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Murray pulls out of U.S. Open, may miss rest of season
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After a bunch of bad news about big names missing the U.S. Open, the folks who run the tournament are searching for a silver lining. (article 1) At least Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal still will be in the field when play begins Monday, although even that didn't quite work out for the U.S. Tennis Association and its TV partners. (article 1) " And we think tennis fans are going to see a lot of new, exciting young talent. (article 1) There are those who think Maria Sharapova shouldn't even be in the U.S. Open via a wild-card invitation, because what dropped her ranking out of the top 100 was not an injury but a 15-month suspension for doping. (article 2) His voice choking, Andy Murray unexpectedly announced Saturday that he was withdrawing from the US Open because of a hip injury, adding to the lengthy list of top players who will miss the year's last Grand Slam tournament. (article 4) The Scot, who had not played since Wimbledon, said he had tried everything to be fit for the final grand slam of the year, which starts on Monday. (article 3) The three-times grand slam winner, who won the U.S. Open in 2012, has been struggling with the injury for much of the summer. (article 3)

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  • Story keywords
    Murray, Federer, Nadal, Wawrinka, tournament

    Source articles
    1. Fendrich on Tennis: Missing stars, US Open looks to future (abcnews.go.com, 08/27/2017, 786 words)
    2. From Sharapova to 'Fedal,' a look at key US Open topics (abcnews.go.com, 08/27/2017, 676 words)
    3. Murray pulls out of U.S. Open, may miss rest of season (Reuters, 08/26/2017, 429 words)
    4. Andy Murray withdraws from US Open (bostonglobe.com, 08/26/2017, 700 words)
    5. Tennis star Andy Murray withdraws from U.S. Open (cbc.ca, 08/26/2017, 585 words)




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