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Saturday / December 5.
  • Sharapova, Wozniacki Advance to Showdown; Fish Moves Into 4th Round, But Blake Does Not

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    NEW YORK –– Growing up in Denmark, Caroline Wozniacki admired a certain striking blond Russian tennis player.

    “To be honest, [Anna] Kournikova was always for me — I wanted to be like her,” Wozniacki said. “I thought she was very pretty; she was handling everything really nicely. You saw her everywhere in the commercials.”

    Now Wozniacki, the No. 1 seed at the U.S. Open, will play another blond Russian bombshell in perhaps the defining match of her career.

    Click here to read the full story at SNY.

    **Mardy Fish advanced to a fourth-round meeting with No. 3 Novak Djokovic, not his friend James Blake. Read about it here.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.