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Martina Navratilova (credit: Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Martina Navratilova Proposes To Girlfriend On Big Screen At U.S. Open

The tennis great proposed to her girlfriend on the big screen of Arthur Ashe Stadium…

09/08/2014

Maximo Gonzalez of Argentina reacts against Sam Querrey of the United States during their men's singles first round match on Day Two of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2014. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Excessive ‘Toweling’ At The U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

Tennis matches are getting longer and longer, and in some cases, towels can be partly to blame.

08/27/2014

Catherine (CiCi) Bellis of the United States celebrates after defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia during their women's singles first round match on Day Two of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bay Area 15-Year-Old CiCi Bellis Youngest To Win U.S. Open Match Since 1996

American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 — almost three years before she was born — when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova.

08/26/2014

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

CiCi Bellis

2nd-Ranked CiCi Bellis From Atherton Wins USTA Girls 18s

Fifteen-year-old CiCi Bellis won the USTA Girls’ 18s National Championship on Saturday to earn a main-draw wild card into the U.S. Open, beating 16-year-old Tornado Alicia Black 6-3, 6-1.

08/09/2014

Jefferson Award winners Tim Harper (center) with Peanut Louie Harper (right). (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winners Coach Kids To Build Future Success

Thanks to modern culture, a lot of kids measure success by money, power, and status – at any cost. But this week’s Jefferson Award winners are coaching a different message at schools around California and their students are thriving.

08/06/2014

Serena Williams

Serena Williams Reaches Semi At Bank Of The West Classic; Venus Falls

Williams roared back after falling behind in the third set to beat Ana Ivanovic 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Friday night to reach the semifinals of the Bank of the West Classic.

08/02/2014

Varvara Lepchenko of the United States of America plays against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during Day 3 of the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium on July 30, 2014 in Stanford, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/Getty Images)

Lepchenko Upsets Second-Seeded Radwanska At Stanford

Varvara Lepchenko beat second-seeded Angieszka Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 on Wednesday in the Bank of the West Classic to advance to the quarterfinals.

07/30/2014

Novak Djokovic

Djokovic Beats Federer In Wimbledon Final

Novak Djokovic won his 2nd Wimbledon title — and denied Roger Federer his record 8th — by holding off the Swiss star in five sets Sunday.

07/06/2014

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