US Opens: Serena crowned, Djokovic waits!

September 10, 2012 11:24
US Opens: Serena crowned, Djokovic waits!

The US opens is one of the most interesting Tennis outing globally, many players pin their hopes on the grand slam. As usual there are stories of success and failure that exist like conjoined twins. However sports is just not success or failure but participation an diving out your best is the core competence of any tourney. And the Arthur Ashe Stadium, Flushing meadows is no exception either.

Serena Williams scripts her 15th Grand Slam singles crown and fourth in New York, in the Sunday afternoon match. She defeats World number one Azarenka  with a 6-2 2-6 7-5 win in 138 minutes. The thirty years old player goes down the history as the  first player aged over 30 to win the US Open women's singles since Martina Navratilova in 1987. The tennis ace scripted her win in an easy manner and has been the most successful women's singles player in a career that lasted well over 13 years span, in the Open era. She incidentally is the fifth woman to claim the US open title for four times in her continuing career. With this Serena has a 15-4 win-loss record from her last 19 major finals. That's great!

In the Men's Singles, Novak Djokovic fixes his appointment with Olympic champion Andy Murray in the finals on Monday. Both of them had a fair good competition till date and the best should win in the ultimate encounter. On Sunday Djokovic defeats David Ferrer of Spain 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-2, while on Saturday Murray defeats Tomas Berdych  of Czech Republic 5-7, 6-2, 6-1, 7-6 (7). The contest on the anvil for the day is sure to evoke interests from global fans. (With inputs from internet-AW AarKay)

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