The women’s side of the U.S. Open was completely unpredictable. Serena Williams’ Calendar Slam was ruined in a Semi-Final shocker, and #2 seed Simona Halep was also upset In her Semi-Final match. We then saw a pre-tournament 300-1 underdog face off against a 150-1 underdog in the all-Italian Final between Pennetta and Vinci.
The women’s Quarter-Finals conclude this Wednesday, with two high-caliber match-ups. The second ranked woman in the world, Simona Halep, is in action against Victoria Azarenka, number 20 in the world, in what should be an extremely entertaining match. We also have the fourth ranked female in the world, Petra Kvitova, taking on the veteran, Flavia Pennetta. We’re going to break down both matches below…
AcesandArmbars continue with his previews and got some write-ups done for the bouts that need more attention than others
What a matchup between the legend and the kid prodigy on Ashe! Last year, everyone was talking about which of the young women coming up would be the player to watch in the next few years. People talked about the likes of Sloane Stephens, Eugenie Bouchard, and even more “raw” talent like Madison Brengle or Nicole Gibbs. The name that slipped through the cracks in most of those conversations was the ‘Swiss Miss’ Belinda Bencic.
We continue with Round 2 action and what to look for with some thoughts and previews on couple of in-play,alongside some upcoming matches
These two veterans will clash in an interesting 2nd round match. The Romanian born Niculescu, has been on the tour for 13 years, while the 33 year old Italian, Flavia Pennetta, has been on the tour for 15 years. Surprisingly enough, Pennetta and Niculescu have only played each other twice during their respective careers.
Ladies and gentleman, boys & girls, children all of all ages…The final grand slam of 2015 has arrived! The prestigious U.S. Open LIVE from THE BIG APPLE! That’s right, as the summer weather starts to cool down in most American cities, the action has just started to heat up in New York City! Coming from a lifelong tennis fan, who was born & raised in NYC, before moving to Las Vegas to become a professional handicapper and oddsmaker…Attending the U.S. Open is a MUST for your bucket list! And the match-ups of this year’s U.S. Open, look phenomenal from Day 1!