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August 31st, 2014

Robredo Exposes Kyrgios; Wozniacki v Sharapova, Federer Sunday at US Open

“Peaking at the right time, at the right tournament,” Djokovic said afterwards. “This is where I want to play my best tennis. I haven’t done as well as I wanted in lead-up tournaments, Toronto and Cincinnati. I didn’t know how emotionally drained I was in a way until I played Tsonga in Canada.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:28 am in US Open | 122 Comments »

August 30th, 2014

What Strings Does Roger Federer Use In His Racquet? He Explains

Roger Federer explains his stringing choices.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:07 am in US Open | 2 Comments »

August 30th, 2014

Roger Federer Says He Can Tell How Fast A Serve Is Going Without The Radar Gun!

Roger Federer explains how he does it against the big servers.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:43 am in US Open | 4 Comments »

August 30th, 2014

No. 2 Halep, Kerber, Venus Exit at US Open, Federer Advances; Djokovic, Murray Saturday

Bencic is into the second week of a Slam in her debut at the US Open, and will next meet former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic.

Posted by Staff @ 1:47 am in US Open | 117 Comments »

August 28th, 2014

Ana Ivanovic: Roger Federer Has Such An Elegant Game, It’s Enjoyable To Watch Him

Ana Ivanovic talks about Serena and Roger.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:21 pm in US Open | 5 Comments »

August 27th, 2014

CiCi, Not Sabathia, Lights Up US Open; Wed. Preview

She became the first 15 year old in almost 20 years to win a match at the US Open since the coming-out party of Anna Kournikova at age 15, before Bellis was born.

Posted by Staff @ 12:42 am in Tennis | 34 Comments »

August 26th, 2014

Michael Jordan Talks About Roger Federer At The US Open [Video]

Michael Jordan talks about his relationship with the greatest in tennis.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:42 pm in US Open, Videos | 7 Comments »

August 25th, 2014

Upsets Monday at US Open; Serena, Federer Up Tuesday

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The Atlantic magazine wrote a hilarious tennis expose “Explaining the U.S. Tennis Slump” where they reveal some hard-hitting reporting: “American juniors train on hard courts, while Europeans and South Americans learn the sport on clay. Both The Economist and The New Republic have theorized that in recent years, the sport has shifted to favor players raised on clay, a ‘slower’ surface.” — Oh shit, stop the presses!

Posted by Staff @ 11:56 pm in Tennis, US Open | 29 Comments »

August 25th, 2014

Roger Federer Just Took A Selfie With Basketball Great Michael Jordan

Roger Federer met Michael Jordan.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:52 pm in US Open | 1 Comment »

August 23rd, 2014

Roger Federer: We Hope Rafa Feels Better Quickly, But His Absence Gives Me An Opportunity

Roger Federer says he’ll miss Rafael Nadal at the US Open this year. Well, sort of.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:23 pm in US Open | 19 Comments »

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3 Roger Federer3 Petra Kvitova
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6 Tomas Berdych6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Kei Nishikori7 Eugenie Bouchard
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9 Marin Cilic9 Ana Ivanovic
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