Tiger Woods completed the most satisfying major victory of his career at the US Open on Monday but his playoff triumph over fellow American Rocco Mediate may have come at a cost..
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After holding off a late fightback by Mediate to clinch the title at the 91st hole on a sun-kissed day at Torrey Pines, Woods said he would take a break to rest his painful left knee.
"I'm glad I'm done," the world number one told reporters after winning his 14th major championship, and a third US Open crown.
"I really don't feel like playing any more. It's a bit sore."
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