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Serena Williams Signs Exclusive Deal with Upper Deck

As Serena Williams gets ready to play the French Open starting May 27th, she is also making big moves off the court! Williams has just entered into an exclusive multi-year contract with sports memorabilia giant Upper Deck for a collection of authenticated autographed memorabilia and trading cards.   Williams joins a star-studded roster of the world’s greatest athletes that Upper ... Read More »

FACT SHEET — U.S. Open Local Qualifier, Cherry Valley Club, Garden City, N.Y. (Wednesday, May 16)

FACT SHEET — U.S. Open Local Qualifier (Wednesday, May 16, 2018) Cherry Valley Club, Garden City, N.Y.   Course Note Cherry Valley Club was designed by Devereux Emmet, a pioneering American golf architect who was responsible for more than 150 courses worldwide. The club, which is located in Nassau County, opened for play in 1916. 2018 U.S. Open Championship – Shinnecock ... Read More »

2018 U.S. Open Ticket and Fan Information

When is the 118th U.S. Open Championship? The 118th U.S. Open will be played at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y., from Monday, June 11 through Sunday, June 17.   How can U.S. Open tickets be purchased and what type of tickets are offered? Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at www.usga.org/tickets. A Gallery ticket provides access to the ... Read More »

2017 US Open Stats & Fun Facts – WalletHub Report

With violent grunts, squeaking sneakers and creaking necks set to join the Big Apple’s city symphony as play in the 137th US Open kicks off on Aug. 28, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2017 US Open Fun Facts report to get fans ready for 14 days of tennis bliss. Below, you can find a few highlights from the report, which includes ... Read More »

Spieth wins U.S. Open after Johnson’s miss

University Place, WA (SportsNetwork.com) – Jordan Spieth 2-putted for birdie on the 72nd hole Sunday and won the U.S. Open Championship when Dustin Johnson 3-putted for par on the same hole. Spieth closed with a 1-under 69 despite a double-bogey on 17. The Masters champion finished at 5-under-par 275 at Chambers Bay. Johnson, who turns 31 on Monday, had a ... Read More »

Serena, Cilic ruled upset-filled Open

By Scott Riley, Tennis Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Serena Williams was expected to capture the U.S. Open title. Marin Cilic … not so much. Order was restored on the ladies’ side when Serena dominated in New York for two weeks to grab a third straight and Open-era-record-tying sixth overall U.S. Open title in her fourth straight final there. ... Read More »

Cilic captures U.S. Open title

Flushing Meadows, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Croat Marin Cilic whipped Japan’s Kei Nishikori in Monday’s lopsided men’s final at the U.S. Open. The 14th-seeded big-serving Cilic handled the 10th-seeded Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 to capture his first Grand Slam title in his first major final. The 25-year-old Cilic, who missed last year’s U.S. Open while serving a doping ban, is the ... Read More »

Serena wins sixth U.S. Open title

Flushing Meadows, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Serena Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 to capture her sixth U.S. Open title on Sunday. The top-seeded Williams had early exits at the previous three Grand Slams this year, but didn’t drop a set en route a three-peat at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. She lost in the fourth round of ... Read More »

Nishikori, Cilic stun former champs, will meet in U.S. Open final

Flushing Meadows, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Kei Nishikori of Japan and Marin Cilic of Croatia will do battle in the men’s final at the U.S. Open. Yes, you heard me right. The aforementioned unlikely heroes stunned 2011 winner Novak Djokovic and five-time champion Roger Federer in the semifinals on Saturday. Nishikori and Cilic will face off in the finals on Monday. ... Read More »