Andrea’s Top Five…of the 2011 US Open

Best Matches 5. Samantha Stosur def. Maria Kirilenko 6-2 6-7 (15) 6-3: Samantha Stosur not only won her first Grand Slam title at this year’s US Open, but she took part in several very memorable matches. After her incredibly tight match against Nadia Petrova, Sam looked poised to make quick work of another Russia, Maria […]

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Aussie Aussie Aussie

Ten years ago, Lleyton Hewitt won his first Grand Slam title at the US Open. Today, Samantha Stosur became the first Aussie since Lleyton to hoist a Grand Slam trophy. She’s the first Australian woman to win a Grand Slam in over 30 years and did so against the odds. Sam spent more time on […]

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Friday Funnies – US Open Edition

Alright, I know I kind of retired Friday Funnies (and it’s technically not even Friday in my timezone anymore), but there’s been a lot of great videos coming out of the US Open over the last two weeks and I wanted to collect them all in one play for your enjoyment. Now, if you’ve been […]

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US Open Day 6 Order of Play

My own US Open adventures are back on track, and I will be tweeting up a storm for you guys all weekend. To be honest, tomorrow’s order of play is pretty spectacular, so let’s jump right in. Recommended matches appear in bold. Arthur Ashe Stadium (11am, 7pm) Caroline Wozniacki v. Vania King Roger Federer v. […]

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US Open Day 5 Order of Play

We’re hitting the tail end of Week 1, which means there are lots of good matches to been seen. Here’s Friday’s schedule of play. Suggested matches appear in bold. Match play begins at 11am and the night session will start at 7pm. Also, remember how much I like doubles? There’s an awful lot of it […]

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Fashion Update – Nike for the US Open

I guess I’m a little late to the party, but I previewed the Adidas outfits so I think it’s only fair that I take a crack at the Nike team. On the whole, I have to give the edge to Nike. None  of their players look like clowns that might give small children nightmares and […]

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The Case for Doubles

I am by no means the average tennis fan. I’m unhealthily attached to twitter, willingly become nocturnal (but without the sleeping during the day part) for most of the winter, and could probably name the vast majority of the ATP Top 100 from memory. Oh wait, I actually know a lot of those. So, it’s probably no […]

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US Open Day 4 Order of Play

It’s hard to believe that we’re more than half way through the first week already, but here we are. Once again, I’ll be keeping tabs on the action from home, but have no fear, I’ll be back tweeting from the grounds on Day 5. If you’ve been paying attention, you know the deal. My suggested […]

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US Open Day 3 Order of Play

Good evening folks. You’re probably watching Serena dismantle Bojana Jovanovski at the moment, but let’s look ahead to tomorrow’s order of play. Now, I won’t be on the grounds tomorrow as I have to return to my real life, but I’ll be back with live coverage on Friday. I will also be posting my impressions […]

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US Open Day 2 Order of Play

Here’s the schedule of play for Day 2 of the US Open. It’s action packed, so if you happen to have the day off, make your way down to Flushing Meadows to watch some great tennis. My choices are in bold. Feel free to stop by and say hello. Arthur Ashe Stadium (Starts at 11am) […]

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