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Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return to compatriot Nicolas Almagro during their third round U.S. Open match on Sunday. (Sept. 6, 2009)

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Nikolay Davydenko of Russia serves to Robin Soderling
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Nikolay Davydenko of Russia serves to Robin Soderling of Sweden, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 7, 2009)

Gisela Dulko from Argentina reacts against Kateryna Bondarenko
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Gisela Dulko from Argentina reacts against Kateryna Bondarenko from the Ukraine during their fourth round US Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Sept. 7, 2009)

Gisela Dulko of Argentina returns to Kateryna Bondarenko
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Gisela Dulko of Argentina returns to Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine during the U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 7, 2009)

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Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return to
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Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return to compatriot Nicolas Almagro during their third round U.S. Open match on Sunday. (Sept. 6, 2009)

Rafael Nadal of Spain hitting a forehand against
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Rafael Nadal of Spain hitting a forehand against Nicolas Kiefer of Germany in the first set, Friday, Sept. 4, at the U.S. Open Championships in Arthur Ash Stadium at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center. (Sept. 4, 2009)

Nicolas Almagro of Spain returns a shot against
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Nicolas Almagro of Spain returns a shot against Rafael Nadal of Spain during day seven of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Sept. 6, 2009)

No. 3 seeded Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts
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No. 3 seeded Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts to a point during his match against Nicolas Kiefer of Germany. (Sept. 4, 2009)

Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain gets up after
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Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain gets up after falling on the court during his match against Gilles Simon, of France, during the U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 6, 2009)

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Gilles Simon of France reacts as a trainer
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Gilles Simon of France reacts as a trainer attends to his knee during a medical break during his match against Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain in the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Ferraro won 1-6, 6-4, 7-6(5), 1-0. (Sept. 6, 2009)

Melanie Oudin reacts after defeating Maria Sharapova during
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Melanie Oudin reacts after defeating Maria Sharapova during the third-round match at the U.S. Open in Flushing. (Sept. 5, 2009).

Andy Roddick plays against John Isner during their
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Andy Roddick plays against John Isner during their third round U.S. Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Sept. 5, 2009)

An intense Melanie Oudin at the U.S. Open
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An intense Melanie Oudin at the U.S. Open where she knocked out fan favorite Maria Sharapova. (Sept. 6, 2009)

Ukraine's Kateryna Bondarenko returns a point to Australian
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Ukraine's Kateryna Bondarenko returns a point to Australian tennis player Anastasia Rodionova, during day six of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Sept. 5, 2009)

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Fernando Verdasco of Spain celebrates his 3-6, 7-5,
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Fernando Verdasco of Spain celebrates his 3-6, 7-5, 7-6, 1-6, 6-4 win over Tommy Haas of Germany in their 3rd round US Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Sept. 5, 2009)

Shahar Peer of Israel returns a shot to
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Shahar Peer of Israel returns a shot to Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia in their 3rd round US Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 5, 2009 in New York. Kuznetsova won, 7-5, 6-1. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Number 9 seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns
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Number 9 seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns the ball to Sorana Cirstea of Roumania September 5, 2009 at the US Open Tennis tournament in New York . AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Shahar Peer of Israel returns a shot to
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Shahar Peer of Israel returns a shot to Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia in their 3rd round US Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 5, 2009 in New York. Kuznetsova won, 7-5, 6-1. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Number 9 seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark serves
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Number 9 seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark serves the ball to Sorana Cirstea of Roumania September 5, 2009 at the US Open Tennis tournament in New York . AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Sorana Cirstea of Roumania returns the ball to
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Sorana Cirstea of Roumania returns the ball to number 9 seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark September 5, 2009 at the US Open Tennis tournament in New York . AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

John Isner (R) of the US after he
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John Isner (R) of the US after he defeats Andy Roddick of the US during their 3rd round US Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 5, 2009 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

FLUSHING, NY SEPT. 5, 2009. John Isner reacts
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FLUSHING, NY SEPT. 5, 2009. John Isner reacts after upsetting Andy Roddick during their third round match at the US Open in Flushing, NY, Sept. 5, 2009.

John Isner of the US after he defeats
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John Isner of the US after he defeats Andy Roddick of the US during their 3rd round US Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 5, 2009 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

John Isner of the USA returns to Andy
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John Isner of the USA returns to Andy Roddick of the USA during the US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Saturday, September 5, 2009 in Flushing Meadows, New York. (Ed Betz/NewsdayMCT)

John Isner of the USA celebrates as he
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John Isner of the USA celebrates as he plays Andy Roddick of the USA during the US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Saturday, September 5, 2009 in Flushing Meadows, New York. (Ed Betz/NewsdayMCT)

Venus Williams hitting a forehand against Magdalena Rybarikova
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Venus Williams hitting a forehand against Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia in the first set Friday Sept. 4, 2009, at the U.S. Open Championships in Arthur Ash Stadium at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center.

Venus Williams hitting a forehand against Magdalena Rybarikova
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Venus Williams hitting a forehand against Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia in the first set, Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, at the U.S. Open Championships in Arthur Ash Stadium at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center.

Venus Williams follows through on her backhand while
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Venus Williams follows through on her backhand while playing against Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia in the first set Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, at the U.S. Open in Arthur Ash Stadium at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center.

No. 3 seeded Venus Williams of the United
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No. 3 seeded Venus Williams of the United States returns to Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia on Sept. 4, 2009, at the U.S. Open Tennis tournament in Flushing.

No. 3 seeded Venus Williams of the U.S.
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No. 3 seeded Venus Williams of the U.S. returns to Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia on Sept. 4, 2009, at the U.S. Open Tennis tournament in New York.

Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia returns to No. 3
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Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia returns to No. 3 seeded Venus Williams of the U.S. on Sept. 4, 2009, at the U.S. Open Tennis tournament in Flushing, Queens.

No. 3 seeded Venus Williams of the U.S.
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No. 3 seeded Venus Williams of the U.S. turns and celebrates after defeating Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia on Sept. 4, 2009, at the U.S. Open Tennis tournament in Flushing.

Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia reacts to a point
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Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia reacts to a point lost to No. 3 seeded Venus Williams of the U.S. on Sept. 4, 2009, at the U.S. Open Tennis tournament in Flushing.

Rafael Nadal of Spain hitting a forehand against
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Rafael Nadal of Spain hitting a forehand against Nicolas Kiefer of Germany in the first set, Friday, Sept. 4, at the U.S. Open Championships in Arthur Ash Stadium at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center. (Sept. 4, 2009)

No. 3 seeded Rafael Nadal of Spain returns
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No. 3 seeded Rafael Nadal of Spain returns to Nicolas Kiefer of Germany on Sept. 4, 2009, at the U.S. Open Tennis tournament in Flushing.

No. 3 seeded Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts
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No. 3 seeded Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts to a point during his match against Nicolas Kiefer of Germany. (Sept. 4, 2009)

Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to
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Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Paul Capdeville from Chile during their second round U.S. Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 4, 2009, in New York.

Serena Williams of the United States returns to
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Serena Williams of the United States returns to Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing. (Sept. 4, 2009)

Serena Williams, of the United States, hits a
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Serena Williams, of the United States, hits a backhand against Spain's Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez during the third round of the U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 in Flushing Meadows.

Serena Williams returns a shot against Maria Jose
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Serena Williams returns a shot against Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain during day five of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 4, 2009, in Flushing.

Serena Williams waves to the crowd after defeating
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Serena Williams waves to the crowd after defeating Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain during day five of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 4, 2009, in Flushing.

Serena Williams, of the United States, hits a
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Serena Williams, of the United States, hits a backhand against Spain's Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez during the third round of the U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, in Flushing.

Serena Williams celebrates a point against Maria Jose
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Serena Williams celebrates a point against Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain during their 3rd round US Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 4, 2009 in New York.

Philipp Petzschner of Germany returns to Juan Carlos
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Philipp Petzschner of Germany returns to Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing. (Sept. 4, 2009)

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France serves against Jarkko Nieminen
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France serves against Jarkko Nieminen of Finland during day five of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 4, 2009, in the Flushing.

Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, returns to Aleksandra Wozniak,
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Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, returns to Aleksandra Wozniak, of Canada, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing on Friday, Sept. 4, 2009. Pennetta won 6-1, 6-1.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus returns a shot to
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus returns a shot to Francesca Schiavone of Italy during their third round U.S. Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 4, 2009, in Flushing.

Paul Capdeville of Chile returns a shot to
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Paul Capdeville of Chile returns a shot to Andy Murray of Great Britain during day five of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 4, 2009, in Flushing.

Andy Murray of Great Britain returns a shot
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Andy Murray of Great Britain returns a shot to Paul Capdeville of Chile during day five of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 4, 2009, in Flushing.

Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain returns a
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Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain returns a shot against Serena Williams during day five of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 4, 2009, in Flushing.

Marin Cilic of Croatia, serves to Jesse Levine
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Marin Cilic of Croatia, serves to Jesse Levine of the United States, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Friday, Sept. 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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