The U.S. Open from 0-53
As the U.S. Open approaches, here are a few numbers to consider:
53: Andy Murray, who has the best hard-court record of any player over the past year, received a lot of attention for winning a 53-stroke rally in the Cincinnati quarterfinals. For me, the number says more about why Murray has yet to win a major than why he is a favorite to take the title at the U.S. Open. As Roger Federer has noted several times, Murray can too often rely on his defensive skills and movement. Most days, this ...
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