Sam Stosur Wins the 2011 U.S. Open

First of all – not many people got a chance to see it…but the Women’s Doubles Championship was phenomenal here in Arthur Ashe Stadium yesterday. Defending Champions Vania King and Yaroslava Schvedoda had Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond beat, but amazingly the veterans were able to fight their way back and won the Championship in […]

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Ceremony Redemption? – You Decide.

Hey – someone remembered all of the words to the National Anthem! Prior to the 2011 U.S. Open Women’s Singles Championship yesterday – Queen Latifah performed the National Anthem with the Jubilee Choir here in Arthur Ashe Stadium, as part of our 9-11 tribute… Someone recorded it on a Flipcam off their television – found […]

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An Epic Day of Tennis in Flushing…

Okay…let’s all try and catch our breath after the day we’ve had here in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2011 U.S. Open. And how did the day begin? Like EVERY day at this year’s Open, so it seems – with RAIN. Just as we were getting started, a shower unloaded on us right before we […]

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An Action Packed Final Four Days

As you can imagine, with all the rain we’ve had at the 2011 US Open, it is a mad scramble to get the tournament completed. As I write, on a Friday Night in Flushing, we’ve completed two Men’s Singles Quarterfinal matches. Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray both won their matches over Andy Roddick and John […]

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Day-11 – Cloudy, but DRY for now…

Grand Slam Tennis Tournaments feature the biggest names in the sport, but let’s be honest – the 2011 U.S. Open thus far will be remembered for the names Irene and Lee. Hurricane Irene dampened Arthur Ashe Kids Day, and forced the USTA to cancel an Opening Ceremony with Taio Cruz that would have been the […]

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Day-9 at the U.S. Open – Washed Out

Welcome to Day-Nine of the 2011 U.S. Open!…a complete washout. So we’ll try this again, weather permitting, starting tomorrow morning at 11:00am. Knock on wood – hopefully this means we’ll be rain free for the finals weekend. Seriously…thanks to rain, we’ve stayed here until Monday for three years running now! See you tomorrow at the […]

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