Wednesday, September 8, 2010
US OPEN DAY 10
5 out of 6 correct selections yesterday.The one I missed was Stan the Man beating Querrey in 5 .Did say it was a 50/50 call.Querrey was the last American male standing! Here is an except from a blog that describes the difference between the Americans and the Euro's
Americans serve bigger but don’t move as well as the Euros. Their two-handed backhands largely limit their games to the backcourt. They rally and blast, rather than construct, from the baseline. Isner has had a great year, but Youzhny was the superior player in all facets the other night. Ditto for Fish—great year, but he was outclassed by Djokovic. Querrey and Wawrinka were dead even for four sets, but Wawrinka’s one-hand backhand gave him the flexibility to mix in a new look after four hours.Read the the rest of the Article here.
Another interesting article on Stan Wawrinka the other Swiss player .LINK
So questions again will be asked of American Tennis and their Development programs! America and Australia used to be the World powers of tennis.Australian tennis is in worse shape than the Americans and really apart from Stosur it was as I predicted a pathetic showing by the Aussies at the US Open.
Selections for Day 10
Kaia Kanepi Vs Vera Zvonareva - Kanepi has had a great tournament so far and so in fact has Vera.This should be tight and just giving the nod to the Russian.
Gail Monfils Vs Novak Djokovic - The Djoker is far from joking this tournament!
Caroline Wozniacki Vs Dominika Cibulkova- Have to go with the top seed.
Robin Soderling Vs Roger Federer - Match of the day ! This is going to really test Federer.I am expecting this to be close.I'm hoping for a Fed and Rafa final.So will go with the Fed express.
SELECTIONS FOR THE NEXT ROUND OF COMPETITION ATTACH TO THIS POST.
My Blog always gets busy around Grandslam time and increasing hits world wide.I am posting a picture of hits and country's that have logged on to my page over the past few days.