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9:19PM

Nadal: ‘One of the most emotional nights of my career’

By Art Spander
For Maven Sports

NEW YORK — The match that seemed destined to last forever showed what we already knew, that Rafael Nadal is one of the all-time tennis greats and what we now know, that Daniil Medvedev has the skills and resilience to be the same.

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Copyright 2019, The Maven 

9:54PM

Serena, so close and yet so far away

By Art Spander
For Maven Sports

NEW YORK — It’s not accurate to say Serena Williams failed again, unable for a fourth straight time to win that ultimate tournament, the one that ties her for the Grand Slam record.

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8:40PM

Serena’s coach: ‘I feel more confident now; she’s ready’

By Art Spander
For Maven Sports

NEW YORK — History. Such a small word with large connotations. A word that Serena Williams cannot escape — until she becomes historic. Until she wins that 24th Grand Slam.

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9:30PM

Serena puts herself in position — and in the U.S. Open final again

By Art Spander
For Maven Sports

NEW YORK — She did it impressively and quickly, with surprising grace as well as unsurprising power. Serena Williams moved around the court like she owned it (why not, it’s in her homeland?) and Thursday night moved into the finals of the U.S. Open championship. Again.

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6:17PM

Federer loss not the worst, but very telling

By Art Spander
For Maven Sports

NEW YORK — The juxtaposition of headlines was thought-provoking. “WORST LOSS EVER!” screamed the back cover of the New York Post. That referred to the Mets, who blew a six-run lead in the ninth, not to Roger Federer, who let a lead get away at the end.

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