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  1. ESPN to televise film on transgender Renee Richards


    FILM SUMMARY "Renee" tells the story of Renee Richards' battle to enter the 1977 U.S. Open as the first transgender tennis player. Simultaneously, it follows her today as she struggles to cope with a life of contradictions and personal conflict. Th...

    Blog | Conversation | October 04, 2011
  2. Jimmy Connors, Bud Collins give U.S. Open quotes

    Glenn Liebman

    In celebration of the greatest of all U.S. tennis tournaments, here are five great quotes about the U.S. Open from my book, "Tennis Shorts, 1001 Greatest Quotes About Tennis." 1. "Winning at Wimbledon was wonderful and it meant a lot to me. But ther...

    Blog | Conversation | September 11, 2011
  3. An illustrated history of tennis fist pumps

    Mickey Duzyj

    Get in the U.S. Open spirit by knowing your tennis fist pumps.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  4. Q&A exclusive: James Blake doesn't do grunt work

    Laura Lane

    Tennis pro and New York native James Blake might feel right at home in the city for the U.S. Open, but when he was asked to host one of the pre-U.S. Open festivities, the BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis alongside celebrity chef Michelle Bernstein, it was...

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2011
  5. Masaharu Morimoto talks tennis and U.S. Open food

    Sports & Food went to the 2011 US Open tasting preview to sample the menu that fans will enjoy for the next two weeks. We also caught up with Chefs Tony Mantuano, Jim Abbey and Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto....

    Blog | Conversation | August 27, 2011
  6. Aug. 27, 1985: Mary Joe Fernandez becomes youngest player to win ...


    Aug. 27, 1985: Mary Joe Fernandez becomes youngest player to win U.S. Open tennis match....

    Blog | Conversation | August 27, 2011
  7. James Blake talks tennis, superstitions and more

    Laura Lane

    Laura Lane talks tennis and superstitions with James Blake.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2011
  8. U.S. Open primed and ready to party like it's 1999

    Patrick Hruby

    What, Ricky Martin wasn't available? Unlike the other Grand Slams, the U.S. Open isn't simply about tennis. It's Alec Baldwin in the stands, Donald Trump in Caroline Wozniacki's box -- ¿como? -- and Billy Joel belting out whatever it is Billy J...

    Blog | Conversation | September 09, 2010
  9. Andy Roddick reminds us what's great about humans, and not comput...

    Patrick Hruby

    First Serena Williams. Now Andy Roddick. Two years, two foot faults, two memorable U.S. Open tennis tirades. In the wake of Roddick's Wednesday night meltdown over a foot fault call -- in sum: Roddick faulted; a lineswoman misidentified the offending...

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  10. Sweat is a serious issue for many tennis players

    Patrick Hruby

    For many tennis players, too much sweat is a serious issue. Which explains the bottles of pickle juice, the extra shirts and all those wet towels.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2009
  11. James Blake opens up to Page 2 about music, football, baseball &#...

    Laura Lane

    James Blake opens up to Page 2 about music, football, baseball ... oh yeah, and tennis.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2009
  12. The 25 reasons tennis is better than college football

    Scoop Jackson

    Scoop Jackson has 25 reasons why tennis is better than college football.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2007
  13. The greatest day of tennis

    Scoop Jackson

    Scoop Jackson was running from court to court to catch all the action of an unbelievable day of tennis at the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2006
  14. No more tirades? !@$!@$!

    Patrick Hruby

    Tennis players seem to like the new instant-replay system debuting at the U.S. Open. But Patrick Hruby thinks replay is bad for the sport.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2006
  15. The U.S. Open is the place to be

    Patrick Hruby

    Not a tennis junkie? Doesn't matter. Patrick Hruby has eight reasons you need to watch the U.S. Open. And yes, one of them is Miss Sharapova.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2006
  16. How to stop Roger Federer

    Patrick Hruby

    Roger Federer has been wiping the floor with the rest of the tennis world all season long. Can he be stopped? Perhaps -- here's how.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2005