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Sergio Garcia wins 100th edition of KLM Open

[ad_1] AMSTERDAM (AP) — Sergio Garcia won the 100th edition of the KLM Open by one shot Sunday, holding his nerve for a par on the final hole to finish on 18 under and leave Nicolai Hojgaard of Denmark in second place. Garcia kissed his young daughter Azalea and threw her up in the air on the 18th green after holing a short putt to seal his victory with a
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Garcia, Shinkwin share KLM Open lead after 3rd round

[ad_1] AMSTERDAM (AP) — Sergio Garcia and Callum Shinkwin shot 6-under 66s and shared the lead at 15 under after the third round of the KLM Open on Saturday. Playing together in the second-to-last pairing at The International on the outskirts of Amsterdam, Garcia and Shinkwin traded birdies all day. Garcia drew level on the par-5 18th, just missing a tricky eagle putt over a slope on the undulating green
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Just one Grand Slam win away from Federer, US Open champ Nadal knows his time is limited

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- After winning his US Open semifinal on Friday, Rafael Nadal was asked if he were eager to win the tournament in order to extend the remarkable streak of Grand Slam success by tennis' Big Three.Puzzled by the question, Nadal replied: "We don't need to hold this era anymore. We have been here for 15 years almost. At some point, sooner than later, this era is going
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What you missed from Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev’s epic US Open men’s final

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- The 2019 US Open men's final lacked the buzz and glamour of Serena Williams' star-studded women's final against Bianca Andreescu on Saturday, but it more than made up for it with spectacular shotmaking, nail-biting drama, sustained fan elation -- and anguish. Rafael Nadal defeated Grand Slam final newcomer Daniil Medvedev in an epic final, 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4. The match lasted 4 hours, 51 minutes,
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The only person Bianca Andreescu didn’t shock with her US Open win? Herself

[ad_1] 9:45 PM ETD'Arcy MaineESPN NEW YORK -- Earlier this week, Bianca Andreescu told the media that as a 15-year-old, she wrote herself a fake check in the amount of the prize money of the US Open. She still has it, but she can now replace it with the real thing.2 RelatedOn Saturday at Arthur Ashe, where some fans were still struggling to pronounce her name, the 19-year-old won the
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Rafael Nadal is the King of Clay, but the US Open has become a second home

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- It would be understandable if Rafael Nadal, 12 times a champion in Paris, had mixed feelings to go with his mixed results at the US Open. As a player, the 33-year-old champ feels most at home at Roland Garros. But somewhat surprisingly, the US Open -- where Nadal has won three titles -- has become something of a second home."I said every single day, but I
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Justin Trudeau, Canadian sports stars weigh in on Bianca Andreescu’s victory over Serena in US Open final

[ad_1] 6:26 PM ETESPN staffThe 2019 US Open women's singles final between Bianca Andreescu and Serena Williams on Saturday had a little bit of everything. History was on the line for both players -- Andreescu was trying to become the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam title, and Serena was vying for a record-tying 24th Slam title.After Serena tried to make a fantastic comeback in the second set, the
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Canadian PM, celebs weigh in on Bianca Andreescu’s victory over Serena in US Open final

[ad_1] 6:26 PM ETESPN staffThe 2019 US Open women's singles final between Bianca Andreescu and Serena Williams had a little bit of everything. History on the line for both players -- Andreescu trying to become the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam title and Serena vying for a record-tying 24th Slam title.After Serena tried to make a fantastic comeback in the second set, the 19-year-old Canadian won on her