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For the past 129 years, hundreds of thousands of people gather in August and September to watch one of the most celebrated and anticipated events in tennis: the US Open. Since 1978, the US Open—known more formally as the US National Championships—has been held in Flushing, NY, but over the years has seen nine different locations from Rhode Island to Pennsylvania.

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Can Andre Agassi and a Team of Investment Bankers Improve Education (and Turn a Profit)?

The tennis legend is launching a for-profit venture that hopes to leverage $750 million in assets to build 75 charter schools nationwide.

The latest investor in charter schools isn't a tech billionaire or a venture capitalist, it's tennis great Andre Agassi. He's teamed up with an investment banking group to create the Canyon‐Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund, a for-profit venture that hopes to leverage $750 million in assets to fund the construction of 75 charter schools nationwide over the next few years.

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How Gluten Is Transforming the Tennis Court

Gluten has been a game-changer, literally. Now, what's that mean for the rest of us?


Since the beginning of the year, Novak Djokovic has straightened his serve and apparently threatens to steal the tennis spotlight from Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at this weekend's French Open.

According to the Wall Street Journal, his game has improved because of one thing: his gluten-free diet. What's even more surprising, though, was this explanation for why the elimination of bread and pastas worked for the tennis star:

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