An historic finish at The Open

By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — Guess what? Neither Roger Federer, nor Rafael Nadal, nor Novak Djokovic won the US Open on Sunday. That could be a story in and of itself. After all, they had won the last 13 Grand Slams. That’s a bunch of years. Instead, Dominic Thiem defeated his buddy Alexander […]

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Another title for Osaka

By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — The cream usually rises to the top. And it did Saturday at Flushing Meadows. Naomi Osaka overcame a blistering start by Victoria Azarenka to defeat the 2-time Grand Slam champion 1-6, 6-3, 6-3. Not since 1995 had a US Open Champion come back from an opening set deficit. It was […]

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Murray’s Comeback

By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — The Scot is a fighter. He has been his entire career. And now, playing with a metal hip after hip surgery, Andy Murray on the comeback trail outlasted 49th-seeded Yoshihito Nishioka 4-6, 4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4 in the first round of the U.S. Open. He saved one […]

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