Monthly Archives: August 2014

U.S Open Day 7 Review: David Ferrer Upset by Gilles Simon

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TweetIn a week in which the top seeds on the ATP Tour have been remarkably consistent ( of the top 20 seeds, only Fabio Fognini and Ernests Gulbis have lost in the first two rounds), David Ferrer became the highest seed to be knocked out the tournament.  The fourth seed was sent home by former top […]

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U.S Open Day 6 Review: Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray Moving Closer to Last Eight Showdown.

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TweetNovak Djokovic and Andy Murray are moving closer to their projected last eight showdown at the U.S Open as both men won their third round matches at the U.S Open. Djokovic, the top seed, flew through his match against American Sam Querrey 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. It was another top class performance from the man who slumped […]

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U.S Open Day 5 Review: Tomas Berdych Battles Past Martin Klizan in Five Sets

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TweetTomas Berdych came through a battle with dangerous floater Martin Klizan in the second round of the U.S Open. The sixth seed won 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. Berdych started out impressively before an eerily empty stadium as he won the first set 6-3. Then Klizan found his range, which is quite formidable on the […]

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U.S Open Day 4 Review: Novak Djokovic Dominates Matthieu in Straight Sets

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TweetNovak Djokovic showed his U.S Open Series slump was over when he dominated Paul-Henri Matthieu 6-1, 6-3, 6-0 to move into the third round of the U.S Open. The world No.1 played like one in the first set as he made 87 percent of his first serves in, did not face one break point, broke […]

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Dominic Thiem and Ernests Gulbis to Meet in U.S Open Second Round Clash of Friends.

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TweetYoung hope  Dominic Thiem made it through to the second round of the U.S Open after beating Lukas Lacko 6-3, 6-3, 6-2. He will meet  good friend 11th seed Ernests Gulbis  in what should be the most intriguing match of the second round. Gulbis, the 11th seed, slipped quietly into the second round after defeating […]

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U.S Open Day 3 Review: Tomas Berdych Struggles Past Hewitt

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TweetTomas Berdych shook off some of his slump as he beat the draw’s most dangerous floater Lleyton Hewitt 6-3, 6-4, 6-3. Berdych started off well, winning the first set 6-3 as the dry and fast conditions suited his game, but was then broken at the start of the second and fell 1-4 behind. The prospect of […]

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U.S Open Day 2: 17 Year Old Borna Coric Upsets 29th Seed Lukas Rosol

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Tweet17 year old Croatian Borna Coric was the big story on day 2 of the U.S Open. The qualifier, ranked 204, upset last week’s Winston-Salem Open champion Lukas Rosol 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 in the first round the the event. The quaifier got 64 percent of his first serves in, won 79 percent of points behind […]

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U.S Open Day 1 Review: Kyrgios Pulls Off Another Slam Shocker, Murray Somehow Survives

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TweetNick Kyrgios provided the headlines for the first day of the U.S Open when he ousted 21st seed and two-time Semi-finalist Mikhail Youzhny 7-5, 7-6(4), 6-2, 7-6(1) . The 19 year old Wimbledon quarter-finalist won the first two sets, then dropped the third and fell a break down in the fourth. But 4-5 down, Kyrgios […]

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Roger Federer, the US Open 2014 and Slam No.18: The Case For and Against.

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TweetRoger Federer, world No.3, Cincinnati winner, Wimbledon finalist and the U.S Open No.2 seed is one of the favorites, and in some eyes of the tennis media, the favorite to win the 2014 Men’s singles U.S Open title. The tennis review looks at the cases for and against the Swiss winning his first slam since Wimbledon […]

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The U.S Open: The Men Who Could Be King

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TweetThis year the Men’s U.S Open draw may be as wide open as it has been for the last decade. It features four past champions- Roger Federer (5), Novak Djokovic (1), Andy Murray (1), and Lleyton Hewitt (1), but all of them have question marks looming over their current chances to win another title. Meanwhile, […]

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