A Surprising and Spectacular Week 1 at the US Open

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“This is the best first week of a slam that I have seen in 40 years,” claimed ESPN’s Brad Gilbert while looking back at week one of the US Open. The return of passionate fans, the emergence of teens and qualifiers, and entirely unpredictable off-court events made for a surprising week one at the US […] READ MORE


US Open Day 5 – Women’s Match Of The Day

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The 2021 edition of the US Open continues to offer up brilliant tennis in bunches. Day five of the women’s draw is no exception, in fact it’s probably the best day of tennis so far. Friday’s action features seven Grand Slam champions as well as some of the hottest players on the tour this year. […] READ MORE


The Greatest US Open Female Players of the Open Era

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There have been an incredible number of great champions at the US Open. But, just as in the men’s game, only a handful of women in the Open Era have been able to dominate the event and win multiple titles in the trying New York conditions. Here’s a look at these champions in greater detail: […] READ MORE


Previous Attempts at the Calendar Grand Slam

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The 2021 US Open is the tenth time in history a tennis player arrives in New York with the hopes of winning a Calendar Grand Slam. What was the success rate in the past and how did Djokovic’s “ancestors” fare on their opportunities to make history? 1933 – Jack Crawford, lost in the final to […] READ MORE


All-Star Players Set To Miss The US Open

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Father time is no joke ,and plenty of tennis stars are starting to feel the effects. The likes of Roger Federer, Serena Williams, and Venus Williams are feeling the effects of aging. They are now playing less and have missed a lot of tennis thus far due to tennis. Sadly, they will not be a […] READ MORE



Should Novak Djokovic Be The US Open Favorite?

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The last time we saw Novak Djokovic out on the court, he was falling in the Bronze Medal match against Pablo Carreno Busta. It was a physical three-set match, 4-6, 7-6(6), 3-6, exactly the type of match that Djokovic usually wins. It was the second-straight defeat for a weary-looking Djokovic, who had lost to Alexander […] READ MORE



Venus Williams the Latest Star to Withdraw from the US Open

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It increasingly feels like this North American summer is the trial run for a new era. The US Open lost Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to knee and  injuries respectively, before Serena Williams announced that she had not recovered sufficiently from her hamstring problem to compete in New York. That was followed by Venus Williams […] READ MORE


Serena Williams Withdraws from the 2021 US Open

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23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has withdrawn from the 2021 US Open, as revealed on her Instagram story Wednesday morning. The six-time US Open champion has not played a match since a slip in her first round match at Wimbledon caused her to retire mid-way through the first set in heartbreaking scenes. Had she […] READ MORE