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US Open win could cost Woods dear

June 17, 2008

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."

    Text: Reuters | Photographs: Getty Images

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