Monday, September 2, 2013
US Open Glance
NEW YORK -- A look at Monday's play at the $34.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:
WEATHER: Early clouds followed by a long rain delay with play resuming in the late afternoon. High of 81.
ATTENDANCE: Day: 36,789. Night: 24,674. Total: 61,463.
MEN'S WINNERS: Fourth Round: No. 4 David Ferrer and No. 19 Tommy Robredo.
MEN'S LOSERS: No. 7 Roger Federer and No. 18 Janko Tipsarevic.
WOMEN'S WINNERS: No. 10 Roberta Vinci, Daniela Hantuchova and Flavia Pennetta.
WOMEN'S LOSERS: No. 21 Simona Halep, Camila Giorgi and Alison Riske.
PLAYERS ON COURT TUESDAY: Men, Fourth Round: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. Marcel Granollers, No. 3 Andy Murray vs. Denis Istomin, No. 5 Tomas Berdych vs. No. 9 Stanislas Wawrinka, No. 21 Mikhail Youzhny vs. Lleyton Hewitt. Women, Quarterfinals: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. No. 18 Carla Suarez Navarro, No. 5 Li Na vs. No. 24 Ekaterina Makarova.
STAT OF THE DAY: Tommy Robredo defeated Roger Federer for the first time in 11 meetings over more than 11 years.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: "The story of my life: when I lose, people are shellshocked to see me play this way." -- Roger Federer.
TUESDAY ON TV (All Times EDT): Tennis Channel, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; ESPN2, 1-11 p.m.
ON THIS DATE (Sept. 3, 2000): During a rain delay in the fifth-set tiebreaker of a third-round match, Marat Safin must borrow a shirt, socks and shorts from Nicolas Kiefer before outlasting Sebastien Grosjean. During a previous rain delay, Safin borrowed clean socks from Jeff Tarango before returning to court.