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Rafael Nadal of Spain falls to the court after defeating Novak Djokovi of Serbia during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julio Cortez / Associated Press

Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the men's singles final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated Press

Rafael Nadal of Spain shakes hands at the net with Novak Djokovic of Serbia after their men's singles final match.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a backhand during his men's singles final match against Rafael Nadal of Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elsa / Getty Images

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their 2013 US Open men's singles final match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STAN HONDA / AFP

Serena Williams celebrates defeating Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in the 2013 U.S. Open women's final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

Serena Williams celebrates defeating Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in the 2013 U.S. Open women's singles final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY CLARY / AFP

Serena Williams returns a shot to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during the 2013 U.S. Open women's singles final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STAN HONDA / AFP

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus plays a backhand during her women's singles final match against Serena Williams.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Clive Brunskill / Getty Images

Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot to Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during their 2013 U.S. Open men's singles semifinal match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stan Honda / AFP/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal faces Richard Gasquet during his men's singles semifinal match.

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Novak Djokovic plays a point against Stanislas Wawrinka during their 2013 U.S. Open men's semifinals match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emmanuel Dunand / AFP/Getty Images

Radek Stepanek makes a shot between his legs during his doubles match against Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares of Brazil.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darron Cummings / Associated Press

Radek Stepanek, right, hits a return as he and Leander Paes play Alexander Peya of Austria and Bruno Soares of Brazil in the men's double's final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Lane / European Pressphotos Agency

Andrea Hlavackova, left, stretches for a backhand next to her partner Lucie Hradecka during their women's doubles final match against Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Clive Brunskill / Getty Images

Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland celebrates his 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 win over Andy Murray of Britain during their 2013 US Open men's singles quarterfinal match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STAN HONDA / AFP

Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts during his men's singles quarterfinal match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elsa / Getty Images

Venus Williams, left, and Serena Williams react after a point against Sara Errani of Italy and Roberta Vinci of Italy during the women's doubles quarterfinals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Groll / Associated Press

John McEnroe of the United States plays a forehand next to his partner Patrick McEnroe of the United States during their men's champions doubles match against Cedric Pioline of France and Mats Wilander of Sweden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alex Trautwig / Getty Images

Serena Williams of United States of America serves next to her partner Venus Williams of the United States of America in action during their women's doubles third round match against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia and Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Bello / Getty Images

Serena Williams of United States of America and Venus Williams of the United States of America in action during their women's doubles third round match against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia and Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthew Stockman / Getty Images

David Ferrer of Spain plays a forehand during his men's singles quarter-final match against Richard Gasquet of France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Clive Brunskill / Getty Images

Richard Gasquet of France celebrates his win over David Ferrer of Spain after their 2013 US Open men's singles quarterfinal match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STAN HONDA / AFP

Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates reacts during his men's singles fourth round match against Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan on Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Stobe / Getty Images

Serena Williams serves during her women's singles quarter-final match against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Clive Brunskill / Getty Images

Li Na of China returns a shot to Ekaterina Makarova of Russia during their 2013 US Open women's singles match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stan Honda / Agence France-Presse

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, returns a shot against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during their US Open women's singles match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julio Cortez / Associated Press

Lleyton Hewitt of Australia hits a return to Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during their US Open men's singles match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John G. Mabanglo / EPA

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot to Tommy Robredo, of Spain, during the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darron Cummings / Associated Press

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, returns against Phillipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, during the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Krupa / Associated Press

Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia hits a return to David Ferrer of Spain during their match on the eighth day of the 2013 US Open Tennis Championship at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUSTIN LANE / EPA

Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia returns a shot during her women's singles fourth round match against Alison Riske of the United States on Day Eight of the 2013 US Open on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Bello / Getty Images

David Ferrer, of Spain, returns a shot to Janko Tipsarevic, of Serbia, during the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated Press

Court attendants ride dryers across the court at Arthur Ashe stadium during a rain delay in the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Groll / Associated Press

Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, signs autographs for fans after beating Simona Halep, of Romania, during the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kathy Kmonicek / Associated Press

Lleyton Hewitt, of Australia, returns a shot against Evgeny Donskoy, of Russia, during the third round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kathy Willens / Associated Press

Serena Williams returns a shot to Sloane Stephens during the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kathy Kmonicek / Associated Press

Serena Williams reacts after a point against Sloane Stephens during the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Asociated Press

Angelique Kerber, of Germany, returns a shot to Carla Suarez Navarro, of Spain, during the third round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Groll / Associated Press

Marcel Granollers, of Spain, celebrates after defeating Tim Smyczek, of the United States, during the third round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Krupa / Associated Press

Ekaterina Makarova, of Russia, returns to Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland, during the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Krupa / Associated Press

Marcos Baghdatis, of Cyprus, reacts during a third round match against Stanislas Wawrinka, of Switzerland, at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Groll / Associated Press

China's Li Na plays a shot against Serbia's Jelena Jankovic during a 2013 US Open women's fourth round singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

Bob Byran, left, and Mike Bryan talk between points against Daniel Nestor, of Canada, and Vasek Pospisil, of Canada, during a doubles match at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated Press

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia plays a forehand against Li Na of China during the third round match on Day Seven of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sunday

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Clive Brunskill / Getty Images

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1 Comment

  1. September 3, 2013, 10:03 am

    Fortunate to be a spectator of the one of the grand sport events of the world. The whole area is so highly spirited that the visitors forget their age, drawbacks and enjoy running from court to court standing in line jumping the stands find a seat irrespective of shade or sun shouting in chorus for every point encouraging their loved players and so precisely go to pin drop silence once the game is started. This discipline can be enforced in all sports and games. My only suggestion would be to call the courts by eminent players names in addition to the sl nos. Also if Sl nos can be painted on snack tables with in the arena it will be easy to locate friends/relatives during eating. Over all it is a great event,

    By: varadarajanoa

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