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For U.S. Open champ Marin Cilic, five-set win is no sweat even on hot, humid day

For U.S. Open champ Marin Cilic, five-set win is no sweat even on hot, humid day

The toughest opponent for many of the tennis players at this year's U.S. Open has been the weather. The person across the net is easy. Just please turn down that heat and humidity. By Thursday, 12 players had dropped out of the tournament. That's a record, and there were still 10 days to go. They carried off Jack Sock the other day and he had so much ice packed in his clothing that his friends, now that he has recovered nicely, may take to calling him "cube." Mardy Fish left his grand-finale match with both legs cramping and in obvious pain, and when he met the media an hour or so later, he admitted to still not feeling well. Heat and humidity is scary,...

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