Sunday, September 12, 2010
By Amy Eddings
I really wanted to see a Rafa/Roger final at the US Open. In the press box, we were quietly rooting for it. It would have been a compelling and dramatic story. But Novak Djokovic spoiled the storyline, with his dramatic, hard-fought upset of Federer in their semifinal.
Monday, September 06, 2010
As the players ended the first week of the U.S. Open, many familiar faces moved on: Venus Williams advanced in straight sets, and Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal both won. Amy Eddings, host of "All Things Considered" on New York Public Radio, was at the U.S. Open on Sunday. She wraps up all the weekend's action.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
The U.S. Open began yesterday, and a number of storylines are appearing. Who will take advantage on the women's side of the absence of Serena Williams and Justine Henin? And can Rafael Nadal win his first U.S. Open title and complete his Career Grand Slam? Diane Pucin is a sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times, and she's in New York following the Open. She helps us take a look at the week's big matches.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
- BAGHDAD TAKEOUT: A suicide attack rocked Baghdad this morning, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens. Joining us from Baghdad is The New York Times' John Leland.
- SPORTS TAKEOUT: Earlier today, Rafael Nadal bowed out of the Australian Open after he suffered a knee injury during his quarterfinal game against Andy Murray. Jon Wertheim, senior writer at Sports Illustrated joins us from Melbourne, Australia to explain what happened.