Tim Smyczek’s car ran out of gas on the way to Flushing Meadows before he got knocked out by Marcel Granollers.
Duval hopped up and down with arms overhead after pulling off her big surprise at Flushing Meadows, a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 victory over the 11th-seeded Stosur.
Gone is the Golden Era of American tennis. Every year, the names Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert seem to fade further in our country’s tennis consciousness.
Nick Bollettieri’s credentials speak for themselves. The legendary coach has worked with hundreds of players, is credited with developing Andre Agassi, Jim Courier and Monica Seles.
With Andy Roddick calling it a career after this US Open, many are asking: What is the state of American tennis?
Whether it turns out to be a tearful farewell or simply another fun-filled evening of tennis, Friday night figures to be electric in Arthur Ashe Stadium. Pretty much like any night Andy Roddick is playing at the US Open.
Andy Roddick was celebrating his 30th birthday on Thursday. And at approximately 6:03 p.m., he shocked the tennis world.
Americans Andy Roddick, Venus Williams, Sam Querrey and Dennis Novikov all won on the second day of the US Open.
The 17-time Grand Slam champion was ranked No. 1 in the ATP rankings released on Monday. Defending champ Novak Djokovic is seeded second and Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray is seeded third.
Sam Querrey’s exit means zero U.S. men reached the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows for the second consecutive year.
After Andy Roddick was ousted from the US Open in the second round, high hopes were redirected toward the three remaining American men.
He’s an American playing in America. So, why, Sam Querrey wonders, do the Americans not get top billing?
The 20th-seeded Sam Querrey had 19 aces but 11 double-faults. He has won four titles this year — only Rafael Nadal has more.