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August 30th, 2013

Hewitt Rolls Back Clock Late Friday at US Open

“A couple years ago when I had a couple of foot surgeries I didn’t know if I’d be out here competing so it’s a hell of a lot of fun,” said Hewitt, the 2001 champion when he beat Pete Sampras in the final, speaking on court after the match. “I felt like physically I was able to get a little more on top of him in the fourth set.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:40 pm in Tennis, US Open | 34 Comments »

August 29th, 2013

Nadal, Serena Cruise; Isner Beats Drunk US Open Fans

“I’ve never seen anything like this, fans rooting against the top American at the US Open,” said ESPN commentator Brad Gilbert.

Posted by Staff @ 11:56 pm in Tennis, US Open | 82 Comments »

August 28th, 2013

Duval Stuns Stosur, U.S. Surges at US Open

In a match where she simply would not go away, No. 296-ranked 17-year-old American qualifier Vicky Duval, who needed a wildcard to get into the qualifying, on Tuesday night defeated former US Open champ and No. 11 seed Sam Stosur 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in Flushing Meadows.

Posted by Staff @ 12:35 am in Tennis, US Open | 21 Comments »

August 25th, 2013

Serena Williams, Azarenka, Yawn: US Open Women’s Preview

Former champs in the field are Serena Williams (2012’08,’02,’99), Sam Stosur (2011), Svetlana Kuznetsova (2004), and Venus Williams (2001-00).

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 12:49 am in Tennis, US Open | 10 Comments »

August 18th, 2013

Serena Gags, Nadal Raises Cincinnati Titles

During an extended point late in the third-set tiebreak that saw Azarenka near the net tracking a ball that left a completely open court, Williams instead of bunting it into the open court guided a two-handed backhand long.

Posted by Staff @ 9:44 pm in Tennis | 69 Comments »

August 17th, 2013

Nadal Beats Berdych, Seeks First Cincinnati Title Against Isner; Serena v Azarenka

Rafael Nadal kept his hardcourt streak going beating Tomas Berdych to reach the Cincinnati final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:40 pm in Cincinnati | 128 Comments »

August 16th, 2013

Isner Upsets Djokovic, Nadal Beats Federer in Cincy; Serena Stays Strong

Djokovic double faulted serving at 5-6 in the third to set up match point, which saw Isner complete the upset.

Posted by Staff @ 10:41 pm in Cincinnati | 192 Comments »

August 15th, 2013

Federer, Nadal Survive, Set Up Friday Night Cincinnati Showdown; Djokovic, Murray Roll

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will take their rivalry to the Midwest of American in Cincinnati Friday night.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:16 pm in Cincinnati | 185 Comments »

August 14th, 2013

Nadal Surges, Serena Struggles, Bartoli Retires from Tennis

No. 2 seed and reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was impressive in a 6-2, 6-2 win over Russian veteran Mikhail Youzhny, while No. 4 Rafael Nadal was too much off the ground for Benjamin Becker, defeating the German 6-2, 6-2.

Posted by Staff @ 11:19 pm in Cincinnati | 61 Comments »

August 14th, 2013

Federer Wins, Sloane Upsets Sharapova In Connors Debut; Nadal, Djokovic, Serena Wednesday In Cincinnati

Roger Federer got a win Tuesday night while Maria Sharapova was handed a loss.

Posted by Staff @ 12:10 am in Cincinnati | 74 Comments »

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1 Rafael Nadal1 Serena Williams
2 Novak Djokovic2 Na Li
3 Stanislas Wawrinka3 Agnieszka Radwanska
4 Roger Federer4 Victoria Azarenka
5 Tomas Berdych5 Simona Halep
6 David Ferrer6 Petra Kvitova
7 Juan Martin Del Potro7 Angelique Kerber
8 Andy Murray8 Jelena Jankovic
9 Richard Gasquet9 Maria Sharapova
10 Milos Raonic10 Dominika Cibulkova
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