Posts Tagged By HOWARD FENDRICH

What to watch at Open: Will Sharapova foe take TO?

Maria Sharapova, of Russia, returns a shot to Maria Kirilenko, of Russia, during the opening round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — If Maria Sharapova’s opponent Wednesday at the U.S. Open takes a medical timeout, the five-time major champion wouldn’t mind seeing that come at a cost.

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Serena Williams beats American teen at US Open

Serena Williams, of the United States,  returns a shot to Taylor Townsend, of the United States,  during the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — After a rough-for-her Grand Slam season, Serena Williams came into the U.S. Open with a new approach.

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US OPEN 2014: What to watch at year’s last major

In this Sept. 8, 2012, file photo, workers clear water from the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium for a semifinal match at the 2012 US Open tennis tournament in New York. After all the rain in recent years, the first significant steps have been taken toward putting a retractable roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium; it's supposed to be ready for the 2016 U.S. Open. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Heading into the U.S. Open, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have won 36 of the past 38 Grand Slam titles, a stretch dating to the 2005 French Open.

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