Tag Archives: US Open

Andy Murray hoping for a Scottish academy

September 19, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Andy Murray promotes the creation of a national sports center in his country of origin After 76 years of fasting without a Grand Slam champion, the British people finally saw one of their offspring get on the top step of the podium in a Grand Slam. The champion, fresh from his victory […]

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Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl: Different players with a similar history

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Andy Murray is still one of the main topics of discussion on TV and in the newspapers (particularly the British ones!) after his epic battle against defending US Open champion, Novak Djokovic on Monday night, after a grueling five set match that lasted almost 5 hours that boasted exquisite rallies in each […]

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Gael Monfils looking forward to his return

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Monfils ready to return to the circuit after knee injury After four months of absence, Gael Monfils looks ready to return. The Parisian tennis player should play next week in the Open de Moselle in Metz. After the end of a bad injury to the patella, the Frenchman seems eager to return […]

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Djokovic: “One of my goals is to go number 1 by the end of year”

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows After his first victory in the Grand Slam final of the US Open, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic were both weary players that shared their thoughts during the aftermath after their battle that lasted nearly 5 hours. Andy Murray: “He ‘s been playing fantastic, incredibly difficult. Liberation is perhaps the best word […]

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US Open finals break TV records

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The final of the U.S. Open 2012 has had a record number of viewers. On CBS, which broadcast the event in America, they announced that they have had an astonishing 16 million people who tuned in to watch the mens final between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, the highest total since 2007. […]

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Serena Williams: ‘A champion knows how to get up after a fall’

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows After her exquisite victory over Victoria Azarenka at the US Open, Serena Williams was in shock after her win: “I was already preparing the closing speech as the runner-up! She played great .. Oh my God, I do not believe it yet, I’m still shocked and I am proud to have won.” […]

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US Open champion Serena Williams tops prize-money ranking

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Serena has earned 12 million more than sister Venus, in the prize-money rankings. Kim Clijsters in third place. The victory at the U.S. Open, has presented an extra special present for Serena other than the trophy, it also comes with the added bonus of a $1,858,054 pay check, nearly two million euros. The […]

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Agassi to Roddick: ‘We are proud of you’

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Andre and Andy have been involved in a ceremony before the final U.S. Women’s Open Before the women’s final between Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka last night, the Arthur Ashe Stadium hosted Andre Agassi, in celebration of his entry into the “U.S. Open Court of Champions”, which is a prestigious recognition of […]

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Boris Becker tips Andy Murray to win the US Open final

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows According to the German, Murray might be the favoured thanks to the extra day of rest period and his influence In an article published in the Telegraph, Boris Becker spoke of tonight’s game, one that will see Andy Murray take on Novak Djokovic in the final of the U.S. Open, by analyzing […]

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Queens of the doubles Errrani and Vinci say their secret to success is their friendship

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci were crowned champions at the U.S. Open, after their success in the final against Czech duo composed of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka. “It’s a dream come true, it is a year that we have played great, a fantastic season that we hope continues. Earlier this year […]

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