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James Blake Beats Lukas Lacko In 4 Sets

James Blake reached the second round of a Grand Slam event for the first time this year, beating Lukas Lacko at the US Open on Monday.

08/27/2012

Keil Bros. Garden Center - Bayside, Queens (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

US Open A Boom To Kiel Bros. Garden Center In Bayside

The US Open is certainly a economic engine for restaurants and hotels, but one might not think of the benefits to a local family run garden center.

08/27/2012

Roger Federer (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Federer – Wise Ol’ Man Still Hungry, Still Winning, Still The Guy To Beat

The wise, old Roger Federer is the man to beat ahead of the 2012 US Open.

08/26/2012

Lois Goodman appears at her arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on  August 21, 2012. Goodman, a 70-year-old tennis referee, is charged with killing her 82-year-old husband in Los Angeles. (credit: pool photo by Jefferson Siegel)

U.S. Open Referee Headed To L.A. To Face Murder Charges

Lois Goodman, still wearing her navy-blue U.S. Open uniform, was escorted from a Manhattan courthouse Thursday by detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department.

08/23/2012

Victoria Azarenka/file (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Top-Ranked Victoria Azarenka Seeded No. 1 At U.S. Open; Serena Seeded Fourth

Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka will be seeded No. 1 at the U.S. Open, with 2006 champion Maria Sharapova at No. 3 and three-time winner Serena Williams at No. 4.

08/22/2012

Tennis referee Lois Goodman appears at her arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court in August (credit:  Jefferson Siegel, Pool)

U.S. Open Referee, 70, Arrested In NYC For Alleged Murder Of Her Husband, 80

Investigators initially believed Alan Frederick Goodman had fallen down the stairs. Now they think he was bludgeoned to death with a coffee mug.

08/21/2012

Vera Zvonareva (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

16th-Ranked Vera Zvonareva Withdraws From U.S. Open Due To Viral Illness

This will be the second Major tournament missed this year by Zvonareva. She pulled out of the French Open because of a right shoulder injury.

08/21/2012

Roger Federer (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

No. 1 Roger Federer To Be Top-Seeded Men’s Player At U.S. Open

The 17-time Grand Slam champion was ranked No. 1 in the ATP rankings released on Monday. Defending champ Novak Djokovic is seeded second and Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray is seeded third.

08/21/2012

Melanie Oudin during day six of the Mercury Insurance Open in Carlsbad, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Oudin Receives Wild Card Entry Into US Open

Former quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin was one of the wild cards named to the 2012 U.S. Open.

08/15/2012

Lleyton Hewitt (credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Former Champion Lleyton Hewitt, James Blake Receive Wild Cards Into U.S. Open

The U.S. Tennis Association announced its eight men’s wild cards on Tuesday. Hewitt is a two-time major champion — winning the 2001 U.S. Open — but at age 31 the Australian has fallen to 134th in the world.

08/14/2012

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Liguori: Rory McIlroy Takes Golf’s Baton From Tiger

The baton has officially been passed. And I’m not talking about the U.S. women’s world-record, gold-medal, drought-ending performance in the 4 x 100 meter relay.

08/14/2012

Victoria Azarenka/file (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Victoria Azarenka Withdraws From Rogers Cup; Hopes To Be Ready For U.S. Open

Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka withdrew from the Rogers Cup on Friday because of a knee injury, but she hopes to be ready for the U.S. Open.

08/10/2012

Andre Agassi (Photo credit: Mandy Cheng/AFP/GettyImages)

Andre Agassi To Be 2012 Inductee Into U.S. Open Court Of Champions

Andre Agassi will be the 2012 inductee into the U.S. Open Court of Champions. Agassi will be inducted in Arthur Ashe Stadium before the men’s final on Sept. 9.

08/09/2012

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Keidel: Slumber In The City; Wake Us For Football Season

New York has stayed largely, as they say in the movie business, on book. The script has played out as predicted. And now, frankly, we’re bored.

07/30/2012

David Nalbandian of Argentina (L) looks on as he injures a Line Judge's leg during his mens singles final round match against Marin Cilic of Croatia on day seven of the AEGON Championships at Queens Club on June 17, 2012 in London. (credit: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

David Nalbandian Gets Maximum Fine For Kick That Injured Line Judge

Nalbandian was fined the maximum $12,560 and placed under police investigation for assault after kicking an advertising board and injuring a line judge during the Queen’s Club final.

06/19/2012

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