US Open Qualies: Day 2

It was a day of exciting matches all around; although some of Americans did not fare well. I got to see some veterans players and some newcomers. The following is a photo-essay of my day featuring the matches involving American players. Today’s winners are keeping hope alive that they will get to the main draw…

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Rublev Stops Seven-Time Cincy Champ

Western & Southern Open, Cincinnati [3] Roger Federer (SUI) vs. [70] Andrey Rublev (RUS) It was a Next Gen contender against a well-established top ranked player. In a first meeting that many expected the top ranked player to dominate; yet, Rublev has always been a streaky opponent and when he is hot, he can mix…

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Nadal Defends Rogers Cup Title

Coupe Rogers, Montreal Men’s Championship: [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [9] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) It was their first meeting, and Nadal had history on his side; he was 10-0 against first time finalists. Yet, Medvedev could have been different. He started off well, showing no signs of nerves on his serve; while, Nadal needed over…

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