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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus celebrates match point during her women's singles semifinal match against Maria Sharapova of Russia on Day 12 of the 2012 US Open. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Azarenka Fends Off Sharapova In Thrilling 3-Setter To Reach First US Open Final

Normally so good, so gritty, in the crucible of the third set, Maria Sharapova finally met her match against Victoria Azarenka.

09/07/2012

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot against Marion Bartoli of France during their women's singles quarterfinal match on Day 10 of the 2012 US Open. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

Liguori: Maria Sharapova Is Mentally Tougher Than Any Woman In Tennis

Mentally, I don’t think that there is any player in the women’s game that is tougher than Maria Sharapova. The 25-year-old showed yet again what she is made of, rallying back from a set down to beat a much-improved Marion Bartoli.

09/05/2012

Andy Roddick

Roddick’s Career Suspended By Rain; 4th Round Match To Continue Wed.

His match, and his retirement, put off for at least another day, Andy Roddick stepped out of Arthur Ashe Stadium and into the drizzly night, a black jacket’s hood pulled overhead, a bag of ice soothing his right shoulder.

09/04/2012

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Azarenka Holds Off Defending Champ Stosur, Advances To Semifinal

Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka was pushed to the limit by defending champion Sam Stosur before winning in a third-set tiebreaker at the U.S. Open quarterfinals on Tuesday.

09/04/2012

Kim Clijsters

Clijsters’ Stellar Singles Career Ends With 2nd Round Loss At US Open

The four-time Grand Slam champion lost to 18-year-old Laura Robson of Britain in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, and will head into retirement after she finishes playing in doubles at Flushing Meadows.

08/29/2012

Victoria Azarenka (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

No. 1 Azarenka, American Wild Card Burdette Advance At US Open

The first two days of the US Open featured mostly quick, one-sided matches. It was more of the same early on Wednesday.

08/29/2012

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U.S. Open Draw: Federer, Murray On Collision Course For Marquee Rematch

Federer beat Murray in July for his record-tying seventh championship at Wimbledon; Murray beat Federer this month on the same Centre Court grass for the gold medal.

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

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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

Maria Sharapova (credit: PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/GettyImages)

Quiet At US Open? WTA Plans Crackdown On ‘Excessive Grunting’

Ah, the sounds of summer. What would late August in NYC be without the shrieks from Flushing’s USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center?

06/27/2012

Victoria Azarenka (Credit: JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/GettyImages)

Top Women’s Seed, Victoria Azarenka Out At French Open

The No. 1 seed at the French Open fell 6-2, 7-6 (4) to 15th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova on a windy, gray day at Roland Garros in which the world’s top-ranked player hardly looked the part.

06/03/2012

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Liguori: Caroline Wozniacki Complains About ‘Grunters’

I’ve been saying it for years – there is no place for grunting in tennis!

WFAN–10/28/2011

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

Azarenka Takes Out Larsson, Advances To 2nd Round Of US Open

Fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka beat 60th-ranked Johanna Larsson of Sweden 6-1, 6-3 in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday. Azarenka broke Larsson’s serve to convert her first match point and win in just 70 minutes.

WFAN–08/30/2011

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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.

WFAN–08/26/2011

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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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