Monday, August 29, 2011

US OPEN: Who can handle Hurricane Novak?

The final Grand Slam of the season is upon us and while New York has been preparing to deal with Hurricane Irene, the tennis players in Flushing Meadows have been thinking of ways to deal with Hurricane Novak.

Top seed Novak Djokovic arrives to the US Open with a stellar 57-2 record this season, meaning in the 11 tournaments he’s played so far this year, the Serb has completely swept the opposition in nine of them.

While Ireland’s Conor Niland is the first on Djokovic’s hit list, the 24-year-old has the rest of the field terrorised and the million-dollar-question remains: who can beat Djokovic at the US Open?

On the women’s side, Serena Williams’ return to her almost-winning-best has been the story of the summer in North America but can she win herself a fourth US Open trophy fighting her way through the draw from her No.28 seeding?

The following may help you come up with answers... read more at Sport360°.

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