No such thing as a safe lead anymore

Updated: August 30, 2012, 10:56 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- This one shouldn't have been close.

Lisa Raymond and Liezel Huber, the world's No. 1 doubles team, had won Thursday's first set comfortably and entered a second-set tiebreaker with something approaching peace of mind.

After all, Eleni Daniilidou of Greece and Australia's Casey Dellacqua had never played a WTA-level match together. And then David slew Goliath. Raymond and Huber, the defending U.S. Open champions, blinked. They lost the extra session 10-8 and, momentum ...

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