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Marin Cilic of Croatia reacts in the third set against Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men's singles semifinal match on Day Thirteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Liguori: Marin Cilic Dominates To Win First Grand Slam Title

Marin Cilic won his very first Grand Slam title. The towering 25- year-old from Croatia dominated Kay Nishikori in straights sets, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3.

09/08/2014

Serena Williams (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Serena Williams Wins 18th Grand Slam Title

Serena Williams dominated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-3 in a match that took only an hour and 15 minutes. Serena smacked over 7 times the number of winners (29 winners to Wozniacki’s 4).

09/07/2014

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Williams Tops Wozniacki, Picks Up Third Consecutive US Open Title

Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open title by beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday.

09/07/2014

Marin Cilic of Croatia reacts in the third set against Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men's singles semifinal match on Day Thirteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Federer Loses To Marin Cilic In US Open Semifinals

Roger Federer could not pull off another big escape at the U.S. Open, losing 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals Saturday against Croatia’s Marin Cilic.

09/06/2014

Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot against Kei Nishikori of Japan during their men's singles semifinal match on Day Thirteen of the 2014 US Open.. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Liguori: Top Seed Novak Djokovic Sent Home Early

Kei Nishikori became the first Asian man to advance to a Grand Slam final. The 24-year-old from Japan ousted the top-ranked player in the world, Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 1-6, 7-6, 6-3.

09/06/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06:  Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's singles semifinal match on Day Thirteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

Japan’s Nishikori Stuns Top-Ranked Djokovic In Four Sets At US Open

Japan’s Kei Nishikori became the first man from Asia to reach a Grand Slam final, stunning top-ranked Novak Djokovic in four sets at the U.S. Open.

09/06/2014

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain in their men's singles fourth round match on Day Nine of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Roger Federer Back Into US Open Quarterfinals; Wozniacki To Semifinals

Federer was broken only once, part of a three-game run for Bautista Agut that took the score from 5-1 to 5-4. But Federer had no trouble the second time he tried to serve out that set, which he ended with a pair of aces.

09/02/2014

Carlos Beltran #36 of the New York Yankees celebrates after hitting a grand slam in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium on August 8, 2014.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Beltran Hits Grand Slam, Yankees Cream Indians 10-6

Carlos Beltran hit a grand slam and drove in five runs as the New York Yankees broke out to support improbable fill-in starter Esmil Rogers and beat the sloppy Cleveland Indians 10-6 on Friday night for their sixth win in seven games.

08/08/2014

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 05:  Sara Errani (l) and Roberta Vinci of Italy celebrate during their Ladies Doubles Final match against Timea Babos of Hungary and Kristina Mladenovic of France on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 5, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Italy’s Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci Complete Career Grand Slam

Italy’s Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci became the fifth duo to complete a career Grand Slam in women’s doubles together, winning Wimbledon for the first time Saturday.

07/05/2014

Taylor Teagarden #23 of the New York Mets celebrates with Curtis Granderson #3 after hitting a grand slam against the Milwaukee Brewers in the sixth inning during their game on June 10, 2014 at Citi Field.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Teagarden Hits Slam In Debut; Mets Beat Brewers 6-2

Taylor Teagarden hit a grand slam in his Mets debut, Daniel Murphy had a two-run shot and New York beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 Tuesday night to snap a six-game skid.

06/11/2014

Andy Murray (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Murray’s US Open Reign Ends; Djokovic Wakes Up, Gets Back To Semis

The earliest real signs of trouble for Andy Murray came in the 10th game of his U.S. Open quarterfinal. For 22 points stretched over 15 excruciating minutes Thursday, Murray’s body language was as poor as his play.

09/05/2013

Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts during his men's singles quarterfinal match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Liguori: Murray Ousted In Quarters By Swiss Maestro Not Named Roger

Wawrinka dazzled with 45 winners to Murray’s 15. He outplayed Murray from start to finish, rendering Murray defenseless as Murray was unable to come up with any break points in the entire match.

09/05/2013

Bob Bryan of the United States of America plays a forehand next to his partner Mike Bryan of the United States of America during their men's doubles semifinal match against Leander Paes of India and Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Bryan Brothers’ Quest For Calendar Grand Slam Ends At US Open

Bob and Mike Bryan lost 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek in the US Open semifinals Thursday, ending a 28-match winning streak in the Grand Slams and stopping their run two wins short of the Slam.

09/05/2013

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Bryan Brothers Survive US Open Scare In Third Round

The Bryan’s are trying to become the first men’s double team of the Open era, the first since 1951, to win all four majors in the same year.

09/01/2013

Na Li of China celebrates a point during her women's singles third-round match against Laura Robson of Great Britain. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Li Na Avenges Loss To Laura Robson In US Open 3rd Round

The fifth-seeded Li avenged her third-round upset loss to the young Brit at last year’s US Open, winning in straight sets Friday at the same stage at Flushing Meadows.

08/30/2013

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