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US Open Tennis Singles Champs Will Take Home Record $2.6 Million

All singles players at the U.S. Open are getting a big raise this year, from the record $2.6 million each champion will take home, to the $32,000 for everyone losing in the first round.

07/31/2013

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (file/credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

US Open Site Wins Approval For $500 Million Expansion Plan

The City Council voted 47 to 1 to allow the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park to tear down two old stadiums that were built for the 1964 World’s Fair and build two new stadiums in their place.

07/25/2013

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

U.S. Open To Increase Annual Prize Money To $50 Million By 2017

New York’s Grand Slam tournament will increase its annual prize money to $50 million by 2017 — roughly double what it was last year — and permanently schedule the men’s semifinals on Friday and men’s final on Sunday starting in 2015.

03/20/2013

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Urbanathlon Taking Over Flushing Meadows On Saturday

If you’d like to test your fitness and especially your endurance, you might want to take part in the Men’s Health Urbanathlon coming up this Saturday, October 27, in Flushing Meadows, Queens.

10/22/2012

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Liguori: Andy Murray Spells R-E-L-I-E-F With First Grand Slam Title

Andy Murray knew it wasn’t going to be easy to win his first major. But I’m not sure anyone could have expected so many hurdles all thrown into one epic match.

09/11/2012

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Djokovic, Murray Set To Battle For US Open Crown

Born only a week apart and brought up as tennis prodigies who later turned into stars, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have been crisscrossing the globe together. Their next run-in comes Monday, with nothing less than the US Open title at stake.

09/10/2012

Serena Williams of the United States lifts the championship trophy after defeating Victoria Azarenka of Belarus to win the women's singles final match of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Wins Fourth US Open Title

Serena Williams captured her fourth US Open championship on Sunday.

09/09/2012

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus celebrates match point during her women's singles semifinal match against Maria Sharapova of Russia on Day 12 of the 2012 US Open. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Azarenka Fends Off Sharapova In Thrilling 3-Setter To Reach First US Open Final

Normally so good, so gritty, in the crucible of the third set, Maria Sharapova finally met her match against Victoria Azarenka.

09/07/2012

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot against Marion Bartoli of France during their women's singles quarterfinal match on Day 10 of the 2012 US Open. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

Liguori: Maria Sharapova Is Mentally Tougher Than Any Woman In Tennis

Mentally, I don’t think that there is any player in the women’s game that is tougher than Maria Sharapova. The 25-year-old showed yet again what she is made of, rallying back from a set down to beat a much-improved Marion Bartoli.

09/05/2012

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For Retiring Andy Roddick, US Open Crowd A ‘Huge Advantage’

One loss from retirement, No. 20 seed Roddick plays his fourth-round match against No. 7 seed Juan Martin del Potro on Tuesday night, in search of the first big-time upset in a men’s draw that has mostly gone to form — and very quietly at that.

09/04/2012

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Rogerio Dutra Silva of Brazil in their men's singles second-round match on Day Five of the 2012 US Open.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic Dominates Rogerio Dutra Silva En Route To Third Round Of US Open

Keeping things quick in 90-degree heat, defending US Open champion Novak Djokovic wrapped up another easy victory to reach the third round, beating 112th-ranked Rogerio Dutra Silva of Brazil 6-2, 6-1, 6-2 on Friday.

08/31/2012

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Off-The-Charts Electricity Expected When Roddick Takes Court At US Open

Whether it turns out to be a tearful farewell or simply another fun-filled evening of tennis, Friday night figures to be electric in Arthur Ashe Stadium. Pretty much like any night Andy Roddick is playing at the US Open.

08/31/2012

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Liguori: Retiring Roddick, King Of Effort, Can No Longer Give His All

Andy Roddick was celebrating his 30th birthday on Thursday. And at approximately 6:03 p.m., he shocked the tennis world.

08/31/2012

Andy Roddick of the United States speaks to the media during a press conference announcing his retirement. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Andy Roddick, The Last American Man To Win A Major, To Retire After US Open

Andy Roddick said that the US Open will be the last tournament of his career. The 2003 US Open champion and former No. 1 announced his plans to retire at a news conference on Thursday, his 30th birthday.

08/30/2012

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages) and Mardy Fish (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Fifth-Seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Upset; American Mardy Fish Rallies To Win In Five

This US Open finally got its first shocker. After three days of the top players winning decisively, fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was upset by Martin Klizan of Slovakia in the second round.

08/30/2012

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