Thu, September 16, 2010

The US Open 2010

Nadal tops Djokovic for US Open title, career Slam

Rafael Nadal won his first U.S. Open title to complete a career Grand Slam, beating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 Monday in a thrilling final filled with fantastic shotmaking by both men and interrupted by a thunderstorm a day after it was postponed by rain. Full story

BACKGROUND

US Tennis Open

Since 1987, the US Open has been chronologically the fourth and final tennis major comprising the Grand Slam tennis tournament each year. It will be held from August 30 to September 12 this year.

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Djokovic stuns Federer, has Nadal in US Open final

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Gritty Youzhny reaches US Open semis

2010-09-10 02:41:00 GMT SINA.com Mikhail Youzhny of Russia reached the US Open semi-finals for the second time with a 3-6, 7-6 (9/7), 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 win over Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka.

Youzhny beats Wawrinka in 5 sets in Open quarters

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King/Shvedova lift U.S. Open women's doubles title

2010-09-14 02:14:49 GMT Xinhua English NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- U.S.-Kazakhstan pair Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova saved a match point to win the U.S. Open women's doubles title through a third-set tiebreaker on Monday.

Clijsters beats Zvonareva for 3rd US Open title

2010-09-12 10:29:28 GMT SINA.com Getting to every ball, putting most shots right where she wanted them, Kim Clijsters was so dominant in the U.S. Open final that it would have taken a perfect performance to top her.

Clisjters dispatches Venus into second straight US Open final

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Nadal celebrates US Open win

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Rafael Nadal poses with his trophy after US Open win

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