The tennis world at this time is certainly one to enjoy. The Djokovic-Nadal rivalry and the Federer-Nadal one (both of which are sadly on the back stretches) have just been magnificent to watch and admire.
Barring a miracle, this year's U.S. Open will mark the 10th consecutive year that a U.S. man fails to win. The U.S. Open was first played in 1881, and it wasn't until 1926 that a non-American won the tournament.
Coming off successive titles in Bangkok and Tokyo, Murray played a mistake-free match, holding serve throughout and converting four-of-11 break point opportunities, and is now in great position to win his third straight tournament.