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Djokovic Wins 1st U.S. Open Title, Beats Nadal

Novak Djokovic has won the men's title at the U.S. Open. He beat defending champion Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-1. Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated and Steve Inskeep recap Monday's final match.

Serena Williams Fined After U.S. Open Outburst

The fine comes a day after Williams took an umpire to task at a U.S. Open match. Williams told the ump she was "unattractive inside."
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Redskins' Dan Snyder Drops WCP Lawsuit

Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins, dropped his controversial libel lawsuit against Washington City Paper over the weekend.


Russian Hockey Player Dies; Was Only Member Of Team To Survive Crash

Alexander Galimov, 26, had been severely burned. Last week's plane crash killed most of the players and staff on Russia's elite Lokomotiv hockey team. Several NHL veterans were among those who died.

Djokovic, Nadal To Meet In U.S. Open Men's Final

For the fourth straight year, the men's final at the U.S. Open had to be postponed a day because of bad weather earlier in the tournament. Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal play Monday. Australian Samantha Stosur defeated American Serena Williams in the women's final on Sunday.
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Heavy Security At Redskins' Season Opener

Heavy security patrols FedEx Field, as the Washington Redskins prepare to kick off their season against the New York Giants this afternoon.


Sports: U.S. Open, NFL

Host Scott Simon and NPR's Mike Pesca discuss the US Open tennis tournament and the opening weekend of the 2011 NFL season.