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Serena Williams in action against the Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open at the the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Williams advanced, 6-4, 6-3. (Louis Lanzano/Sipa USA/TNS)

Serena Williams controversy mars U.S. Open

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 10, 2018
Serena Williams was mistreated by the umpire during the U.S. Open final — but it’s not surprising. These calls are a blatant attempt to stifle Williams’ success in a sport dominated by white men.
Dustin Johnson acknowledges the crowd after making a putt on the 17th green Sunday morning. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

No shortage of drama at 116th U.S. Open at Oakmont

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor June 20, 2016

The 2016 U.S. Open Championship returned this past weekend to historic Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pennsylvania, for the ninth time –– more than any other course in the world. Praised as one...

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