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  1. vulture sports
    Watch Serena Williams Give a Tearful Shoutout to Her Sister VenusAfter a U.S. Open loss that is expected to be the final match of her career.
  2. vulture sports
    Watch Serena Williams Give a Tearful Shoutout to Her Sister VenusAfter losing at the US Open in what is expected to be the final match of her career.
  3. next act
    Serena’s ChoiceWatching her, I want to retire and begin again over and over.
  4. games
    Serena’s Greatness Always Extended Beyond the CourtHer final, unforgettable match is not the end of her story.
  5. tennis
    Serena Could Actually Win This ThingHer final U.S. Open has already been special, but it could become spectacular.
  6. serena williams
    Serena Williams Told a Story With Her U.S. Open OutfitAnd decked it out with diamonds fit for a queen.
  7. tennis
    Don’t Sleep on Tommy PaulThe former phenom is now 25, a little bit wiser, and finally making good on his early potential.
  8. us open
    The U.S. Government Has Forced Me to Side With Novak DjokovicDid it really have to come to this?
  9. the year i ate new york
    Where to Eat (or Get a Massage) in FlushingIf you’re taking the train to watch the U.S. Open, you may as well have a decent meal too.
  10. tennis
    Novak Djokovic Lost. Hallelujah.A Federer fan breathes a big, probably short-lived sigh of relief.
  11. tennis
    This Year’s U.S. Open Is an Antidote to GloomThrilling phenoms, riotous crowds, and that old New York energy have made it a tournament to remember.
  12. tennis
    The Strange Beauty of Seeing Andy Murray LoseThe former world No. 1 is seemingly at peace with not contending for titles anymore — and it’s a joy to watch.
  13. the group portrait
    The U.S. Open’s Longest-Tenured Ball BoysAt court with the most senior ball-lobbers and towel-profferers in tennis.
  14. tennis
    The GOATNovak Djokovic’s unstoppable rise to the top of tennis.
  15. sports
    Serena Williams Has Dropped Out of the U.S. OpenThe tennis star said she was still recovering from a torn hamstring.
  16. power
    Naomi Osaka Wanted Her U.S. Open Masks to Make You Think“What was the message that you got, was more the question.”
  17. games
    The Fan-Free U.S. Open Shows Tennis at Its Purest — and Most BrutalWithout the raucous New York crowd to propel them, players must rely even more on their own mental fortitude.
  18. racial justice
    Naomi Osaka’s Powerful Tribute to Victims of Police ViolenceThe tennis champion is wearing masks emblazoned with the names of police-brutality victims for each match of the U.S. Open.
  19. vulture sports
    Novak Djokovic Out at U.S. Open After Line Judge Hit With BallThe Serbian tennis star apologized for the incident: ‘So unintended. So wrong.’
  20. the grub street diet
    Patrick McEnroe Has Branched Out From His Meat and Potatoes Childhood“When I was on the tour, we were in Asia. That’s when I got into sushi.”
  21. o canada!
    Excuse Me, Drake, Why Haven’t You Called Bianca Andreescu Yet?The U.S. Open winner is waiting on some congrats.
  22. keeping up with the royals
    Why Did Meghan Markle Suddenly Fly to NYC by Herself?Hint: It has to do with friendship, and the U.S. Open.
  23. us open
    Sports Feel Forever Changed for the Better Because of These WomenNaomi Osaka and Coco Gauff’s post-match interaction speaks volumes.
  24. us open
    I Love You, Timid U.S. Open Ball BoyThis ball boy failed in delivering Venus Williams her coffee, but succeeded in capturing our hearts.
  25. husbands
    Serena Williams’s Husband Proves Pettiness Is RomanticWith a subtle display of pettiness against Serena’s “rival,” Maria Sharapova.
  26. u.s. open
    Mystery Blonde Enjoys the Sights at the U.S. OpenIn particular, player Feliciano López during a shirt change.
  27. women in sports
    Serena Williams Will Never Stop ‘Fighting for Equality’After her Wimbledon loss, Williams responds to Billie Jean King’s comments that she should be focusing more on tennis.
  28. sports
    Serena Williams Started Seeing a Therapist After U.S. Open Controversy“This debacle ruined something that should have been amazing and historic.”
  29. us open
    Umpires Are Considering Refusing to Officiate Serena Williams’s MatchesThis is just the latest alleged penalty the tennis legend is facing for the U.S. Open controversy.
  30. games
    After the U.S. Open, Maybe We Should Just Abolish Umps?The upside of human referees is almost nonexistent, but the downside is the possibility of Serena vs. Ramos.
  31. us open
    Naomi Osaka Explains Why She Apologized After Defeating Serena WilliamsThe tennis player is speaking out after beating Serena Williams in a controversial U.S. Open final.
  32. memes in the making
    Meryl Streep Was in the Crowd at the U.S. Open and She Was Wonderful in ItNovak Djokovic won the men’s finals, but nobody beats Meryl.
  33. us open
    Naomi Osaka Makes First Comment After the U.S. OpenShe says she is “grateful” in her first remarks since controversial final.
  34. us open
    Serena Williams Fined $17,000 After U.S. Open Referee ControversyShe received code violations that have been decried as sexist and unfair.
  35. us open
    Billie Jean King Comes to Serena Williams’s DefenseAfter Serena Williams’ controversial final at the U.S. Open, Billie Jean King thanked her for calling out “double standards” in sports.
  36. the body politic
    Serena Williams and the Game That Can’t Be Won (Yet)What rage costs a woman.
  37. us open
    Serena Williams Did Not Mince Words After U.S. Open Referee Controversy“I’m here fighting for women’s rights and for women’s equality… For me, it blows my mind.”
  38. us open
    There Were No Winners in Serena Williams’s Devastating U.S. Open LossA sexist officiating controversy made it so no one was happy with the game’s outcome — not even Naomi Osaka, who won.
  39. fashion
    Serena Williams’s Daughter Matched Her Mom in an Adorable TutuEver since her catsuit was banned, Williams has been wearing tutus to her U.S. Open games.
  40. the perfect candle
    The Perfect Candle for Tennis LoversOtherland’s “Matchpoint” candle is like drinking cucumber water in a tennis-ball store.
  41. us open
    Sloane Stephens’s Post-Win Smiles at the U.S. Open Will Warm Your HeartHappiness is contagious. Especially Sloane Stephens’s happiness.
  42. It’s an All-American Women’s Semifinal at U.S. Open for First Time in DecadesVenus Williams leads a surging pack of Americans at Flushing Meadows.
  43. concessions
    David Chang Will Debut a New Burger at the U.S. OpenA custom-baked bing bun cushions two LaFrieda patties at Fuku’s U.S. Open outpost.
  44. in the air tonight
    Phil Collins & Leslie Odom Jr. Sing at U.S. OpenThe two sang “Easy Lover.”
  45. What to Eat and Drink When You Go to This Year’s U.S. OpenOutstanding tacos, a bacon-ranch sandwich named in honor of John McEnroe, and plenty of rosé.
  46. Can Wawrinka Make Federer 2nd-Best Swiss Player?The former doubles partners face off in the U.S. Open semi-finals Friday.
  47. scary things
    Former U.S. Tennis Star James Blake Tackled, Detained by NYPD [Updated]The black ex-tennis player says five white cops swarmed him while he was waiting outside his midtown hotel. 
  48. roll clip!
    Watch Jimmy and Justin Do ‘Single Ladies’ DanceThey also did “History of Rap 6.”
  49. going the distance
    A Timeline of Serena Williams’s SplitsChronicling her mind-blowing flexibility from age 17 to present day.
  50. two sets to drone
    Brooklyn Teacher Crashes Drone Into Stands During U.S. Open MatchThe seats were empty, so no one was hurt. 
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