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Venus Williams: Tennis Player Receives Business Degree From Indiana University East

Williams, the No. 11 women's tennis player currently competing in the U.S. Open, received a Bachelor of Science in business administration on Aug. 14 from the school according to FB.Tennis racket clap.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
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Nick Kyrgios takes nap during match with Andy Murray

Say what you want about Nick Kyrgios, but the man is entertaining. The 20-year-old Aussie lost in four sets to No. 3 seed Andy Murray in the first round of the U.S. Open Tuesday night, but he certainly had people talking. The immensely talented Kyrgios is a controversial figure in tennis thanks to his on and off-court antics and Tuesday night was no exception. He yelled, talked...
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Djokovic to play Nadal in exhibition match in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) The world's top-ranked player Novak Djokovic will play an exhibition match against longstanding rival Rafael Nadal in Thailand next month. Suwat Liptapanlop, president of the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand, said Wednesday that the match would be played on Oct. 2 at Bangkok's Hua Mark Indoor Stadium. He said the match was important to the tourist industry...
Via AP on Fox
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More Ratings: FCS Kickoff, ArenaBowl, Arthur Ashe Kids Day

ESPN scored big gains for Saturday’s second-annual FCS Kickoff. In other news, viewership fell for the ArenaBowl, and a shift from broadcast to cable sank two tennis telecasts over the weekend. Big Jump For FCS Kickoff Saturday’s North Dakota State/Montana FCS Kickoff game earned a 0.7 final rating and 981,000 viewers on ESPN, up 40% [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
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WATCH: Victoria Azarenka rips chair umpire at US Open

    Victoria Azarenka blasted the chair umpire during her relatively easy first-round victory over Lucie Hradecka at the U.S. Open on Tuesday. Azarenka, who won in straight sets, was so upset over a line call at one point that she decided to walk over to the chair umpire and insult her knowledge of the sport. “Have you ever played tennis?” the former world No. 1 asked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Gatorade drops amazing Serena Williams ad

The folks at Gatorade are no strangers to producing some high quality and captivating videos. However, they may have just outdone themselves with their most recent campaign. On Tuesday, Gatorade unveiled a new series of videos featuring tennis star Serena Williams. The videos showcase Williams’ rise from Compton, Calif. and her journey to becoming one of the most feared and dominant...
Via Campus Sports Net
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Caroline Wozniacki smoking on cover of ‘Rhapsody’ magazine

    Caroline Wozniacki was heating things up off the court before beginning play at the US Open. The Danish tennis player, who is seeded fourth at the major, appeared on the cover of “Rhapsody” magazine and was sizzling. #Rhapsody pic.twitter.com/uQOoXHHQNc — Caroline Wozniacki (@CaroWozniacki) August 31, 2015   Thank you #Rhapsody for making me this months...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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The last 20 US Open winners

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Williams' Grand Slam pursuit sets stage for historic U.S. Open

The final chapter of Serena Williams’ historic grand slam pursuit will commence Monday in New York when she takes on Russia’s Vitalia Diatchenko in the first round of the 2015 US Open. Williams is aiming to become the first woman to complete the calendar grand slam since Steffi Graf in 1988. In fact, only three women have ever accomplished the feat, and many of the sport’s...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open women's preview: Can anyone stop Serena?

The U.S. Open has arrived. The story of the tournament will be Serena Williams’ attempt to complete the calendar Grand Slam, which has not been done since 1988. She’s the overwhelming favorite to win the tournament. She’s won the Open for three years running, so New York has been a happy hunting ground for her. She’ll undoubtedly feel some pressure attempting this historic...
Via isportsweb.com
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Best US Open moments of all-time

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U.S. Open: Andy Murray has a lot to prove in New York

If Novak Djokovic fails to win the 2015 U.S. Open, he still has two majors in the bag this year; more Masters 1000 titles than anyone else; and the year-end No. 1 ranking. He successfully defended a major title outside Australia for the first time in his career. He is, by any measure, the best player in the present tense on the ATP Tour, and will carry that label into the 2016 Australian...
Via Attacking The Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open Men’s Draw Analysis

The U.S. Open men’s draw is out. Here’s your bracket sheet. * See the cover image above? That’s the new look this year for Arthur Ashe Stadium. The roof which will cover the court in future years is not in place, but the outer portion of the structure has been erected. This points to the newness of this year’s event, something we’ll explore in the coming days here at Attacking...
Via Attacking The Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrgios suspended for remarks to Wawrinka

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Nick Kyrgios was suspended for 28 days from any ATP-sanctioned event and fined an additional $25,000 on Monday for his comments to Stan Wawrinka at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. The penalties, however, are withheld provided he meets certain conditions over the next six months, ending Feb. 24, 2016. Kyrgios remains eligible for the U.S. Open, which starts...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer and Serena Win Cincinnati, But There’s More To The Stories

Before telling you about tennis over the past few weeks in North America, take just two minutes to appreciate the site of Roger Federer’s and Serena Williams’s victories on Sunday afternoon. * Cincinnati, for the international readers in the crowd, is an American sports city starving for a professional sports success story. The Reds are the oldest franchise in the history of...
Via Attacking The Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nadal Working to Win Mind Game

by JAMES HENRY CINCINNATI – Each point. Each match. Each season. Rafael Nadal is taking tennis one step at a time, focusing on the future rather than the past. A strong showing at this week’s Western & Southern Open would boost his chance to enter the upcoming U.S. Open as a top-8 seed. Nadal won the Cincinnati championship in 2013. But a right wrist injury prevented...
Via Onthegotennis
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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