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Work Underway On Retractable Roof At National Tennis Center In Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There is a major construction project underway at the National Tennis Center in Queens.

There are eight steel columns now soaring above Arthur Ashe Stadium that are part of a new retractable roof that will cover a 250 by 250-foot opening. 224 more words


Serena And The Power Of Forgiveness

Serena Williams is playing at Indian Wells this fortnight. Most weeks the fact that the top-ranked women’s tennis player is participating in the WTA tournament then in progress would scarcely be news. 1,012 more words


Martina Navratilova Is Engaged!

“Thanks everyone for your good wishes- I got a grand total of two (2) nasty tweets and thousand + great ones. Amazing, really:)”

This was a tweet from Martina Navratilova after her engagement to her girlfriend, Julie Lemigova, at the US Open in New York City last Saturday, more than 25 years after winning the US Open title.   158 more words


Marin Cilic Defeats Kei Nishikori at U.S. Open for His First Grand Slam Title | By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY | SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

After the worry and the wait; after other years’ nerves and last year’s bitterness, it suddenly looked easy for Marin Cilic.

Tomas Berdych in the United States Open quarterfinals? 1,277 more words

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Tennis Nerd Takeaways From The US Open

  • A night session on Arthur Ashe stadium is completely different that any other live tennis experience. In the early rounds, just about everybody in the stadium is having a full-boar conversation with the person next to them.
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Martina Navratilova Proposes To Girlfriend On Big Screen At U.S. Open

NEW YORK (CBS SF/AP) – Tennis great Martina Navratilova proposed to her girlfriend on the big screen of Arthur Ashe Stadium between the U.S. Open men’s semifinals. 370 more words


Serena Williams Wins 3rd US Open In Row, 18th Slam

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th major title overall. 741 more words

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