What might be Roger Federer's greatest gift to tennis? Bonnie D. Ford writes that Federer is so dominant that he has forced the rest of the field to try and get better. And that's made the men's game more exciting.
The way they're playing, a Serena-Venus final would be a fitting end to the Grand Slam season. However, the public will have to settle for a semifinal showdown, assuming both Williams sisters win their next match.
Eighteen-year-old Agnes Szavay pulled off the first upset of the day at the U.S. Open on Saturday. When it was all said and done, a quartet of players under 20 had taken over the bottom half of the women's draw.