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James Blake is not done yet, folks

The tennis star is in the twilight of his career, but hopes to play well at the U.S. Open

Updated: August 30, 2010, 9:09 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- There were years when James Blake stormed into the U.S. Open, fueled by shouts of "Let's go, Jimmy Kid!" from the faithful of Fairfield, Conn. Blake was the hometown kid, the biracial player who would expand the scope of a traditionally white sport the way Tiger Woods and Venus and Serena Williams did.

It's unlikely to be like that this year.

Blake needed a wild card to get into the U.S. Open this year, and he will face Belgian Kristof Vliegen in the ...

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