The US Open…

Uh oh…Just saw the most devastating forehand in men’s tennis. Joachim Johansson, the new Swede on the block; my word, I haven’t seen anyone hit a forehand as hard as he does. I thought Roddick had the most potent forehand in the men’s game, this guy’s is a notch better.

Today, Johansson upset Roddick at the US Open. But he hasn’t got all the tools yet. I think Roddick won’t lose to him again, unless Johansson improves his second serve, and backhand. Still, with a forehand so good, he will always be a threat.

Federer, Henman, Hewitt, Johansson. A pretty good semifinal lineup.

But very disappointed that Paes/Martina lost out so narrowly in the semis of the mixed doubles. But, what an outstanding achievement for a 47 year old. I guess this is the last time we are going to see Martina in a Grand Slam. But thanks for all those wonderful moments, Martina!!!

Paes is in the men’s doubles final though. Great chance to win another slam. Here’s hoping…


Posted on September 10, 2004, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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