Tuesday, August 27, 2013
The U.S. Open is in full swing, and tennis, like baseball, is not driven by a clock. Matches can stretch out over several hours, and a day watching the pros play in Flushing Meadows, Queens can easily turn into night.
Monday, August 29, 2011
By Amy Eddings
I'm heading out to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows on Monday. It was Venus Williams against Russia's Vesna Dolonts and Roger Federer against Santiago Giraldo of Colombia.
Friday, September 10, 2010
Tennis fans will be glued to their screens this weekend to watch the final rounds of the 2010 U.S. Open. The Women's Singles semi-finals will be held on Friday, with top seed Caroline Wozniacki taking on Vera Zvonareva and Venus Williams looking to get revenge against Kim Clijsters for the Belgian's victory over Serena Williams last year. But the real money is on the men: Will arch-rivals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer meet at the net for the first time at a U.S. Open Final?
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
By Fred Mogul : Reporter, WNYC News
Qualifying matches get underway Tuesday for the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadow. The men’s seeds were announced Monday, with Rafael Nadal taking the top slot. The Spaniard , ranked No. 1, is trying to win the only Grand Slam missing from his trophy case. Roger Federer, who’s won five of the last six U.S. Opens is the second seed.