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Annual international tennis tournament in New York City, New York, USA, usually played in August - September

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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.


Roland Garros' doors firmly locked on what should have been opening weekend [Video]

Roland Garros' doors firmly locked on what should have been opening weekend

The French Open should have started this weekend - instead Roland Garros remains closed to the public, with hopes the tournament will still take place later in 2020.

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Boris Becker fears for calendar if 2020 French & U.S. Opens are cancelled [Video]

Boris Becker fears for calendar if 2020 French & U.S. Opens are cancelled

Becker also believes the current coronavirus crisis presents the sport with a unique opportunity to restructure, drop tournaments and bring the men's and women's game closer together.

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U.S. Open decision to be made in June - behind closed doors unlikely [Video]

U.S. Open decision to be made in June - behind closed doors unlikely

The organisers of the U.S. Open say a decision on whether to hold the grand slam this year amid the coronavirus outbreak will be made in June, and playing it without fans is on the table but highly..

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'We'll be stronger than ever in 2021' - Naomi Osaka [Video]

'We'll be stronger than ever in 2021' - Naomi Osaka

Japan's tennis star and poster girl for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Naomi Osaka shows her support for the postponement of the Games.

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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

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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

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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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US Open: Serena Williams overpowers Maria Sharapova in opener under the lights, 6-1, 6-1

In her return to Flushing Meadows, where Serena Williams' 2018 season ended in controversy, she dispatches the former No. 1 player in straight sets.
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