Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
If Roger Federer wants to recapture the U.S. Open title he won five years in a row from 2004-08, he should continue to attack the net the way he did at times while winning the title Sunday at the Cincinnati Masters.
In beating Marcos Baghdatis in the semifinals and American Mardy Fish in the final, Federer showed an increased willingness to serve and volley and chip and charge on his return.
Federer beat a resurgent Fish, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1), 6-4 for his 63rd career title, tying Bjorn Borg for fifth place on the all-time Open Era list. He is the all-time leader with 16 career majors.
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.