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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, hits a winner between his legs during his opening-day match against Brian Dabul, of Argentina, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug, 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams) –  Rafael Nadal, Right (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

After Busy Day 1, US Open Resumes

More Grand Slam champions are slated to play first-round matches Tuesday, including Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Svetlana Kuznetsova during the day, and No. 1-seeded Rafael Nadal at night.
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Venus Williams

Venus Williams Beats Italy’s Vinci In Straight Sets

Playing for the first time in two months, Venus Williams beat Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-4, 6-1 Monday night to reach the U.S. Open’s second round.


Rafael Nadal of Spain smiles during a press conference held on Arthur Ashe Kids' Day prior to the start of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jaime L. Mikle/Getty Images)

Rafael Nadal Wants US Open For Grand Slam Resume

Rafael Nadal wants a U.S. Open title, of course. It is, after all, the only Grand Slam trophy he has yet to win.
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Federer Could Meet Soderling In US Open Quarters

If Roger Federer is going to reach a seventh consecutive U.S. Open title match, he might need to get past the man who ended his Grand Slam semifinal streak.


Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets looks on after surrendering a third inning grand slam to Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees on June 20, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei By The Numbers: Slams, Shutouts And Streaks

In 2006, the Mets established a club record by hitting 10 grand slams. In the nearly four calendar years since, they have it just 8 as a team while allowing 13 grand slams, 9 of which have come so far in 2010.