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Andy Roddick of the United States celebrates after defeating Rhyne Williams of the United States in their men's singles first-round match.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Roddick, Djokovic, Venus Cruise Into Second Round Of US Open

That Andy Roddick’s last match as a twentysomething would not be his last match at the 2012 US Open was hardly in doubt Tuesday, especially whenever he was launching that intimidating, tough-to-handle serve of his.

08/28/2012

Sam Querrey of the United States returns a shot against Yen-Hsun Lu of the Chinese Taipei during their men's single first-round match on Day Two of the 2012 U.S. Open. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Liguori: Americans Take Center Stage On Second Day Of US Open

Americans Andy Roddick, Venus Williams, Sam Querrey and Dennis Novikov all won on the second day of the US Open.

08/28/2012

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No. 1 Roger Federer To Be Top-Seeded Men’s Player At U.S. Open

The 17-time Grand Slam champion was ranked No. 1 in the ATP rankings released on Monday. Defending champ Novak Djokovic is seeded second and Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray is seeded third.

08/21/2012

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Nicolas Mahut Defeats Andy Roddick In The First Round Of The French Open

Andy Roddick exited in the opening round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2007, losing to 88th-ranked Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 Sunday at the French Open.

05/27/2012

Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick

Nadal Destroys Roddick In U.S. Open Quarterfinals

Whipping passing shots from all angles and returning superbly, No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal beat No. 21 Andy Roddick 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 on Friday to reach the semifinals at Flushing Meadows for the fourth consecutive year.

WFAN–09/09/2011

US Open referee Brian Earley (2nd R) helps dry the Armstrong court. It was deemed unplayable due to water damage. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: More Drama At US Open; Does Tennis Need A Players’ Union?

It’s been a few tough days for both US Open tournament officials and the players. Bad weather was behind two controversies which shed light on an issue that is gaining momentum: tennis professionals need a voice at the majors!

WFAN–09/09/2011

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Andy Roddick Hits The Small-Time; US Open Moves Men’s Final To Monday

Oh, to be a kid again. To play tennis on an out-of-the-way court without a lot of people watching — on a court surrounded by trees and wind screens and a bit of shade, where the biggest distractions might be a baby crying or a guy trying to climb a fence.

WFAN–09/09/2011

John Isner of the United States reacts against Gilles Simon of France during Day Eleven of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Isner Beats Simon To Reach US Open Quarterfinals

The 28th-seeded Isner beat France’s Gilles Simon 7-6 (2), 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) in three hours, 39 minutes Thursday in a match delayed two days by rain. Isner will face fourth-ranked Andy Murray.

09/08/2011

Andy Roddick of the United States returns a shot against David Ferrer of Spain on court 13 during Day Eleven of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2011. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Roddick Wins On Outside Court At US Open

Andy Roddick’s move to an outside court turned out to be a good one. The former champion pulled off a 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 upset over fifth-seeded David Ferrer on Thursday.

09/08/2011

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Saturated Surface At US Open Forces Roddick-Ferrer Match To Court 13

Andy Roddick’s match against David Ferrer at the U.S. Open was moved to tiny Court 13 on Thursday because water was gathering on the surface of the court in Louis Armstrong Stadium.

WFAN–09/08/2011

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Rafael Nadal: Adjusted US Open Schedule A ‘Big Disadvantage’

A second consecutive morning-to-evening damp day at Flushing Meadows washed out all but about 15 minutes of action Wednesday, leaving nerves frayed and the schedule in disarray.

WFAN–09/08/2011

David Ferrer of Spain waits while it rains during his Men's singles match against Andy Roddick of the US at the 2011 US Open tennis tournament September 7, 2011. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Nadal, Roddick And Murray Angry With Decision To Play During Misty Conditions

Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and Andy Murray were among the players that voiced their concerns about being sent out to the courts to play while it was misting.

09/07/2011

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Wet Weather Again Slows Progress Of US Open

Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and Andy Murray began their fourth-round matches at the U.S. Open on Wednesday after getting an extra day of rest because of rain. Then, about 15 minutes into the action, they stopped again.

WFAN–09/07/2011

Serena Williams (credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

With US Open Finals Near, Serena Williams The One To Watch

Whether or not she ends up holding the trophy at the end, Serena Williams has no competition at Flushing Meadows. She is the top personality, the woman to watch in a sport that has struggled of late to find, and hold onto, a compelling star.

WFAN–09/07/2011

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The Price Of The US Open (Once You’re Inside The Gates)

For those of us who aren’t in the running to win a percentage of the record 23.7 million dollar prize money the players competing in this year’s US Open will take home, the food and souvenir prices may seem a little high.

09/06/2011

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