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Staff writer Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis.

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USTA, Eugenie Bouchard Seek Delay In Case Due To Her Busy Playing Schedule

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 16

Lawyers for the USTA and Eugenie Bouchard asked a federal court for a delay in the case between the two sides because the tennis player is so busy traveling playing tennis. Bouchard is suing the USTA over a concussion she suffered after slipping in a locker room area at last year’s U.S. O...

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