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The United States Open Tennis Championships is a hard court tennis tournament. The tournament is the modern version of one of the oldest tennis championships in the world, the U.S. National Championship, for which men's singles and men's doubles were first played in 1881.

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Serena withdraws from French Open [Video]

Serena withdraws from French Open

Serena Williams' search for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title will extend into another year after an Achilles tendon injury forced her to withdraw from the French Open on Wednesday. Freddie..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:09Published
Serena Williams Withdraws From French Open After Achilles Injury [Video]

Serena Williams Withdraws From French Open After Achilles Injury

CNN reports that Serena Williams has pulled out of the French Open. Williams is suffering from an Achilles injury. The withdrawal comes ahead of her scheduled second round match against Tsvetana..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:27Published

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Wolff, 21, overpowers rough, charges into U.S. Open lead

Matthew Wolff only found the fairway twice but leapfrogged every contender with a stellar 5-under 65. He'll take a two-shot lead into the final round.
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US Open champion Naomi Osaka won't play in French Open, citing hamstring injury

Naomi Osaka, who won the U.S. Open on Sept. 12, won't be competing at Roland Garros later this month because of hamstring injury, quick turnaround.
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Novak Djokovic admits he deserved to be DQ'd from US Open: 'The rules are clear'

Novak Djokovic admits he deserved to be disqualified from the U.S. Open, but he can't guarantee it won't happen again.
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US Open men's final signals beginning of the end for tennis' Big Three of Djokovic, Federer and Nadal

Either Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev will win his first Grand Slam title in a U.S. Open final that could foreshadow the future of men's tennis.
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Naomi Osaka Wins U.S. Open Women's Final, Mentions Social Justice

Naomi Osaka just won her second U.S. Open title in 2 years -- and as part of her victory speech, she made sure to continue bringing awareness to social justice to the very end. The tennis superstar..
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Naomi Osaka's response to question about message behind US Open masks: 'What was the message you got?'

Naomi Osaka, who wore masks bearing the name of Black victims of racial violence, says, "I feel like the point is to make people start talking."
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Naomi Osaka rallies for three-set win over Victoria Azarenka and her second US Open title

Naomi Osaka was behind 1-6, 0-2 but roared back to beat former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, who was competing in her first Grand Slam final since 2013.
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US Open men's final: Dominic Thiem vs. Alexander Zverev will produce a first-time Grand Slam champ

Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev face off in the first US Open final since 2014 that won't include Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer.
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Naomi Osaka's BF, Rapper Cordae, Cheers On Tennis Star From Stands At US Open

Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka had a Grammy-nominated cheerleader pulling for her at the US Open on Thursday -- her rapper boyfriend, Cordae!! As we previously reported, the young power couple has been..
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Victoria Azarenka upsets Serena Williams in three sets, advances to US Open final

Victoria Azarenka wins 1-6, 6-3, 6-3, will play 2018 Open champion Naomi Osaka on Saturday. Azarenka advances to her first Slam final in seven years.
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Serena Williams outlasts Tsvetana Pironkova to reach U.S. Open semifinals

Williams beat Tsvetana Pironkova 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the U.S. Open semifinals.
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Trayvon Martin's mom, Ahmaud Arbery's dad thank Naomi Osaka for wearing masks at U.S. Open

Parents of victims of racial profiling thank tennis star Naomi Osaka for keeping the names of their children in America's consciousness.
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Frances Tiafoe's remarkable U.S. Open run comes to a halt in Round of 16 vs. Daniil Medvedev

With Frances Tiafoe's loss in the Round of 16 at the U.S. Open on Monday night, there will be no American men's players among the quarterfinalists.
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Serena Williams fights off Maria Sakkari, advances to U.S. Open quarterfinals

Serena Williams survives a tough battle for a 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3 triumph over No. 22 Maria Sakkari of Greece on Monday at the U.S. Open.
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Labor Day, Julian Assange, Serena Williams, Creek Fire: 5 things to know Monday

Serena Williams seeks to continue US Open run, WikiLeaks' Julian Assange is back in court and more news to know Monday.
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Djokovic out at U.S. Open for hitting linesperson with ball

Djokovic appeared to hit the linesperson by accident after being broken in the first set of the match.
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Three reasons Serena Williams will win the U.S. Open for her 24th Grand Slam

Serena Williams plays Maria Sakkari on Monday in the round of 16. Sakkari beat Williams in the Western & Southern Open, a tune-up to Flushing Meadows.
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Serena Williams vs. Sloane Stephens: Highly anticipated match highlights historic U.S. Open women's draw

A record 12 Black players were in the U.S. Open women's draw, the most in the Grand Slam's 140-year history.
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Serena Williams moves into third round at U.S. Open; matchup with Sloane Stephens is next

Serena Williams struggled with her service game in the second set, but beat Margarita Gasparyan 6-2, 6-4.
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At U.S. Open, Naomi Osaka leads charge for change: 'I don't feel like I'm being brave'

Billie Jean King tells USA TODAY Sports Naomi Osaka is demonstrating great leadership: "She is speaking from her heart and her mind. It's inspiring.''
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Naomi Osaka Wears Breonna Taylor Mask to U.S. Open, More Tributes Planned

Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka wore a Breonna Taylor tribute mask to her 1st round match at the U.S. Open on Monday ... and says she's got more tributes planned. The 22-year-old has been very outspoken..
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Coronavirus live updates: US nears 6M confirmed cases; US Open without fans starts Monday; India reports 78K new infections in 24 hours

The U.S. Open tennis tournament, without fans, starts Monday. U.S. nears 6M cases. India reports world's worst one-day case total. Latest COVID news
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One player at U.S. Open tests positive, but protocols are 'buttoned up' tight

U.S. Open officials have conducted more than 7,000 tests to ensure the safety of 365 players who are in the modified bubble in New York.
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Novak Djokovic to play in US Open, Bianca Andreescu opts out

While Djokovic will be playing, Andreescu joined the growing list of players who have opted out of the 2020 competition.
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Billie Jean King on her journey for equal rights in tennis, life: 'No one ever has it easy'

Billie Jean King did not care if women weren't allowed to play Wimbledon or the U.S. Open, she fought for equal pay because 'we have nothing to lose.'
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Rafael Nadal Pulls Out Of U.S. Open Over COVID-19 Concerns

Rafael Nadal is officially OUT of the U.S. Open ... the tennis legend said Tuesday it's just too damn unsafe for him to travel to America during the COVID-19 pandemic. "The situation is very..
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New York to allow hospital visits, host US Open

New York's governor says hospitals and group homes can now allow visitors and the U.S. Open will be played in Queens from Aug. 31 to Sept. 13, but without fans in attendance. (June 16)  
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350 more hospital beds for NY fight against virus

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday an additional 350 hospital beds will be made available next week at the tennis center that hosts the U.S. Open to help fight the spread of the coronavirus...
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Home of US Open to be turned into hospital

Part of the tennis center that hosts the U.S. Open will be transformed into a makeshift hospital to help New York fight the coronavirus pandemic. (March 31)  
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U.S. Open venue to host 350-bed temporary hospital amid coronavirus pandemic

A portion of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is set to transform into a 350-bed temporary hospital on Tuesday, the USTA said, as the coronavirus outbreak strains resources in New York City,..
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Meghan Markle supports Serena Williams during U.S. Open Final

Markle showed up to cheer on Williams in her match against 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu
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Rafael Nadal beats Daniil Medvedev at U.S. Open final

The tense final lasted nearly five hours in New York
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US Open: Bianca Andreescu becomes first Canadian to win Grand Slam, denies Serena Williams

The 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu used powerful groundstrokes and attacked Serena Williams' serve in a 6-3, 7-5 victory.
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Duchess Meghan turns up at U.S. Open to watch pal Serena Williams try to make history

Serena Williams sought to make history and her loyal friend Duchess Meghan of Sussex was at the U.S. Open to watch.
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As Serena fights for the throne, a duchess watches

Amid the excitement of Serena Williams' latest bid for U.S. Open glory, some off-court news buzzed about the plaza at Flushing Meadows: a duchess had come to Queens.
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US Open: Daniil Medvedev advances to first Grand Slam final with win over Grigor Dimitrov

Russian Daniil Medvedev, who made headlines earlier in the tournament for poor behavior, won in straight sets, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-3.
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US Open prepares for royalty as Meghan Markle expected to watch Serena Williams in final

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is expected to watch her friend Serena Williams play for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam in Saturday's championship.
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US Open: Serena Williams advances to championship, will play for record-tying 24th Grand Slam

The 37-year-old routed No. 5 Elina Svitolina, 6-3, 6-1, moving into the championship Saturday and looking for her seventh Open title.
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US Open: Injured Roger Federer ousted by Grigor Dimitrov in grueling five-set match

Roger Federer took a medical timeout before fifth set and didn't play like himself in the 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 loss to unseeded Grigor Dimitrov.
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US Open: Serena Williams destroys Wang Qiang in 44 minutes, 6-1, 6-0

Serena Williams' game was untouchable as she advanced to the US Open semifinals by obliterating Wang Qiang in straight sets.
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Serena Williams rolls ankle, still advances to US Open quarterfinals over Petra Martic

Serena Williams received medical treatment Sunday during her fourth-round match, but will make her 16th appearance in the U.S. Open quarterfinals.
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The renaissance of Forest Hills Stadium

For decades, New York's Forest Hills Stadium was home to the U.S. Open tennis tournament. In the 1960s, the venue also hosted legendary artists like The Beatles and Frank Sinatra. But when the tennis..
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Dorian's path, Gauff-Osaka at US Open: 5 things to know this weekend

Hurricane Dorian, Coco Gauff at US Open, Dale Jr.'s back: 5 The biggest news to start your weekend.
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US Open: Daniil Medvedev angers crowd by tossing aside towel, giving obscene gesture

Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev is given a code violation for throwing aside a towel offered by a ballperson, then makes obscene gesture.
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U.S. Tennis Association CEO discusses the sport's future

Earlier this year, U.S. Tennis Association CEO Gordon Smith announced his retirement after 12 years on the job. Smith is now taking part in his last U.S. Open and discusses the future of the sport..
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US Open: Coco Gauff sets up match with Naomi Osaka after three-set win against Timea Babos

Coco Gauff breezes through first set in second round of US Open, then battles to get past Timea Babos in third set; defending champ Naomi Osaka next.
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American Taylor Townsend upsets Simona Halep at U.S. Open

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US Open: Serena Williams survives upstart American Caty McNally in three sets

Serena Williams advances to the round of 32 by holding off a 17-year-old who wasn't born when Williams won her first US Open, in 1999.
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US Open: Coco Gauff wins three-setter in New York debut, defeating Anastasia Potapova

The 15-year-old lost the first set to Russian Anastasia Potapova in her first match in the year's final Grand Slam, but recovered with her forehand.
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