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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

Spectators walk in between courts during Day Two of the 2012 US Open. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Tennis Fans Complain About Long Security Lines On Day 1 Of US Open

The US Open got off to a frustrating start Monday as beefed-up security had some waiting up to two hours just to enter the grounds earlier Monday.

08/26/2013

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First Lady Michelle Obama Applauded USTA At US Open Kids Day

Obama applauded a USTA initiative to install 5,000 new kid-sized tennis courts across the country and train 15,000 new coaches.

08/24/2013

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4-Time Major Champion Maria Sharapova Pulls Out Of US Open

Sharapova, the 2006 champion at Flushing Meadows, has played only one match on tour since her second-round loss at Wimbledon in June.

08/22/2013

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Arthur Ashe Stadium To Have Roof By 2017 US Open

U.S. Tennis Association officials said Thursday that Arthur Ashe Stadium could be covered as soon as the 2016 tournament, but more likely the following year.

08/15/2013

Arthur Ashe Stadium (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

USTA: Retractable Roof Will Be Constructed Over Arthur Ashe Stadium

The United States Tennis Association says a retractable roof will be constructed over Arthur Ashe Stadium, the main venue for the U.S. Open.

08/14/2013

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (file/credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

US Open Site Wins Approval For $500 Million Expansion Plan

The City Council voted 47 to 1 to allow the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park to tear down two old stadiums that were built for the 1964 World’s Fair and build two new stadiums in their place.

07/25/2013

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

U.S. Open To Increase Annual Prize Money To $50 Million By 2017

New York’s Grand Slam tournament will increase its annual prize money to $50 million by 2017 — roughly double what it was last year — and permanently schedule the men’s semifinals on Friday and men’s final on Sunday starting in 2015.

03/20/2013

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US Open Adds Day Of Rest Before Men’s, Women’s Final

The U.S. Open tennis tournament is moving the women’s final to Sunday and men’s final to Monday in 2013, building in a day of rest ahead of each title match for the first time.

12/14/2012

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens - Oct. 1, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Neighbors March To Protest Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Development Plans

Neighbors and some elected officials are furious over a proposal to eliminate part of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens for a mall, two stadiums and new roads and parking space.

12/09/2012

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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

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

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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: Tennis Is Alive And Well On Long Island

If the enthusiasm and energy from the USTA Eastern Long Island 22nd Annual Dinner is any indication of the health of the sport of tennis in our country, I can happily say that tennis is alive and well amongst a wide age group.

05/11/2012

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Rafael Nadal: Adjusted US Open Schedule A ‘Big Disadvantage’

A second consecutive morning-to-evening damp day at Flushing Meadows washed out all but about 15 minutes of action Wednesday, leaving nerves frayed and the schedule in disarray.

WFAN–09/08/2011

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