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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

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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For Nov. 1: Sonya Das

She’s a leader on the court, and in the classroom. Two-time state champion Sonya Das from St. Paul Academy and Summit School is focused on her game and her future. Her determination to excel is just one of the reasons why she’s our ASPIRE Athlete of the Week.

11/01/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Oct. 25, 2013

It’s that time of year. Playoff season.

10/25/2013

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American Mardy Fish Withdraws From U.S. Open

Former top-10 player Mardy Fish, an Edina, Minn. native, pulled out of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, the latest setback in his bid to make a comeback on tour after dealing with heart issues.

08/21/2013

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Head To Fridley To Play … Pickleball?

The newest craze in sports is Pickleball. It’s a mash-up between tennis, racquetball, ping-pong and badminton. It’s played on a court that’s about one-third of the size of a tennis court.

06/29/2013

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H.S. Sports Teams Cope With Frigid Spring

It’s no secret. Many Minnesotans are sick of the long winter season and so are thousands of high school students who’ve had to practice inside and cancel games.

04/17/2013

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Breck Tennis Ace Myles Tang Strives For Balance

Spring has not been kind so far to tennis teams, at least in Minnesota. Breck’s Myles Tang is a defending state champion who practices, largely, indoors.

04/12/2013

Senior Austin Jiang is a three-time All-MIAC selection, but this year is his first leading Carleton College at No. 1 singles. (credit: Carleton College)

Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Carleton Star Austin Jiang

Standard conversational topics – tennis, school, his part-time post office job – appeared to marginally pique Austin Jiang’s interest.

04/06/2013

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Dusty Boyer Wins Record 4th State Tennis Title

Dusty Boyer of Forest Lake stands alone. He’s now the only Minnesota high school boys tennis player to ever have four individual state titles to his name.

06/08/2012

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Teen Tennis Player Nearly Dies In Freak Accident

A Minnesota boy didn’t just get the wind knocked out of him after hurting himself on a tennis court — he nearly died days later after injuring his intestine.

06/07/2012

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Forest Lake Teen Shoots For 4th Tennis Title In A Row

Dusty Boyer has three state Double-A tennis titles. Now he’s hoping to make it four individual titles in a row when he starts play on Thursday morning at the Baseline Tennis Center on the University of Minnesota campus.

06/04/2012

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Best Tennis Courts And Clubs In Minnesota

While winter hermits turn to outdoor tennis and other activities during the summer months in Minnesota, tennis remains primarily an indoor event in the northern United States. Most communities offer public courts in local parks, but the truly serious year-round tennis player takes advantage of the high-quality indoor facilities statewide at the best clubs in the state.

05/26/2012

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Rochester To Host 2012 Star Of The North Games

Rochester will host the 25th anniversary Star of the North Games next year.

12/14/2011

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