Liguori: Flavia Pennetta Wins US Open, Retires From Tennis On The SpotIf you're a professional athlete and you're going to say goodbye to the game you've played your entire life, why not leave at the height of your career?
Flavia Pennetta Wins US Open For First Grand Slam, Announces RetirementFlavia Pennetta won the US Open for her first Grand Slam title at age 33, and then announced during the trophy ceremony she has decided to retire.
Vinci Pulls Off Epic Upset Of No. 1 Serena, Sets Up All-Italian US Open FinalSerena Williams' pursuit of a calendar year grand slam ended in dramatic fashion on Friday with a three-set loss to Italy's Roberta Vinci.
Expected Evening Rain Pushes US Open Women's Semifinals To Friday MorningSerena Williams will have to wait to try to continue her bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam: Her U.S. Open semifinal was postponed because of rain in the forecast.
Make That 2 Italians In US Open Women's Semis As Pennetta Upsets No. 5 KvitovaFlavia Pennetta loves visiting New York for a week or two every year. Once again, she's sticking around as long as she can.
NYC Teacher Arrested After Drone Crashes Into Stands At US OpenDaniel Verley, 26, faces charges of reckless endangerment and operating a drone in a New York City public park outside of a prescribed area.
Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic Off To US Open SemifinalsAfter a bad-as-can-be start, dropping the first three games, Serena Williams quickly turned things around and stretched her U.S. Open winning streak to 19 matches to get back to the semifinals.
Japan's Nishikori Outlasts No. 3 Wawrinka For Spot In US Open SemifinalsThe match went 4 hours, 15 minutes, and the 10th-seeded Nishikori managed to shake off any lingering exhaustion from his previous victory, which lasted 4:19 and ended at 2:26 a.m. Tuesday, equaling the latest finish in tournament history.
Murray-Djokovic, Serena-Pennetta Highlight Busy Wednesday At US OpenAndy Murray went more than a year between victories over top-10 opponents. Now he needs to make it two in a row.
Serena Thrilled To Finally Make A Grand Slam Quarterfinal In 2014Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi in the U.S. Open on Monday, keeping her hopes alive for a third straight Flushing Meadows crown.
Azarenka Wins Ugly, Gets Dominant Serena In US Open Final RematchSix times, Serena Williams was a single point from winning on Friday. Six times, she failed to come through. All that did, of course, was delay the inevitable.
Azarenka And Nadal Turn Their Games Up, Earn Spots In US Open SemisFlavia Pennetta made her first Grand Slam semifinal, defeating 10th-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday in an all-Italian quarterfinal at the US Open.