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Naomi Osaka Announces Indefinite Break From Tennis

At a post-match interview at the U.S. Open last week, Naomi Osaka said a tearful goodbye to the sport. The decision seemed to be perpetuated by her the defending champion’s stunning loss to Leyla Fernandez. The loss was a surprising ending to her first Grand Slam back from withdrawing from the French Open and Wimbledon earlier this year due to mental health concerns.

Serena and Venus Williams Withdraw From U.S. Open Due to Injuries

23-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams and seven-time major singles winner Venus Williams have withdrawn from the 2021 U.S. Open, the sisters announced via social media on Wednesday.

Serena took to Instagram to announce that she will not be competing in this year’s final tennis major due to a torn hamstring, stating, “After careful consideration and following the advice of my doctors and medical team, I have decided to withdraw from the US Open to allow my body to heal completely from a torn hamstring.”

Sloane Stephens cruised past No.15 seed Madison Keys in an all-American final to win the first Grand Slam title of her career

The Summer of Sloane has a Slam.

In a tour de force performance, Sloane Stephens overwhelmed fellow American and No.15 seed Madison Keys, 6-3, 6-0, to win her first Grand Slam title at the 2017 US Open, on Saturday afternoon in Arthur Ashe Stadium.

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Serena Williams Beats Venus, Advances to U.S. Open Semifinals

Meeting for the 27th time as professionals (and 5000th+ time overall)Serena and Venus Williams faced-off in the U.S. Open quarterfinals tonight. The winner, for the 16th time in their official sibling rivalry, was Serena which keeps her hopes of claiming a fourth-straight Open title alive. She dispatched her 23-seeded sister in three sets (6-2, 1-6, 6-3) and, as she does seemingly every time out, continued to cement her status as the No. 1 women’s tennis player alive.

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Some of the Most Limited fragment x Nike Collabs Are Dropping Again Soon

Last week, we broke the news of the “US Open” fragment design x Air Trainer 1, but it turns out that the new pack isn’t the only thing Nike has planned for its Grand Slam-inspired collaborations.

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