Browsing 2011 US Open

Aftermath of Djokovic – Nadal US Open Final

Posted on 13 Sep, 2011, by in Tennis

Novak Djokovic won his first US Open and his third Grand Slam title in 2011 after beating Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4, 6-7, 6-1 in the final. An incredible, nearly perfect year from Novak – can he keep it up, Where’s Nadal in all this and how will next year look like? More

Federer and a Historic F&*^ Up

Posted on 11 Sep, 2011, by in Tennis

Roger Federer messed up, Novak Djokovic rose to the occasion, Rafael Nadal ruled over Andy Murray, as usual. The top 4 Semi Final at the US Open set us up with a repeat of the Wimbledon and the 2010 US Open final – Djokovic vs Nadal. More

Roger Federer Finding it Hard to Accept Defeat to Novak Djokovic

Posted on 11 Sep, 2011, by in Tennis

Roger Federer wasn’t a happy man in the press conference following his loss to Novak Djokovic at the US Open Semi Final, as expected from a man who dropped a two set lead and managed to botch two match points in the fifth set. More

World Number One Moves on (Djokovic vs Dolgopolov)

Posted on 5 Sep, 2011, by in Tennis

When Novak Djokovic was down 0-4 in the first set tiebreaker, he would have bough a grueling five setter win. It looked like that kind of day during the first set of the fourth round match between Wimbledon champions and World number one player, Novak Djokovic, and Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov. About 70 minutes later with all three sets in the beg, Djokovic was in the quarterfinals. More

Roger Federer Drops a Set In Third Round Win over Marin Cilic

Posted on 3 Sep, 2011, by in Tennis

Roger Federer didn’t look his unbeatable old self. He hasn’t looked like that since 2007 and shades of 2009, but despite a wobble and vulnerability showing during the second set and much of the third, the Five time US Open champions beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, advancing into the third round and beating Marin Cilic for the third time in three matches. More

Andy Murray With HUGE Comeback While Nadal Eases Through

Posted on 2 Sep, 2011, by in Tennis

Kind of an opposite day for the World’s number two and number four. Andy Murray was behind by two sets against Robin Haase but made an incredible comeback to push through into the third round? Rafael Nadal? He needed only two sets against Nicolas Mahut before the Frenchman retired just over an hour into the match. More

Rafael Nadal Struggling Early

Posted on 31 Aug, 2011, by in Tennis

Rafael Nadal, if you remember or not, is the defending US Open champion. He certainly hasn’t looked like that any time he faced Novak Djokovic this year, and he wasn’t exactly cruising yesterday in his first round match facing Andrey Golubev, ranked 98th in the world. Nadal won, but far from convincingly. More

Is Andy Murray the Man to Stop Novak Djokovic at the US Open?

Posted on 22 Aug, 2011, by in Tennis

The pain was too much. The body to weary. Winning both Montreal and Cincinnati is a gruesome task, even for someone with a nearly perfect year like Novak Djokovic. His second loss of the 2011 tennis season came before Andy Murry could win the second set. Djokovic’s shoulder was killing him. Andy Murray made quick and easy work against the World’s number one, winning 6-4 and 3-0 before Djokovic raised the white flag. More