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  1. 2013 US Open -- Top-ranked Serena Williams, No. 15 Sloane Stephen...

    Jane McManus

    Sunday's fourth-round match will be the first meeting between the two Americans since Sloane Stephens upset her "mentor," Serena Williams, at the Australian Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  2. Day 2 notes: Azarenka errs early, not often

    Jane McManus

    Julian Finney/Getty ImagesVictoria Azarenka raced through her first-round match.NEW YORK -- Victoria Azarenka knows security is tight at the U.S. Open, but she made a slight faux pas on Tuesday, before her first match of the tournament. After hitting...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  3. Day 2: That's all for the Slam winners

    Jane McManus

    The No. 6 seed on the women's side went down today when French Open champion Li Na lost to Simona Halep. With Na out out of the women's draw, the star power continues to dim. On Monday, No. 4 Petra Kvitova lost her first-round match, meaning the d...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  4. Day 2: A Bronx tale

    Jane McManus

    Irina Falconi, a New Yorker now living in Atlanta, won her first-round match on Monday and on Tuesday found out that the win raises her ranking enough to qualify for the main draw of the Australian Open. It's a big jump for Falconi, ranked No. 78 com...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  5. James Blake advances past Kristof Vliegen at U.S. Open

    Jane McManus

    James Blake, now 30, is hoping to make a run at the U.S Open.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2010