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30-08-2010 on 14:32
Day 2 - Men's & Women's 1st Round :: US Open 2010 - Grand Slam #4 :: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York, USA
The second day of action at the US Open brings some of the top players in the world out on to the court for the first time as they try to capture a grand slam title.
Adding to the intrigue will be the appearance of some American players who are sure to pump up the crowd in Queens.
There are plenty of great matches on tomorrow's schedule, but here are five that you should either DVR or watch live because there is going to be some serious talent on display in all of them.
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The big tournament kicked off today and runs through September 12th. During this time, tennis fans will be watching the matches on various networks as well as online. Naturally, the courts will be full of fans getting a bird’s eye view of the entire competition. The U.S. Open Tennis tournament will play matches on various courts for two long weeks.
The defending champions are Juan Martin Del Potro and Kim Clijsters, however, Del Potro has pulled out of the tournament with a wrist injury. Serena Williams and Justine Henin have both pulled out of the tournament due to injuries as well. However, a bright light on the courts comes in Melanie Oudin as she hits the hard courts today sporting a purple dress and black and yellow fluorescent shoes. The Williams’ sisters usually put on the fashion clinic at the U.S. Open but they left that to Melanie Oudin today.
By the time the number of players has narrowed to 2 for the women and 2 for the men, fans are likely to get a good bit of high drama on the court. This is the biggest sporting events with Billie Jean King National Tennis Center holding approximately 33,000 fans for each session of the tournament. That’s two full weeks and a lot of fans and players making their way through New York in the next 2 weeks. The U.S. Open Tennis tournament this year has brought social media to the mix, check out Serena Williams Twitter account for updates about her sisters