David Waldstein

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Canadian Tennis Players Excel at the U.S. Open

Canada’s high-performance tennis program is achieving its goal of producing elite players, several of whom have advanced at the U.S. Open.The Canadian flag is everywhere at the U.S. Open, where Canadian players...

Taking Aim at Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori Wants a Streak of His Own

The world’s No. 1 has beaten his third-round opponent in 16 straight matches. The unseeded Japanese player is optimistic. But he’s not delusional.It was one of the most famous retorts in tennis...

The U.S. Open Is Alex Molcan’s Proving Ground

After seeing one of his junior opponents soar in the rankings while he floundered, Molcan has regained confidence and is in the third round of his first Grand Slam event.Alex Molcan had...

Tennis Programs at Historically Black Colleges Receive a Boost

The U.S.T.A. has initiated a grant program with the ultimate goal of enhancing opportunities for players of color, especially women, to become coaches and grow the game.Rochelle Houston had an advantage. Her...

Mets' Francisco Lindor and Javier Baez Apologize for Thumbs-Down Gestures

Baez and Francisco Lindor asked for forgiveness for their thumbs-down gestures. More important to fans: Baez scored the winning run in a shocking comeback.In a matter of a few hours at Citi...

Howie Rose Steps Away From Mets, but Plans to Return Next Year

The longtime play-by-play broadcaster is undergoing treatment for an undisclosed medical condition. “The doctors tell me the prognosis is good.”Howie Rose, the longtime Mets radio and television play-by-play broadcaster, announced on Monday...

Putting the ‘Open’ Back Into the U.S. Open

The Grand Slam tournament that signals the end of summer in New York welcomes fans who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 to pack the house when the main draw begins Monday.It has...

Paralympics: Morgan Stickney's Race Against the Clock

Four minutes 40 seconds and change. That is the time marker, the destination, the magnet drawing Morgan Stickney ever closer.For over a year, Stickney has been training diligently in a pool in...

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