Another superstar bites the triage dust, the first time the Scotsman has ever pulled out of a Slam.
In the absence of the queen, Serena Williams pregnant, Sharapova has been the attraction of the tournament to NY after having received of the organizers for an invitation (wild card) to turn definitively the page of suspension of fifteen months for doping in the meldonium. When I saw him play he looked better than I've ever seen him, and his back didn't look like it was bothering him, so he's my pick to win the tournament.
Halep said when she heard the news, she thought of all the tough draws she has been dealt this year and said to herself, "How did this happen again?" The French Open dissed Sharapova by not extending a wild-card spot during her comeback from the suspension for testing positive for melodium.
"Is not my position to talk about this" (Kerber and Halep both qtd.at the USOpen.org website, August 26). "So many great memories of the tournament, being a champion, coming back to it". I respect what she's done and how she seems to have recognised where parts of her game are weak, like mentally, and she's gotten in touch or worked with the right people to get herself in a better frame of mind more often.
Unlike the French Tennis Association, the Open was eager to invite Sharapova, the 2006 champion, as a wild card in a rather lackluster women's draw.
Plistova said of Sharapova, "I think it's a good story for the tournament that she's back". She beat me six times.' So maybe I will change this. "We will see Monday". "I'm just going to go match by match and hopefully I can get to those guys".
There is no doubt about the No. 1 marquee first-round matchup in either the men's or women's U.S. Open draws.
"We never played in NY so I think that would be fun for everybody involved", he said.
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However, Halep said she felt she was a very different player to 2014.
"If I am in semifinals, not, I prefer to play against another one", Nadal said in his syntax-shredding English-as-a-second-language way.
Many has been said about Sharapova in the previous year.
The German, victor at 20 years of the Masters 1000 of Rome and Montreal, can aim high, at least the quarter-finals, where the wait for a former victor, Croatian Marin Cilic, who has however inherited a first turn complicated in the face Frenchman Gilles Simon.
There will be no Serena Williams, once again, but her sister, Venus Williams, will be taking on a qualifier.
Well, no fewer than eight women can walk away from Queens as World No. 1.
Kerber, displaced at No1 in the summer, is not among the eight who could reclaim it-her champion's points from past year have seen to that.
"I feel like I just want to hug everyone and say thank you", Sharapova said.
"It s something that probably you and we don t expect to have that much success, but here we are", Nadal said. "If not, no, then we will see".
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