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13 hrs ago | Tennis Articles

Serena Williams Insists The Women Are "Ready, Willing, And Able" To Play Best-Of-5

Following a tough 63, 63 win over lefty Varvara Lepchenko in the US Open third round yesterday, tournament top seed Serena Williams admitted that she's more than open to having women play best-of-5 set matches at the Slams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Serena Williams, Tennis, US Open, Varvara Lepchenko

21 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Bailey, Sam cut by NFL squads

Jettisoned by the New Orleans Saints after a difficult training camp, the 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback was the most notable name when NFL teams trimmed their rosters to 53 active players Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, John Isner, Summer Olympic, Olympic Tennis, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Golf, PGA Golf, US Open

Fri Aug 29, 2014

International Business Times

Top 10 WTA Fastest Tennis Serves of All Time

Lisicki, whose tour nickname is "Boom Boom," clocked in 131 mph serve and broke the record of Venus Williams of 129 mph WTA fastest tennis serve in 2007.

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Related Topix: Venus Williams, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Sabine Lisicki, Yaroslava Shvedova, Ana Ivanovic

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sunday Herald

In New York, real stars have to earn their stripes

AS Serena Williams completed her 41st win of 2014 with the ruthlessness that has been the hallmark of her 17 major titles, it almost seemed churlish to mention the fact the world No.1 has been anything but ruthless in recent grand slams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Serena Williams, Tennis, NHL Players, Andy Murray, Vania King, US Open, Varvara Lepchenko

Shape

Venus Williams Reflects on Her Tennis Career

As you watch two-time U.S. Open champion Venus Williams compete over the next two weeks, hear what she has to say about the sport that has transformed her life.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Tennis, Venus Williams, Olympics, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Tennis, US Open, Tennis Players, Entertainment

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Rising star: Atherton teen takes center stage at US Open today

New York City is the center of the tennis universe with the U.S. Open in town for two weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Summer Olympic, Dominika Cibulkova, Olympics, Lindsay Davenport (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Lindsay Davenport

International Business Times

Top 5 Richest Tennis Athletes

Professional tennis is one of the most lucrative sports with global appeal, which is why tennis superstars are making a ton of money these days.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Summer Olympic, Roger Federer, Olympics, Summer Olympics, US Open, Rafael Nadal, Tennis, Olympic Tennis, Stanislas Wawrinka, Anna Tatishvili

Tue Aug 26, 2014

International Business Times

2014 US Open: Eugenie Bouchard Stays Calm And Hopes To Excel Under Pressure

In some instances, pressure has a negative effect on an athlete's career. Rising Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard, who has been regarded as the next big thing in tennis, admitted that she is dealing with pressure but she isn't letting it get in the way for her to win, succeed and be the best.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Simona Halep, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Petra Kvitova, Olympic Tennis, Sorana Cirstea, Heather Watson

WUSA-TV Washington

US Open Scene: Fireworks rock opening ceremony

Fireworks, strobe lights, thumping music and gyrating dancers on the court of Arthur Ashe Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Andreas Seppi, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Victoria Azarenka, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players

Austin American-Statesman

Breakfast with Bevo: Finally, gameweek.

YESTERDAY: Texas held its first game-week press conference of the season. The U.S. Open kicked off, as Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova both won in straight sets.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Venus Williams, Summer Olympic, Maria Sharapova, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players

The Daily Beast

Serena & the Decline of American TennisBy Kevin Fixler

With no obvious successor in place, 32-year-old Serena Williams, the oldest woman to ever hold the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Serena Williams, Tennis, US Open, Andre Agassi, Venus Williams, John Isner

International Business Times

Serena Williams Shatters Glass Window With A Tennis Ball On The David Letterman Show

Serena Williams of the U.S. pumps her fist during her women's singles tennis match against Anna Tatishvili of the U.S. at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Anna Tatishvili, Tennis Players, Serena Williams

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Rediff.com

Sporting Buzz: Rojo's wife told defender to keep 'nerves' in check

Hothead defender Marcos was sent off four times and shown 20 yellow cards in the past two seasons playing for top Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon, but the Argentine's missus Eugenia Lusardo warned him that unless he cleaned up his act there would be very few clubs in the world prepared to take on his tantrums.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics, US Open

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Detroit Free Press

U.S. Open preview: Serena Williams still the favorite as she chases history

The quake struck at 3:20 a.m. PT near American Canyon about 6 miles southwest of Napa, the U.S. Serena Williams of the United States practices prior to the start of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 24, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens in New York City.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, Serena Williams, NHL Players, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Boston.com

Next generation of tennis stars is serving notice

The US Open, the final Grand Slam event of the tennis season, opens Monday with Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams the favored son and daughter of Arthur Ashe Stadium this year by virtue of their No.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, John Isner, Milos Raonic, Ana Ivanovic, Andy Roddick

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Serena Williams aiming for her 18th major

Up until a couple of years ago, she practically plugged her ears at any mention of records or firsts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Serena Williams, Tennis, US Open, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Victoria Azarenka

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Us Open 2014: Serena chasing major title No. 18

Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Serena Williams, Tennis, Tennis Players, French Open, Roland Garros

BleacherReport

Will Serena Conquer Her 2014 Grand Slam Demons in New York?

She's supposed to win every match she ever competes in. She's the favourite for every tournament she enters.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Serena Williams, Tennis, US Open, Wimbledon

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Fox News

Sharapova's success secrets

Tennis star Maria Sharapova is a fierce competitor on the court, a knockout on the red carpet and an incredibly savvy businesswoman.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Summer Olympic, Maria Sharapova, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, Wimbledon

BleacherReport

US Open Tennis 2014: Odds and Predictions Following Bracket Draw

Every player at the 2014 U.S. Open now knows their path to the fourth and final major of the year.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Olympic Fencing, Gilles Simon, Roger Federer, Na Li, Rafael Nadal

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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