Showing posts with label US Open. Show all posts
Showing posts with label US Open. Show all posts

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Alexander Zverev to face Dominic Thiem at US Open 2020 final

Alexander Zverev to face Dominic Thiem at US Open 2020 final Alexander Zverev beat Pablo Carreno Busta 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 and reached the US Open final. He will play against Dominic Thiem for the title. "I actually looked at the scoreboard when I was down two sets to love," Zverev said. "I was like, 'I can't believe it. I'm playing in a semi-final, I'm supposed to be the favorite and I have no chance, I'm playing that bad. "So I knew I had to come up with better tennis and I knew that I had to be more stable."

Thiem into U.S. Open final

Thiem into U.S. Open final Dominic Thiem defeated Daniil Medvedev 6-2 7-6(7) 7-6(5) to reach the U.S. Open 2020 final where he will face Zverev. "For sure (it was) the toughest straight-sets win I ever had because could have been easily completely different," said Thiem. Thiem seized the early momentum inside the Arthur Ashe Stadium, handily carrying the first set without dropping a single first-serve point, but a double fault and a forehand error saw him hand Medvedev the break and the early lead in the second. Thiem spent the remainder of the set playing catch up, converting on a critical break to level the score 5-5 before tMedvedev dragged it into a tiebreak.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Thiem beats De Minaur, reaches U.S. Open semi-final

Thiem beats De Minaur, reaches U.S. Open semi-final Dominic Thiem crushed Alex de Minaur 6-1 6-2 6-4 and made it into the semi-finals of the U.S. Open where he will play against Daniil Medvedev. Thiem needed a little over two hours to record the win under the closed roof of Arthur Ashe Stadium despite being put under constant pressure by De Minaur, who is nicknamed 'Demon' and known for his never-say-die attitude and speedy court coverage. De Minaur advanced to the net at every opportunity to disrupt Thiem's baseline game and while the plan worked initially the 27-year-old Austrian adjusted and started finding winners past his advancing opponent.

Medvedev into U.S. Open semis

Medvedev into U.S. Open semis Daniil Medvedev defeated Andrey Rublev 7-6(6), 6-3, 7-6(5) to reach the US Open semifinals where he will face Dominic Thiem. "Experience plays a big role," Medvedev said. "The fact that I was already one time in U.S. Open semi-final helps a lot. Same court, same conditions, no crowd. And I think it will help me a little bit." After reaching the semis without losing a set, the third-seeded Russian is now bookmakers' favourite to claim his maiden Grand Slam title on Sunday. "That helps a lot in the long term of the tournament," he said of playing three-set matches. "So I'm happy about it. That's why physically I'm quite good.

Pavic and Soares win U.S. Open men's doubles title

Pavic and Soares win U.S. Open men's doubles title Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares won the U.S. Open men's doubles title after beating Wesley Koolhof and Nikola Mektic 7-5 6-3. In their first Grand Slam men's doubles final as a team, Pavic did damage with his powerful serve while Soares did well to force their opponents into difficult shots and they sealed the win when Mektic sent a backhand volley into the net. "That's what we practise for and that's what we were tying to do during those five months off, working for this moment," Soares said during the trophy presentation.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Rublev beats Berrettini at 2020 US Open

Rublev beats Berrettini at 2020 US Open Andrey Rublev made it past Matteo Berrettini with a 4-6 6-3 6-3 6-3 win at the U.S. Open. Rublev rallied from the loss of the opening set to seal the victory over the sixth seed in what was a stark contrast to last year's encounter at the same stage where the Russian was outclassed in straight sets. "I remember last year he was playing really well. Instead of accepting it, I was complaining, I was nervous," Rublev said.

Minaur beats Pospisil to reach U.S. Open last eight

Minaur beats Pospisil to reach U.S. Open last eight Alex de Minaur defeated Vasek Pospisil 7-6(6) 6-3 6-2 to reach his first Grand Slam quarter-final at the US Open. Minaur will next play Dominic Thiem, who beat Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-6(4), 6-1, 6-1. The opening set unfolded like the first round of a prize fight with both players probing for openings and neither managing a single break chance.

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball Novak Djokovic is out of the US Open after being disqualified during his match againt Pablo Carreno Busta. Djokovic accidentally hit a line judge in the neck when he hit the ball back off his racket. He had just lost a point in the opening set. Players who hit another person on the court automatically are disqualified from the competition. He realized it immediately and approached the person. Carreno Busta advanced to the quarterfinals. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

Martin Fucsovics makes shot of the Day at US Open

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Martin Fucsovics makes shot of the Day at US Open Marton Fucsovics leaves Frances Tiafoe speechless as he goes around the net in Round 3 of the US Open 2020!

Tiafoe reaches 4th round at Open

Tiafoe reaches 4th round at Open Frances Tiafoe defeated Marton Fucsovics 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the 4th round at the 2020 US Open. "I knew this was big to get to the second week," Tiafoe said. "I really wanted to keep this run going." He will next face Daniil Medvedevy.

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Djokovic advances in New York

Djokovic advances in New York Novak Djokovic made it past Jan-Lennard Struff with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 win to advance to the fourth round of the U.S. Open. Nole will next face Pablo Carreno Busta. The Serb was never in real trouble, only drama came early on when Struff had break point opportunities but could not convert against Djokovic's serve in the first game. The players stayed on serve until Struff sent a forehand wide on break point to give Djokovic a 5-3 lead. The Serb held to love the next game after firing an unreturnable serve to take the first set and coasted the rest of the way.

Shapovalov reaches U.S. Open last 16

Shapovalov reaches U.S. Open last 16 Denis Shapovalov defeated Taylor Fritz 3-6 6-3 4-6 7-6(5) 6-2 and reached the U.S. Open fourth round. He will next play David Goffin who beat Filip Krajinovic 6-1 7-6(5) 6-4. The entertaining 3-1/2 hour match ended with Shapovalov back in the 1ast 16 at Flushing Meadows for the first time since he made his U.S. Open debut in 2017.

Tsitsipas beaten by Coric at US Open

Tsitsipas beaten by Coric at US Open Borna Coric upset Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(2) 6-4 4-6 7-5 7-6(4) in the third round of the 2020 US Open. Coric, who will plat Jordan Thompson next, staged a remarkable comeback to reach the fourth round after the fifth set tiebreak. The 27th seed had looked down for the count when Tsitsipas twice served for the match in the fourth set but the Greek faltered with victory in his grasp. Coric again had to come from a break down in the fifth but looked indefatigable even after 4 1/2 hours on court and secured a famous victory on his second match point.

Friday, September 4, 2020

Auger-Aliassime beats Murray at US Open 2020

Auger-Aliassime beats Murray at US Open 2020 Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Andy Murray 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the U.S. Open. Auger-Aliassime dominated throughout, compiling a 52-9 edge in total winners, including 24 aces, and taking 41 of the 46 points when he put his first serve in play. Perhaps even more notably, Auger-Aliassime never faced so much as a single break point against Murray, one of the game's great returners. "Life is funny because I came here as a kid in 2011 and watched Andy play Feliciano Lopez in the third round," Auger-Aliassime said. "It's crazy that nine years later, I'm playing him here and getting the win.

Dimitrov out of US Open

Dimitrov out of US Open Grigor Dimitrov was upset by Marton Fucsovics at the second-round of the US Open 2020. The Bulgarian, who has been ranked as high as number three in the world in his career, fell to 66th-ranked in five sets. Fucsovics downed Dimitrov 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in 4hr 50min. Dimitrov became the second-highest men's seed to exit the tournament after Cristian Garin, seeded 13th, lost in five sets on Wednesday.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Djokovic through at US Open 2020

Djokovic through at US Open 2020 Novak Djokovic moved into the third round of the US Open after beating Kyle Edmund 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. "I'm really glad having an early kind of tough match because it kind of serves me better I think for the rest of the tournament," said Djokovic. The Serbian superstar is looking to close the gap on Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, both absent from Flushing Meadows, in the race for the all-time men's Slam singles title record. The 33-year-old is on 17, with Nadal on 19 and Federer on 20.

Tsitsipas wins US Open second rund match

Tsitsipas wins US Open second rund match Stefanos Tsitsipas made it past Maxime Cressy with a 7-6(2) 6-3 6-4 win to reach the third round of the U.S. Open. Tsitsipas had to fight off a set point against Cressy, who fired 21 aces and rushed the net 92 times. "My experience in playing in Arthur Ashe was one of the best," he said. "Getting a first glance and a first taste of Arthur Ashe is great for me, despite difficult conditions."

Shapovalov comes through to reach US Open third round

Shapovalov comes through to reach US Open third round Denis Shapovalov defeated Kwon Soon-woo 6-7(5) 6-4 6-4 6-2 in the second round of the U.S. Open and will next play Taylor Fritz. Shapovalov was in trouble against the unheralded South Korean, losing the first set in a tiebreak and going 4-2 down in the third after leveling up the contest. He broke back for 4-3 and called a medical timeout to have some treatment on his hip area before storming to victory by winning 10 of the last 12 games.

Cameron Norrie into US Open third round

Cameron Norrie into US Open third round Cam Norrie beat Federico Coria 6-3 6-4 6-4 and reached the third round of the US Open. Norrie brushed aside Coria to set up a third round clash with Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, who defeated Hubert Hurkacz in four sets. He barely looked back after fashioning a double-break advantage in the opening set, moving seamlessly one set away from victory.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Thiem through to second round at US OPEN

Thiem through to second round at US OPEN

Dominic Thiem advanced was leading 7-6(6) 6-3 when Jaume Munar retired.

"I was happy with the way I was fighting, because it wasn't easy to play him," Thiem said.

"The courts are very different this year, the court seemed to be slow inside. It was a little bit windy, but we had some good rallies.

"I felt I was playing good. I played a good tiebreak, which was pretty comfortable, then I'm sorry for what has happened."