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U.S. Open losses by Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer rock tennis' world
U.S. Open losses by Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer rock tennis' world

— If tennis had a Richter scale, this one would have been a 9.2. Before they play Sunday's women's final, they better check for cracks in the stadium. There will be tennis fans all over the world who were busy Saturday afternoon and not watching the U.S. Open. That means lots of smartphones dropped in the salad over dinner. Or sudden gasps when picking up a paper or turning on the news Sunday. The news of the men's semifinals results will not be easily comprehensible: Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Novak Djokovic and Marin Cilic of Croatia beat Roger Federer. Many will need to read it twice. The news was not who won, but who lost. If Vegas had offered a bet on a...

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