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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

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Sharapova Returns To Form In Flushing; Murray Not Great, But Moves On

Maria Sharapova’s stomach ache turned out to be nothing more than that. That lopsided loss she suffered at the Olympics — well, that may have only been a false alarm, as well.

08/28/2012

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All Eyes On Flushing: Tennis’ Best Ready For Two-Week Grind At US Open

In an Olympic year, the US Open — considered the toughest test in tennis even under normal circumstances — is essentially the season’s fifth major. That makes for quite a grueling season for the players.

08/27/2012

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Top-Ranked Victoria Azarenka Seeded No. 1 At U.S. Open; Serena Seeded Fourth

Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka will be seeded No. 1 at the U.S. Open, with 2006 champion Maria Sharapova at No. 3 and three-time winner Serena Williams at No. 4.

08/22/2012

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

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Victoria Azarenka Withdraws From Rogers Cup; Hopes To Be Ready For U.S. Open

Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka withdrew from the Rogers Cup on Friday because of a knee injury, but she hopes to be ready for the U.S. Open.

08/10/2012

Barack Obama (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages), Amar'e Stoudemire (credit: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Palladino: Obama Cares About Our Athletes

These guys hate to pay taxes, so bet your boots they’ll be first in line to sign up for the government plan.

06/29/2012

Maria Sharapova (credit: PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/GettyImages)

Quiet At US Open? WTA Plans Crackdown On ‘Excessive Grunting’

Ah, the sounds of summer. What would late August in NYC be without the shrieks from Flushing’s USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center?

06/27/2012

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

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Liguori: Caroline Wozniacki Complains About ‘Grunters’

I’ve been saying it for years – there is no place for grunting in tennis!

WFAN–10/28/2011

Maria Sharapova, Flavia Pennetta (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Sport )

Maria Sharapova Out Of US Open; Upset In 3rd Round By Flavia Pennetta

Tennis fans at the US Open witnessed a pretty big upset Friday.

09/02/2011

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Serena Williams’ Popularity Wanes A Bit

Serena Williams insists she moved on quickly after her bad night two years ago at the U.S. Open. Some of her fans, it seems, moved on as well — without her.

WFAN–08/31/2011

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Hartnett: Li Na’s Exit Biggest Surprise Of US Open Round One

Li Na crumbled against 53rd ranked Simona Halep and was sent home early from the U.S. Open. Na admitted that she lost her confidence during the match and proved that a strong mental approach is required to achieve U.S. Open glory.

WFAN–08/31/2011

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Serena Williams, James Blake Advance At US Open; Andy Roddick On Tap Wednesday

Were Rafael Nadal’s struggles in the first round simply a case of opening-night jitters or something more serious? Time will tell. Either way, his first match as defending U.S. Open champion had plenty of rough edges.

WFAN–08/31/2011

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Unseeded Venus Williams A Winner At US Open; Sister Serena Up Next

Venus Williams takes big tournaments like the U.S. Open one match at a time. Not a bad plan for a player who’s played only one match since Wimbledon.

WFAN–08/30/2011

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