4 days to go before the finals! The US Open 2009 Tennis Championship is one of the most awaited sports event this year! Everyone is so excited to watch every episode of the US open and everyone is really eager to know who will be the US Open 2009 Tennis Champion this year.
Here’s the summary of event highlights from Day 1 to Day 10 of the US Open 2009 Tennis (from Wikipedia):
Day 1: Kim Clijsters for making a victorious return to Grand Slam play, winning her 8th straight match at the US Open; she was not able to defend her 2005 title in 2006 and was retired in 2007 and 2008.
Day 2: Jesse Witten for defeating 29th-seeded Igor Andreev 6-4, 6-0, 6-2 in his first career Grand Slam win at the age of 26 and ranked 276.
Day 3: Flavia Pennetta for continuing her great summer in which she became the first Italian top 10er, defeating Sania Mirza 6-0, 6-0, which was her third consecutive 6-0 set.
Day 4: Melanie Oudin, ranked 70th, for eliminating one of the heavy favorites to win the title, world #4 Elena Dementieva after losing the first set and overcoming a thigh injury throughout the final set.
Day 5: Francesca Schiavone for defeating #8 seed Victoria Azarenka despite losing the first set and being 29 years old.
Day 6: Melanie Oudin for defeating former world #1 and currently the 29th seed Maria Sharapova, losing the first set and winning 7-5 in the third, following up her 4th round run at Wimbledon.
Day 7: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for being flawless in his first three matches, being one of two top 10 men not to lose a set so far, and the victory also carried him to at least the round of 16 at all four slams.
Day 8: Kateryna Bondarenko for beating Gisela Dulko in only 47 minutes in two double bagel sets 6-0, 6-0 to advance into her first grand slam quarterfinal.
Day 9: Marin Cilic for defeating ATP No. 2 Andy Murray in three sets.
Day 10: Yanina Wickmayer for defeating Kateryna Bondarenko in just two sets and becoming the second Belgium player in the semifinals.
Day 11: Juan Martin del Potro, for defeating Marin ?ili? in four sets to advance to the semifinals of the US Open for the first time.
Day 12: No matches played due to rain.
Day 13: Caroline Wozniacki, for beating Yanina Wickmayer 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals, thus becoming the first Dane, man or woman, to reach a Grand Slam final in the Open Era.
Day 14: Roger Federer, for beating Novak Djokovic in the semifinals 7-6(3), 7-5, 7-5, thus reaching his 21st Grand Slam and 6th consecutive US Open final.
Day 15: Juan Martín del Potro, for winning his first Grand Slam title, ending Roger Federer’s streak of consecutive US Open championships at five.
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We’ll be posting more news as we’ll be updating this post until September 13, 2009! The last day of the 2009 US Open Tennis, the most awaited day! To all avid fans of this US Open, 4 days to wait! Who will be the next US Open Champion in the women’s singles and men’s singles? Let’s find out on September 13, 2009!
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