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      Carlos Alcaraz with the U.S. Open trophy on Monday in Times Square.
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      On Tennis

      Timing Is Everything for Carlos Alcaraz

      Alcaraz, the 19-year-old winner of the men’s U.S. Open, said he “worked really hard so that things like this could happen.”

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      Iga Swiatek, who won the French Open earlier this year, beat Ons Jabeur in straight sets to win her first U.S. Open women’s singles title.
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      On Tennis

      Iga Swiatek, U.S. Open Winner, Is Ready for Global Stardom

      At 21 years old and already a superstar in her home country of Poland, Swiatek is a bona fide No. 1 with a package of tennis skills both innate and acquired.

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      Serena Williams serving at the U.S. Open in 2019. Although she didn’t win this year’s tournament, she didn’t exactly lose, either.
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      The Daily

      Serena Williams’s Final Run

      Discussing the legacy of a sporting great whose remarkable career had a deep impact not only on tennis but also on American society at large.

      By Natalie KitroeffStella TanSydney HarperRachelle BonjaDiana NguyenRachel QuesterMichael Simon JohnsonLuke Vander PloegMooj ZadieJohn KetchumMike BenoistMarc GeorgesDan PowellChelsea DanielMarion Lozano and

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    Kader Nouni during a quarterfinal match between Iga Swiatek and Jessica Pegula.
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    The Tennis Umpire With the Velvet Voice Makes His Call

    Kader Nouni, called the “Barry White of tennis,” used to worry that his deep baritone distracted from the job, but now he’s comfortable in the umpire chair.

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  2. Sports of The Times

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    “Frances can help make tennis cool,” Bryan Shelton, the men’s tennis coach at the University of Florida, said.
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    Tiafoe Is the Latest Hope for the Rise of Black Men in Tennis

    Frances Tiafoe’s ascent has been the talk of the U.S. Open, but his path to the pros is difficult to follow for other young Black men hoping for a career in tennis.

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    The tennis balls used by women at the U.S. Open have played faster than those used by the men.
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    The Great U.S. Open Ball Debate of 2022

    The Open is the only Grand Slam tournament where women use different balls than men, and the Wilson ‘regular-duty’ ball has gotten into some players’ heads.

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