Category Archives: US Open

Out with the new, in with the old

TweetReview of the first week of the US Open. The first week of the 2013 US Open was a case of out with the new and in with the old. Never has the triumph of experience over hope, on a tour more difficult on the body and mind than ever, been more clearly illustrated. The […]

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Robredo writes off Roger in New York

TweetTommy Robredo has beaten Roger Federer in the last sixteen of the US Open. It was the pair’s eleventh meeting and the Spaniard’s first victory. The weather, which delayed play by 4 hours and caused the schedule to be changed, seemed not to have merely messed with the schedule but with Federer’s head, too. The […]

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Evans ejects Nishikori from US Open

TweetQualifier Dan Evans from Great Britain has beaten the eleventh seed Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the US Open. It was Evans’ first win in the main draw of a Major outside of Wimbledon. Incidentally, Evans was denied a wildcard at his home championships this year, a move that may […]

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Azarenka’s first US Open title within reach

TweetVika Azarenka’s chances at the US Open have never looked better than they do this US Open 2013. The World number 2 has won three hard court tournaments this year, with one of them being the Australian Open. There she defended her first Major the first time of asking, withstanding the pressure put on her […]

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Nadal’s second US Open on his racket

TweetRafael Nadal’s second US Open title is as on his racket as it is ever likely to be considering his current form and that of his opponents. Wins in Montreal and Cincinnati, where he beat Federer and Djokovic along the way, make him the player in the best form going into the tournament. His serve, […]

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