Ferrer Has Defeated Nadal in the Fourth Round at the U.S. Open

I had to head for bed last night before the late-night match between Spaniards Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer ended, but when I departed the television shortly after midnight for some sleep, Ferrer had just won the third-set tie-break and was leading two sets to one. The sad news awaited me this morning: Nadal is out of this year’s U.S. Open, having been beaten by his fellow countryman 6–7 (3), 6–4, 7–6 (4), 6–2.

I am slightly disappointed; I would have really enjoyed a third Federer–Nadal grand slam final in 2007 (Nadal won Roland Garros; Federer won Wimbledon). But now that the No. 2 seed is out of the tournament, perhaps we can actually have an American play in the men’s singles final for a change (James Blake lost his fourth round match on Monday, but 2003 champion Andy Roddick is currently still in the draw).


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  1. I made a mistake the other day; I commented that I would like to see Andy Roddick in the final of this year’s U.S. Open. What I forgot was […]

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