Has the bottom half of the Open draw been taken over by aliens or something? First Agnieszka Radwanska, now this. Admittedly Simona Halep gives the impression of being primarily a traditional-surface player. But Mirjana Lucic-Baroni has always preferred clay and grass, too -- and she just barely beat Shahar Peer.
Hello from New York City. It took awhile but finally arrived. This column has laid dormant. Sorry, that's what happens when one hangs with "Global Chick " We hit the ESPY awards, the Emmy awards and we got lost in the Hamptons, but we are here NOW!
Only three American men advanced past the first round of the U.S. Open, but all three are still alive following the first full day of second-round action. John Isner and Sam Querrey powered their way to routine wins on Friday, with Tim Smyczek still to play for a spot in the last 32.