It’s pretty impossible to downplay the significance of Novak’s extra day of rest. This is someone who gets tired! This is likely someone who made it this far because he benefited from a light workload and cool temperatures in rounds two through five. And while he roved the hallways of Arthur Ashe stadium yesterday, Read More
Venus Williams gets her test today.
It’s the only time this U.S. Open–whether she wins or loses–that she’ll have to play a fellow two time+ Grand Slam champion. Neither Venus nor Clijsters are playing their best tennis–Clijsters got through her quarterfinals match by seemingly losing less than Stosur–but we’re hoping they put on a show Read More
Yes, Rafa is playing with improved confidence every single day. And yup, he’s looking better every day. And sure, he has a 10-0 lifetime record against Fernando Verdasco. But maybe tonight’s quarterfinal match, which will start at around 8 p.m., can offer some Melbourne magic. In the Australian Open semifinals in 2009, these guys played Read More
It’s a Grand Slam, so it’s time for these two to meet again.
The last time they met was in France back in June, and Robin Soderling stunned the sports world and ended the streak that John McEnroe has–repeatedly–said is more impressive than Joe DiMaggio’s 56 game hitting streak: Federer’s 23 consecutive semifinal appearance at Read More
Don’t expect Caroline Wozniacki to tell you how she looked up to Maria Sharapova when she was younger, no sir.
After her third round victory on Saturday, Wozniacki was asked when she was younger if she wanted to be like Sharapova–the champion, the spokesperson, the celebrity, the whole deal. Wozniacki chose someone else instead.
“Well, Read More
It’s Day 2 already, and it’s crazy out there. Come, take our hand and let us help you through the day matches to keep an eye on tomorrow:
Jeremy Chardy v. Ernests Gulbis, 11am, Court 13: These could be two Top 10 players in a few years, so a chance to say you saw them Read More