A frame grab from a surveillance video released by the New York Police Department  shows an undercover New York City police officer arresting former professional tennis payer James Blake in New York. Blake, who was in front of a hotel waiting to attend the US Open, was misidentified by police as a suspect in a credit card fraud scheme. Photograph: EPA/NYPD

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Fabio Fognini recovered from two sets down to knock Rafael Nadal out of the US Open. Photograph: Getty

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Sir Henry’s wasn’t just a house story: above,  Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth playing the club in  August 1991. Photograph:  Eamonn Cunningham
Blood, Sweat and Sir Henry’s
  • Music
  • July 15, 2014, 18:05

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