|US Open: Roger Federer Has To Like His Draw, Djokovic And Murray Probably Won't! |
|might have to fend off some big servers early on before second week showdowns against Fabio Fognini and then in the quarters either Gael Monfils or Grigor Dimitrov who each have, I think, easy draws as well. In best-of-5, it's hard to see anyone beating Roger in that section.
|Novak Djokovic Is My Early U.S. Open Favorite, But Buyer Beware |
|players ranked triple digits or thereabouts. So he shouldn't have to worry about playing a Top 30 player caliber like Gilles Simon or Gael Monfils or even a Tommy Robredo right away. He'll have a week to refine his game, make adjustments as needed, in preparation for a big week two.
|ATP/WTA Previews: Isners Leads W-S, Solid Field at WTA Conn. |
|from the tournament include Wimbledon doubles winners Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock, and Dmitry Tursunov...Jurgen Melzer beat Gael Monfils in last year's final...Returning former champs in the field are Melzer (2013) and Isner (2012-11).
CONNECTICUT OPEN PRESENTED BY UNITED ...|
|Djokovic Crashes Out Of Cincinnati; Friday Sees Federer v Murray, Sharapova v Halep |
|for the Swiss to snag a sixth Cincinnati title. But it's not going to be much easier even with the Serb long gone. Tonight against Gael Monfils, Federer once again let down in the second set, managed to recover saving break points in the third to eventually hold off an improving Mon...|
|Serena Survives, Bouchard Upset; Huge Thursday Line-up With Federer, Djokovic in Cincy |
|level tournaments. "I'm happy I found a way at least today, and I get another chance tomorrow."
Federer will next meet Gael "Force" Monfils, who in the late night match handled No. 13 seed Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-1.
Other Top 10-seeded winners Wednesday were No. 5 Milos ...|
|Shaky Start For Djokovic In Cincinnati, Venus, Tsonga Fall; Federer, Murray, Serena Wednesday |
|Kirsten Flipkens 6-4, 6-2.
On tap Wednesday are 5-time champion Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Serena William, Eugenie Bouchard and Gael Monfils who will be a curious nighttime attraction against Roberto Bautista-Agut.
WEDNESDAY CINCINNATI SCHEDULE
CENTER COURT start 11:00 am
|Andy Roddick Interview - Australian Open, Jan 21|
|up being at the end I think is an overall success story.Q. Quick preview on Isner and Cilic, what John has to do there? Then talk about Monfils or Wawrinka for you.ANDY RODDICK: I mean, it's going to come down to a couple points. I feel like John plays the same match over and over a...|
|Gael Monfils Interview - US Open, Sept 6|
|Monfils InterviewUS Open - Monday, September 6, 2010
THE MODERATOR: Questions, please.
Q. First of all, great three setter today. You played fabulous. Last time you spoke, you had mentioned that you felt Richard was a stronger player than you were, and that you were most ...|
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