The only exciting moment of the Rafael Nadal and Mikhail Youzhny semifinal this afternoon was the moment it ended. Nadal, for the first time in his career, is in the U.S. Open Men’s Final. Nope, no 4th round hiccup against David Ferrer. No, no semifinal loss to Andy Murray. No “broken abdominal” that leads to Read More
For the first time since 2007, Venus Williams is going to the semifinals at the U.S. Open.
Venus basically hadn’t been tested at this tournament until tonight, and she handled it beautifully. She defeated Francesca Schiavone 7-6, 6-4 in a 1 hour, 54 minute match. All credit in the world to French Open champ Schiavone Read More
Caroline Wozniacki is not Dinara Safina. She is not Jelena Jankovic. She has earned her no. 1 seed, and she is going to win a Grand Slam.
For the second straight year, Wozniacki took to the Ashe court in beginning of the second week, and flourished. Last year, it was walloping Melanie Oudin in straight Read More
My sleeper pick may as well have slept in this morning.
Kim Clijsters blew away Ana Ivanovic in just under an hour in an easy 6-2, 6-1 victory. This was Ivanovic’s first fourth round Open match since 2007 when Venus Williams beat her 6-4, 6-2 on a Sunday afternoon on Ashe. That match looked Read More