Tennis

Sloane Stephens came, she played hard, and she conquered. Fin. The 24-year-old Plantation, Florida, native took on No.15-seeded Madison Keys, 22, in the US Open finals. It was anyone’s match going in, but Stephens got an early service break in the first set and then pulled away for a 6-3, 6-0 victory. The pressure was
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NEW YORK — It’s just after 1:30 a.m., and the person sitting next to me is enjoying a glass of red wine. There’s nothing unusual about this scene. The life of a sportswriter lends itself to grabbing a late-night bite at a bar or hotel lobby after a long event just before last call. The
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While more than 700,000 visitors will come to Flushing Meadows to see the world’s greatest tennis players, they won’t have to go far to find chefs on the same level. The US Open was one of the first sporting events to embrace upscale food options for fans. Unlike at other events, fans can spend all
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Top-seeded defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat eighth-seeded Shuai Peng of China 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday night to reach the Connecticut Open semifinals. “She’s definitely a tough opponent,” Radwanska said. “I’ve played her a few times before, so I knew what I had to do. I really pushed myself even
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