Andy Roddick’s move to an outside court turned out to be a good one. The former champion pulled off a 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 upset over fifth-seeded David Ferrer on Thursday.
Defending champ Rafael Nadal took full advantage of a fresh start, dominating Gilles Muller when their rain-delayed match resumed at the U.S. Open.
It was “Game on!” for the U.S. Open on Thursday. Unfortunately for American Donald Young, his breakthrough run at Flushing Meadows ended in straight sets against Andy Murray.
Andy Roddick’s match against David Ferrer at the U.S. Open was moved to tiny Court 13 on Thursday because water was gathering on the surface of the court in Louis Armstrong Stadium.
From bomb-sniffing dogs to pat-downs of fans, security will be tight at 13 NFL games and the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Sunday.
A second consecutive morning-to-evening damp day at Flushing Meadows washed out all but about 15 minutes of action Wednesday, leaving nerves frayed and the schedule in disarray.
Tournament officials said the Novak Djokovic-Janko Tipsarevic and Roger Federer-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga matches would not be played Wednesday because of rain at the U.S. Open.
Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and Andy Murray were among the players that voiced their concerns about being sent out to the courts to play while it was misting.
Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and Andy Murray began their fourth-round matches at the U.S. Open on Wednesday after getting an extra day of rest because of rain. Then, about 15 minutes into the action, they stopped again.
The U.S. Open’s men’s final may have to be pushed back to Monday, Sept. 12, because of wet weather. While that hasn’t been a huge concern in the past, this year is different.
Whether or not she ends up holding the trophy at the end, Serena Williams has no competition at Flushing Meadows. She is the top personality, the woman to watch in a sport that has struggled of late to find, and hold onto, a compelling star.
They are two different players and, at times, it looks as if they’re playing two different games. Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki made it through the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Monday and stayed on a path that could collide in the semifinals.
Caroline Wozniacki is fit and powerful. Now if she can develop into an ‘all court’ player, she would have a greater chance of beating the top players in the later rounds of Major Championships.
For those of us who aren’t in the running to win a percentage of the record 23.7 million dollar prize money the players competing in this year’s US Open will take home, the food and souvenir prices may seem a little high.
Roger Federer waited around at the U.S. Open for hours and hours, eager to get on court for his fourth-round match. Once he finally started playing, shortly before midnight, he didn’t take long to win.