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The dark horses of the US Open

Who would you tip off as the dark horses of the US Open? The guys we wouldn't have expected to be in the SF's, but they get there somehow (like Wimbledon this year!).

I've got a feeling about Marat. He looked in good form at Wimbledon and it might have brought some confidence and motivation for him to go for another US Open Slam after all these years.

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Gael Monfils, Donald Young, and James Blake. I think calling them horses could certainly be interpreted as racist though. So my answer is....Batman.
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Marin Cilic and I would say Ernes Gulbis but I'm a little bit scared when I have to say his name in a positive context because you never know with that guy
Tipsarevic as well... almost forgot him....
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Tipsarevic as well... almost forgot him....
Tipsarevic has a horrible USopen record. I hope he improves it...

What do we know, any top 50 player is a potencial dark horse and this year is crazy anyway. Maybe some Stakhovsky?

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Roger Federer : /

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You can't be a dark horse for a Slam and be one of the top 8 seeds.:retard:

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Tipsarevic has a horrible USopen record. I hope he improves it...

What do we know, any top 50 player is a potencial dark horse and this year is crazy anyway. Maybe some Stakhovsky?

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True, and he didn't play well in Canada so... but you know Tipsarevic...very unpredictable player...with him anything is possible...
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Hopefully Marin and Tipsy can have a good tournie.

And if he can transfer some of his claycourt form from a few weeks ago here - Del Potro!
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