August 30th, 2013
“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.”
August 29th, 2013
“I’ve never seen anything like this, fans rooting against the top American at the US Open,” said ESPN commentator Brad Gilbert.
August 28th, 2013
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.
August 25th, 2013
Former champs in the field are Serena Williams (2012’08,’02,’99), Sam Stosur (2011), Svetlana Kuznetsova (2004), and Venus Williams (2001-00).
August 18th, 2013
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.
August 17th, 2013
Rafael Nadal kept his hardcourt streak going beating Tomas Berdych to reach the Cincinnati final.
August 16th, 2013
Djokovic double faulted serving at 5-6 in the third to set up match point, which saw Isner complete the upset.
August 15th, 2013
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will take their rivalry to the Midwest of American in Cincinnati Friday night.
August 14th, 2013
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.
August 14th, 2013
Roger Federer got a win Tuesday night while Maria Sharapova was handed a loss.