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August 29th, 2017

Sharapova Shines, 2 Top 10 Seeds Exit on Opening Day at US Open

“First round’s always, you know, tricky,” Wozniacki said after beating the qualifier Buzarnescu. “You just want to get through them, get them done, and move on, especially in Grand Slams. I was happy to finish off in two sets.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:27 am in Tennis, US Open | 18 Comments »

August 27th, 2017

Sharapova v Halep, Zverev, Cilic And Venus Monday On Day 1 At US Open

Opening day at the US Open is upon us.

Posted by Staff @ 11:53 pm in US Open | 72 Comments »

August 26th, 2017

Simona Halep Is Done Thinking About No. 1, Now It’s On To Maria Sharapova Monday

After three misses at the French, Wimbledon and Cincinnati, Simona Halep says she’s done thinking about the No. 1 ranking, which her and 7 other women have a chance for at the US Open starting Monday. “I was close in French Open, really close,” Halep said. “And then in Wimbledon, but I can’t say about [...]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:55 pm in US Open | 2 Comments »

August 26th, 2017

Alexander Zverev: I’m Not Going To Be Satisfied Being The No. 4 Seed At The US Open

Alexander Zverev wants a shot at Roger and Rafa at the US Open, but that will have be in the final.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:32 pm in US Open | Comments Off

August 26th, 2017

Rafael Nadal: I’d Rather Play Someone Easy Than Federer In The US Open SFs!

Rafael Nadal wants an easy draw, please.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:23 pm in US Open | Comments Off

August 26th, 2017

Roger Federer On Injuries In The Men’s Game: I Think It’s Age More Than Anything

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal talk about the rash of injuries to hit the sport.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:15 pm in US Open | Comments Off

August 26th, 2017

Roger Federer: I’m Happy With How I Am Feeling

Roger Federer ‘s bad back is doing better, but is he 100%?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:01 pm in US Open | 1 Comment »

August 26th, 2017

Andy Murray Withdraws From The US Open With Sore Hip, Could Miss Rest Of 2017

Andy Murray won’t play the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:32 pm in US Open | 86 Comments »

August 25th, 2017

Sharapova v Halep 1st Rd. Headlines Wild Women’s US Open; Preview

Let’s see, not too exciting, hmmmm…did we mention MARIA SHARAPOVA FACES (2) SIMONA HALEP FIRST ROUND? Halep is 0-6 career against Masha…

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 6:36 pm in Tennis, US Open | 9 Comments »

August 25th, 2017

US Open Men’s Draw: Federer Lands With Nadal, Easy Draw For Murray, But How Healthy Are They?

The big question of the US Open draw was where Roger Federer would land, Rafael Nadal’s quarter or Andy Murray’s? Turns out, if Roger and Rafa are to finally meet at the US Open, it won’t be in the final. It will be the semifinals. Meanwhile, Murray couldn’t have hand picked an easier draw. So [...]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:23 pm in US Open | 42 Comments »

August 24th, 2017

Roger Federer Is Back At The US Open

Roger Federer practiced at the US Open Wednesday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:44 pm in US Open | 34 Comments »

August 24th, 2017

Milos Raonic Withdraws From The US Open

Milos Raonic won’t be in New York.

Posted by Staff @ 9:31 am in US Open | 6 Comments »

August 22nd, 2017

Poll: Who’s Your Early Favorite To Win The US Open? I’ll Go With Roger Federer’s Bad Back

Yeah, Roger Federer’s playing. Yeah, so too is Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray as well. But this year’s US Open just feels more wide open than in the past. Sure you have 3 of the Big 4 as the favorites, but they just don’t feel like locks to win it. That’s because we’ve seen breakthroughs [...]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:41 pm in US Open | 32 Comments »

August 21st, 2017

2017 US Open Women’s Seeds: Pliskova Top Seed Of Wide Open Field

Karolina Pliskova is the top seed at a Grand Slam for the first time.

Posted by Staff @ 1:57 pm in US Open | 7 Comments »

August 21st, 2017

2017 US Open Men’s Seeds: Rafael Nadal Top Seed For Third Time

The last two times Rafael Nadal was the top seed at the US Open, he won the title!

Posted by Staff @ 1:39 pm in US Open | 36 Comments »