I went to a fight last night and a tennis match broke out!
Three people left Ashe in handcuffs last night, and here’s video of the very fight that distracted Novak Djokovic and confused the hell out of everyone down below who were saying, “A fight? Here? At Ashe?”
It’s going to be a collision course.
Novak Djokovic and James Blake are headed for a third round match. It’s an insanely great match for a third round. It’ll be in Ashe. It’ll be on CBS. It’ll be the talk of the weekend.
On the one end, you’ve got Blake: He’s a guy a bunch Read More
Jelena Jankovic has always provided good copy for reporters (including me!).
So when she was asked at a press conference about fellow serbs Ana Ivanovic and then Janko Tipsarevic (who defeated Andy Roddick last night) after she won today, she was not pleased.
Q. How much do you know about [Tipsarevic's] game?
JELENA JANKOVIC: Read More
Are we going to get in all the tennis on Friday with Hurricane Earl heading toward New York?
Tennis officials here in Queens are expecting heavy rain from about 8 in the morning until mid-afternoon tomorrow, a source told me. They do, however, (at this point) expect the rain to let up around 3pm, and Read More
Alert: We have a new bubbly teenage tennis prodigy growing up at the U.S. Open.
Beatrice Capra defeated 18th ranked Aravane Rezai today in three sets. Capra is poised to play Maria Sharapova and (especially after Oudin’s flameout), we’ve got a hungry press corps in deep search for a new young American.
“Congratulations! Now tell Read More
Times restuarant critic Sam Sifton strode into Queens yesterday and evaluated the grub I’m gonna be living off of for the next two weeks at the Open. He was not happy! He said it was fatty, expensive and “not very good.” Also, it didn’t make him feel very good. And you wonder why I’m Read More
You may expect most tennis stars to stay at places like The Waldorf, Le Parker Meridien, or The Carlyle while they make their stay in New York. Maybe some even rent out a penthouse on the Park! When you’re a tennis player with a full international schedule, you only get a couple weeks a year Read More
There are three matches we’re really looking forward to today, and they’re all potential-upsets. We’ll give you our favorites:
Nikolay Davydenko v. Richard Gasquet, early afternoon, Grandstand: There was once a time (three years ago) when Roger Federer called the handsome Frenchman Gasquet a promising young talent. Then injuries, questionable passion for the game and Read More
After days and days of speculation, Serena Williams has finally decided to explain what happened with her injured foot. Feet, actually!
Serena spoke to USA Today and said “she had surgery to repair a lacerated tendon on the top of her right foot…after receiving 12 stitches in one foot and six in another when Read More
“Is lot of windy always” — Rafael Nadal, 8.28.2010
Yesterday’s video wasn’t a total diaster, so I made you another one! Today’s topics (in just two minutes): My really nice seat; Ana Ivanovic; stiff sea breezes.