Flushing Meadows

Del Potro Topples Federer to Reach U.S. Open Semifinals

September 7, 2017

Juan Martin del Potro broke the hearts of FedFans last night with a convincing 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4 quarterfinal win over five-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer at Flushing Meadows. The big Argentine’s victory also prevented, once again, a first-ever Federer-Rafael Nadal meeting in New York at the year-ending Grand Slam tournament. Nadal had […]

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Wawrinka Powers Past Djokovic to Win U.S. Open

September 12, 2016

Stan Wawrinka spotted defending champion Novak Djokovic the first set and then rallied to take the next three, defeating the top-ranked Serb 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the U.S. Open late yesterday afternoon. The title, Wawrinka’s first at Flushing Meadows, was the No. 3-ranked Swiss’ third Grand Slam crown in three […]

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Pouille Shocks Nadal in Fourth Round Upset at U.S. Open

September 5, 2016

It was a match neither player deserved to lose. Frenchman Lucas Pouille stunned No. 4 seed Rafael Nadal 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (6) in a fourth-round thriller at the U.S. Open late yesterday afternoon. The final blow of the contest came when Pouille crushed his 59th winner of the day, an unplayable forehand down […]

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Djokovic Wears Down Federer to Win U.S. Open

September 14, 2015

Novak Djokovic fought off a game Roger Federer and a boisterous pro-Swiss crowd to win his second U.S. Open title last night, defeating the former No. 1-ranked Swiss icon 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in a final delayed three hours by rain showers. The match proved to be everything the star-studded audience had waited for. For […]

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Picks and Preview for 2015 U.S. Open

August 30, 2015

It’s the last day of August and the first day of the U.S. Open tomorrow. Questions may reign about the likely winner in the men’s draw, but in reality, in my view, not many. Will there be a surprise victor, such as last year’s champion Marin Cilic? Don’t think so. I see one of the […]

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Kyrgios Blasts Past Youzhny to Win Opener at U.S. Open

August 25, 2014

Nick Kyrgios picked up right where he left off at Wimbledon, playing dazzling, go-for-broke tennis and wreaking havoc with seeded players. The 19-year-old Australian heavy hitter defeated 21st seed Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 7-5, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-6 (1) in one of the first matches of the day today as the U.S. Open began its […]

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