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Serena Williams of the US returns a shot to Taylor Townsend of the US during their US Open 2014 women's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center August 26, 2014  in New York. AFP PHOTO/Don Emmert        (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Serena Begins Bid For Third Consecutive US Open Title With Win Over Townsend

Serena Williams began her bid for a third consecutive U.S. Open title with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over American teen Taylor Townsend on Tuesday night.

08/27/2014

American Catherine Bellis returns a shot against 12th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia during their match at the US Open on Aug. 26, 2014. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

15-Year-Old American Bellis Shocks No. 12 Seed, Aussie Open Finalist Cibulkova

American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 — almost three years before she was born — when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova.

08/26/2014

Noah Rubin, 18, competed in the US Open on Aug. 26, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island’s Noah Rubin Competes In US Open

Noah Rubin’s family said they’ve been bringing him to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center since he was a baby.

08/26/2014

American John Isner hits the ball against American Marcos Giron during their US Open singles match on Aug. 26, 2014 in New York. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

America’s US Open Hopes May Rest With Isner, Who Cruises In First Round

John Isner, a former top American college player, beat this year’s top American college player in the first round of the U.S. Open.

08/26/2014

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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

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

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

Roger Federer celebrates after winning his final match against David Ferrer on Day 9 of the Western & Southern Open at the Linder Family Tennis Center on August 17, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Federer, Serena Head Into US Open On High Note

By now, everyone knows Roger Federer’s itinerary for Cincinnati: Get his game in order, raise the winner’s trophy, leave town with a lot of confidence for the US Open.

08/18/2014

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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: August 18th-24th

Check out the priceless things to do this week in New York City, week of August 18th-24th.

08/18/2014

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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

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

Police: Al Qaeda Magazine Suggesting Attack On US Open

Rebecca Weiner, the NYPD’s director of intelligence analysis, warned that Inspire magazine is instructing would-be terrorists on how to make bombs and where to set them off.

07/16/2014

Arthur Ashe Stadium (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

US Open Holding Tryouts For Ball Persons

Only the best in tennis stand on the court every summer at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, Queens, and that includes the ball people.

06/19/2014

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Travel Guide To New York City

This handy guide to New York City can help you plan out your trip and serve as a reference to the city’s top attractions along with food and lodging recommendations.

06/19/2014

A course marshal holds a "quiet" sign. (credit: Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

9 US Open Golf Pants That Needed A ‘Quiet’ Sign

The 114th US Open at Pinehurst has concluded and Martin Kaymer won by 8 shots (9-under). While he may have won the $8 million purse, his play didn’t speak louder than some of his opponents’ pants.

06/15/2014

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates winning the 2013 US Open. (Photo by Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Rafael Nadal Simply Unstoppable On Hard Court

The 27-year-old Spaniard, out last year with a knee injury, came back with a vengeance, winning his eighth French Open title in June and his second US Open title, taking home $3.6 million in prize money Monday night in Flushing.

09/10/2013

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