Official Tennis Thread - US Open is here

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  1. Wendel Clark

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    Andreescu gets Sasnovich first round. Then maybe a rematch with Mertens, then Keys/Anisimova possible. Then the match we all want, Osaka
     
  2. Wendel Clark

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    Staying up late in Vegas to watch the Bibi match
     
  3. Wendel Clark

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    Fell asleep half way through. Looked really rusty. But she was able to keep composure and pull it off
     
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    Replay is on TC right now. Have it on in the background, she's all over the place in a bad 2nd set. 13-straight wins in 3-set matches is just absurd.
     
  5. Wendel Clark

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    I fell asleep at 6-2 2-3. Her serving was off the most. Hell it was 0-2 in the first set and she won 6 straight.

    I still don’t understand how she can turn it back on in the 3rd sets like she does. It’s crazy
     
  6. Wendel Clark

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    She got to be on her A game against Mertens next match. Was keeping track of mertens/matric and mertens was serving lights out
     
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    Murray starting to find his game, gets a really nice win over Berrettini in Beijing.

    Bibi and Halep officially qualify for the WTA Finals in Shenzhen, joining Barty and the good Pliskova.
     
  8. Wendel Clark

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    Wtf is up with Kerber. She can’t do anything at the moment
     
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  9. paulski

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    Her entire season turned to shit after she got brutalised in Melbourne by (I think) Denise Collins. Still remains upset of the year for me. :idk:
     
  10. SC

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    Kerber is also sans-coach at the moment, I believe.
     
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  11. Wendel Clark

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    well remember she made the finals and Bibi beat her in Indian wells and then again in Miami. Looks like she made the finals in eastbourne during grass season and then the free fall started
     
  12. SC

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    Interesting read and idea here.
     
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  13. Wendel Clark

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    Great win for Bibi. Mertens really tough. Got Brady next after she upset Keys. Then hopefully we get the Osaka match
     
  14. Doc Louis

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    Svitolina -Kenin match is.. Interesting. Svitolina's coach came down to talk with her about being more positive etc. Something about the grind from tour and playing each other so much in tournaments getting to her.
     
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  15. Wendel Clark

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    3 times this year. Including Canada and Cincinnati In back to back weeks
     
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  16. Willpépé

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    Looks like Chung is finally getting healthy. He beat Cilic this morning.
     
  17. SC

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    On the flip-side, what a rough season for Cilic after a career year last year. Just hasn't been able to get anything going.
     
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    Querrey broken serving for the match again Schwartzman. Wow.
     
  19. Wendel Clark

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    what happened to sam this year? I haven’t heard much from him
     
  20. SC

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    Had some sort of ab injury early and just hasn't found his game outside of two weeks of the grass season.
     
  21. Wendel Clark

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    Bibi/Osaka tomorrow. Get the popcorn ready
     
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  22. Willpépé

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    Without getting my protractor and abacus out, do you know what time that will be GMT -5 US Eastern? Approximate?
     
  23. Wendel Clark

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    Order of play has it being the last match tomorrow, so it'd be not before 9am ET. Depending on how late the mens match goes.
     
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    FAA-Sascha Zverev getting ready to start on TC.
     
  25. SC

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    Bibi and Osaka on court on TC.

    Unrelated, some reporting out there that the WTA is in talks with Tennis Australia about a WTA team event, similar to the ATP Cup thing.
     
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  26. Willpépé

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    Any idea if that is a permanent stadium or something they retrofit for the tournament?
     
  27. SC

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    Believe I read it's the National Tennis Center, so permanent. And open to the public when this tournament isn't there.
     
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    Bibi broken out of nowhere serving for the set.
     
  29. Wendel Clark

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    Well that changed quick. FUCK
     
  30. SC

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    She's shook.
     
  31. Wendel Clark

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    Then she comes back and breaks Osaka wtf
     
  32. SC

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    Heck of a turnaround to take the set.
     
  33. Willpépé

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    Well that didnt disappoint.
     
  34. Wendel Clark

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    Shes just got that something special. She was in pure control of the set up a double break and then boom she gets rattled a little bit. But flips the switch and still wins the set.
     
  35. Wendel Clark

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    Welp looks like its going to go 3. Lets see if Bibi can keep the streak going
     
  36. SC

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    Bibi finds a break in the 3rd.
     
  37. SC

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    ....And gives it right back.
     
  38. Wendel Clark

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    This match is as good as we hoped for
     
  39. SC

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    Some fantastic return winners from Naomi. Goodness.
     
  40. Wendel Clark

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    If these 2 play like this, theyll be 1 & 2 in the world for years to come. Going to be fantastic.

    All streaks must come to an end.
     
  41. SC

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    What a match. Many more of those, please.
     
  42. Wendel Clark

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  43. SC

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    Rafa out of Shanghai with a wrist injury.
     
  44. Wendel Clark

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    Pretty crazy stat

     
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    Murray-Fognini quite fun now on TC.
     
  46. SC

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    Murray broken serving for the match twice in the third set, then Fabio plays a great TB to take it.

    Fognini intentionally yelled out during Murray hitting a ball, and the ref didn't do anything and Murray lost it.
     
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    Gotta stay up late, but FAA gets another shot at Tsitsipas just after midnight on TC.
     
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  48. Wendel Clark

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    then shapo djokovic in the morning
     
  49. SC

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    Coco Gauff wins her 2nd round match in Linz, and moves into the top-100. Barring something drastic, she’ll be in the main draw at the Aussie Open.
     
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    Oh fuck. First Woz, now Danielle.