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CBS New York Guide To The US Open

For all you need to know on getting to the US Open, the best food to be found at Arthur Ashe Stadium and ticket packages, check out our guide.

08/25/2014

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

The Women's Singles U.S. Open trophy is seen during the draw ceremony prior to the start of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 21, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

6 Players With Most U.S. Open Singles Championships In Open Era

In the Open Era, there have been a number of tennis players to win two or more U.S. Open Singles Championships. Here’s the 6 tennis players who have won the most Singles Championship titles in the Open Era:

08/24/2014

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The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 Years

Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.

08/22/2014

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5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This Weekend

Among our picks for this weekend’s best eating, drinking, and merrymaking events are opera outdoors, a blues and BBQ festival, and a celebration of jazz great Charlie Parker, some of them free, all of them fun.

08/22/2014

Kids with ACEing Autism play tennis in Flushing Meadows on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

ACEing Autism: Non-Profit Group Teaches Autistic Kids To Play Tennis

As the world’s top tennis players try to qualify for the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, some younger players are on the court to win a different kind of fight.

08/20/2014

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A ‘Laid-Back’ Roger Federer Tunes Up For US Open

Federer does not feel the obligation to play as many tournaments as he once did. He is ranked No. 3 and taking a simpler approach to the game.

08/05/2014

Caroline Wozniacki, Meb Keflezighi and New York City Marathon President Mary Wittenberg with Team for Kids participants. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Meb Keflezighi, Caroline Wozniacki To Run In 2014 NYC Marathon

Olympic silver medalist Meb Keflezighi and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki plan to run in the 2014 New York City Marathon on behalf of Team for Kids, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

07/31/2014

Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his semifinal match against Grigor Dimitrov at Wimbledon on July 4, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer To Meet In Wimbledon Final

Djokovic is going for his seventh Grand Slam title. He lost in his last two major finals, falling to Rafael Nadal at the French Open last month and at the 2013 U.S. Open.

07/04/2014

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American Sloane Stephens Falls To Maria Kirilenko In 1st Round Of Wimbledon

Former U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur and 18th-seeded American Sloane Stephens were among the early losers Monday on the opening day of Wimbledon.

06/23/2014

Rafael Nadal celebrates during his French Open final victory on June 8, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Nadal Wins 9th French Open, Tops Djokovic In Final

The “King of Clay” proved that again on Sunday, winning the title at Roland Garros for the ninth time, and the fifth time in a row, by beating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 in the final.

06/08/2014

Tennis player Fred Kovaleski, 89, once worked undercover for the CIA using his sport as a decoy. (Credit: CBS 2)

89-Year-Old Tennis Pro Looks Back On Career, Undercover Work With CIA

Fred Kovaleski is a tennis pro who spent a decade using the sport as a decoy for the CIA – and now, as one of the world’s oldest tennis players, he has begun talking about his past.

06/03/2014

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Agassi Says Nadal — Not Federer — Is Greatest Tennis Player Ever

Agassi made the comments in an interview with Singapore newspaper Straits Times, saying Nadal’s achievements are more impressive because he has had to deal with tougher opponents.

05/08/2014

James Blake walks off court following his defeat to Ivo Karlovic of Croatia in their men's singles first-round match on Day 3 of the 2013 US Open. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Fire Destroys Ex-Tennis Star James Blake’s Home; 4 Dead

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies said Wednesday that they spoke with Blake and he said he was leasing the home. He was not in Florida at the time of the fire.

05/07/2014

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

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