Browsing 2012 US Open

Andy Murray, Finally a Grand Slam Champion

Posted on 10 Sep, 2012, by in Tennis

After winning the gold medal in London, it seemed like this was the year Andy Murray finally comes through on his Grand Slam promise. After five topsy turvy hours inside the Arthur Ashe stadium against a stubborn and never ending Novak Djokovic, the 25 year old Scot won his first major, becoming the first British player since Fred Perry in 1936 to do it. More

2012 US Open Final – Djokovic vs Murray Predictions

Posted on 10 Sep, 2012, by in Tennis

For just the third time in their career, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic will face off in a Grand Slam Final. If we’re to judge and predict the outcome of this one based on their Grand Slam encounters (0-2 to Djokovic) and their ability in the 2012 US Open so far, this one should be another title for the Nole. More

Roger Federer – Too Much Rust Means US Open Disappointment

Posted on 6 Sep, 2012, by in Tennis

There’s something about Tomas Berdych that makes Roger Federer uncomfortable, losing to the Czech player for the fourth time out of their last seven meetings, finding himself out of the US Open, for the first time in nine years, before the semifinal stage. More

Andy Roddick – Losing the Final Tennis Match of his Career

Posted on 5 Sep, 2012, by in Tennis

The problem in playing your final career match in Tennis is that you’re probably going to lose it. From the moment Andy Roddick announced that he’ll retire at the end of his road at the 2012 US Open, the countdown began. Eventually, it was Juan Martin del Potro, as expected, being too much for the 30 year old American in the fourth round of the tournament. More

US Open 2012 – Roger Federer Above the Rest of the Field

Posted on 23 Aug, 2012, by in Tennis

If there was any doubt as to who was the best man in Tennis after Federer lost in the Olympics final and took the Canadian Masters off, came his fantastic tournament at Cincinnati, including the win over Novak Djokovic in the final (6-0, 7-6), making the number one player on the ATP rankings the number one favorite to win the 2012 US Open. More

Roger Federer – Keeps Setting New Records

Posted on 20 Aug, 2012, by in Tennis

With the right kind of rest and as long as it’s not clay, Roger Federer is the best tennis player in the world, once again. The next addition to his never ending list of titles is the 2012 Cincinnati Masters, beating Novak Djokovic 6-0, 7-6 in the final, winning his sixth title of the year. More

Rafael Nadal Injuries – A Huge Blow to the World of Tennis

Posted on 16 Aug, 2012, by in Tennis

Instead of taking advantage of Novak Djokovic’s return to humanity from his superhuman 2011 season, Rafael Nadal keeps missing tournaments since losing early on at Wimbledon. First the Olympics, then the Canadian and Cincinnati Masters, and now finally the US Open. More

Andy Murray – Finally Beating Roger Federer in a big Match

Posted on 6 Aug, 2012, by in Tennis

Olympic gold medals in Tennis don’t matter that much. But when you’re Andy Murray, 0-4 in Grand Slam finals throughout your career, and especially with the final against Roger Federer and taking place at Wimbledon, it means much more than it usually does to other players. More

Tiger Woods, Despite Everything, With Another Career Worst

Posted on 18 Jun, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

It used to be an automatic for Tiger Woods. Winning majors, when heading into the weekend tied for the lead. He was 8 for 9 in that situation heading into Saturday of the 2012 US Open, tied for -1 along with Jim Furyk. Both of them imploded eventually, leaving the road open for Webb Simpson. But it was longer, more painful, as always, to watch Tiger going through another meltdown. More

John Peterson With a Hole-In-One at the US Open

Posted on 17 Jun, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

Tiger Woods falling behind in the 2012 US Open after sharing the lead is the big story this weekend from San Francisco, but some of the spotlight did go to John Peterson who made a hole-in-one on the 13th hole. More