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Christopher Clarey
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Attended Punahou, Coronado High, Williams College
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My story from the British Open and Troon on the Postage Stamp: A cute little hole that bites
The par-3 eighth, called the Postage Stamp, is the shortest hole in the British Open rotation, at just 123 yards. It is also among the trickiest.
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My piece from a galaxy far, far away when the American men - yes them - ruled the French Open
It has been 25 years since Courier beat his Compatriot Andre Agassi for the French Open title, a time when American men dominated tennis.
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My column from Paris on a drier day at the Drench Open
Rain-related player complaints have piled up, and more changes, including a Monday final, are possible.
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My piece from Paris on Federer missing his 1st Grand Slam tournament in 17 years
Federer’s record streak of playing Grand Slam tournaments ends at 65, dating to the 2000 Australian Open.
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It's my first trip to the Masters, and I found out the right way that traction matters. 
Traction turns out to be vital even on a dry day watching the Masters, with Augusta National’s lush terrain more sweeping than meets a spectator’s eye.
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Female athletes soared n 2015. So why can't female sports executives break through the glass ceiling more often?
Amid the gloom of scandal and deceit in some sports, female athletes were excelling and the world was often watching closely.
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My column on Serena: Back from a very dark place
In 2012, Williams was trying to win just one more major title. In a stunning late-career resurgence, she has won nine majors since.
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My piece from Roland Garros on Novak Djokovic, a champion in full
Djokovic is the eighth man to complete the career Grand Slam and third to hold all four of the major singles titles at the same time.
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Our NYT exclusive with John McEnroe, quite serious about coaching Milos Raonic at Wimbledon
The fiery former player turned commentator is the latest star of yesterday to take on a coaching role, though his résumé at the tour level is thin.
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Can Djokovic finally win the French Open? My piece with comments from coach Boris Becker
Despite a 79.7 winning percentage on clay, Djokovic has yet to win the title Roland Garros.
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The Game of the Year on Planet Earth in 2015? A truly super Bowl
The New England Patriots’ last-gasp victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX was one of the best sporting contests of 2015.
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Novak Djokovic has more than 15,000 ATP ranking points. I went to Alabama in search of men playing for just one
On the Futures circuit, the lowest level that awards ATP ranking points, players try to earn a symbol that they are genuine touring professionals.
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102 people
Joe Favorito's profile photo
Ken Kerrigan's profile photo
Irina Saribekova's profile photo
James Knowles's profile photo
Chris Welsch's profile photo
Konrad Sanders's profile photo
Greg Bishop's profile photo
charlie james's profile photo
Steven Eisenpreis's profile photo
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  • The New York Times
    Global Sports Columnist and Correspondent, present
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Global Sports columnist & analyst The New York Times. Chief sports writer at the INYT. Have covered the Grand Slam tennis tournaments since 1990 and the last 13 Olympics. Traveled in and reported from more than 60 countries.
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  • Punahou, Coronado High, Williams College
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