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Eugenie Bouchard of Canada returns a shot against Olga Govortsova of Belarus during their match at the US Open on Aug. 26, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Wimbledon Finalist Bouchard Off And Running At US Open

Back on the Grand Slam stage, Eugenie Bouchard returned to her winning ways. The seventh-seeded Bouchard routed Olga Govortsova 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday in the first round of the U.S. Open.

20 hours ago

American John Isner hits the ball against American Marcos Giron during their US Open singles match on Aug. 26, 2014 in New York. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

America’s US Open Hopes May Rest With Isner, Who Cruises In First Round

John Isner, a former top American college player, beat this year’s top American college player in the first round of the U.S. Open.

20 hours ago

City Parks Foundation tennis lesson event in Central Park on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Get Tennis Lesson From Pros At City Parks Foundation Event

City Parks provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids between the ages of 6 and 16 each year in nearly 40 parks throughout the five boroughs.

08/24/2014

Buzz, a service dog, with VetDogs manager Kenneth Kirsch at Smithtown facility (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Tennis Star John Isner Donates Some US Open Prize Money To VetDogs

American tennis star John Isner, who played last week in the US Open, is donating 20 percent of his prize money to a Long Island organization that helps train canines for blind and disabled veterans.

09/04/2013

Tim Smyczek returns a shot to Marcel Granollers of Spain during their third round match on Day Seven of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

All 15 American Men Are Eliminated At The 2013 US Open

Tim Smyczek’s car ran out of gas on the way to Flushing Meadows before he got knocked out by Marcel Granollers.

09/02/2013

John Isner of United States of America looks on during his men's singles third round match against Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany on Day Six of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2013 in Flushing. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Isner Defeated By Kohlschreiber At US Open In Second Consecutive Year

13th-seeded John Isner lost to 22nd-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber in the US Open’s third round for the second consecutive year.

08/31/2013

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

Victoria Duval (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

American Victoria Duval, Ranked 296th, Stuns 11th-Seeded Stosur At US Open

Duval hopped up and down with arms overhead after pulling off her big surprise at Flushing Meadows, a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 victory over the 11th-seeded Stosur.

08/28/2013

Serena Williams (credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Liguori: Which Americans Will Go Deep In The US Open Draw?

Gone is the Golden Era of American tennis. Every year, the names Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert seem to fade further in our country’s tennis consciousness.

08/27/2013

John Isner (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Isner’s Loss Means No US Men In Next Week’s Top 20

Next week, for the first time in 40 years of ATP rankings, there will be no American men in the top 20. That’s because John Isner, who is 20th this week, is assured of dropping lower after losing Tuesday.

08/06/2013

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Liguori: Which American Male Will Emerge To Carry Torch After Roddick?

With Andy Roddick calling it a career after this US Open, many are asking: What is the state of American tennis?

09/01/2012

Kim Clijsters

Clijsters’ Stellar Singles Career Ends With 2nd Round Loss At US Open

The four-time Grand Slam champion lost to 18-year-old Laura Robson of Britain in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, and will head into retirement after she finishes playing in doubles at Flushing Meadows.

08/29/2012

Roger Federer (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

No. 1 Roger Federer To Be Top-Seeded Men’s Player At U.S. Open

The 17-time Grand Slam champion was ranked No. 1 in the ATP rankings released on Monday. Defending champ Novak Djokovic is seeded second and Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray is seeded third.

08/21/2012

Andy Murray (L) of Great Britain shakes hands with John Isner (R) of the United States after their match on Day Twelve of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Murray defeated Isner 7-1, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Liguori: Andy Murray Prevails Over The Gentle Giant John Isner

What’s it like returning a 140 mile per hour serve? Ask Andy Murray, the 4th seed from Scotland who was able to get through the torpedo-serving John Isner 7-5, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, (7 points to 2 in that fourth set tie-breaker).

09/09/2011

British tennis player Andy Murray celebrates after winning against US John Isner during their Men's US Open 2011 quarterfinals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York September 9, 2011. Murray won 7-5, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7/2).  (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Andy Murray Beats John Isner To Reach US Open Semifinals

The No. 4-seeded Murray neutralized No. 28 Isner’s big serve and used a variety of lobs, drop shots and pinpoint passing shots to win 7-5, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2) at the U.S. Open on Friday, reaching his fourth major semifinal this season.

09/09/2011

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