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Samantha Stosur shocks Serena Williams to win women’s singles

Samantha Stosur shocks Serena Williams to win women’s singles

Sep. 11 | NEW YORK – Playing perfect tennis and powered by a ferocious forehand, Samantha Stosur crushed crowd favorite Serena Williams 6-2 6-3 Sunday night to capture the US Open women’s singles title. The victory made Stosur only the second Australian woman...

Serena Williams solves wind and Ana Ivanovic

Serena Williams solves wind and Ana Ivanovic

Sep. 5 | NEW YORK – Solving the swirling winds in Arthur Ashe Stadium, Serena Williams blew past Ana Ivanovic 6-3 6-4 Monday to grab a spot in the quarterfinals of the US Open. “It was crazy,” Williams said of the blustery conditions that affected play....

Flavia Pennetta, Donald Young are US Open winners

Flavia Pennetta, Donald Young are US Open winners

Sep. 5 | NEW YORK – Flavia Pennetta is a believer. She’s also now in the quarterfinals of the US Open. “I just believe all the time and I just try to play every point,” the Italian said. “Ws working pretty good.” Flavia Pennetta “Pretty good”...

Venus Williams, Robin Soderling pull out of US Open

Venus Williams, Robin Soderling pull out of US Open

Sep. 1 | NEW YORK – Two fan favorites – two-time champion Venus Williams and sixth-seeded Robin Soderling – shockingly pulled out of the US Open on Wednesday because of illness. “I have been recently diagnosed with Sjögren’s Syndrome, an autoimmune...

Caroline Wozniacki is the No. 1 seed at the US Open 2011

Caroline Wozniacki is the No. 1 seed at the US Open 2011

Aug. 23 | The USTA announced today that world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has been named the top seed in women’s singles at the 2011 US Open. The 2011 US Open will be played at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., August...

Christina McHale stuns No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki in Cincinnati; Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka withdraw

Christina McHale stuns No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki in Cincinnati; Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka withdraw

Aug. 18 | As seeds began to fall in the women’s event at the combined Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Wednesday, 19-year-old American wild card Christina McHale pulled off the biggest victory of her promising young career by stunning world No....

US Open announces wild card entries for 2011 edition

US Open announces wild card entries for 2011 edition

Aug. 17 | Lleyton Hewitt The USTA announced today that 2001 US Open champion Lleyton Hewitt of Australia and a group of Americans consisting of former US Open semifinalist Robby Ginepri, teenager Ryan Harrison, reigning NCAA champion Steve Johnson, Jack Sock,...

Defending champion Rafael Nadal, world no.1 Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Roddick headline 2011 US Open men’s field

Defending champion Rafael Nadal, world no.1 Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Roddick headline 2011 US Open men’s field

Jul. 22 | Rafael Nadal The USTA announced today that world No. 1 and reigning Australian Open and Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, reigning US Open and French Open champion Rafael Nadal, and five-time US Open champion Roger Federer lead the men’s singles...

Two-time defending champion Kim Clijsters and fellow 2011 Grand Slam champions Li Na and Petra Kvitova headline 2011 US Open women’s field

Two-time defending champion Kim Clijsters and fellow 2011 Grand Slam champions Li Na and Petra Kvitova headline 2011 US Open women’s field

Jul. 21 | The USTA announced today that 97 of the top 100 women, including two-time defending US Open champion and reigning Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters, and fellow 2011 Grand Slam singles champions Li Na and Petra Kvitova, are entered in the women’s...

2010 US Open One of the Most Successful Tournaments in History: This Week in Tennis Business

2010 US Open One of the Most Successful Tournaments in History: This Week in Tennis Business

Sep. 15 | By Justin Cohen On Tuesday, the USTA announced that the 2010 US Open was one of the most successful tournaments in history, as Rafael Nadal became the seventh male player in history to capture the career Grand Slam after beating Novak Djokovic in...

Rain Pushes Men’s Final to Monday

Rain Pushes Men’s Final to Monday

Sep. 13 | NEW YORK – Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will have to wait one more day to find out who wins their first US Open men’s singles title. After two weeks of sunshine bathed the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, rain arrived at Flushing...

Doubles Final Ends With Everyone a Winner

Doubles Final Ends With Everyone a Winner

Sep. 10 | NEW YORK – American twins Bob and Mike Bryan walked away from Arthur Ashe Stadium with the biggest trophy and largest check. But they weren’t the only winners. Aisam-Ul-Haq Quereshi of Pakistan and India’s Rohan Bopanna finished with the smaller...