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Sports - August 23, 2013

Sports Shorts

ACHIEVEMENTS . . . Menlo School sophomore Lane Leschly capped a strong run in the recently concluded U.S. Tennis Association Boys' 16 National Championships by taking home the Bobby Kaplan Sportsmanship Award in Kalamazoo, Mich. Leschly advanced to the round of 32 before falling in a consolation quarterfinal in a third-set tiebreaker. ... The world's top-ranked doubles team of Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan beat the second-ranked team of Spain's Marc Lopez and Marcel Granollers, 6-4, 4-6, 10-4, to win the at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. The Bryan's, who attended Stanford for two years, won their fourth title in Cincinnati and their fourth ATP Masters 1000 title of the season. It was also their 92nd career victory together. ... Stanford senior Nicole Gibbs was among those honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association as a member of the ITA Collegiate All-Star Team. Featuring 20 of the nation's top student-athletes from tennis programs across the nation, the ITA All Star Team was inaugurated in 1984.

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