Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October has begun! And while we are all enjoying pumpkin flavored everything, another great thing that happens this month is the explosion of pink things and Breast Cancer Awareness. An annual campaign starts every year on October 1 to not only help create awareness of this disease, but also work on finding cures and raising money to do so.

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In a sport like tennis that is dominated by strong women at every level, this cause hits home for tennis players all over the world. There is a good chance you know someone who has fought a battle or had a scare with breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, exceeded only by lung cancer. Behind skin cancer, it effects the highest number of women. However, since 1989, the death rates from breast cancer have been declining as a result of better treatment and earlier detection through screening and increased awareness. Right now, according to the American Cancer Society, there are more than 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.
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Why I’m rooting for Caroline Wozniacki

Truth be told, I have never been a big fan of Caroline Wozniacki. Mostly because I found her style of play to be boring and I couldn’t relate to her passive tennis. I always found myself critiquing the fact that she didn’t seem to have a weapon besides her consistency. Until recently.

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Maybe it was the break up with Rory or the fact that she is training for the NYC marathon. Or maybe she is just maturing into her game and building a more offensive style. Whatever it is, I am loving this new Wozniacki and here’s why:

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Flushing Meadows 2014 in pictures

Take a look at some of the fashions and gear of the pros in Flushing Meadows. Click through the photos with the buttons below.

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Caroline Wozniacki has been wearing different colors from the adidas by Stella McCartney Barricade collection from fall as well as Stella Barricade 8 shoes.. She also endorses the Babolat AeroPro Drive. Check out all her gear on her player page. Photo by Cynthia Lum.
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