Kamis, 02 September 2010

US Open 2010 Recap

Hi guys! Welcome to the last Grand Slam of the season, US Open.
This tournament starts on September 30 until October 12, 2010.
So, maybe we can celebrate Idul Fitri with this tournament.
And maybe supporters and players forgiving each other, as the tradition of the festival.
Let's see the qualifying and Main Draw recaps!

Qualifying Recaps
This day is full of qualifying round. From Men's Singles Qualifying Round to Women's Singles Qualifying Round. Also, before this, the US National Play-offs held to determine who received Wild Card. 5 days of qualifying tournament held before the Main Draw starts. Some of the match at the starter day of qualifiers suspended, maybe because rain. But the biggest surprise is the men's number one seed Marsel Ilhan eliminated from the competition defeated by Bernard Tomic 0-6, 6-2, 6-3. This is the surprising score that we have for! After some time, here is the qualifying entry for this year's US Open:

From Men's Qualifying Singles:
  1. Ricardas Berankis
  2. Rik de Voest
  3. Ivan Dodig
  4. Marc Gicquel
  5. Andreas Haider-Maurer
  6. Ryan Harrison
  7. Robert Kendrick
  8. Martin Klizan
  9. Dusan Lojda
  10. Adrian Mannarino
  11. Kei Nishikori
  12. Benoit Paire
  13. Peter Polansky
  14. Milos Raonic
  15. Lukas Rosol
  16. Julio Silva
From Women's Qualifying Singles:
  1. Akgul Amanmuradova
  2. Maria Elena Camerin
  3. Lourdes Dominguez Lino
  4. Irina Falconi
  5. Zuzana Kucova
  6. Michelle Larcher de Brito
  7. Nuria Llagostera Vives
  8. Mirjana Lucic
  9. Rebecca Marino
  10. Mandy Minella
  11. Sania Mirza
  12. Monica Niculescu
  13. Zuzana Ondraskova
  14. Tamira Paszek
  15. Sally Peers
  16. Olga Savchuk
Congratulations for all of the qualifiers and I hope you're doing well at Main Draws!

Main Draw Days
Main Draw Day 1
Welcome to the first day of Main Draw! We are seeing more surprise in this day. And some big match see in this day, too. All seeds advanced and some of seeds eliminated from the competition, especially from the Preliminaries. Maybe some people confused because some big match available in this day. Yes! But some surprise also available, such Paul-Henri Mathieu defeats 32th seed Lleyton Hewitt (some tight match!). The order of play of Day 1: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule7.html. Will be surprising!

Main Draw Day 2
Day 2 is coming! The nations derby is available because Serbian Big Derby, Viktor Troicki vs Novak Djokovic. After the tight match, Novak Djokovic wins the tight match. But surprisingly, Marcos Baghdatis, Nadia Petrova, are eliminated. Also, this is the start of Doubles category, excluded Mixed Doubles. Also surprise in Men's Doubles, when defending champion Lukas Dlouhy/Leander Paes eliminated. The big match, Marcelo Melo/Bruno Soares vs Frantisek Cermak/Michal Mertinak who won by Melo/Soares. But all surprising moment is here! The order of play of Day 2: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule8.html.

Main Draw Day 3
Here is it! Main Draw Day 3 is coming! This time, some big matches and surprises coming, as Jie Zheng who seeded 21 at Women's Main Draw defeated by unseeded Former Number 1 Ana Ivanovic. The score is so easy to predict, 63 60. Wow! Also, big US Derby as Sam Querrey defeats Bradley Klahn, the match is so overtight. Seeds eliminated at this day: Tomas Berdych (defeated by Michael Llodra), Alisa Kleybanova (defeated by Sara Errani), Tsvetana Pironkova (defeated by Mandy Minella), Ivan Ljubicic (defeated by Ryan Harrison), Marion Bartoli (defeated by Virginie Razzano - Big French Derby), also some seeds at Doubles. So, make sure to open the Order of Play of Main Draw Day 3: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule9.html.

Main Draw Day 4
We're focus back to US Open after taking some rest. Yes, this day is the Main Draw Day 4. The match looks interesting this time, surprise is coming more exciting! More surprise are available as recent US rising star, Beatrice Capra, defeats seeded 18 Aravane Rezai. Also, Richard Gasquet defeats seeded 6 Nikolay Davydenko. All seeds go through until the next round, also except Agnieszka Radwanska who defeated by Shuai Peng. This is the surprising moment, as seeded 11 Marin Cilic defeated by unseeded Kei Nishikori, but in the tight five set. So, the surprise mode this time is on. Here is the Order of Play of Main Draw Day 4: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule10.html

Main Draw Day 5
Welcome to the Main Draw Day 5! In this day, the duel of the seeded players begin. Because the Women's Singles Category has go through to the third round, that makes the duel. Also a surprise at the doubles when we see Alisa Kleybanova/Ekaterina Makarova who seeded 11 at the moment, eliminated by Polona Hercog/Petra Martic, the match is making tight 3 sets. But then, the Derby still underway as the Spanish derby, Nicolas Almagro vs Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, in progress. The match is going tight and Almagro wins the match. But it's so easy match because Kevin Anderson/Victor Hanescu chose to walk out. Why? Something wrong? Injuries? Who knows the reason? Think that too much surprise in this day, so make sure to open Order of Play of Main Draw Day 5: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule11.html.

Main Draw Day 6
Here is it! The Day 6 is coming! The match is going tight, the derbies looks exciting, much surprise is coming, and others! Here is the first surprise of the day: Kaia Kanepi who seeded 31 defeated Jelena Jankovic who seeded 4, for just 2 sets! The match isn't easy, right? But this is the more exciting moment as US favorite Beatrice Capra defeated by 14-seeded Maria Sharapova for just 6-0, 6-0. So, just 12 games! But here is the question: Is the match running under 1 hour for this score? Yeah! Also the Mixed Doubles makes surprise this time. For sure, click this: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule12.html for the Order of Play of Main Draw Day 6.

Main Draw Day 7
Welcome to the Main Draw Day 7! Think that this day is the first Sunday of 2010 US Open Main Draw. We have exciting moment this time, think that's all unforgettable. No thrilling (overtight, like Isner vs Mahut at 2010 Wimbledon, longest too, making all records) matches this time, but the tight match is available. Surprise mode is also on. And wow, Stanislas Wawrinka who seeded 25 defeated Andy Murray who seeded 4 at the moment. And this day is the start of Juniors' category, but that's in Singles. First surprise at Juniors' as Saisai Zheng who seeded 12 defeated by unseeded Sachia Vickery. Here is the Order of Play for Main Draw Day 7: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule13.html.

Main Draw Day 8
Day and day we're surviving together. Yes, here is the Main Draw Day 8. In this day, more surprise are coming. Especially for singles cat
egory, that sometimes unpredictable (lol!). Also, from this day, we're seeing more seeds duel, from the third round on to the fourth round. The match is going more tight because that duel. We're seeing more surprise as seeded-31 Kaia Kanepi defeated Yanina Wickmayer who seeded-15. Also the duel seen at the doubles match. Maybe this is the start of Juniors' Doubles category, but there is not Juniors' Mixed Doubles. If there's on that category, that may be (dating, of course. lol! hehehe ...) - scroll the white coloured if you want to know that I mean. But the surprise are coming earlier this time, at the first round. See this: seeded-4 Caroline Garcia/Monica Puig defeated by An--Sophie Mestach/Silvia Njiric. And more! For more details, click http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule14.html.

Main Draw Day 9
Here is it! The Main Draw Day 9 is coming! So many surprise that we found here. From the Main categories, until Juniors' category. Unforgettable then! Seeds duel still in progress, but the tighter mode is on. Example, 25-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka beats 20-seeded Sam Querrey. Surprisingly, unseeded Caroline Garcia defeated 7-seeded Kristyna Pliskova at the Girls' Singles category. Also, more surprise is coming at the Doubles, all doubles category, until the Duel of the Seeds, at Women's and Men's Doubles, also the Mixed Doubles. Will the defending champions gets the way? Let's see at Main Draw Day 9 Order of Play: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule15.html.

Main Draw Day 10
Yeah! The Main Draw Day 10 of this year's US Open is coming! Unforgettable moments here, especially unforgettable surprise. Here is the surprise! The Duel of the Seeds at 2010 US Open is more exciting. Robin Soderling beaten by Roger Federer (but this is a tough surprise! the duel of the seeds still in progress!). But, long long long long and unseeded is may be more popular to win the match. We can see the future of the Grand Slam then. Wooow !!!!!! Back to the surprise. At the Girls' Doubles match, we can see interesting moment there. But the important one is: surprise. Eugenie Bouchard/Gabriela Dabrowski who seeded 8 are eliminated by Nicole Gibbs/Kyle S. McPhillips. More surprise? If you want more surprise, click the Order of Play of Main Draw Day 10: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule16.html.

Main Draw Day 11
Here is it! The Main Draw Day 11 starts. We are seeing more surprise this time and don't forget this. Eid Mubarak "Eve" (in that time "takbir" was shout by all before the 1st day of Syawal starts). Also, this day is the first day of Grand Finals. Starting with the Mixed Doubles Grand Finals. This match looks interesting, and Bob Bryan/Liezel Huber is the winner. The Duel of the Seeds still in progress, but now is influenced until Juniors' categories. Interesting and tight is the key for the duel. So, here is the Grand Finals results:
Mixed Doubles Grand Finals: Bob Bryan/Liezel Huber def. Kveta Peschke/Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi 6-4, 6-4.
Thanks for all participating in Mixed Doubles. Hope for the best next season!
Here is the Order of Play for Day 11: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule17.html

Main Draw Day 12
Here is it! Main Draw Day 12! In this day, Muslims celebrated Eid Mubarak. So, Happy Eid Mubarak, guys (who celebrated!). Minal Aidin Wal Faizin, Forgive Us our Fault (think that so!) - in this day Muslims celebrate their wins (after fasting about 30 days!). Back to the US Open. The match is more tighter than usual, and The Duel of Seeds still in progress. Surprisingly, at Women's Singles Wheelchair category, unseeded Daniela di Toro defeated seeded-2 Sharon Walraven. Here is the Men's Doubles Grand Finals Results:
Men's Doubles Grand Finals Results: Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan def. Rohan Bopanna/Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4). Double Winners for Bob Bryan.
Congratulations to winners and thanks for all participants who participates in Men's Doubles category. Here is the Main Draw Day 12 Order of Play: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule18.html.

Main Draw Day 13
Hi, guys! Here is the Main Draw Day 13! 1 more day left on to the Closing Ceremony of US Open 2010. Unforgettable moments here, unforgettable surprise also here. And the history is, Rafael Nadal advanced to the Grand Final of US Open for the first time, after beating Mikhail Youzhny for 3 sets (62 63 64 wow!). Will Nadal beats Novak Djokovic (who beats Roger Federer, no ideal Grand Finals this time) at the Grand Final? Let's see. But we're see more Semifinals and Grand Finals in this day. Let's see the Grand Finals results, along with Champions Team Tennis Results:
Women's Singles Grand Finals Results: Kim Clijsters def. Vera Zvonareva 6-2, 6-1.
This is Clijsters' third title at US Open, defending her title last year.
Wheelchair Men's Doubles Grand Finals Results: Maikel Scheffers/Ronald Vink def. Nicolas Peifer/Jon Rydberg 6-0, 6-0.
Junior Girls' Doubles Grand Finals Results: Timea Babos/Sloane Stephens def. An-Sophie Mestach/Silvia Njiric w/o (why? something wrong? injuries? or illness?)
Wheelchair Women's Doubles Grand Finals Results: Esther Vergeer/Sharon Walraven def. Daniela di Toro/Aniek van Koot 6-3, 6-3.
Wheelchair Quad Doubles Grand Finals Results: Nicholas Taylor/David Wagner def. Johan Andersson/Peter Norfolk 7-5, 7-6 (4).
Champions Team Tennis Results:
The order of play of Day 13 can see below:
See you at Day 14!

Main Draw Day 14
Here is the last day of 2010 US Open. The 14th day at September 12, 2010. Unforgettable moments, unforgettable surprises, unforgettable matches, are already there, especially the Grand Finals, which some held at this day. But, all Grand Finals are postponed into Monday US Time. So, we have 1 extra day to follow! Who predicts right, the Grand Finals postponed because rain? Answer it! But some of the matches are finished. Here is the results:
Girls' Singles Grand Finals Results: Daria Gavrilova def. Yulia Putintseva 6-3, 6-2.
Boys' Singles Grand Finals Results: Jack Sock def. Denis Kudla 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.
Wheelchair Men's Singles Grand Finals Results: Shingo Kunieda def. Nicolas Peifer w/o.
Wheelchair Women's Singles Grand Finals Results: Esther Vergeer def. Daniela di Toro 6-0, 6-0.
Let's go to the next day. Here is the order of play: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/schedule20.html

Main Draw Extra Day 1
Hey there! We have Extra Day! But, someone can say this is the Main Draw Day 15. 2 Grand Finals match, Women's Doubles and Wheelchair Quad Singles, are not finished. Now, the results of all categories are revealed. Here is the results:
Men's Singles Grand Finals Results: Rafael Nadal def. Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.
This is Nadal's first US Open Title, and making him great achievement at Grand Slams.
Women's Doubles Grand Finals Results: Vania King/Yaroslava Shvedova def. Liezel Huber/Nadia Petrova 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4).
Wheelchair Quad Singles Grand Finals Results: David Wagner def. Peter Norfolk 6-0, 2-6, 6-3.
The order of play of the extra day 1 can see here: http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/schedule/index.html?promo=subnav.
And we have some unforgettable moments that we can see here:

Thanks for all participants who participates at this year's US Open.
Unforgettable moments are here, and we can't forget them in our life.

- Good luck at the Next Tournaments-
-Don't give up and keep trying!-
-Do Your Best!-