2009 US Open – Nick’s Picks Results Grid

WTA

Tour RD Player 1 Player 2 Nick’s Pick Result Correct
WTA 1 Sabine Lisicki Aravane Rezai Lisicki in 3 sets Lisicki Yes
WTA 1 Maria Sharapova Tsvetana Pironkova Sharapova in 2 sets Sharapova Yes
WTA 1 Serena Williams Alexa Glatch S. Williams in 2 sets S. Williams Yes
WTA 1 Kim Clijsters Viktoriya Kutuzova Clijsters in 2 sets Clijsters Yes
WTA 2 Venus Williams Bethanie Mattek V. Williams in 2 sets V. WIlliams Yes
WTA 2 Vera Zvonareva Anna Chakvetadze Zvonareva in 2 sets Zvonareva Yes
WTA 2 Elena Dementieva Melanie Oudin Dementieva in 3 sets Oudin No
WTA 2 Jelena Jankovic Yaroslava Shvedova Jankovic in 2 sets Shvedova No
WTA 3 Vania King Daniela Hantuchova Hantuchova in 2 sets Hantuchova Yes
WTA 3 Kim Clijsters Kirsten Flipkens Clijsters in 2 sets Clijsters Yes
WTA 3 Svetlana Kuznetsova Shahar Peer Kuznetsova in 3 sets Kuznetsova Yes
WTA 3 Caroline Wozniacki Sorana Cirstea Wozniacki in 3 sets Wozniacki Yes
WTA 4 Serena WIlliams Daniela Hantuchova S. Williams in 2 sets S. Williams Yes
WTA 4 Vera Zvonareva Flavia Pennetta Zvonareva in 3 sets Pennetta No
WTA 4 Melanie Oudin Nadia Petrova Oudin in 3 sets Oudin Yes
WTA 4 Svetlana Kuznetsova Caroline Wozniacki Kuznetsova in 3 sets Wozniacki No
WTA Quarters Serena Williams Flavia Pennetta S. Williams in 3 sets S. Williams Yes
WTA Quarters Kim Clijsters Na Li Clijsters in 2 sets Clijsters Yes
WTA Quarters Caroline Wozniacki Melanie Oudin Wozniacki in 3 sets Wozniacki Yes
WTA Quarters Kateryna Bondarenko Yanina Wickmayer Wickmayer in 2, Bondarenko in 3 Wickmayer in 2 Yes
WTA Semis Serena Williams Kim Clijsters S. Williams in 3 sets Clijsters No
WTA Semis Caroline Wozniacki Yanina Wickmayer Wozniacki  in 3 sets Wozniacki Yes
WTA Finals

ATP

Tour RD Player 1 Player 2 Nick’s Pick Result Correct
ATP 1 Roger Federer Devin Britton Federer in 3 sets Federer Yes
ATP 1 Novak Djokovic Ivan Ljubicic Djokovic in 4 sets Djokovic Yes
ATP 1 Rafael Nadal Richard Gasquet Nadal in 4 sets Nadal Yes
ATP 1 Fernando Gonzalez Nicolas Massu Gonzalez in 4 sets Gonzalez Yes
ATP 2 Andy Roddick Marc Gicquel Roddick in 4 sets Roddick Yes
ATP 2 Tommy Haas Robbie Kendrick Haas in 4 sets Haas Yes
ATP 2 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Jarkko Nieminen Tsonga in 4 sets Tsonga Yes
ATP 2 Rafael Nadal Nicolas Kiefer Nadal in 3 sets Nadal Yes
ATP 3 Andy Roddick John Isner Roddick in 4 sets Isner No
ATP 3 Roger Federer Lleyton Hewitt Federer in 3 or 4 sets Federer Yes
ATP 3 Gael Monfils Jose Acasuso Monfils in 4 sets Monfils Yes
ATP 3 Taylor Dent Andy Murray Murray in 4 sets Murray Yes
ATP 4 Roger Federer Tommy Robredo Federer in 4 sets Federer Yes
ATP 4 John Isner Fernando Verdasco Isner in 4 sets Verdasco No
ATP 4 Andy Murray Marin Cilic Murray in 4 sets Cilic No
ATP 4 Rafael Nadal Gael Monfils Nadal in 4 sets Nadal Yes
ATP Quarters Roger Federer Robin Soderling Federer in 4 sets Federer Yes
ATP Quarters Novak Djokovic Fernando Verdasco Djokovic in 4 sets Djokovic Yes
ATP Quarters Rafael Nadal Fernando Gonzalez Nadal in 4 sets Nadal Yes
ATP Quarters Juan Martin Del Potro Marin Cilic Del Potro in 4 sets Del Potro Yes
ATP Semis Roger Federer Novak Djokovic Federer in 4 sets Federer Yes
ATP Semis Juan Martin Del Potro Rafael Nadal Nadal in 4 or 5 sets Del Potro No
ATP Finals Juan Martin Del Potro Roger Federer Federer in 4 sets N/A N/A
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~ by Nick's Picks on September 9, 2009.

8 Responses to “2009 US Open – Nick’s Picks Results Grid”

  1. Hi Nick, looking at your result predictions you have no upsets down with all the top tennis player’s / seeds going through. I’m practically looking forward to seeing on the women’s side the returning Kim Clijsters from early retirement and Maria Sharapova http://www.vtennis.co.uk/Maria-Sharapova.htm back form 8 months shoulder injury. Also the potential clashes between Federer, Nadal and Andy Murray http://www.vtennis.co.uk/andy-murray.htm at this year’s US Open should be something to look forward too?

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  3. Not sure you got the Zvonerava result right!!

  4. Oudin/Petrova – agree with most of what you wrote but I do think the clock strikes Midnight for Oudin here. As you pointed out Maria basically gift warpped the match for Oudin and she still almost gave it back. NOW there is actually some expectations for Oudin and now she feels it. Oudin will be great someday but someday is in the future and not today. I don’t want to get too much into gambling here but Oudin is actually the betting favorite. IF this was a first round matchup Petrova is a monster and massive favorite so now I am supposed to believe Oudin has gotten that much better than Petrova in a week? And let’s not discount the fact OUdin isn’t 100% as well. Petrova wins the first set in somewhat of a struggle and dominates the 2nd set. Petrova 6-4/6-2

  5. Nick – congrats on getting Oudin over Petrova. Things looked good for me after 1 set andI think even you would agree IF Petrova gets 1 of those 4 points to go up 5-2 in 2nd set – MATCH OVER! But it didn’t – so congrats.

    And that bring about something I have wondered about for some time – so why not ask someone who knows “a tad more” than me about tennis :-)

    To me – it seems like when a player goes down big time in a set that won’t eliminate them if they lose (Women – 1st set or 2nd set if they are UP 1-0……or the Men in any set that will do no worse than put them down 2-0 or if up 2-1 a set that will tie it at 2-2) they give the appearance of sort of “givingup” on the set and saving eneregy for other sets

    By this I mean if Female Player X is up 1-0 in sets and in Set 2 she is down, say, 4-0, she would rather just “give up” on the set and lose, say, 6-1 rather than try and fight back and win the set because losing 6-1 saves her more energy than trying to win the set – losing, say, 6-4 and now she extended more enegry and wasted it.

    I know this is long winded and I am sorry for that but do (some) players “give up” on a set to save eneergy for the next one(s).

  6. Большое спасибо автору. Возможно, в будущем я и действительно реализую аналогичную затею. :)

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