U.S. Open

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

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

Na Li (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

China’s Li Na Pulls Out Of US Open Because Of Knee

Two-time major champion Li Na pulled out of the U.S. Open on Thursday because of a knee injury she said has bothered her for several months.

07/31/2014

Rafael Nadal (Photo by Scott Heavey/AELTC - Pool/Getty Images)

Nadal Out Of 2 Tournaments Because Of Right Wrist

Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a title defense at the year’s last Grand Slam tournament.

07/30/2014

Martin Kaymer of Germany celebrates in front of the leaderboard after winning the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2, on June 15, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: Martin Kaymer Dominates Wire-To-Wire To Win U.S. Open

Kaymer ran away with the U.S. Open title this weekend, showing off an impressive all-around game, clutch putting, poise and composure.

06/16/2014

Martin Kaymer of Germany hits his tee shot on the sixth hole during the final round of the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2 on June 15, 2014 in Pinehurst, North Carolina.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Martin Kaymer Wins U.S. Open With Days Of Dominance

Martin Kaymer of Germany won the U.S. Open on Sunday with four days of dominance at Pinehurst No. 2.

06/15/2014

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