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Novak Djokovic improved to 64-2 and won his 10th title this year by defeating Rafael Nadal in Monday's U.S. Open final. (Associated Press)

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Arlington's Denis Kudla will be among eight American men battling for one U.S. Open spot in a three-day tournament at the Junior Tennis Champions Center. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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DREW ANGERER/THE WASHINGTON TIMES Rory McIlroy's eight-stroke U.S. Open victory at Congressional Country Club revived memories of Tiger Woods' first major title, a 12-stroke victory at the Masters in 1997.

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Jordan Sekulow, policy director for the American Center for Law and Justice, wrote in a letter to NBC that the network "offended millions of Americans by cutting the phrase 'under God' from the Pledge of Allegiance" during its U.S. Open coverage. (Photo courtesy of the American Center for Law and Justice)

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ROD LAMKEY, JR./The Washington Times Australia's Jason Day finished four rounds at Congressional Country Club at 8-under, but his play was no match for U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy.

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Defending U.S. Open champion, Louis Oosthuizen, of South Africa, prepares to tee off on the first hole during the final round of the U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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U.S. Open leader Rory McIlroy, 22, (14-under) and Jason Day, 23, (5-under) are young golfers ready to lead the youth movement in the sport. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)/(AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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U.S. Open leader Rory McIlroy arrives to tee off at the first hole during the second round of the 2011 U.S. Open Congressional, in Bethesda, Md., Friday, June 17, 2011, and the first day of competition. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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U.S. Open leader Rory McIlroy watches the flight of his ball as he tees off at the first hole during the second round of the 2011 U.S. Open Congressional, in Bethesda, Md., Friday, June 17, 2011, and the first day of competition. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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U.S. Open marshals call for quiet during the first round of the U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./The Washington Times)

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U.S. Open marshals call for quiet during the first round of the U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./The Washington Times)

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Beth Rudnic of Potomac carries an armful of U.S. Open-themed items as she shops at Congressional Country Club's merchandise pavilion Thursday. The tournament begins June 16. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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DREW ANGERER/THE WASHINGTON TIMES PGA Tour veteran Fred Funk puts body english on his tee shot on the 10th hole on the North Course during a 36-hole U.S. Open qualifier at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville. Funk made the cut with a 6-under 135.