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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

Jan 30 2018

Gymnastics great Comaneci calls for changes at USA Gymnastics

LONDON Gymnastics superstar Nadia Comaneci called for "drastic changes" at USA Gymnastics, which has been rocked by a scandal involving its longtime doctor who has been convicted of sexually abusing young athletes.

Jul 14 2017

Federer can match my longevity, says Rosewall

LONDON While 14,999 spectators were left wonderstruck as they watched Roger Federer reach the Wimbledon final a month short of his 36th birthday, there was one man on Centre Court who could have shouted out "been there, done that, got the t-shirt".

Jul 13 2017

Tennis: Lack of discipline has led Tomic and Kyrgios astray - Rosewall

LONDON A lack of discipline has led Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios to hit the "self destruct" button and their behavior is tarnishing the image of Australian tennis, Ken Rosewall told Reuters.

Jul 09 2017

Tennis: A 40-year-old grand slam champion is real possibility

LONDON When a super-fit, 37-year-old Ken Rosewall hoisted the Australian Open trophy in 1972, chances are he did not spend too much time dwelling on how long he would stay as the oldest men's grand slam champion.

Jul 08 2017

Top seed Kerber lives to fight another day

LONDON If Angelique Kerber hopes to become the first German to win the Wimbledon title since Steffi Graf in 1996, she will have to draw up an emergency game plan as she cannot afford to keep flirting with danger as she did against American outsider Shelby Rogers.

Jul 08 2017

Tennis: There's no satisfaction yet for improving Zverev

LONDON The personal milestones are starting to stack up for Alexander Zverev and on Saturday he notched another one at Wimbledon by reaching the last 16 of a grand slam for the first time with a 6-4 6-4 6-2 win over Austrian qualifier Sebastian Ofner.

Jul 08 2017

Muguruza smokes past Cirstea to set up Kerber showdown

LONDON Garbine Muguruza is one of only four women left in the women's draw to have made it to a Wimbledon final but two years on from that feat, she still wonders quite how she did it.

Jul 08 2017

Tennis: Injury cheats should be shamed on court, says veteran physio

LONDON There is only one way to treat petulant players, such as Australia's Bernard Tomic, who call for a medical time out to treat a fake injury -- expose them to public humiliation.

Jul 07 2017

Federer and Djokovic take centre stage again

LONDON Centre Court fans at Wimbledon will be hoping to see a bit more of Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer on Saturday when they play back-to-back third round matches.

Jul 07 2017

Tennis: It's far from elementary for Miss Watson

LONDON Heather Watson was struck down once again by her third-round Wimbledon curse and the Briton is getting rather fed up at her inability to clear that hurdle.


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