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Sloane Stephens (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

American Sloane Stephens Reaches US Open’s 4th Round For First Time

Sloane Stephens reached the fourth round at the US Open for the first time, and a matchup against defending champion Serena Williams could be next.

08/30/2013

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

Novak Djokovic at the US Open (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Djokovic, Murray, Serena Highlight Busy Friday At US Open

Serena Williams will be back on court Friday, facing Yaroslava Shvedova in the nightcap at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Former champs Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray also have matches, while two other US Open winners, Juan Martin del Potro and Lleyton Hewitt, play each other.

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

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

Andy Murray of Britain kisses the trophy after his win over Novak Djokovic during their men's singles final match at the 2012 US Open. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

10 Things To Know For The U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

Andy Murray will be the defending champion at a Grand Slam tournament and he suspects he’ll be more nervous than usual.

08/24/2013

Roger Federer (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Federer Trying To Re-Energize Game In Cincinnati

Roger Federer usually feels good when he arrives in Cincinnati for a tournament he has won more times than anyone else. This week, not so much.

08/11/2013

Serena Williams (credit: LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/GettyImages)

Serena Williams Wins Rogers Cup In Romp

The top-ranked woman breezed to her third Rogers Cup title Sunday with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea. This was her eighth WTA title of the year and the 54th of her career.

08/11/2013

Andy Murray (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

US Open Tennis Singles Champs Will Take Home Record $2.6 Million

All singles players at the U.S. Open are getting a big raise this year, from the record $2.6 million each champion will take home, to the $32,000 for everyone losing in the first round.

07/31/2013

Roger Federer (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Federer Falls To No. 5 In ATP Rankings For 1st Time In A Decade

Federer’s second-round loss at Wimbledon, a year after taking the title, drops him from No. 3. He was fifth in the rankings on June 23, 2003, two weeks before he won Wimbledon for the first of his record 17 major championships.

07/08/2013

Serena Williams reacts during her fourth round women's singles match against Germany's Sabine Lisicki at Wimbledon. (Photo by CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Upset By Sabine Lisicki In 4th Round Of Wimbledon

The loss, another major upset at Wimbeldon, ended Williams’ career-best 34-match winning streak and her attempt to capture a sixth title at the All England Club.

07/01/2013

Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Serena Williams of the US. (Photo credit: MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Favorites Djokovic And Williams Cruising At Wimbledon

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic turned in nearly perfect performances back-to-back Saturday on Centre Court to cap the fourth round at the All England Club.

06/29/2013

Serena Williams (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Delta Air Lines)

Serena Williams To Apologize To Family Of Rape Victim Following Remarks

Williams says she’s reaching out to the family of the victim in the Steubenville rape case after she was quoted in a Rolling Stone article saying “she shouldn’t have put herself in that position.”

06/19/2013

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Serena Williams Advances Into Quarterfinals Of French Open

Williams earned a berth in the French Open quarterfinals, extended her career-best winning streak to 28 matches.

06/02/2013

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

U.S. Open To Increase Annual Prize Money To $50 Million By 2017

New York’s Grand Slam tournament will increase its annual prize money to $50 million by 2017 — roughly double what it was last year — and permanently schedule the men’s semifinals on Friday and men’s final on Sunday starting in 2015.

03/20/2013

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