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Pennetta wins US Open, announces retirement

Flavia Pennetta knew when she arrived in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. before the Aug. 31 start of the 2015 US Open, that it would be the last Grand Slam of her 15-year tennis career. The first Italian woman to ever...

Federer rolls over Wawrinka, faces Djokovic in US Open final

Prior to facing his countryman in Friday night’s US Open semifinal, Swiss world No. 4 Stanislas Wawrinka spoke to reporters about closing the gap against former world No. 1 Roger Federer.“I think the past three years, for sure, I...

Biggest upset in sports?

#USOpen2015 witnesses biggest upset in sportsSerena Slammed By Unseeded Roberta Vinci The sports world is in shock right now.  Arguably the biggest upset in sports history has just occurred in late afternoon on a tennis court in New York.  Serena...

James Blake tackled by police, mistaken for robbery suspect

Former American tennis star James Blake was waiting for a car to pick him up and take him to the US Open on Wednesday where he was scheduled to make a corporate-sponsorship appearance, when he was reportedly tackled to the ground and...

Sibling rivalry: Will Venus be a spoiler?

I’m just going to say it: Tuesday night’s US Open quarterfinal between world No. 1 Serena Williams and her older sister, Venus, has the potential to be one ugly tennis match. However, historical and intriguing. How, you might wonder,...

Concussion forces Genie Bouchard out of US Open

In an unfortunate turn of events, Canadian women’s professional tennis star Eugenie Bouchard was forced to withdraw from the US Open Sunday before her scheduled fourth round match against Italy’s Roberta Vinci due to a concussion, per a statement...