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Marin Cilic of Croatia celebrates his victory over Kei Nishikori of Japan in their US Open 2014 men's singles finals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center September 8, 2014  in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda        (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Cilic Tops Nishikori At US Open For 1st Slam Title

The 14th-seeded Cilic won his first major final Monday, beating 10th-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 at the U.S. Open by using 17 aces and a rebuilt game.

09/09/2014

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Non-Profit Tennis Program Helping Children With Autism

The U.S. Open aired on CBS 11 Friday, just one day before a non-profit tennis program is set to get special needs kids on the court. The group called “ACEing Autism” will hold tennis classes in Dallas.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Gael Monfils of France during their men's singles quarterfinal match on Day 11 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Federer Reaches U.S. Open Semifinals

Steady as ever, even at 33, Roger Federer saved two match points en route to coming all the way back from a two-set deficit, edging the Gael Monfils on Thursday night.

09/05/2014

Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States celebrate after defeating Scott Lipsky and Rajeev Ram of the United States during their men's doubles semifinal match on Day 11 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bryan Bros. Reach U.S. Open Doubles Final

Bob and Mike Bryan won another tough three-set match to move within one victory of their 16th Grand Slam title. The twins beat Scott Lipsky and Rajeev Ram on Thursday.

09/04/2014

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Andy Murray of Great Britain in their men's singles quarterfinal match on Day 10 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Djokovic Ousts Murray From U.S. Open

Through a pair of back-and-forth sets, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray put on a display befitting a matchup of past U.S. Open champions.

09/04/2014

Ekaterina Makarova  of Russia shakes hands Victoria Azarenka of Belarus after their women's singles quarterfinal match on Day 10 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Makarova Beats Azarenka In U.S. Open

Ekaterina Makarova describes herself as a person who prefers “to stay in the shade.” At this U.S. Open, she finally believes she deserves to play under the brightest lights.

09/04/2014

Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after defeating Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in their men's singles quarterfinal match on Day 10 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Nishikori Eliminates Wawrinka In U.S. Open

Kei Nishikori felt like he had jet lag. That’ll happen after playing more than 8 1/2 hours of tennis in two Grand Slam matches separated by about a day and a half.

09/04/2014

Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts to a point against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain during their men's singles fourth round match on Day 9 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Justin Heiman/Getty Images)

Federer Back Into U.S. Open Quarters

Healthy enough to train properly and push forward whenever possible, Roger Federer got back to the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows with a win over Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain on Tuesday night.

09/03/2014

Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic celebrates after defeating Dominic Thiem of Austria during their men's singles fourth round match on Day 9 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Berdych Wins Spot In U.S. Open Quarters

Tomas Berdych schooled Dominic Thiem in straight sets in the youngster’s debut in the Grand Slam round of 16.

09/03/2014

Gael Monfils of France celebrates after defeating Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in their men's singles fourth round match on Day 9 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

Monfils Follows His Own Rules In U.S. Open

The guy does things on a tennis court no one else has — or can. Just search his name on YouTube and watch any of many video clips showcasing his speed and agility; start with the parallel-to-the-ground, a-few-feet-in-the-air dive at this year’s French Open.

09/03/2014

Peng Shuai of China celebrates after defeating Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in their women's singles quarterfinal match on Day 9 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Peng Reaches U.S. Open Semis On 37th Try

Peng Shuai got so frustrated with her inability to make a serious run at a major title that she nearly quit the sport in 2006, a thought that crossed her mind only once before — when she had surgery to repair a heart defect at age 12.

09/03/2014

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark celebrates after defeating Sara Errani of Italy in their women's singles quarterfinal match on Day 9 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Wozniacki Advances To U.S. Open Semis

Caroline Wozniacki knew, as anyone paying attention does, that the woman she played in the U.S. Open quarterfinals, Sara Errani, does not hit booming serves.

09/03/2014

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