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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08:  Marin Cilic of Croatia reacts after defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan to win the men's singles final match on Day fifteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  Cilic defeated Nishikori by a score of 6-3, 6-3, 6-3.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Cilic Tops Nishikori At US Open For 1st Slam Title

Unable to play in the U.S. Open a year ago because of a doping suspension, Marin Cilic is now the tournament’s champion. Croatia’s Cilic won his first Grand Slam title by beating Japan’s Kei Nishikori […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 04:  Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Gael Monfils of France during their men's singles quarterfinal match on Day Eleven of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  Federer defeated Monfils in five sets 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Down 2 Sets, Federer Storms By Monfils

This is what ran through Roger Federer’s mind as he stood one point from losing to Gael Monfils in the U.S. Open quarterfinals: “You got the back against the wall and hope to get a […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/05/2014

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates his victory over Andy Murray of Great Britain during their US Open 2014 men's quarterfinals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center September 3, 2014  in New York. (Photo by DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Djokovic Outlasts Murray To Make US Open Semis

Through a pair of back-and-forth sets, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray put on a display befitting a matchup of past U.S. Open champions. They tracked down would-be winners and somehow got them back, prolonging points […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/04/2014

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Peng Beats Another Player At US Open

Peng Shuai beat another seeded player at the U.S. Open to reach her second straight Grand Slam round of 16.

08/29/2014

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What To Watch At US Open: Venus Eyes 4th Round

Venus Williams is trying to get to the fourth round at the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010 — and at any Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011.

08/29/2014

(Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

15-year-old Bellis’ Unexpected US Open Run Ends

Folks waited for hours Thursday to catch a glimpse of the latest tennis sensation, 15-year-old CiCi Bellis, the youngest player to win a match at the U.S. Open since 1996.

08/29/2014

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4 Years Later, Venus Williams In US Open 3rd Round

Two-time champion Venus Williams is back in the third round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010, a year before she announced she had been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

08/28/2014

(Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

Royal Box: His Airness Now A Member Of Club Fed

Michael Jordan was a special guest in Roger Federer’s courtside box at the U.S. Open on Tuesday night, the rare spectacle of an all-time great in one sport cheering on an all-time great from another.

08/27/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26:  Catherine Bellis of the United States celebrates after defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia during their women's singles first round match on Day Two of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2014  in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

15-Year-Old Bay Area Native Advances In US Open

While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996, her father did his best to conceal […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/27/2014

The Women's Singles U.S. Open trophy is seen during the draw ceremony prior to the start of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 21, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

6 Players With Most U.S. Open Singles Championships In Open Era

In the Open Era, there have been a number of tennis players to win two or more U.S. Open Singles Championships. Here’s the 6 tennis players who have won the most Singles Championship titles in the Open Era:

08/24/2014

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The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 Years

Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.

08/22/2014

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 06:  Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the Gentlemen's Singles Trophy following his victory in the Gentlemen's Singles Final match against Roger Federer of Switzerland on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Djokovic Tops Federer For Wimbledon Title

Novak Djokovic’s large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer’s regal presence and resurgent play. No man has won tennis’ oldest major tournament more often […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/07/2014

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