2010 US Open: day 3 recap

– Venus Williams, Elena Dementieva, Andy Murray and Sam Querrey advance to round 2. Viktoria Azarenka collapsed during her second round match against Gisela Dulko and was forced to retire. – Andy Roddick’s best days seem definitely over: he was beaten by Janko Tipsarevic in 4 sets in the second round. Tipsarevic also eliminated Roddick […]

2010 US Open: day 2 recap

– Top seeds Rafael Nadal and Caroline Wozniacki win in straight sets and advance to the second round where they’ll meet (respectively) Denis Istomin and Kai-Chen Chang. Things were much more complicated for Djokovic and Verdasco who endured 5 sets against Troicki and Fognini. Number 4 seed Jelena Jankovic survive scare to beat number 96-ranked […]

2010 US Open: day 1 recap

– Tough first round for French Open runner-up Sam Stosur who needs three sets to beat Elena Vesnina. No problem for Kim Clijsters, Venus Williams, Francesca Schiavone and Elena Dementieva. – Roger Federer, Nikolay Davydenko and Andy Roddick cruise through second round in straight sets. Robin Soderling survives five set scare: the 5th seed overcame […]

2000 US Open: Marat Safin defeats Pete Sampras

The day the great Pete Sampras was outplayed, outguned, outrun by a 20 years old from Russia. Sampras had just won his 13th Grand Slam title, his record 7th Wimbledon title 2 months earlier, and everybody expected an easy win over this young Russian who had became the first player ever fined for lack of […]

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Best of Marat Safin – part 2

Read Best of Marat Safin – part 1 Part 2: 7 – Toronto 2004: Marat the hippo 6 – Hopman Cup 2009: Marat kisses the net cord lady 5 – Australian Open 2002: Marat and the Safinettes 4 – Davis Cup 2002: Davis Cup hero 3 – French Open 2004: the pants 2 – Australian […]