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U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

Federer defeats Murray to win fifth US Open

Roger Federer won his 13th Grand Slam crown and fifth consecutive US Open title on Monday, defeating Andy Murray 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 to move one Slam title shy of the all-time record. Full story

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Chinese players at the U.S. Open

China's Zhengjie and Li Na through the second round at the U.S. Open women's singles tournament.

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