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The US Open 2011 – Grand Slam Tennis

The U.S Open 2011 Grand slam Tennis starts on the 29th August to 11 September 2011.

What happened in US Open 2010 ?

It was love again at the 2010 US Open, where 712,976 impassioned tennis fans swarmed the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the two weeks of tournament play to see history in the making.

Spain’s Rafael Nadal finally broke through at the Grand Slam event that had presented him the largest challenge of his career, capturing the men’s singles title over Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in four sets, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2. At age 24, the top-seeded Nadal became the youngest player to complete the career Grand Slam in the Open Era.

While it was a first US Open championship for Nadal, Kim Clijsters reigned once again in Queens after defeating Russia’s Vera Zvonareva, 6-2, 6-1, in the women’s singles final to make it back-to-back Open victories for the Belgian and the third of her career in New York. She joins the elite company of Margaret Court, Billie Jean King, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Monica Seles and Venus Williams as women who have repeated as US Open champions in the Open Era.

In doubles, Americans Bob and Mike Bryan capped a milestone 2010 summer, with a 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) win over the tandem of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, extending their record for career ATP men’s doubles titles to 65. Bob Bryan also achieved mixed doubles glory, teaming with Liezel Huber to defeat Qureshi and partner Kveta Peschke.

In women’s doubles, American Vania King and her partner Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan picked up their second straight Grand Slam championship, as the 2010 Wimbledon winners outlasted Huber and Nadia Petrova in a tightly contested final, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4).

In juniors, American wild card Jack Sock and top-ranked Russian Daria Gavrilova won the boys’ and girls’ titles, respectively, while preeminent wheelchair champion Esther Vergeer remained undefeated in Flushing Meadows, taking home her fifth US Open crown.

As reported in US Open Official Website.

 

You can view the full U.S Open tournament schedule here.

 

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