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• There's no way around it. Today's match is huge for Rafael Nadal.
• Sam Stosur's win ranks among the most seismic upsets in recent tennis history.
• Andy Murray assesses his U.S. Open run and tells The Daily Record in Scotland: "In my opinion Rafa is the best player ever."
• Sam Stosur's bumpy road to brilliance.
• People are angry that Roger Federer called "The Forehand" a lucky shot. But he's not entirely wrong.
• What are Federer's chances of winning another Grand Slam title?
• Want a laugh? Read Tennis Served Fresh's breakdown of WTA headshots.
• Sam Stosur doesn't rely on on-court coaching. She just won a Slam. Coincidence?
• The Washington Examinerranks the best U.S. Open men's finals in the Open era.
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