Posted: August 31st, 2011 | Author: Macmarlon | Filed under: Tennis | Tags: Ana Ivanovic, Arthur Ashe, Arthur Ashe Stadium, Caroline Wozniacki, Competiton, Deepness, Food Poisoning, Four Points, Francesca Schiavone, French Open, French Open Champ, Jovanovski, Line Judge, Niland, Novak Djokovic, Open Champion, Open Champions, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Straight Sets | No Comments »
The first competition as defending U.S. Open champion was only just a tour de force of Rafael Nadal.
He would go down after in a set, after that return. Go down after, come back.
His serve was busted six times. His shots did not have their usual deepness. He wanted to save seven set points throughout the second set.
Locked in a fight, for closely three hours, the second-seeded Nadal finally obtained past 98th-ranked Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 6-3, 7-6(1), 7-5 on Tuesday night to arrive the second round.
Nadal conded, “I was a little bit lucky to win today in straight sets.”
Serena Williams, three-time U.S. Open champion followed Nadal into Arthur Ashe Stadium for her first singles competition in the tournament since her 2009 diatribe at a line judge. She never was challenged by 54th ranked Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia, requiring below an hour to win 6-1, 6-1.
It as well did not get long to observe that the right should of Novak Djokovic, the top-seed is feeling good.
He started his first-round competiton with a 121- mph service champion. He closed that game with a 120 mph ace four points afterward.
Playing his first competition since August 21, when he give up for the reason of a sore, tired shoulder, Djokovic achieved a 6-0, 5-1 lead prior to 197th ranked Conor Niland of Ireland retired after 44 minutes with food poisoning.
Day 2 of the tournament as well included wins of Caroline Wozniacki and previous French Open champions Francesca Schiavone and Ana Ivanovic and a loss by present French Open Champ Li Na.
Posted: August 26th, 2011 | Author: Macmarlon | Filed under: Tennis | Tags: 24 Years, Atp Rankings, Atp Tour, Atp World Tour, Australian Open, Cincinnati Masters, Crowns, England Club, French Open, Hot, Mardy Fish, Novak Djokovic, Open Winner, Practice Sessions, Profession, Quarter Finals, Rafael Nadal, Straight Sets, Tour Titles, Wimbledon | No Comments »
World No.2 Rafael Nadal said man in form Noval Djokovic is worthy as a No. 1 rank in the men’s singles ATP Rankings, where he played outstanding season in his profession.
Novak Djokovic, 24 years old, has won two Grand Slam crowns at Australian Open and Wimbledon including six ATP World Tour titles. Djokovic is the one of the hot favorites to confirm the title at US Open this year at Flushing Meadows, according to Nadal. The latter has ended a profession Grand Slam by defeating Djokovic in the 2010 US Open finals in four sets. The only player to win three successive major championships in a season with French Open, Wimbledon and US Open is no other than Nadal.
The 2011 French Open winner said that he was amazed by the ability of Djokovic to keep constantly strong of mind and he wants to congratulate him. Djokovic had 57-2 win loss record in the season, where Nadal shocked 5-0 win loss head-to-head record against Djokovic in this year. Djokovic rose to No. 1 position, after arriving the 2011 Wimbledon final at All England Club. Nadal says he is not yet thinking about some new plans versus Djokovic, where he is busy with his practice sessions for US Open title.
Nadal was disappointed at the Cincinnati Masters, after losing the quarter finals to Mardy Fish in straight sets. However, he has been working at the Center Court, prior to the US Open from next Monday, where he will play his opening round versus Andrey Golubey of Kazakhstan.
Posted: August 24th, 2011 | Author: Macmarlon | Filed under: Tennis | Tags: Ahead, Atp World Tour, Career, Cincinnati Masters, Lost, Michael Russell, Nikolay Davydenko, Occasion, Open Affair, Score Line, Straight Sets, Ukraine, United States, Winston Salem | No Comments »
Nikolay Davydenko, the World No. 3, will fight against Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine in the second round of the 2011 Winston Salem Open tournament on Wednesday at 16:05 GMT.
Nikolay Davydenko, a Russian star has defeated Michael Russell of United States in the opening round with a 6-2 and 6-2 in the 2011 Winston Salem Open tournament on Tuesday at Winston Salem.
Davydenko has played good in the first round, where he is looking better, prior to the US Open affair this month in New York. Davydenko who is 30 years old will get on Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round of the event on Wednesday, which it is the portion of the ATP World Tour 250 Series of the 2011 ATP World Tour.
Sergiy Stakhovsky, the World No. 41 ranked, has conquered Andrey Golubey in though three sets with a 6-1, 2-6 and 6-2 score line on Tuesday. Stakhovsky, the Ukraine star has been every time playing good in this season, where he has lost in the first round of Nikolay Davydenko, the Cincinnati Masters Russian in straight sets. He must play firm to win the competition and move to next round of the event.
Both the players are facing for the third occasion, where Davydenko is ahead with a 2-0 win-loss confronting each other record versus Stakhoysky in career. The duo has previous meet at 2011 Cincinnati Masters, where Davydenko beaten Stakhovsky in directly sets with a 6-2 and 7-6 (5). The chances helps Davydenko could win the competition and go on to the third round of the 2011 Winston Salem Open tournament on Wednesday.