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RE-ENACTMENT OF FIRST US CHAMPIONSHIP

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NEWPORT, Rhode Island — They threw a “You are there!” birthday bash on the grounds of the Grand Old Lady of Bellevue Avenue the other day at the Hall of Fame. She, of course, being the Newport Casino, sturdy of timbers and rich in history, justifyingly proud of her role as the elder housemother of …

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OLLIE IS A WONDER BUT FISH HAS THE TITLE

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NEWPORT, R.I. – Little guy.  Little country. Giant performance. But it wasn’t quite enough for the diminutive dynamo named Olivier Rochus, who did his best to wreck the afternoon for the homebodies – and very nearly did. You really couldn’t dislike this teddy bear of a tennis player, 5-foot-5, 140 pound Ollie.  However, he was …

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