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September 8th, 2009

Murray Wilts, Nadal New No. 2 at US Open

“I plan on playing just now,” Murray said. “See what I, you know, do from here. You know, go and obviously take a few days off. You know, been over in the States now, you know, a good sort of six and a half, seven weeks. You know, so I will go home and rest and, you know, make sure I do all the right things and, you know, hopefully be okay.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:48 pm in Tennis | 413 Comments »

September 8th, 2009

Oudin Wednesday Night at US Open; Serena Lines Up Clijsters

Looking to join the two in the semifinals in Wednesday play will be an all-unseeded meeting with Belgian Yanina Wickmayer vs. the Ukraine’s Kateryna Bondarenko, and in the much-anticipated first night match at 7 p.m. EST, new American sweetheart Melanie Oudin vs. No. 9-seeded Dane Caroline Wozniacki.

Posted by Staff @ 9:33 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

September 8th, 2009

Labor Days: The Most Wonderful Tennis Time of the Year

Andy Murray has the tools to win a Grand Slam event, but he does face a tough question: “Should I stick with a generally effective strategy of counterpunching or change strategies by developing and using bigger shots?” Internal doubts arising from this quandary might be worse than just selecting one option and committing to it.

Posted by Dan Martin @ 9:30 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, American Women, ATP, Australian Open, Tennis, Tennis on TV, TV, US Open, US Open Series, WTA, WTA Tour | 15 Comments »

September 8th, 2009

Monfils Test Nadal in Primetime; Murray in Trouble at US Open

Can Gael Monfils pull the upset tonight against Rafael Nadal? Can Marin Cilic keep his foot on Andy Murray’s throat?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:28 pm in US Open | 183 Comments »