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Christopher Clarey
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Attended Punahou, Coronado High, Williams College
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Some real insight here from Wawrinka after his latest big win over Djokovic. My column on the 1st man since the 1950s to win his first three major singles titles at such a late stage in his career
A key for Stan Wawrinka, who beat Novak Djokovic in the U.S. Open men’s final, was not letting his own internal struggle filter through on the court.
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My piece on the dive (or was it?) that cost Allyson Felix a gold medal
“What was in my mind was, I had to get a gold medal,” said Shaunae Miller, who won the 400 in spectacular fashion, depriving Allyson Felix of career-capping satisfaction.
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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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One country's heart-warming Olympic moment is another's abuse of privilege. My piece from Rio
When the German twins Anna and Lisa Hahner joined hands as they finished deep in the pack in the women’s marathon, they quickly drew sharp criticism from their federation.
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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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Global Sports columnist & analyst The New York Times. Chief sports writer 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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    Global Sports Columnist and Correspondent, present
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