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Japan's Tatsuki Machida wins Skate America

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JOANNE C. GERSTNER | October 19, 2013 11:08 PM EST | AP

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DETROIT — DETROIT (AP) — Japan's Tatsuki Machida edged American Adam Rippon for the Skate America men's title Saturday night, and Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White topped ice dance for the fourth straight year.

Machida and Davis and White entered the free skates in first place after dominating the short programs. They kept it up in the free skate, with Machida totaling 265.38 points and Davis and White 188.23.

Rippon finished at 241.24, and American Max Aaron fell was third at 238.36.

In dance, Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte of Italy finished second with 168.49, and the American brother-sister duo of Maia and Alex Shibutani followed at 154.47.

Earlier, Mao Asada topped Ashley Wagner to win the women's short program, and Russian pairs Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov set a short program world record.