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Serena Williams wins US Open quarterfinal

September 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK From an ace on the first point to a stinging return on the last, Serena Williams was close to perfect in the U.S. Open quarterfinals.
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Mystery of Merion unfolds at US Open

June 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

ARDMORE, Pa. The affection was genuine. Even better was beating Jack Nicklaus in a playoff. So when Lee Trevino got his hands on that U.S. Open trophy in 1971, the guy who never lacked for one-liners gushed, “I love Merion, and I don’t even know her last name.”
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Serena Williams wins U.S. Open

September 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Finally tested, even trailing, at the U.S. Open, Serena Williams turned things around just in time. Continue Reading

Ferrer gets past Tipsarevic at U.S. Open

September 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

David Ferrer needed a mid-match pedicure of sorts. He seemed bothered when his opponent got a mid-game medical timeout. He was down a break in the fifth set. Continue Reading

Roddick’s career ends with Open loss to del Potro

September 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Chants of “Let’s go, Andy!” rang out between points during the last service game of his career, and again before the start of what would wind up as the last return game. Continue Reading

Clijsters says goodbye with 2nd-round loss at U.S. Open

August 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Kim Clijsters’ singles career ended where she wanted it to, just not the way she hoped. Continue Reading

Simpson outlasts McDowell, Thompson to win US Open

June 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Webb Simpson has won the U.S. Open for his first major title. Continue Reading

Woods shares U.S. Open lead with Furyk, Toms

June 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune

There were no fist pumps for Tiger Woods, just a deep breath and a slow exhale. Jim Furyk walked most of the 7,170 yards at Olympic Club with his head down. David Toms couldn’t think of a single shot he hit without his full attention Friday. Continue Reading

US Open wants to get back to its roots

June 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

SAN FRANCISCO All it takes is one slight miss for this U.S. Open to get a whole lot harder. Continue Reading

OBIT: Dave Hill, 74, PGA tour winner who chastized Minnesota’s Hazeltine in ’70 U.S. Open

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Dave Hill finished second in the 1970 U.S. Open at Hazeltine in Minnesota, making headlines for saying the course “lacked only 80 acres of corn and a few cows to be a good farm” and that architect Robert Trent Jones “had the blueprints upside down.”
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