And to top off the evening action, yet another seed in the women’s draw was ousted.
Tim Smyczek’s car ran out of gas on the way to Flushing Meadows before he got knocked out by Marcel Granollers.
With Andy Roddick calling it a career after this US Open, many are asking: What is the state of American tennis?
Andy Roddick was celebrating his 30th birthday on Thursday. And at approximately 6:03 p.m., he shocked the tennis world.
This US Open finally got its first shocker. After three days of the top players winning decisively, fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was upset by Martin Klizan of Slovakia in the second round.
The U.S. Tennis Association announced its eight men’s wild cards on Tuesday. Hewitt is a two-time major champion — winning the 2001 U.S. Open — but at age 31 the Australian has fallen to 134th in the world.
The field for the 2011 U.S. Open men’s singles tournament in Flushing Meadows just got a bit more crowded.