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2011-08-29 13:00:00

The US Open 2011 will be held at USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, NY. Top Seeds like Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Serena Williams will all be in this tournament. Watch US Open tennis online with 24/7 full coverage with Satellite Direct. Catch all the action and watch live US Open tennis streaming in HD. NYC, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 US Open Tennis 2011 Live will take place today at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, NY. Tennis...

2010-09-02 11:46:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SOS Children's Villages, a global organization dedicated to providing family-based care for children without parental care and social services for families at risk, is wishing SOS Supporter Kim Clijsters the best of luck in the US Open tennis tournament. Clijsters expressed her commitment to the organization in April of this year, after seeing first-hand how SOS helps at-risk children and families in her native Belgium. (Logo:...

2010-03-18 05:03:00

LYNDHURST, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizen Watch Company has signed Kim Clijsters, the reigning and two-time US Open tennis champion, as its newest Brand Ambassador for the Citizen Signature timepiece collection. Ms. Clijsters joins three-time Major champion golfer Padraig Harrington in becoming one of the strongest Brand Ambassador teams in the watch industry today. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100318/NY72180) Ms. Clijsters, who had won the US Open Championship...

2009-09-14 16:17:27

U.S. tennis player Serena Williams issued a second statement and an apology Monday about an on-court tirade at the U.S. Open. Williams, who on Saturday exploded into a threatening, profanity-laced tirade at Arthur Ashe Stadium when she was called for a foot fault, acknowledged responsibility for the incident the next day but failed to issue an apology. On Monday, however, she made what she called an amendment to her Sunday statement, which included a specific apology, the Los Angeles Times...

2009-09-14 08:51:16

The upset-filled U.S. Open caused a shake-up in women's tennis rankings with champion Kim Clijsters going from unranked to No. 19 Monday. Clijsters, 26, recently returned from a 27-month break from competitive tennis and grabbed the second Grand Slam title of her career with a win Sunday against Caroline Wozniacki. Considering only three Top 10 players made it to the Open's quarterfinals, the rankings could have been changed more but Dinara Safina remained No. 1 followed by Serena Williams...

2009-09-13 23:03:27

Kim Clijsters, who entered the U.S. Open as a wild card, won the championship Sunday, topping off a remarkable return to women's tennis after a two-year layoff. The 26-year-old Belgian defeated rising young star Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 7-5, 6-3 for her second Grand Slam win and the 35th title of her WTA career. The match lasted an hour and 33 minutes. Clijsters, a former world No. 1, had retired from tennis in the spring of 2007 to start a family. She returned to the tour this summer in...

2009-09-13 19:25:00

Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 for inappropriate and unprofessional behavior at the end of her U.S. Open semifinal loss. The penalty was announced Sunday by officials at the tournament. Williams, after being called for a foot fault violation in the final game of her match against Kim Clijsters Saturday, yelled at a line judge and pointed her racquet at her. The foot fault and a subsequent unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against Williams gave two points to Clijsters, ending the...

2009-09-13 02:06:46

Kim Clijsters won a controversial 6-4, 7-5 U.S. Open women's semifinal Saturday over defending champion Serena Williams. The victory completed an unlikely Open sweep of the Williams sisters. The former World No. 1 beat third-seeded Venus Williams 6-0, 0-6, 6-4 in a third-round match last Monday. Saturday, Clijsters' victory was secured when the second-seeded Serena took exception to a foot fault called by the line judge at 15-30 in the second set. Serena then verbally abused the judge,...

2009-09-08 20:57:50

Defending champion Serena Williams and 2005 champion Kim Clijsters will face off in the semifinals at the women's U.S. Open tennis. Both won their quarterfinal matches Tuesday. The second-seeded Serena beat Italian Flavia Pennetta 6-4, 6-3 in one hour and 15 minutes. A three-time U.S. Open champion, Williams has already won Wimbledon and the Australian Open this year and is in search of her 12th major title. Clijsters, from Belgium, defeated Chinese Li Na 6-2, 6-4 in 63 minutes Tuesday. It...

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