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2014 US Open - Day 3

Venus Williams Makes 3rd Round Of US Open For First Time In 4 Years

Two-time champion Venus Williams won a place in the third round of the U.S. Open Wednesday night for the first time since 2010, a year before she announced she had been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

08/28/2014

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

CiCi Bellis, a 15-year-old American, reacts after defeating No. 12 seed Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia in the first round of the US Open on Aug. 26, 2014. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Liguori: American Teenage Sensation CiCi Bellis Steals The Show

You should be hearing her name a lot more in the future. CiCi (short for Catherine) Bellis became the story in the early stages of the U.S. Open.

08/27/2014

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.

08/26/2014

Roger Federer of Switzerland talks to the media during previews for the US Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Liguori: Roger Federer, Serena Williams Are Talk Of 2014 US Open

This 2014 U.S. Open is all about two of the all-time greats in tennis — Roger Federer and Serena Williams — hoping to win their 18th Grand Slam titles.

08/26/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25:  Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot against Maria Kirilenko of Russia during her women's singles first round match on Day One of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 25, 2014  in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Sharapova Makes Winning Return To US Open, Beats Kirilenko In First Round

Maria Sharapova made a winning return to the U.S. Open, overcoming a few wobbles with her serve tosses before taking the final 10 games to beat longtime friend Maria Kirilenko.

08/26/2014

Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, Queens, hosts the US Open Tennis Championships. (Credit: Getty Images)

Tennis Fans Flock To Queens For Start Of US Open

It’s the calm before the excitement begins at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows where 700,000 fans are expected to fill the stands over the next two weeks.

08/25/2014

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

Serena Williams (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Seeded No. 1 At US Open; Simona Halep 2nd

Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title.

08/20/2014

Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return during his match against Tommy Robredo of Spain on Day 6 at the Western & Southern Open on August 14, 2014 at the Linder Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Past US Open Champs Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer Seeded 1-2

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open, and five-time champion Roger Federer is No. 2, meaning they could meet only in the final.

08/19/2014

Rafael Nadal (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

2013 Champ Rafael Nadal Out Of US Open With Wrist Injury

It’s only the fourth time in the Open era, which began in 1968, that the reigning U.S. Open men’s champion is not in the field.

08/18/2014

Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina serves the ball to Somdev Devverman of India during their tennis match in the second day of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on February 25, 2014. (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

2009 Champion Juan Martin Del Potro Out Of US Open

Past U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro pulled out of the year’s last Grand Slam tournament Friday because he’s still recovering from wrist surgery.

08/15/2014

Bernard Tomic of Australia serves against Matthew Ebden of Australia during a match on day two of the Western & Southern Open on August 10, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Bernard Tomic, Michael Llodra, Ryan Harrison Get US Open Wild Cards

Australia’s Bernard Tomic and France’s Michael Llodra are among eight men receiving wild-card invitations for the U.S. Open’s main draw.

08/13/2014

Taylor Townsend reacts after winning against Silvia Soler Espinosa of Spain after a match on day two of the Western & Southern Open on August 10, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Taylor Townsend Among 8 Women With Wild Cards For US Open

Taylor Townsend, Grace Min, Nicole Gibbs and Danielle Collins are among eight players receiving wild-card invitations for the U.S. Open women’s draw.

08/12/2014

Wayne Odesnik of the United States plays a backhand in his first-round match against Vincent Millot of France during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Renee McKay/Getty Images)

Once Banned In HGH Case, Wayne Odesnik Back In US Open

Wayne Odesnik, a 28-year-old based in Florida and ranked 184th, hasn’t played in the U.S. Open’s main draw since 2009.

08/11/2014

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