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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. (credit: Elsa/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.

09/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07:  Serena Williams of the United States reacts after defeating Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark to win their women's singles final match on Day fourteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Williams defeated Wozniacki in two sets by a score of 6-3, 6-3.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Wins 3rd U.S. Open in Row, 18th Slam

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.

09/07/2014

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

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

French tennis player Marion Bartoli addresses a press conference in New York, August 25, 2013. Bartoli talked about her future and her decision to quit playing tennis after winning the 2013 Wimbledon championship. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Marion Bartoli On Retirement: Never Say Never

From the two-handed groundstrokes on each side, to that out-of-nowhere victory at Wimbledon this year to her equally surprising retirement less than two months after that, Marion Bartoli has put her unique spin on a career that’s always kept people guessing.

08/25/2013

Juan Martin Del Potro. (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Del Potro Beats Isner for 3rd Title in Washington

Juan Martin del Potro knows that a successful week in Washington can pay off at the U.S. Open.

08/04/2013

Andre Agassi plays in the then Legg Mason Tennis Classic in 2001. (credit: STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Citi Open Ruled By Tennis Giants No More

Giants used to rule the tennis courts at 16th and Kennedy Streets N.W. where the currently-named Citi Open is being contested this week.

07/30/2013

The Washington Kastles play in Southwest D.C. (Credit: George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Kastles Win 3rd Consecutive World TeamTennis Title

The Washington Kastles have won their third consecutive World TeamTennis title.

07/29/2013

John Isner plays a backhand at the Atlanta Tennis Championships.

Elfin: The Nation’s Capital Is Being Deprived Of Good Tennis

Washington, D.C. has been the home to some legendary tennis matches, including participants the likes of Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, and Billie Jean King, and yet our town is now all too familiar with being passed over for more attractive tour stops.

07/30/2012

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