Friendship or the title?

US OPEN Preview The 2014 US Open Women’s Final will be contested by best friends.  Serena struggles when playing family and friends; however, will that change tomorrow? Does her desire for a Major title in 2014 and her 18th Major title overall, outweigh her unease at playing her best friend on tour? We want a competitive…

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Federer could not rise to the occasion

US OPEN Men’s Semifinal: [CR3] Roger Federer (SUI) vs. [CR16] Marin Cilic (CRO) In a match that everyone expected Federer to win, Cilic had other ideas. Cilic was focused and believed that he should win this encounter.  He came out firing on all cylinders; he got maximal benefit from his serve, his groundstrokes flew by too…

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Battling the weather as well as Djokovic

US OPEN Men’s Semifinal: [CR1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. [CR11] Kei Nishikori (JPN) Nishikori defeated both with his laser-like forehands, focused play on serve, and lethal returns. Can Nishikori continue his stellar play to win his first Major? He has the talent, the fitness and is being coached by Michael Chang, a player who redefined…

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Keeping the antics to a minimum

US OPEN [CR24] Gael Monfils (FRA) focused on playing brilliant tennis today in his win against [CR8] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL), 7-5, 7-6(6), 7-5. Monfils is well known for his forceful shots, foot speed and dance moves; he is also known for his on court antics that in many ways may have detracted from his reaching his full…

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