We close up the Grand Slam calendar today after a weekend in Flushing Meadows that settled the championships in all divisions at the 2010 U.S. Open. It’s been an amazing fortnight on the courts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, from the showcase arenas to the outer courts, full of upsets and [...]
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The first champions of the 2010 U.S. Open were officially crowned today, the mixed doubles final headlining the day’s showcase at Arthur Ashe Stadium. It was the top-seeded team of Liezel Huber and Bob Bryan against the unseeded Czech-Pakistani partnership of Kveta Peschke and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi for the title. It was a warm-up for tomorrow’s [...]
In the wake of that blundering performance by Andy Roddick on Wednesday night, the U.S. Open reawakened on Thursday with renewed purpose as those players still alive in the touranment got back to the business of playing tennis. I spoke my nickel’s worth earlier today in my weekly column about the aftermath of Roddick’s behavior [...]
It was a day when the brackets started tumbling at Flushing Meadows. With the men’s and women’s singles tournaments joined by the first set of first-round matches in men’s doubles there were even more opportunities to see seeded players falling. There were plenty of tight matches, five-set thrillers, and both upsets and near-upsets at every [...]
So I broke down both sides of the singles draws when the 32 seeds were revealed. There weren’t too many surprises, the U.S. Open a tournament that deigns to seed mostly by the current ATP rankings. But we’ve got a little more insight into how the last Grand Slam of the 2010 tennis season might [...]
With the USTA releasing the 32 seeds for the men’s draw of the last Grand Slam tournament of the 2010 season, it is time to discuss just who might emerge victorious at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York when the final is played on Sunday 12 September. The most glaring omission, [...]