Federer & Nadal Lead the 8 Survivors

09 Sep 2009 by Hiland in 2009 US Open

As expected, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal appear to be on a Sunday afternoon collision course in the finals of the 2009 U.S. Open. But, hold it! Don’t forget that we picked impressive Juan Martin Del Potro to upset the apple cart and escape the U.S. with the Open Cup in his hands. And, you […]

Melanie Oudin – Cinderella Does it Again

07 Sep 2009 by Hiland in 2009 US Open

This time it only took two hours and thirty minutes. Thank God! This time it seemed impossible until it became inevitable. Of course, it was her fourth Russian opponent, another 5’11” 150 pound monster server, who has more aces than any other player in the U.S. Open, who succumbed to the Oudin magic. This time, […]

Ms. Melanie Oudin Does it – Downs Maria Sharapova

05 Sep 2009 by Hiland in 2009 US Open

At first, it looked like Melanie Oudin was overmatched against 6’2” Russian glamour girl Maria Sharapova. The long Russian blonde broke in the first game, held easily in the second and cruised to a relatively easy 6-3 first set win. Things changed quickly. As she did against the 5’11” 4th seeded Russian, Elena Dementieva, Melanie […]

Melanie Oudin Stuns The Tennis World – Again!!!

03 Sep 2009 by Hiland in 2009 US Open

Melanie Oudin! Georgia peach! 5’ 6” might be stretching it. She’s is short, she is square, she is cute as a button and packed with energy. On Thursday before a filled Arthur Ashe Stadium, little Melanie Oudin hoisted the youth of American tennis on her capable shoulders and a mesmerized nation across the finish line… […]

The Big Guys Move On

03 Sep 2009 by Hiland in 2009 US Open

All the top seeds looked convincing on Day Three of the 2009 U.S. Open. Rafael Nadal was particularly impressive in his 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 domination of France’s Richard Gasquet. Nadal sported 7 aces, no double faults and committed just 10 unforced errors. Spectators saw no evidence of the knee injury that sidelined the Spanish star […]

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