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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.


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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!


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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.


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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.”


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.


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.


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Venus Meets Clijsters In US Open Showdown

In the featured semifinal at the U.S. Open on Friday, Kim Clijsters tries to stay on track for her second straight title after a 2 1/2-year layoff during which she got married and had a baby girl, Jada.


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Wheelchair Tennis Champion Is An Inspiration To Many

Esther Vergeer of the Netherlands — the world’s No. 1 ranked female wheelchair tennis player — hasn’t lost a match since January of 2003.


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Russian Moves One Win From US Open Final

Vera Zvonareva let her opponent self destruct, taking advantage of 60 unforced errors to win her U.S. Open quarterfinal 6-3, 7-5 over Kaia Kanepi on Wednesday.


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Clijsters, Venus Win To Set Up US Open Semifinal

Nobody can say Kim Clijsters took an easy path to her U.S. Open title last year. She played both Williams sisters. This year, she’ll only play one.


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Venus Wins But Never Finds Comfort At US Open

Venus Williams struggled with her serve. She kept tugging at her dress. Every bit as big a nuisance was her opponent, Shahar Peer.


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Venus Williams Sparkles, Reaches 4th Round At US Open

Her play sparkling as much as her sequined dress, Venus Williams easily eliminated 185th-ranked qualifier Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 6-2, 6-1 on Friday night at the U.S. Open.


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Venus Williams Beats Italy’s Vinci In Straight Sets

Playing for the first time in two months, Venus Williams beat Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-4, 6-1 Monday night to reach the U.S. Open’s second round.


Melanie Oudin of the United States returns a forehand against Olga Savchuk of the Ukraine during her first round women's single match on day one of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oudin, Schiavone Advance At US Open

Melanie Oudin, the 18-year-old from Marietta, Ga., needed just 56 minutes to beat Olga Savchuk of Ukraine 6-3, 6-0.


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Denmark’s Wozniacki Seeded No. 1 at US Open

Caroline Wozniacki has been seeded No. 1 at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, getting the top spot at the U.S. Open.