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    How Daniil Medvedev beat Novak Djokovic at the 2021 US Open

    Daniil Medvedev wins the US Open Here's an analysis of Medvedev's denial of Novak Djokovic's Calendar Slam bid in the US Open final including a dive into how their previous meetings primed them for this match. https://jackedward.substack.com/p/issue36
  2. TheAssassin

    Rate the 2021 US Open

    After making a thread for the previous three Slams, I feel kind of obliged for this as well. :X3: Did you enjoy the past two weeks?
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    Under the Spotlight: Emma Raducanu at the US Open

    At only 18 years old, Emma Raducanu's run to the US Open quarterfinals has been extremely impressive. Can she go one step further or is beating Belinda Bencic a step too far? If you like the article, a wee subscribe to the blog goes a long way! https://jackedward.substack.com/p/issue35
  4. RaulRamirez

    Now that we've reached the Round of 16 ...

    (except for the Zverev/Sock match) ...here's a question. A. Can you name all the WTA players who have reached at least the Round of 16 in all 4 slams in 2021? B. Same question for the men: Name all the players who have reached at least the R of 16 in all 4 slams this year -- (one of them is...
  5. James P

    USO 2021 Ranking Permutations

    Time to analyze the permutations of results that will exist at the 2021 US Open. Rank Today Name ATP Points Today Dropping Live ATP Points on 8/30/21 2R 3R 4R QF SF F W 1 Djokovic 11,113 180 10,943 10,978 11,023 11,113 11,293 11,653 12,133 12,933 2 Medvedev 9,980 1200 8,790 8,825 8,870...
  6. Enceladus

    Happy 50th Birthday, Pete Sampras!

    Today, August 12, 2021, one of the greatest tennis players in the history of tennis, Pete Sampras, celebrates his 50th birthday. During his career, he won 14 Grand Slam titles and 64 ATP singles titles, while spending 286 weeks in first place in the ATP world rankings. He has won 7 times...
  7. James P

    US Open

    Could be wrong, but I believe this morning's official ATP and WTA rankings will be the cutoff for entry into main and qualifying draws. Meaning someone like a Kevin Anderson on a PR slid into a main draw slot without pushing the cutoff even lower. Effectively round about the top 100 have secured...
  8. Yugram

    Greater US Open player: Nadal vs Djokovic | 2021 Edition

    Titles Nadal: 4 in 15 participations [26.6%] Djokovic: 3 in 15 participations [20%] Finals Nadal: 5 in 15 [33.3%] (Lost to Djokovic in 2011) Djokovic: 8 in 15 [53.3%] (Lost to Federer in 2007; Nadal in 2010, 2013; Murray in 2012; Wawrinka in 2016) Semi Finals Nadal: 8 in 15 [53.3%]...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Borg, US Open final, 1980

    John McEnroe beat Bjorn Borg 7-6(4), 6-1, 6-7(5), 5-7, 6-4 in the US Open final, 1980 on hard court McEnroe was the defending champion. The two players had recently met in the Wimbledon final with Borg winning in 5 sets. The 2 would go onto play the final the following year also...
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    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Sampras, US Open final, 1992

    Stefan Edberg beat Pete Sampras 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(5), 6-2 in the US Open final, 1992 on hard court Edberg was the defending champion and this would turn out to be his last Slam title. Sampras was playing his first Slam final since his maiden title 2 years ago. He would go onto win the title...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Medvedev, US Open final, 2019

    Rafael Nadal beat Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in the US Open final, 2019 on hard court It was Nadal's 4th US Open title and he would go onto to finish the year ranked 1. This was Medvedev's first Slam final. He had reached the final of his last 3 hard court events (including a...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Agassi, US Open final, 2005

    Roger Federer beat Andre Agassi 6-3, 2-6, 7-6(1), 6-1 in the US Open final, 2005 on hard court Federer was the defending champion and would go onto win the next 3 editions of the event too. This would turn out to be Agassi's last Slam final and the last match between the two players...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Agassi, US Open final, 2002

    Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in the US Open final, 2002 on hard court The win gave Sampras a record extending 14th Slam title and an Open Era record tying 5th title. He hadn't won a title since 2000 Wimbledon. This would turn out to be his last match. Agassi would...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wawrinka vs Djokovic, US Open final, 2016

    Stan Wawrinka beat Novak Djokovic 6-7(1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 in the US Open final, 2016 on hard court It was Wawrinka's third Slam title. Djokovic was going for his third Slam of the year (following wins in Australia and France) and third US Open title Wawrinka won 144 points, Djokovic 143...
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    Match Stats/Report - del Potro vs Federer, US Open final, 2009

    Juan Martin del Potro beat Roger Federer 3-6, 7-6(5), 4-6, 7-6(4), 6-2 in the US Open final, 2009 on hard court del Potro was 20 years old and playing in his first Slam final. Federer had won French Open and Wimbledon earlier in the year, would go onto win the next Australian Open and...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Mecir, US Open final, 1986

    Ivan Lendl beat Miloslav Mecir 6-4, 6-2, 6-0 in the US Open final, 1986 on hard court Lendl was the defending champion and he would go onto win the title the following year also. Mecir was playing his first Slam final. The two would meet again in the '89 Australian Open final with...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Agassi vs Sampras, Australian Open & US Open finals, 1995

    Andre Agassi beat Pete Sampras 4-6, 6-1, 7-6(6), 6-4 in the Australian Open final, 1995 on hard court It was Agassi's first Australian Open, while Sampras had been the defending champion. The two would go onto meet in the finals of both Indian Wells (Sampras won) and Miami (Agassi...
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    Match Stats/Report - Murray vs Djokovic, US Open final, 2012

    Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic 7-6(10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 in the US Open final, 2012 on hard court The win gave Murray his first Slam title in his 4th final. Djokovic had been the defending champion. The two would go onto play the Australian Open final shortly after the following year...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Becker vs Lendl, US Open & Australian Open finals, 1989 & 1991

    Boris Becker beat Ivan Lendl 7-6(2), 1-6, 6-3, 7-6(4) in the US Open final, 1989 on hard court It would turn out to be Becker's sole title and final at the event. Lendl was playing what would turn out to be the last of his 8 consecutive finals at the event. Becker had recently won...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Edberg vs Courier, US & Australian Open finals, 1991 & 1992

    Stefan Edberg beat Jim Courier 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 in the US Open final, 1991 on hard court It was Edberg's first US Open title, he would finish the year ranked number 1 for the second year in a row and would go onto defend the title the following year. Courier was the reigning French Open...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Agassi, US Open final, 1990

    Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in the US Open final, 1990 on hard court It was Sampras' first Slam title. He was 19 years old and remains the youngest ever US Open champion. Agassi was 20 and playing his second Slam final of the year and of his career (previously lost...
  22. Enceladus

    Happy 40th Birthday, Lleyton Hewitt!

    Lleyton Hewitt, who is celebrating his 40th birthday today, spent a total of 80 weeks at the beginning of the 3rd millennium as the world's number one of men's tennis. When he first reached the top of the rankings in November 2001, he was 20 years old and nine months old, a record to this day...
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    Match Stats/Report - Hewitt vs Sampras, US Open final, 2001

    Lleyton Hewitt beat Pete Sampras 7-6(4), 6-1, 6-1 in the US Open final, 2001 on hard court It was Hewitt's first Slam title. Sampras had not won a title since previous years Wimbledon and would ultimately end that run at the following years US Open Hewitt won 100 points, Sampras 76...
  24. RaulRamirez

    Collective Big 3 Dominance: Why Less So at US Open?

    Like them, love them, like some or one of them, I still marvel at what tennis fans have been witnessing these last (roughly) 18 seasons. Even though I followed tennis- and many other men's and women's players - before The Big 3 emerged, I admit to enjoying this era. While on the one hand it's...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Hewitt, US Open final, 2004

    Roger Federer beat Lleyton Hewitt 6-0, 7-6(3), 6-0 in in the US Open final, 2004 on hard court It was Federer's 3rd Slam title of the year and first off 5 consecutive US Open titles. Hewitt had previously won the title in 2001 Federer won 100 points, Hewitt 64 Serve Stats Federer... -...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Anderson, US Open final, 2017

    Rafael Nadal beat Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in the US Open final, 2017 on hard court It was Nadal's third US Open title and first hard title since early 2014. Anderson was playing his first Slam final and would go onto reach the next Wimbledon final also Nadal won 102 points...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Sampras vs Wilander, US Open second round & Chesnokov vs Wilander, French Open quarter-final, 1989

    Pete Sampras beat Mats Wilander 5-7, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the US Open second round, 1989 on hard court Wilander was the defending champion. Sampras was 18 years old and would go onto win the title the following year. Sampras would go onto lose in the fourth round to Jay Berger Sampras won...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs McEnroe, US Open semi-final, 1990

    Pete Sampras beat John McEnroe 6-2, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the US Open semi-final, 1990 on hard court Sampras would go onto beat Andre Agassi in the final to win his first Slam title. He was 19 years old and became the youngest player ever to win the US Open. McEnroe was unseeded and this would...
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    Tri Match Stats/Reports - Edberg vs Lendl, US Open semi-final, 1991, Australian Open & US Open quarter-finals, 1992

    Stefan Edberg beat Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in the US Open semi-final, 1991 on hard court Edberg would go onto beat Jim Courier in the final to win his first US Open title. This would turn out to be Lendl's last Slam semi. Earlier in the year, the two had met at same stage at Australian...
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    Theim and Zverev final was one of the best US Open Finals of the 2000s

    After watching such a magnificent display of grit and effort I have to say that this final was one that should go down in history. After watching this match I immediately told all of my players that this is what the next level of tennis is. Breaking through all the barriers to get to the podium...
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