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Friday, August 31, 2012

Thanks For All the Hot Memories Sexy Roddick






He wasn't called A-Rod for nothing!  His rod was definitely one of the reasons why many gay men like me loved watching him play (and yeah, take off his shirt during his practice sessions - thanks for the yummy memories Andy!!).  His legacy to tennis is secure though and his achievements in the Grand Slams and the Davis Cup speaks for itself.  I just hope he goes as deep as he can in this year's US Open so we can still see a few matches from him.

Bradley Kahn: Player Ranked Outside the Top 100 Who Has Reached the Second Round of the US Open 2012

Bradley Klahn, ranked #489 in the world, secured a spot in the second round of the US Open 2012, after he defeated former top 10 player Jurgen Melzer of Austria, ranked #36 in the world.  He was dismissed though by Richard Gasquet in their second round match today, Gasquet ranked #14 in the world.
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Steve Johnson: Player Ranked Outside the Top 100 Who Reached the Third Round of the US Open 2012

Steve Johnson, American collegiate player, has already reached the third round of this year's US Open, despite being ranked #246 in the world.  He won his first round match against American Rajeev Ram, ranked #95 in the world, then won over the talented Ernests Gulbis of Latvia in the second round, ranked #145 in the world.

He now faces serious competition in the third round as he's slated to meet Frenchman Richard Gasquet, ranked #14.
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Ernests Gulbis: Player Ranked Outside the Top 100 Who Reached the Second Round of the US Open 2012

Ernests Gulbis is one of the most erratic players in the ATP Tour and also one of the most talented.  Currently ranked #145 due to his inconsistent tour play, he still had it in him to dispatch German veteran Tommy Haas who has had a great summer, in the first round of this US Open.  However, he lost to American collegiate player Steve Johnson in the second round, who is ranked #245.
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Tommy Robredo: Player Ranked Outside the Top 100 Who Reached the Second Round of the US Open 2012

One of my favorite players of his generation, Tommy Robredo is back in the mix, and has reached the second round of this year's US Open 2012, winning over 27th seed Andreas Seppi 61 75 63 in his first round match.  In fact, Robredo has actually reached the fourth round here seven times!  Impressive!  

His second round opponent is Leonardo Mayer of Germany, ranked #63 in the world. He might have a good chance there, however, Juan Martin Del Potro is also lurking in his side of the draw.  Anyway, it's just great to see him play again!
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Arrival of Laura Robson

For the past year or so, there has been a buzz surrounding Laura Robson, one of Britain's best hopes for women's tennis.  She finally showed her potential in this US Open, as she held her nerve and displayed her power game for all the world to see, as she dispatched the well-loved Kim Clijsters in the second round of the US Open.  

Laura just played superbly showing great serves, powerful groundstrokes and she did not panic at all as Kim fought her way back several times in the first and second sets.  Laura just knew how to pick herself up when she made bad shots.  At 18, that's an impressive sign of maturity!  

In her third round match, she outplayed French Open champion Li Na, playing much better and showing no fear or nerves at all.  With that win, she secures a spot in the fourth round, the first time she does that - and she will meet, yet another grand slam champion, this time, the defending US Open champion!
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Saying Goodbye to Kim Clijsters the Second Time Around

When I saw the draw, I knew Laura Robson was going to be a tough opponent for Kim Clijsters, but I didn't fully expect her to bundle out Kim in two sets!  I actually thought Kim would be able to reach as far as the semifinals before bowing out, but it was not meant to be, as Laura played superb tennis and held her nerve throughout their match today.

My favorite Kim moment was her epic French Open final with Serena Williams, way back in 2002 I think.  Anyway, it was probably one of the best women's French Open finals I have seen and Kim played superbly well, although she lost to Serena.  At that time, Kim was still tagged as the best player NOT to have won a Grand Slam.  Of course, she made reparations for that years later, and she now has several Grand Slam titles to her name.

We'll definitely miss you Kim, au revoir!
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Olga Puchkova: Player Ranked Outside the Top 100 Who Reached the Third Round of the US Open 2012

Russian Olga Puchkova, ranked #143 in the world, defeated American Irina Falconi, ranked #109 in the world, in the first round of the US Open 2012 76(5) 67(2) 63.   She then defeated Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands, ranked #74 in the world, in the second round 57 62 75 . 

She will next face Sara Errani of Italy, ranked #10 in the world.
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Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino: Player Ranked Outside the Top 100 Who Reached the Second Round of the US Open 2012

Tatjana Malek: Player Ranked Outside the Top 100 Who Reached the Second Round of the US Open 2012