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Latest on US Open: Nadal blows 2-set Slam lead for 1st time

The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): Rafael Nadal had never lost a Grand Slam match when taking a two-set lead until he was beaten 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 by 32nd-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday night. The eighth-seeded Nadal's defeat also ends the Spaniard's 10-year streak of winning at least one major title per season. He lost in the quarterfinals at the Australian Open and the French Open, then the second round at Wimbledon in 2015. ___ 12:35 a.m. Rafael Nadal is heading to a fifth set against 32nd-seeded Fabio Fognini in the third round of the U.S. Open. Nadal took the first two sets in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Friday...