Gael Monfils, 2016 US Open

Lucas Pouille‘s US Open campaign came to an end with a straight sets loss to GaĆ«l Monfils in the quarterfinals. With three 5-sets win over Chiudinelli, Bautista Agut and Rafael Nadal, the 22 year old Frenchman showed great physical and mental resources and he’s without a doubt a player to watch in the years to come.

As for Monfils, he’ll play Novak Djokovic on Friday in what looks like the most important match of his career.

Lucas Pouille

Lucas Pouille

Lucas Pouille
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Del Potro, 2016 US Open

The feel good story of this tournament: plagued with wrist injuries over the last years, the 2009 US Open champion made his comeback to the tour in February, and on Monday he reached the quarterfinals of the US Open after Dominic Thiem retired due to a knee injury.

Men’s singles quarterfinals:
Lucas Pouille vs Gael Monfils
Novak Djokovic vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Juan Martin del Potro vs Stan Wawrinka
Kei Nishikori vs Andy Murray

Who will win the 2016 US Open?

  • Novak Djokovic (45%, 62 Votes)
  • Andy Murray (27%, 38 Votes)
  • Rafael Nadal (17%, 24 Votes)
  • Stan Wawrinka (4%, 5 Votes)
  • Someone else (3%, 4 Votes)
  • Gael Monfils (1%, 2 Votes)
  • Kei Nishikori (1%, 2 Votes)
  • Milos Raonic (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Marin Cilic (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Dominic Thiem (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 139

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A few photos from the match between Del Potro and Thiem:

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Venus Williams, 2016 US Open

Venus Williams, playing in her 72nd Grand Slam tournament, wears the Chela Dress from her fitness and athleisure clothing line, EleVen by Venus Williams.

Venus Williams US Open dress

Venus’ dress is available on elevenbyvenuswilliams.com for $98.

Photo credit: @justdjoking

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Serena Williams, 2016 US Open

With her 6-2 6-1 third-round win over Johanna Larsson on Saturday, Serena Williams registered her 307th victory in Grand Slams, surpassing Martina Navratilova. Serena will face Yaroslava Shvedova today (third match on Arthur Ashe Stadium).

Who will win the 2016 US Open?

  • Serena Williams (62%, 64 Votes)
  • Angelique Kerber (22%, 23 Votes)
  • Garbine Muguruza (6%, 6 Votes)
  • Simona Halep (5%, 5 Votes)
  • Someone else (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Agnieszka Radwanska (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Madison Keys (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Dominika Cibulkova (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Venus Williams (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Roberta Vinci (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 104

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A few pictures from the match:

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Andy Murray at practice, 2016 US Open

Enjoy a few pictures from Andy Murray‘s practice session ahead of his third round match against Paolo Lorenzi.

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Did you know the US Open is the only Grand Slam tournament that pays its ball people? They are paid New York state’s minimum wage: $9 an hour. Getting paid to wear Ralph Lauren clothes and stand a few feet from tennis biggest names seems like a dream job, don’t you think?

Shirt and short for ball boys:

2016 US Open ball boys outfit

2016 US Open ball boys outfit

2016 US Open ball boys outfit

Shirt and skirt for ball girls:

2016 US Open ball girls outfit

2016 US Open ball girls outfit

2016 US Open ball girls outfit

The Polo Ralph Lauren US Open collection is available on Ralph Lauren and USTA Shop websites.

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