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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)

Murray, the 2012 champion and No. 2 seed, became the latest to pull out when he unexpectedly withdrew Saturday, citing an injured hip that could sideline him for the remainder of the season . (article 1)

That followed withdrawals by reigning champion Stan Wawrinka and the man he beat in last year's final, Novak Djokovic, a two-time champion and five-time runner-up in New York . (article 1)

One example: Alexander Zverev, a 20-year-old German considered the " Next Big Thing will play under the lights in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday . (article 1)

Widmaier said Zverev or Nick Kyrgios, a talented and volatile 22-year-old Australian, could be the focus of TV, print or digital promotion that otherwise might have put Djokovic, Murray or Wawrinka in the spotlight . (article 1)

That is a good thing for tennis, which will see a generation of significant players on its way out in the coming years . (article 1)

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

    Source articles
    1. Fendrich on Tennis: Missing stars, US Open looks to future (, 08/27/2017, 786 words)
    2. From Sharapova to 'Fedal,' a look at key US Open topics (, 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 (, 08/26/2017, 700 words)
    5. Tennis star Andy Murray withdraws from U.S. Open (, 08/26/2017, 585 words)

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