Kim Clijster Wins US Open Final, Rafael Nadal And Novak Djokovic Set To Face Off

September 12th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
kim-clijsters-006Sep 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the rest of the world felt certain that the US Open final would be another Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal clash, Novak Djokovic put a wedge between the two. Saving two match points in the semifinal Novak Djokovic proved yet again that he is one of the biggest contenders for the title this year. Coming back to stun the Swiss legend with a 5-7,6-1,5-7,6-2,7-5 Novak Djokovic gave the audience one of the most competitive clashes of the tournament. In the womens’ singles Kim Clijsters continued her reign with an authoritative win over the Vera Zvonareva. In what has been called one of the most one sided games in the US Open final in 15 years, Kim Clijsters stomped her experience over the Russian with a 6-2,6-1 win.

One if the most talked aspects of the semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer was the reaction of the World No.2 after the loss. He was seen to be completely frustrated by the loss. He told the media that it feels like something is amiss when one loses the match after getting two match points. He added that he would have, however, felt more frustrated if it was a final. Rafael Nadal on the other hand has almost stormed into the final with a crushing win over Mikhail Youzhny (6-2, 6-3, 6-4). Considering that he has never made it to the final of this tournament before, he will look to add the US Open trophy to his collection.

Kim Clijsters ruthless win over the Russian Vera Zvonareva was followed by some interesting comments by the US Open Champion. She said that when she came up against the Russian, she was looking for some revenge for Wimbledon, which the fans can vouch, she got quite easily.

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