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August 27, 2014

CiCi Bellis stole the show at the US Open on Tuesday as the 15-year old from California defeated 12th seeded Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 in the tournament’s first round.

August 27, 2014

Fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska saw her US Open run come to an end at the hands of China’s Peng Shuai on Wednesday afternoon as the unseeded Shuai cruised to the 6-3, 6-4 victory.

August 27, 2014

Russian Maria Sharapova, winner of the 2006 U.S. Open, shook off a slow start Wednesday, but rebounded to pull off a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Romania’s Alexandra Dulgheru to move into the third round at Flushing Meadows. Sharapova is now 9-1 in the second round of the U.S. Open.

August 27, 2014

Day Three of the 2014 U.S. Open will feature a number of the top seeded women in action, as the number two seed Simona Halep, number four seed Agnieszka Radwanska, the fifth seeded Maria Sharapova, sixth-seeded Angelique Kerber, the nine seed Jelena Jankovic and number 10 seed Caroline Wozniacki are all looking to move on at Flushing Meadows.

August 26, 2014

Fans had to wait till after 10 p.m. on Monday night to get a glimpse of top-seeded Novak Djokovic’s 2014 US Open debut, and he didn’t make them wait much longer after that, as the Serbian rolled over Argentinean Diego Schwartzman 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in a match that ended just before midnight.

August 26, 2014

In action Tuesday at the U.S. Open, it was former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova who was upset by New Zealand’s Marina Erakovic, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6. 

August 26, 2014

It was a day of mixed results for Americans in the men’s side of the draw at the 2014 U.S. Open. The highest seeded American, John Isner, seeded 13th, was victorious on the big stage at Arthur Ashe Stadium over fellow American, and NCAA champ, Marcos Giron.

August 26, 2014

Fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova cruised past her former doubles partner and fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 6-0 in the first round of the US Open Monday night.

August 25, 2014

Walk into Sportime at Randall’s Island on the night of a big charity event benefiting the Johnny Mac Tennis Project with stars such as Novak Djokovic and Boris Becker in attendance, and many would be in awe. Right up the stairs at the entrance of the facility was Djokovic’s opponent for the night’s exhibition, John McEnroe Tennis Academy’s own Noah Rubin.

August 25, 2014

Czech Petra Kvitova continued her outstanding play on Saturday as she rolled past Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova.

August 25, 2014

Lukas Rosol battled back from a set down to defeat Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 3-6, 7-6(3), 7-5 to capture the Winston-Salem Open final.

August 25, 2014

World number one Novak Djokovic recently headlined a charity event benefiting the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP), raising funds to give more children in the metropolitan area an opportunity to play tennis through scholarships and other financial assistance. 

August 25, 2014

Day Two of the U.S. Open will feature eight Americans in action on the men’s side of the draw, with number two seed and five-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer leading off the evening session against Marinko Matosevic from Australia. 

August 25, 2014

French Open runner-up Simona Halep and the fourth seeded Agnieszka Radwanska were a pair of first-round winners on opening day action at the 2014 U.S. Open. The second-seeded Romanian Halep came from behind to beat 20-year-old American Danielle Rose Collins 6-7(2-7), 6-1, 6-2, while Radwanska easily handled Canadian Sharon Fichman 6-1, 6-0 in a mere 47 minutes at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

August 25, 2014

In a battle of two of the oldest players in the 2014 U.S. Open Women’s Singles Draw, it was the number 19 seed and 34-year-old American Venus Williams pulling off a 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 win Monday afternoon over the 43-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm from Japan.

August 25, 2014

USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), has announced that former tennis pro and current commentator Mary Carillo will be honored at the 14th annual Opening Night Gala on Aug. 25 at the 2014 U.S. Open.

August 22, 2014

Top-ranked American and the number one seed in the Winston-Salem open John Isner was forced to withdraw from his quarterfinal match with Lukas Rosol just hours before the match because of a sprained ankle.

August 21, 2014

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard continued her disappointing summer as she lost to Australian Sam Stosur in their second-round match Wednesday.

August 21, 2014

Top-seeded John Isner faced no trouble in his third-round bout with Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin.

August 21, 2014

On the heels of perhaps one of the most exciting Grand Slam tournaments in years at Wimbledon, the U.S. Open comes at a perfect time to answer lingering questions, pull the curtains open on unknown stars, and provide excitement that only tennis in New York City could provide.

August 21, 2014

Canada’s Milos Raonic clinched the 2014 Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series Men’s Bonus Challenge title today with John Isner’s withdrawal from the Winston-Salem Open in Winston-Salem, N.C., due to a left ankle injury. 

August 21, 2014

Caroline Wozniacki has been in the news a lot lately, and for both herself and the tennis community, it has been for all the wrong reasons. With the summer hard court season well under way, the former world number one has a chance to right her woes, and gather momentum for a major run at this year’s U.S. Open.

August 20, 2014

The USTA has announced that world number one and two-time defending U.S. Open champion Serena Williams has been named the top seed in the women’s singles draw at the 2014 U.S. Open. The 2014 U.S. Open will be played Aug. 25-Sept. 8 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

August 20, 2014

Defending champion and world number two Simona Halep was defeated by Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in the second round of the Connecticut Open on Tuesday in her first match since losing to Maria Sharapova in the quarterfinals in Cincinnati.