Three Semis Today!

2009 US Open 11 Sep 2009

Today, Rafa Nadal and Fernando Gonzalez will pick up where they left off on Thursday night at 2:30 p.m. Nadal won the first set in a tiebreaker and the two are tied at 6-6 in the second. The match was postponed due to rain. Gonzalez is presenting a strong challenge to the third seed, who […]

Federer & Nadal Lead the 8 Survivors

2009 US Open 09 Sep 2009

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 […]

The Big Guys Move On

2009 US Open 03 Sep 2009

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 […]

Can Andy Do It?

Andy Roddick 31 Aug 2009

Two grueling weeks at Flushing Meadows can test anyone’s mettle. The persistent media, the aches, the pains and 128 talented athletes all seeking the same prize makes for a tense environment. Now, throw in some good old-fashioned New York heckling, packed venues and an unexpected heat wave and this U.S. Open has all the characteristics […]

Roger Federer Top seeded for 2009 US Open

2009 US Open 29 Aug 2009

The planet’s best tennis player sits in his rightful place atop the 2009 U.S. Open Draw.  Roger Federer will endure some disappointment at this U.S. Open, but it will not diminish the status of the tennis Master of the Universe. With 15 Grand Slam Championships including two of three in 2009 and with 5 consecutive […]