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Davis Cup brings fans, money, attention to the Beaverton area

The ball is tossed skyward.

The tennis racket sweeps forward at speed.

The ball is struck.

But what happens next? Is it an ace, a fault, a whiff or something in between?

Following the Davis Cup event at Tualatin Hills Tennis Center on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, that same question is worth asking about Beaverton.

With the city hosting one of the highest-profile events in professional tennis for the first time, how did it go? Ace, fault, whiff or tweener?

According to all the parties that brought the event — officially known as the World Group Quarterfinal — to Beaverton, the result was the planning-and-execution equivalent of a 135-mph John Isner ace.

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eUpdate – Wine Country Half Marathon, TrackTown Youth League Championship, International Soccer in Eugene

The Oregon Sports Authority and Destination Races are pleased to invite you to join nearly 2,000 runners at the seventh annual Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon on Saturday, August 13 in the scenic and serene wine country of Yamhill County. The Half Marathon strolls through the back roads of the Yamhill Valley as runners are guided through a vineyard-lined adventure brimming with small town charm and stunning sunrise views. The unique experience is capped off with a lively wine and music festival at the finish in downtown Carlton.

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Portland Marathon

The Portland Marathon has been building a tradition, earning a reputation and we invite you to join the fun! Our goal has always been to produce the best event possible, and provide a memorable marathon or half marathon experience for each and every one of our runners and walkers. And to top it all off, we send our finishers home with great mementos – the most and best participant perks anywhere!