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Benjamin Becker, of Germany, draws a bead on the ball as he prepares to hit a return to Kei Nishikori, of Japan, in a second-round match at the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Kei Nishikori, of Japan, watches a return to Benjamin Becker, of Germany, at the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, speaks during a news conference at Yankee Stadium Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2010 file photo, USS Cowpens (CG63), right, leads Japan Maritime Self Defense Force's vessels during "Keen Sword" U.S.-Japan joint military exercise over the Pacific Ocean, Friday, Dec. 10, 2010. Further U.S.-Japan drills are being held late January through early February in Japan. Even as American and Chinese leaders talked up the need for closer ties in two high-profile visits this month, the U.S. and its Asian allies are quietly boosting their defenses. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)

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Germany's gold medal winner Eric Frenzel is flanked by Japan's silver medal winner Akito Watabe, left, and Norway's bronze medal winner Magnus Krog after the flower ceremony for the Nordic combined at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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Germany's gold medal winner Eric Frenzel is flanked by Japan's silver medal winner Akito Watabe, left, and Norway's bronze medal winner Magnus Krog during the flower ceremony for the Nordic combined at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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Germany's gold medal winner Eric Frenzel, right, and Japan's silver medal winner Akito Watabe ski during the cross-country portion of the Nordic combined at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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Germany's gold medal winner Eric Frenzel, right, and Japan's silver medal winner Akito Watabe ski during the cross-country portion of the Nordic combined at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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FILE - This 2011 file photo shows Mamoru Samuragochi. Samuragochi, the man once lauded as Japan's Beethoven, said he can partially hear in a new disclosure Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, following the stunning revelation last week that his "Hiroshima" symphony and other famed musical compositions were ghostwritten. (AP Photo/Kyodo News, File) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

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Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov celebrates on the podium with silver medalist Ayumu Hirano of Japan, left, and bronze medalist Taku Hiraoka, also of Japan, after he won the gold medal in the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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Japan's Taku Hiraoka competes during the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Men's snowboard halfpipe silver medalist Ayumu Hirano of Japan, left, and bronze medalist Taku Hiraoka, alson Japan, pose on the podium at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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Japan's Akito Watabe makes his attempt during the ski jumping portion of the Nordic combined at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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Uruguay striker Diego Forlan poses with a scarf on his arrival at Kansai International Airport in Osaka, western Japan Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. Forlan will play for Cerezo Osaka in Japan. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT