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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

Serena Williams (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Serena, Nadal Cruise, 17-Year-Old Duval Falls On Day 4 Of US Open

Only a few spots separate them in the seedings. Still, the considerable gulf between No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 4 Sara Errani was hard to ignore in their matches Thursday at the U.S. Open.

08/29/2013

Collin Cowgill connects on a grand slam in the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres on Opening Day at Citi Field. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

More Cowgill! Energetic Outfielder Enjoys Grand Mets Debut

Mets captain David Wright got the skinny soon after the Amazin’s acquired outfielder Collin Cowgill: the kid’s a gamer. He didn’t waste any time proving it.

04/02/2013

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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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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 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

Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland returns a shot against Nina Bratchikova of Russia.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Second-Seeded Agnieszka Radwanska Punishes Bratchikova In Just 54 Minutes

Radwanska beat Nina Bratchikova of Russia 6-1, 6-1 on Tuesday to start play at Arthur Ashe Stadium. The 91st-ranked Bratchikova had 28 unforced errors to only six for Radwanska.

08/28/2012

Hamptons Magazine Publisher Debra Halpert, Maria Sharapova, Ann Liguori and Hamptons Magazine Editor Samantha Yanks (Credit: Ann Liguori/WFAN)

Liguori: Maria Sharapova Hits Manhattan With New Business Venture

Sharapova has a huge sweet tooth. She is most excited about completely owning Sugarpova and being involved in all business aspects of the creatively-packaged product, which includes “Splashy” gummy candy and “Spooky Sour” gummies.

08/21/2012

Andre Agassi (Photo credit: Mandy Cheng/AFP/GettyImages)

Andre Agassi To Be 2012 Inductee Into U.S. Open Court Of Champions

Andre Agassi will be the 2012 inductee into the U.S. Open Court of Champions. Agassi will be inducted in Arthur Ashe Stadium before the men’s final on Sept. 9.

08/09/2012

144th Belmont Stakes

Liguori: What A Weekend!

Let’s give some love to LeBron James, Union Rags, Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal, the Seawolves and to a Chinese woman named Shanshan Feng.

06/12/2012

Althea Gibson statue (Credit: WCBS 880/Peter Haskell

Racial Pioneer And Tennis Great Althea Gibson Honored In Newark

She fought for civil rights while proving to be one of the world’s greatest athletes, and on Wednesday the late Althea Gibson was honored in Newark.

03/28/2012

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