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Topic - Michael Russell
Defending champion Andy Murray could face top-seeded Novak Djokovic only in the U.S. Open semifinals, while Nadal and Federer — who have never played each other at Flushing Meadows — might meet in the quarterfinals.
Fish's 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 comeback against Matthew Ebden of Australia at Rock Creek Park on Monday was his first victory since March and only his second since last fall's U.S. Open.
In other action Saturday, Virginia beat Elon 2-0 in Charlottesville and Virginia Tech downed Coastal Carolina 9-1 in an elimination game in Blacksburg.
Mardy Fish passed on the London Olympics. Tommy Haas wanted in.
Hours before 19-year-old Sloane Stephens took the court in search of a third straight Citi Open win, two grizzled veterans sought to prove that 34-year-old geezers can play tennis, too.
Top-seeded Mardy Fish rallied from an opening-set loss and beat Bjorn Phau 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 on Tuesday night in a first-round match in the Citi Open.
Tommy Haas and Alexandr Dolgopolov earned straight-set victories to advance to the second round of the Citi Open on Tuesday.
Michael Russell beat fellow American and seventh-seeded Donald Young 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 Monday in the opening round at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships.
Juan Monaco defeated qualifier Michael Russell 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 to advance to the final of the U.S. Clay Court Championship at River Oaks Country Club.
Some players at the BNP Paribas Open say chair umpires need to be more diligent about enforcing rules about time allowed between points.
His ranking down, his health a question mark much of the season, Andy Roddick figures nothing will come easily at the U.S. Open.
Andy Roddick held on to avoid a first-round upset at the U.S. Open, beating 96th-ranked Michael Russell 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 on Wednesday night.
On the eve of his rematch with Michael Russell, Donald Young could only hope it wasn't like the last time the two squared off — when Russell mopped the hardcourt with him in a 6-0, 6-3 victory in the Atlanta Tennis Championships.
A powerful serve and strong backhand catapulted American Michael Russell into a 4-0 lead in the first-set tie-breaker against Xavier Malisse on Wednesday night at the Legg Mason Classic — even though, up to that point, the match been a back-and-forth encounter.
Two-time Wimbledon winner Rafael Nadal finally got his chance to walk out on Centre Court as the defending champion at the All England Club _ and made the most of it.
Michael Russell told USA Today that they would be in favor of an electronic shot-clock like those used in basketball.
"I felt he would kind of maybe panic a little bit if we went to a fifth," said Russell, who fell to 0-7 at the U.S. Open and 6-23 at all Grand Slam tournaments.