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Monday, September 13, 2010

#1 RAFA NADAL INTO US OPEN FINAL FOR THE FIRST TIME- 2010

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, reacts after defeating Mikhail Youzhny, of Russia, in three sets during a men's semifinal match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. Photo credit: AP

UPDATE Monday
The text from www.usopen.org

US Open 2010
Final
Rafa Nadal versus Novak Djokovic
Suspended due to rain
Score
6-4 (Rafa), 4-4 , 30-30 Djokovic is serving
When it stops raining, the US Open website says it will air on ESPN2 in USA

The crew is drying the court now
which is 7:15 p.m. USA EST/EDT, Monday

You can also watch it online (minus TV commercials) for free at www.usopen.org


Weather Information Text from US Open Website

(as of Monday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. ET)

Play has been suspended at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center due to rain storms with lightning and thunder. The rain is expected to last 60 to 75 minutes, after which we will dry the courts and resume play.

When play resumes, watch live coverage on ESPN2, ESPN3.com and USOpen.org.

For official updates, stayed tuned to USOpen.org.



US Open 2010
FINAL
Rafa Nadal versus Novak Djokovic
Sunday, September 12, 2010
CBS TV schedule posts air time as 4:00 pm.

The US Open schedule says not before
4:30 p.m. USA EST/EDT
Arthur Ashe Stadium

The Tennis Channel will have reairings of US Open 2010 matches
on (I think)
Sunday and Monday
Here is the schedule link
us open tv

International TV
tv

Semi Final
Rafa Nadal defeated Mikhail Youzhny
6-2, 6-3, 6-4
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Arthur Ashe Stadium
If you want to see it without commercials
see the links below to watch online

Semi Final
Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer
5-7, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2, 7-5
What a match!


Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates his victory against Roger Federer of Switzerland during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 11, 2010.Semi Final pictures so far - Rafa US Open 2010. Photo credit: Reuters

US Open 2010 Semi Final pictures

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during his men's singles semifinal match on day thirteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images North America


Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images North America

Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images North America


Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during day thirteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images North America


Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot while playing against Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during his men's singles semifinal match on day thirteen of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images North America

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, reaches for a ball during a men's semifinal match against Mikhail Youzhny, of Russia, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. Photo credit: AP

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, puts his socks and shoes on after getting treated by a tranier during a men's semifinal match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. Photo credit: AP

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, reacts after defeating Mikhail Youzhny, of Russia, in three sets during a men's semifinal match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. AP Photo/Mark Humphrey.
Pictures
daylife Rafael Nadal
zimbio Rafael Nadal

US TV Schedule
CBS, The Tennis Channel

At this link
www.usopen.org/en_US
look on right for
US OPEN LIVE
WATCH IT NOW
Also, click on post title at the top to go to the online viewing
This will be available on the Arthur Ashe court through September 12
and the other courts are available there, too
NOTE
There are no commercials
and you get to watch the players during changeovers

Other free online watching

www.atdhe.net
www.fromsport.com

Video - Press Conferences, Match Highlights and more
usopen.org/en_US/interactive/video


RAFA IS BLOGGING AT THE US OPEN 2010
Submit your question at
rafa@timesonline.co.uk

You must be subscribed to The Times to read Rafa's blog.
But there is a way around this.
There are threads at both of the following fan sites
that post Rafa's blogs:
Vamos Brigade
Rafa's Babolat-sponsored forum
It is free to register at these sites and then you can read at your heart's content.
These two fan sites are a great source of up-to-date information


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