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    Black Ex-Tennis Pro Assaulted by NYC Cops

    This redefines grand slam. Former tennis star James Blake was thrown to the ground and handcuffed outside his Manhattan hotel yesterday when police mistook him for a suspect involved in an identity theft ring. The 35-year-old told reporters that cops rushed him without warning. The ex-player — once ranked fourth in the world — said he believes his race was a factor but is more concerned by the amount of “blatantly unnecessary” force used. He was soon released, and Commissioner Bill Bratton has promised to investigate.

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