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March of Dimes March For Babies

Thousands Turn Out To March For Babies In Support Of Preventing Premature Births

Thousands turned out early on Sunday morning for March for Babies, an event put on by March of Dimes which raises money to support research that helps prevent premature births.

04/29/2012

Venus Williams (L) and US Serena Williams play against Russia's Elena Vesnina and Russia's Vera Zvonareva during their women's doubles match in the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at the All England Tennis Club, in southwest London. (credit: IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Has Tennis Taken The Williams Sisters For Granted?

It’s amazing to me how many combined Grand Slam singles titles the Williams sisters have won, given the injuries and ailments they both have endured! These two sisters have dominated women’s tennis the last decade like none other.

09/01/2011

Serena Williams of the US returns a shot to Michaella Krajicek of Netherlands during a Women's singles match at the US Open tennis tournament September 1, 2011. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Wins In Straight Sets At US Open

Serena Williams needed just 49 minutes to advance a day after her sister withdrew at the U.S. Open.

09/01/2011

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Venus Williams: Sjogren’s Syndrome Won’t Stop Me From Returning To Tennis

Venus Williams knows it’ll get worse before it gets better. Despite withdrawing from the U.S. Open because of a recently diagnosed autoimmune disease, Williams says she “absolutely” plans to return to tennis.

WFAN–09/01/2011

Christina McHale of the US celebrates match point after defeating Marion Bartoli of France on August 31, 2011. (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Liguori: Who Will Be The US Open’s Next American Cinderella Story?

American tennis fans are looking for that next Cinderella Story. Remember Melanie Oudin’s exciting run to the quarterfinals in 2009? On Tuesday afternoon, we were treated to someone who just may fill that role.

WFAN–09/01/2011

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Venus Williams Pulls Out Of US Open With Illness

The U.S. Open says two-time champion Venus Williams has withdrawn from the tournament before her second-round match, citing an unspecified illness.

08/31/2011

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Serena Williams, James Blake Advance At US Open; Andy Roddick On Tap Wednesday

Were Rafael Nadal’s struggles in the first round simply a case of opening-night jitters or something more serious? Time will tell. Either way, his first match as defending U.S. Open champion had plenty of rough edges.

WFAN–08/31/2011

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Unseeded Venus Williams A Winner At US Open; Sister Serena Up Next

Venus Williams takes big tournaments like the U.S. Open one match at a time. Not a bad plan for a player who’s played only one match since Wimbledon.

WFAN–08/30/2011

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Maria Sharapova In Familiar Role: A Favorite At Flushing’s US Open

Kim Clijsters’ withdrawal was the latest bit of news that — on paper, at least — appeared to open things up for Maria Sharapova, a three-time major winner who, of late, has been playing her best tennis since shoulder surgery derailed her in late 2008.

WFAN–08/29/2011

Novak Djokovic (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Liguori: My Picks To Win The 2011 US Open

Who will take home the 2011 US Open title? Ann Liguori breaks it all down — from burned fingers to shoulder pain, history is at stake at Flushing Meadows.

WFAN–08/26/2011

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Liguori: US Open Seeding Controversy For The Williams Sisters

Serena Williams at No. 28 doesn’t make sense. She’ll face top players early in the women’s draw and prevent better players from getting to the later rounds — where they should be competing. That is what the seeding system is all about!

WFAN–08/25/2011

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US Open Women’s Draw: Serena Williams Could Face Azarenka In 3rd Round

Three-time U.S. Open champion Serena Williams could face No. 4-seeded Victoria Azarenka in the third round, and two-time winner Venus Williams could meet No. 22 Sabine Lisicki in the second.

WFAN–08/25/2011

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Serena Williams Has Pulmonary Embolism

Serena Williams is back home recuperating after two health scares she describes as “extremely hard, scary, and disappointing.”

03/02/2011

Kim Clijsters of Belgium celebrates her 6-2, 6-1 win over Vera Zvonareva of Russia in the Women's Final at the US Open 2010 tennis tournament September 11, 2010 in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Clijsters Beats Zvonareva For 3rd US Open Title

Kim Clijsters won a second consecutive U.S. Open championship and third overall Saturday night, easily beating Vera Zvonareva 6-2, 6-1 in a final that lasted exactly one hour and lacked any drama.

WFAN–09/11/2010

Kim Clijsters of Belgium celebrates after defeating Venus Williams of the United States during her women's semifinal match at the 2010 U.S. Open on September 10, 2010. Clijsters defeated Williams 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Clijsters Beats Venus In 3 Sets In US Open Semis

Kim Clijsters is one win from her second straight U.S. Open title after beating Venus Williams in three sets Friday for her 20th straight victory at Flushing Meadows.

09/10/2010

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