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Steve Johnson, still grieving loss of his father, moves into second round at US Open

NEW YORK - The court can be a place where players find refuge from their sorrows, but it doesn't afford an escape for Steve Johnson, who is still grieving the unexpected death of his father, Steve Sr., in May.

For the younger Johnson, who won two NCAA singles titles and shared four team championships during a stellar career at USC, tennis holds a powerful association with his father, who coached him

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