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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

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after he won match point against Rafael Nadal of Spain during the Men's Final on Day Fifteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2011. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Liguori: Novak Djokovic And Rafael Nadal Final Was One For The Ages

It was a battle befitting of the two top players in the game Both Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal brought their ‘all’ to the court and put on a four hour slugfest that could rank up there with the ‘Thrilla in Manila’ Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier slugfest in October 1975.

09/13/2011

Venus Williams (L) and US Serena Williams play against Russia's Elena Vesnina and Russia's Vera Zvonareva during their women's doubles match in the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at the All England Tennis Club, in southwest London. (credit: IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Has Tennis Taken The Williams Sisters For Granted?

It’s amazing to me how many combined Grand Slam singles titles the Williams sisters have won, given the injuries and ailments they both have endured! These two sisters have dominated women’s tennis the last decade like none other.

09/01/2011

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2011 US Open Guide

Held at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, the US Open is final Grand Slam tennis tournament each year. It’s underway now and runs until Sunday 9/12. Our complete guide is inside.

08/30/2011

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Rafael Nadal: Novak Djokovic Deserves No. 1 Seed At US Open

As the U.S. Open approaches, the tennis world is focusing on Novak Djokovic and his remarkable season — and rightly so, according to the man he replaced at No. 1, Rafael Nadal.

WFAN–08/26/2011

Kim Clijsters of Belgium celebrates her 6-2, 6-1 win over Vera Zvonareva of Russia in the Women's Final at the US Open 2010 tennis tournament September 11, 2010 in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Stomach Injury Forces Defending Champ Kim Clijsters Out Of US Open

Two-time defending U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters will not go for three in a row this year because of a stomach muscle injury.

WFAN–08/19/2011

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05:  Champion Rafael Nadal of Spain bites the trophy following his record equaling sixth victory during the men's singles final match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Roger Federer of Switzerland on day fifteen of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2011 in Paris, France.  (credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)(Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

With 10 Slam titles, Nadal Is Gaining On Federer

By winning four of the past five Grand Slam tournaments Rafael Nadal has raised his career haul to 10 major championships. That’s only six fewer than Rger Federer’s proudly held record of 16.

WFAN–06/05/2011

(AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

Federer Sets Quarterfinal Record At French Open

Federer, a 16-time major champion who completed a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros in 2009, improved on the mark he shared with Jimmy Connors. The last time Federer failed to reach the quarterfinals at a major was at the 2004 French Open.

WFAN–05/29/2011

Rafael Nadal of Spain walks off court with David Ferrer of Spain in his victory in their quarterfinal match during day ten of the 2011 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Australian Open: Nadal Loses, Ends ‘Rafa Slam’ Bid

Rafael Nadal’s bid to win four straight Grand Slam tournaments is over. The injured Nadal lost his quarterfinal 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 to fellow Spaniard David Ferrer at the Australian Open.

WFAN–01/26/2011

Rafael Nadal (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Nadal Tops Djokovic For First US Open Title, Career Slam

The list was long. Everyone, even Rafael Nadal himself, tried to explain why he kept leaving the U.S. Open without a trophy, why it was the only Grand Slam tournament he hadn’t conquered.

WFAN–09/13/2010

Ground crew workers try to dry the court during day fourteen of the 2010 U.S. Open on September 12, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Rain Forces 3rd Straight Monday Final At US Open

The U.S. Open men’s final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic was postponed because of rain Sunday, marking the third consecutive year that the season’s last Grand Slam tournament won’t finish on schedule.

WFAN–09/12/2010

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Querrey Defeats Fellow American Klahn At US Open

The 20th-seeded Sam Querrey had 19 aces but 11 double-faults. He has won four titles this year — only Rafael Nadal has more.

WFAN–09/01/2010

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