TAG: US Open

Aug/18

24

The Djokovic vs Zverev Practice At US Open

Image may contain: people playing sports and tennis A high quality practice happened on Thursday at the US Open, pitting two of the world's best tennis juggernauts, world no. 4 Alexander Zverev and former world no. 1 Novak Djokovic, currently ranked 6. It was an interesting practice with many highlight reel moments. I didn't see it all, just the last 25 minutes. They hit the court at high noon, Djokovic wearing blue shorts, blue shoes, white shirt and hat. Zverev had a salmon orange shirt, blue shorts and green shoes. Continue to read full article...

· ·

  Katie Swan stepped up to the service line, it was match point 40-30 at 5-3 in the third against Deborah Chiesa. At the line, about to serve Swan suddenly began to lightly cough, as if to clear her throat. It made me cough to clear my throat, hoping she would fix her physical malfunction at the most inopportune moment. Continue to read full article...

· ·

Aug/18

21

My Day At US Open Qualies

Arrived after 1, Djokovic was supposed to be in the new Armstrong but he didn't show up. The new Louie is terrific, sunken low, no wind, well shaded, enclosed so it will get loud. It's a very sufficient replacement for the old grandstand which everyone loved. The only thing left for the US Open to do to the grounds which are perfect is to recreate the old grandstand. I recommend the USTA dig up the old blueprints of the old grandstand and rebuild a new one, complete with Aces restaurant with hamburgers on the menu, so the smell wafts through the arena. If there is one way the US Open can be better - it's rebuilding the exact old grandstand which was according to SI, the greatest seat in tennis. Continue to read full article...

· · · ·

unnamed In the spring of 2000 Marat Safin was so frustrated he thought about quitting tennis - at the ripe old age of 20. But something happened, something clicked and Safin turned it all around. By the end of the summer he was the six seed at US Open and after the fortnight he was the US Open champion, fresh off a straight set destruction of Pete Sampras. Continue to read full article...

· · ·

  By Scoop Malinowski Juan Martin Del Potro only infrequently shows his highest gear of tennis might. It comes and goes like the wind, for a match or two or a tournament, then it dissipates until reappearing later. The cycle has been a constant of the Argentine's unique professional career which began in 2005. Continue to read full article...

·

Sep/17

4

Biofile: Andrey Rublev Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 53. Ht: 6-2 Wt: 178 DOB: October 20, 1997 In: Moscow, Russia First Tennis Memory: [Laughs] I don't know. Because I play tennis since I know myself because my mom was a tennis coach. So I don't know. Tennis Inspirations: I don't know, I just love to play tennis. Continue to read full article...

· ·

Aug/17

23

Biofile Akira Santillan Interview

20245926_10211474255465301_5833445224816920226_n By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP 171. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 170 DOB: May 22, 1997 In: Tokyo, Japan First Tennis Memory: "I just remember seeing like a tennis poster. It made me want to play tennis. The poster had Roddick, Agassi, Sampras. I saw it in Japan." Tennis Inspirations: "Carlos Moya. Roger Federer inspired me a lot. He's my favorite player. He inspires me to play tennis. What he just did (winning Wimbledon) is unbelievable." Continue to read full article...

·

Aug/17

7

Early US Open Preview

unnamed Preview of US open With all due respect to Montreal, Cincinnati, Winston Salem, the world of tennis prioritizes the four Grand Slam tournaments. Less than a month away now, all sights are set on the fourth and final tourney, the US Open... Roger Federer With his recent Wimbledon victory against Marin Cilic, Federer broke the number of wins at Wimbledon. Given this feat it is not surprising that Federer is one of the top contenders to win at the US Open. This year, Federer has not only won at Wimbledon but also at the Australian Open. Many have been shocked by Federer’s success given his age and injuries. If he can win at the US Open, he will capture 3 of the 4 Grand Slam titles for a total of 20 over his successful career. Continue to read full article...

· · ·

<< Latest posts

Find it!

Copyright 2010
Tennis-Prose.com
To top