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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

10:45pm EDT

Cycling - Riding into a storm? Team Sky hope not

DUESSELDORF, Germany It is fair to say that Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford will be happy to talk strategy, gear ratios and Chris Froome's form for as long as anyone is listening over the next few weeks.

10:09pm EDT

Back from exile, Laver led Wimbledon into brave new world

LONDON Few subjects animate tennis aficionados quite like the "greatest of all time" debate, but there is a consensus that Rod Laver's 1969 calendar year grand slam remains a yardstick for the modern game.

9:02pm EDT

Laver says turning pro made him twice as good

LONDON It cost him five years of grand slam silverware, but Australian great Rod Laver says the decision to turn professional made him twice the player he was as an amateur.

Jun 26 2017

Ostapenko wins first match after French Open triumph

EASTBOURNE, England Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko, playing her first match since winning the French Open, survived a tough battle at the Aegon International on Monday, winning a topsy-turvy contest against Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3 0-6 6-4.

Jun 26 2017

French Open defeat still 'killing me' says Halep

EASTBOURNE, England Romania's Simona Halep said her bitter French Open final defeat by Jelena Ostapenko was still "killing her" as she looked forward to making amends at next week's Wimbledon.

Jun 26 2017

I'm not a favorite for Wimbledon, says Kvitova

EASTBOURNE, England Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has cautioned against making her one of the favorites to lift the title this year despite a stunning return from the hand injury that almost ended her career.

Jun 26 2017

Tennis: Serve-and-volley a lost art as grass loses its menace

LONDON Ivan Lendl once complained that Wimbledon's super-lush lawns were fit only for grazing cows, before manfully learning how to serve and volley and reach two finals.

Jun 26 2017

Kerber says top ranking weighs, but ready for grass season

EASTBOURNE, England World number one Angelique Kerber needs no reminding how perilous life on Tour can be when you are the player everyone wants to knock off their perch.

Jun 26 2017

Djokovic to have Agassi in his corner throughout Wimbledon

EASTBOURNE, England Novak Djokovic will have coach Andre Agassi in his corner for as long as required at Wimbledon as the Serb tries to claim back one of his lost grand slam titles.

Jun 25 2017

Wimbledon most open for a decade, says contender Lopez

LONDON This year's men's singles at Wimbledon promises to be the most open for a decade, according to Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez, who is quietly fancying his own chances of a deep run.

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