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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 »

August 22nd, 2014

Roger Federer Takes The ALS #IceBucketChallenge [Video]

Roger Federer did the ice bucket challenge.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:26 pm in US Open, Videos | 7 Comments »

August 21st, 2014

US Open: Roger Federer Has To Like His Draw, Djokovic And Murray Probably Won’t!

Sean Randall examines the US Open draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:50 pm in US Open | 142 Comments »

August 19th, 2014

Novak Djokovic Is My Early U.S. Open Favorite, But Buyer Beware

Sean Randall previews the US Open favorites.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:27 pm in US Open | 97 Comments »

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