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Rafael Nadal on Roger Federer: 'An important part of my life is leaving too'

Rafael Nadal on Roger Federer: ‘An important part of my life is leaving too’

CNN — When the end came neither Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal could hold back the tears. Perhaps it was the music that stirred the emotions, with British singer Ellie Goulding bringing a memorable night in London to a conclusion, or maybe it was the memories, and there are plenty of those shared between these …

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Roger Federer takes to court for final time as storied career comes to a close

Roger Federer takes to court for final time as storied career comes to a close

CNN — After more than 1,500 matches, 103 singles titles and 20 grand slams, it is time for Roger Federer’s last dance. The tennis great will take to the court for the final time to play with longtime friend and rival Rafael Nadal in a doubles match in the Laver Cup at London’s O2 Arena …

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LIV Golf: Golf legend Greg Norman pressed behind closed doors in 'lively' GOP discussion about Saudi-backed LIV tour

LIV Golf: Golf legend Greg Norman pressed behind closed doors in ‘lively’ GOP discussion about Saudi-backed LIV tour

CNN — Greg Norman, the head of the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour, faced some conservative criticism on Tuesday after he met with a group of House Republicans behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. Norman, on a trip to Washington as part of a public-relations push to sell lawmakers about the benefits of the PGA …

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Opinion: Why Tiafoe is probably not a symbol of things to come in tennis

Opinion: Why Tiafoe is probably not a symbol of things to come in tennis

Editor’s Note: Harry Edwards, a sociologist and professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, is the author of “The Revolt of the Black Athlete,” about Black activism on the playing field and in the athletic arena. The opinions expressed here are his own. Read more opinion at CNN. CNN — If you watched Frances …

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