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Ex-tennis star James Blake is shown tackled by a NYPD officer James Frascatore in front of the Grand Hyatt hotel in New York

New York board says officer used excessive force to arrest ex-tennis star

One officer involved in the arrest of ex-tennis star James Blake, who was body-slammed outside a New York City hotel last month in a case of mistaken identity, used excessive force and another abused his authority, a police watchdog group has found. The Civilian Complaint Review Board, in a letter to Blake dated Tuesday and obtained by Reuters on Thursday, said it had investigated and substantiat…