/29/2012

Victoria Azarenka (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

No. 1 Azarenka, American Wild Card Burdette Advance At US Open

The first two days of the US Open featured mostly quick, one-sided matches. It was more of the same early on Wednesday.

08/29/2012

Novak Djokovic (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

‘Beatdown City': At US Open, Tennis’ Best Putting On One-Sided Show

Over the first two days of the US Open, the world’s largest tennis stadium turned into the world’s biggest bore.

08/29/2012

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Liguori: James Blake Healthy, On Mission To Rekindle US Open Magic

James Blake, no matter how far he gets in Flushing Meadows, always brings his heart and soul to the court — and New Yorkers eat that up.

08/28/2012

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Sharapova Returns To Form In Flushing; Murray Not Great, But Moves On

Maria Sharapova’s stomach ache turned out to be nothing more than that. That lopsided loss she suffered at the Olympics — well, that may have only been a false alarm, as well.

08/28/2012

Roger Federer at the U.S. Open (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Federer Lives Up To Billing, Easily Dispatches Young At US Open

“The US Open, for me, was always, I don’t want to say easy, but very natural and I’ve always looked forward to it in a big way,” Roger Federer said on Monday.

08/28/2012

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All Eyes On Flushing: Tennis’ Best Ready For Two-Week Grind At US Open

In an Olympic year, the US Open — considered the toughest test in tennis even under normal circumstances — is essentially the season’s fifth major. That makes for quite a grueling season for the players.

08/27/2012

Roger Federer (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Federer – Wise Ol’ Man Still Hungry, Still Winning, Still The Guy To Beat

The wise, old Roger Federer is the man to beat ahead of the 2012 US Open.

08/26/2012

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Venus Williams Adjusting To Illness, Ready For US Open

Venus Williams is feeling better and is ready to compete in the 2012 US Open.

08/25/2012

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Rafael Nadal Withdraws From 2012 US Open

The U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows will be played this summer without one of tennis’ biggest stars.

08/15/2012

Musician Jordin Sparks performs the National Anthem before the NFL season opening game at University of Phoenix Stadium. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Jordin Sparks To Perform At US Open

Jordin Sparks will perform at opening night of the 2012 U.S. Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

08/13/2012

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Andy Murray Takes Olympic Gold In London; Focus Shifts To US Open

Murray and Co. now will turn to the hard-court circuit leading up to the U.S. Open. But the Olympic experience had a captivating effect on many of the players.

08/06/2012

Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland tees off at the 112th US Open at San Francisco's Olympic Club. (Photo by: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Previewing The U.S. Open Final Day

Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk lead the field as the U.S. Open concludes at Olympic Club.

06/17/2012

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