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The U.S. Open began yesterday, and a number of storylines are appearing. Who will take advantage on the women’s side of the absence of Serena Williams and Justine Henin? And can Rafael Nadal win his first U.S. Open title and complete his Career Grand Slam? Diane Pucin is a sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times, and she’s in New York following the Open. She helps us take a look at the week’s big matches.

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