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US Open Glance

US Open Glance

A look at Wednesday's play at the $23.7 million U.S. Open tennis championships:
WEATHER: Rain on and off all day and into the evening. High of 68 F (20 C).
ATTENDANCE: None, play canceled.
MEN'S RESULTS: Four fourth-round matches and two quarterfinals were postponed to Thursday. In three fourth-round matches that began, No. 2 Rafael Nadal trailed Gilles Muller 3-0, No. 21 Andy Roddick led No. 5 David Ferrer 3-1, and Donald Young led No. 4 Andy Murray 2-1.
WOMEN'S RESULTS: All four quarterfinals were postponed to Thursday.
ON COURT THURSDAY: Men: Fourth Round: No. 2 Rafael Nadal vs. Gilles Muller, No. 4 Andy Murray vs. Donald Young, No. 5 David Ferrer vs. No. 21 Andy Roddick and No. 12 Gilles Simon vs. No. 28 John Isner; Quarterfinals: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 20 Janko Tipsarevic and No. 3 Roger Federer vs. No. 11 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Women: No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki vs. No. 10 Andrea Petkovic, No. 2 Vera Zvonareva vs. No. 9 Sam Stosur, No. 17 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs. No. 28 Serena Williams, No. 26 Flavia Pennetta vs. Angelique Kerber.
STAT OF THE DAY: Six former junior singles champions are in contention: Andy Roddick (2000), Gilles Muller (2001), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (2003), Andy Murray (2004), Victoria Azarenka (2005), Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (2006).
QUOTE OF THE DAY: "They know it's still raining and call us onto the court. That's not possible. ... I understand the fans are there. But the players are important in this part of the show, too, and we didn't feel protected." _ Rafael Nadal.
ON THIS DATE: Sept. 8, 2008: Roger Federer beats Andy Murray in straight sets to capture his fifth men's singles title, tying him with Jimmy Connors and Pete Sampras for most by a man in the Open era.
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Updated : 2021-03-08 21:48 GMT+08:00