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Brazilian bravado

South Americans seize the day at the U.S. Open

Updated: August 6, 2010, 7:14 PM ET
By Jake Howard

"Maybe one of you guys can win this since you couldn't win the World Cup," joked Peter King, interviewing Brazil's Jadson Andre.

Given that the first three heats of the day were won by Gabriel Medina, Miguel Pupo and Andre, it's not too much of a stretch to think that one of the Brazilians may go the distance. All three are young goofy-footers with nothing to lose and everything to gain. Medina and Pupo are still under 20, and their profiles have yet really hit the radar here in the ...

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