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Federer inspires wheelchair ace
Gordon Reid may be looking to emulate fellow Scot Andy Murray by winning gold for Great Britain in Rio de Janeiro over the coming days, but the wheelchair tennis star admits it was another ace with a racket he grew up admiring.
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Amazon Orders Novak Djokovic Tennis Docu-Series
Novak Djokovic, currently the No. 1 men’s tennis player in the world, has sold a documentary series to Amazon about his life on and off the court. “Novak” (working title) will follow the 12-time Grand Slam champ over the course of the 2017 season in his quest to remain on top — and the Serbian’s... Read more »
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Serena stunned by Pliskova in US Open semis
For the second straight year Serena Williams saw her bid for a seventh US Open title halted in the semi-finals with a 6-2 7-6(5) loss to Karolina Pliskovaon Thursday that also ended her long reign as world number one.
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Stunned, again: Williams exits U.S. Open semis
Serena Williams was upset in the U.S. Open semifinals for the second year in a row, beaten by 10th-seeded Pliskova        
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Upset! Serena Williams loses US Open SF for 2nd year in row
NEW YORK (AP) — For the second year in a row, Serena Williams' bid to make history ended with a shocking loss in the U.S. Open semifinals.
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Red Carpet Report: Rolling Stones book second date in L.V.; Hakkasan expansion; Cliff Perlman; Celine Dion
I was scoffed at when I was first to reveal that The Rolling Stones would play not one but two concerts here this fall. I was proven correct when their first show — now sold out — was booked for Oct. 19 but had to hold my breath until this morning.
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Fisher Island Club’s fees push out the old guard
The club bumped up membership fees so much this summer that we hear some of the old guard didn’t have the funds, or simply refused, to pay.
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Talented US teen backed by two of tennis’ biggest names
Billie Jean King and Rosie Casals have teamed up again — to try to develop a 16-year-old prodigy from Arizona, Taylor Johnson, who is competing this week at the U.S. Open Junior singles and doubles events. The King-Casals tandem won seven Grand Slam doubles titles. Now they are heavily involved with trying to develop Johnson’s...
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Serena Williams upset in U.S. Open semifinal for 2nd year in row
Serena Williams was upset in the U.S. Open semifinals for the second year in a row, beaten 6-2, 7-6 (5) by 10th-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic on Thursday night. Williams, who clutched at her left leg between points in the second set, double-faulted to end it. Afterward, her coach,...
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Serena Williams loses in U.S. Open semis for 2nd year in row
Serena Williams was upset in the U.S. Open semifinals for the second year in a row, beaten 6-2, 7-6 (5) by 10th-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic on Thursday night.
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Serena Williams upset

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Serena Williams Loses Bid for 23rd Major and Her No. 1 Ranking
Williams lost to Karolina Pliskova and second-ranked Angelique Kerber will ascend to the top spot. Williams also remains tied with Steffi Graf with 22 major titles in the Open era.
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Serena Williams goes down in straight sets in US Open shocker
For the second straight year chasing history at the U.S. Open, Serena Williams crashed and burned in the semifinals. A sluggish Williams couldn’t solve Karolina Pliksova’s serve and she double-faulted on match point in the tiebreaker as No. 11 seed Pliksova moved to the Open finals in a 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) straight-set stunner in 1...
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USTA: Miami Open move to Orlando campus possible in future
NEW YORK (AP) - A U.S. Tennis Association official says it is "within the realm of possibility" that the joint ATP-WTA tournament in Key Biscayne could move at some point in the future to the new USTA National Campus in Florida. Kurt Kamperman, the USTA's chief executive for community tennis, ...
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US Open has no-summonses policy for public drinking, peeing
It’s advantage, drunk tennis fans at this year’s US Open. Parks Department officers are under strict orders not to issue summonses for public drinking, urination and other offenses around Arthur Ashe Stadium so as not to spoil the fun for tournament-goers, it was revealed Thursday. In the past, Parks Enforcement Patrol officers usually wrote hundreds...
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Clijsters, Roddick nominated for tennis hall of fame
NEWPORT, R.I. — Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick are the International Tennis Hall of Fame nominees in the recent player category for the class of 2017.The hall announced Thursday who is on the ballot.Clijsters, one of six women to be ranked No. 1 in singles and doubles, won four Grand Slam singles titles — three at the U.S. Open, one at the Australian Open — and two major trophies in doubles. When she came out of retirement and won the 2009 U.S. Open in her third tournament back, she was the first mother to collect a major title since 1980.
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Tennis all-stars lined up for Barclays Center premiere
The tennis will move from Queens to Brooklyn when Barclays Center hosts its first tennis event in January. John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, James Blake and Jim Courier will compete in a four-man singles tournament on Jan. 7 as part of the PowerShares QQQ Cup, according to Barclays Center officials. It’s the most prestigious tennis battle in Brooklyn...
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Serena squares off with a different sister
Serena and Venus Williams have defined tennis this century, but they are not the only successful double act in the women's game.
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Djokovic into semis after another opponent retires
Novak Djokovic's strange US Open took another bizarre turn as he advanced to the semi-finals on Tuesday when Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired at the start of the third set, trailing 6-3, 6-2.
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Monfils tops Nadal’s conqueror to reach Open SF; Kerber wins
NEW YORK – For years, the book on Gael Monfils was that he was supremely talented, yes – and also more interested in producing an entertaining display that an effective one.Sure made for good videos, all those parallel-to-the-court dives or 360-degree smashes or racket-between-the-legs shots.What th...
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Retractable roof by Detroit firm tops U.S. Open stadium
Detroit’s Rossetti Architects designed innovative retractable roof for U.S. Open        
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Doubles stars Bob and Mike Bryan defeated in U.S. Open quarterfinals
Feliciano Lopez— the elegant Spaniard fondly known as “F-Lo”— replaced an old memory with a new one on Tuesday at the U.S. Open. Lopez said his best match on the famed Louis Armstrong Stadium court was a loss decided by a tiebreak in the fourth set to Andy Murray of Britain in 2012. “Before today,”...
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Gael Monfils puts on a show in reaching his first U.S. Open semifinal, will face No. 1 Novak Djokovic next
The Showman cometh, and the Showman goeth. It is becoming obvious Gael Monfils can win tennis matches in either guise. Monfils reached his first U.S. Open semifinal with a controlled and measured performance against his French countryman Lucas Pouille, winning, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, on Tuesday afternoon....
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After let call, Murray loses to Nishikori at Open
NEW YORK – Andy Murray lost his way, seven consecutive games and, eventually, his riveting five-set U.S. Open quarterfinal against Kei Nishikori after a loud noise from a malfunctioning sound system interrupted a key point, resulting in a do-over.Whether or not the gong-like sound, and chair umpire...
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Williams fights off Halep to reach US Open semi-finals
Simona Halep did something no one else was able to do against Serena Williams at the US Open on Wednesday but still could not stop the world number one from advancing to the semi-finals of the year's final grand slam.
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Nishikori upsets Murray to reach US Open semis
Japan's Kei Nishikori overcame second seed Andy Murray for a gruelling 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 see-saw victory on Wednesday to reach the US Open semi-finals.
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Kei Nishikori, Serena Williams win thrillers in U.S. Open quarterfinals
They gave the people what they wanted and needed on an often mesmerizing day and night of tennis at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. Two enthralling matches pushed two proud champions — Andy Murray and Serena Williams —  to the brink, requiring a decisive set in both contests and testing their bodies...
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Big upset at US Open
There may be a roof at the US Open this year but the rain can still be a turning point, as Andy Murray discovered to his detriment.
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Simona Halep Puts Up a Fight, but Serena Williams Rolls On to a Semifinal
Williams could quite easily have cracked after the quick and very resourceful Halep forced a third set. Instead, Williams re-established command.
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Pushed to brink, Williams edges Halep, returns to US Open SF
NEW YORK — Serena Williams' serve was broken for the first time at this year's U.S. Open. Twice, in fact. She dropped a set for the first time in the tournament, too, pushed to the brink by Simona Halep in the quarterfinals.In a match filled with fantastic shotmaking and enthralling exchanges, neither player budged until Williams righted herself in the third set to emerge with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Halep on Wednesday night to get back to the semifinals at Flushing Meadows.
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US Open contest sets off match-fixing alarms
A US Open match is being investigated after irregular betting patterns were found. A first-round match in which 15th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland beat Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia, 6-1, 6-1, on Aug. 30, is gaining a spotlight after a “match alert” was sent to the Tennis Integrity Unit, which enforces the sport’s anti-corruption policy. According to the New York Times, Russian bookmaker...
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Tennis Channel Court Report: WTA notables hit court
Day 3 at the Miami Open included some of the WTA's biggest names in action, such as Karolina Pliskova cruising to a win.         
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Bethanie Mattek-Sands picks up her first top-10 win in two years at Miami Open
Bethanie Mattek-Sands needed a wild-card invitation just to be able to play in the Miami Open.         
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Ryan Harrison advances to first final of career at Memphis Open
Ryan Harrison beat fellow American Donald Young to reach the final.         
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Commentator fired over Venus Williams ‘gorilla’ comment files lawsuit against ESPN
Former ESPN commentator Doug Adler, dropped by the channel following his “gorilla effect” comment during the match between Venus Williams and Swiss Stefanie Voegele, has filed a lawsuit against the network. Read Full Article at
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ESPN fired me for ‘guerrilla’ comment on Venus Williams: suit
LOS ANGELES — A tennis commentator dropped by ESPN for a remark about Venus Williams during the Australian Open sued the sports network Tuesday for wrongful termination. Former tennis pro Doug Adler maintains he was describing Williams’ aggressive style last month as “guerrilla” tactics and not comparing her with a “gorilla.” He apologized for his...
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Fired for Venus Williams remark, commentator Doug Adler sues ESPN
A tennis commentator dropped by ESPN for a remark about Venus Williams during the Australian Open sued the sports network Tuesday for wrongful termination. Former tennis pro Doug Adler maintains he was describing Williams' aggressive style last month as "guerrilla" tactics and not comparing her...
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United States Tennis Association apologizes for playing Nazi-era version of German anthem before match
The United States Tennis Association extended their apologizes after playing a Nazi-era version of Germany’s national anthem before a Fed Cup match on Saturday in Hawaii between the two countries.
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Tennis umpire Gabas has surgery after being hit in eye
LONDON — Tennis umpire Arnaud Gabas has had surgery on a fractured bone under his left eye after being hit by a ball struck by Canadian player Denis Shapovalov during a Davis Cup match.The International Tennis Federation says "chair umpire Arnaud Gabas has undergone successful surgery in France to repair a fracture of the orbital bone under his left eye."The 17-year-old Shapovalov hit a ball in anger in the deciding match against Kyle Edmund of Britain on Feb. 5. He was immediately defaulted and fined $7,000 by the ITF.
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Grigor Dimitrov claims Sofia Open before home crowd
The Sports Xchange Grigor Dimitrov gave the home fans a thrill on Sunday by claiming the Garanti Koza Sofia Open title with a 7-5, 6-4 victory.
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Pliskova trashes Muguruza, Czechs lead Spain 2-1 in Fed Cup
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic — Third-ranked Karolina Pliskova eased past French Open champion Garbine Muguruza 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles to give defending champion Czech Republic a 2-1 lead over Spain in the first round of the Fed Cup on Sunday.Pliskova failed to serve out the match at 5-1 but broke Muguruza in the following game with a forehand winner to put the Czechs one win away from the semifinals against the United States or Germany.The second reverse singles pits Barbora Strycova against Lara Arruabarrena.
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‘Epitome of ignorance’: US Tennis Association plays ‘Nazi anthem’ during German encounter
The US Tennis Association was left red faced after playing part of the German national anthem used during the Nazi period at the Fed Cup tournament in Hawaii. Germany’s Andrea Petkovic described it as “the worst thing that has ever happened to me.” Read Full Article at
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UNLV roundup: Rebels rebound, rout Virginia Tech in season-opening softball tournament
Mara Kemmer had a triple and three RBIs to back Morgan Ettinger’s strong pitching and lead UNLV to a 10-2 win over Virginia Tech in the Sportco Kick Off Classic softball tournament Friday at Eller Media Stadium.
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Grigor Dimitrov reaches semis in home country of Bulgaria
The Sports Xchange Third-seeded Grigor Dimitrov delighted the home fans with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over.
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Traditional house in Encino puts forth a fresh new face
This gated Traditional-style home in Encino has been restored inside and out to pristine condition. Tall ceilings, upper windows and skylights brighten the first-floor living areas, which open to an outdoor entertainment and dining area. A gazebo, a swimming pool and a tennis court complete the...
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On the Runway: Neon Makes a Point at the U.S. Open
A fashion cautionary tale courtesy of the yellow! and pink! and green! on Center Court.
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My Syrian refugee grandparents’ lost America
Almost 115 years ago, Abraham and Camelia George left the small Syrian village of Mattan Arnouk.
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Eye-balled: Canadian tennis player smashes umpire in face with ball after losing point (VIDEO)
This is the moment furious Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov fired a ball into the face of the chair umpire in frustration at losing a point in a Davis Cup match in Ottawa on Sunday. Read Full Article at
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Lady Rebels’ late rally falls short in loss to first-place Colorado State
A valiant fourth-quarter rally by UNLV came up short Saturday in the Lady Rebels’ 44-41 loss to first-place Colorado State in a Mountain West women’s basketball game in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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Home of the Day: Life on a grand scale in Montecito
Situated on more than three manicured acres overlooking the Pacific, this Spanish Colonial estate in Montecito features design on a grand scale. Entered through a two-story foyer, the main residence features such details as groin vault hallways, elegant woodwork and massive stone fireplaces. French...
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