Tennis

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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Melanie Oudin is retiring from professional tennis, eight years after her captivating run to the US Open quarterfinals as a teenager. The 25-year-old American announced her decision in a series of posts on Twitter on Friday. pic.twitter.com/SzgMCfaaty — Melanie Oudin (@melanie_oudin) August 18, 2017 pic.twitter.com/stDuijrrtq — Melanie Oudin (@melanie_oudin) August 18, 2017 pic.twitter.com/3ouIdoRkUP — Melanie
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MONTREAL — Roger Federer advanced to the Rogers Cup final with a 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory over unseeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands on Saturday. The second-seeded Federer is seeking a third Rogers Cup title to go with wins in 2004 and 2006. A victory would give Federer, currently ranked third in the world, one
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