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Novak Djokovic celebrates his victory over Andy Murray during their US Open men's quarterfinals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center September 3, 2014. (Photo by Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Djokovic To Face Nishikori In US Open Semis; Murray Drained, ‘Disappointed’

Eventually, the physically demanding action proved too much for a fading Andy Murray, and Novak Djokovic pulled away to reach the semifinals for the eighth consecutive year.

09/04/2014

(Left): Serena Williams of the United States reacts against Flavia Pennetta of Italy during their women's singles quarterfinal match on Day Ten of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

(Right): Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves against Andy Murray of Great Britain during their men's singles quarterfinal match on Day Ten of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic Off To US Open Semifinals

After a bad-as-can-be start, dropping the first three games, Serena Williams quickly turned things around and stretched her U.S. Open winning streak to 19 matches to get back to the semifinals.

09/03/2014

Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after defeating Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in their men's singles quarterfinal match on Day Ten of the 2014 US Open. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

Liguori: Marathon Man Kei Nishikori Continues To Make History At US Open

Tenth seed Kei Nishikori became the first Japanese player in the Open Era to advance to a Grand Slam semifinal with a five-set win over 2014 Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 7-5, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4.

09/03/2014

Andy Murray celebrates during his match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the 2014 US Open. (Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Andy Murray Advances, Sets Up Marquee Quarterfinal At US Open

Murray-Djokovic feels much more like a Grand Slam title match than a quarterfinal, and for good reason.

09/02/2014

Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts after defeating Marcel Granollers of Spain during their men's singles third round match on Day Seven of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Roger Federer Advances In 4 Sets At US Open

The second-seeded Federer was a game from losing the first set to Marcel Granollers in the third round Sunday when play was stopped because of lightning.

08/31/2014

Serena Williams (R) and Venus Williams play their women's doubles match against Timea Babos of Hungary Kristina Mladenovic of France on Day Four of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Williams Sisters Move To US Open Doubles Quarters

The sisters are bidding for their 14th Grand Slam doubles title, but first at Flushing Meadows since 2009.

08/31/2014

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark meets Maria Sharapova of Russia after winning their women's singles fourth round match on Day Seven of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Wozniacki Outlasts Sharapova In US Open Quarters

Wozniacki beat the five-time major champ 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in 2 hours, 37 minutes on a steamy Sunday.

08/31/2014

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates defeating Varvara Lepchenko of the United States in their women's singles third round match on Day Six of the 2014 US Open. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

Serena Williams Runs US Open Winning Streak To 17

The No. 1-ranked and No. 1-seeded Williams has faced American opponents in all three of her matches this week while extending her overall winning streak at Flushing Meadows to 17.

08/30/2014

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada serves against Sorana Cirstea of Romania on Day Four of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

2014 US Open Tickets By The Numbers

While the defending men’s champion, Rafael Nadal, withdrew due to injury before the tournament started, there are still enough stars on both the men’s and women’s side to keep demand high.

08/29/2014

Sloane Stephens of the United States return a shot against Johanna Larsson of Sweden during her women's singles second round match on Day Three of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2014. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Liguori: Stephens Doesn’t Look Hungry Enough In Earliest Exit At US Open

Sloane Stephens has carried the burden of being considered the possible successor to top- ranked Serena Williams for a while now. It’s either too much pressure for her, she’s not hungry enough or she doesn’t want it bad enough.

08/27/2014

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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

Arthur Ashe Stadium (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

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

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