Posted on: September 8, 2008 1:50 pm

Roger may win but

the tennis world is indeed a different world than a year ago.  Last year at the us open it seemed like Roger didn't really have to exert himself to win the title.  I don't know if he even lost a set.  This year we find both finalists having lost a set in the semis.  Roger has lost 3 sets total and Andy has lost 5.  Neither seems a sure bet.

Roger may win to get within 1 title of Pete Sampras.   He could just as easily lose.  Murray is not a deer in the headlights.  This may be his first Grand Slam final but he has been expecting this for a while.  He came to this tournament to win not just show.  He bested Nadal, who at number 1, perhaps was a little worn out from Beijing.  He has a good record against Roger.  If Andy pushes into 4 or 5 sets the pressure will be on Roger.  This could be a great match.
Category: Tennis
Tags: Federer, Murray
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