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U.S. Open Champions Invitational: September 9-12, 2009

09-09-2009, 01:42 AM
http://www.usopen.org/en_US/scores/draws/as/index.htmlThe US Open Champions Invitational returns for a fourth year with a new format and a host of former Grand Slam champions and finalists. Under the fan-friendly World TeamTennis format, players will be divided into three four-person teams, with each team playing a total of two matches from Wednesday, September 9, through Saturday, September 12. Each match will consist of one set each of men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles, and mixed doubles.

The invitees for this year's event include former US Open men's singles champions Stan Smith (1971), Ilie Nastase (1972) and Guillermo Vilas (1977), as well as former US Open women's singles and doubles champion Hana Mandlikova (1985, 1989) and two-time women's singles champion Tracy Austin (1979, 1981).

Also scheduled to compete are U.S. Fed Cup Captain and two-time Grand Slam singles finalist Mary Joe Fernandez, 2001 Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic, four-time US Open women's doubles champion Gigi Fernandez, 1996 Wimbledon runner-up MaliVai Washington, 1997 French Open champion Iva Majoli, 1994 Wimbledon champion Conchita Martinez and 1999 US Open finalist Todd Martin.

Ivan Lendl, Billie Jean King and Pat Cash are scheduled to be the non-playing captains. The 2009 US Open Champions Invitational draw will be revealed the week of September 7.

Team Lendl
Jimmy Arias
Guillermo Vilas
Tracy Austin
Conchita Martinez

Team King
Luke Jensen
Stan Smith
Mary Joe Fernandez
Gigi Fernandez

Team Cash
Todd Martin
Ilie Nastase
Iva Majoli
Hana Mandlikova

Rick Leach
Ilana Klass

09-09-2009, 01:44 AM
Wednesday, September 9

Team King vs. Team Lendl

09-09-2009, 11:26 PM
Wednesday, September 9

Team Lendl d. Team King 24-16

MS: Arias d. Jensen 5-3
MD: Arias/Vilas d. Jensen/Smith 5-2
WD: Austin/Martinez d. Fernandez/Fernandez 5-2
WS: Martinez d. M. Fernandez 5-4
XD: ?/Smith d. Austin/? 5-3
OT: Austin/? d. ?/Smith 1-0

Thursday, September 10

Team King vs. Team Cash

09-11-2009, 04:18 AM
Thursday, September 10

Team King d. Team Cash 21-7

XD: G. Fernandez/Smith d. Mandlikova/Nastase 5-3
WS: M. Fernandez d. Majoli 5-2
MS: Martin d. Jensen 5-1
WD: Fernandez/Fernandez d. Majoli/Mandlikova
MD: Jensen/Smith/Leach d. Martin/Nastase
OT: Jensen/Smith/Leach d. Martin/Nastase

Friday, September 11

Team Cash v. Team Lendl

09-13-2009, 04:08 AM
Saturday, September 12

Team Lendl d. Team Cash 21-7

WS: Majoli d. Martinez 5-4
MD: Cash/Martin/Nastase d. Arias/Vilas
MS: Martin d. Arias 5-3
XD: Austin/Vilas d. Mandlikova/Nastase 5-1
WD: Austin/Kloss d. Majoli/Mandilkova 5-0

Final Standings
Team Lendl 2-0
Team King 1-1
Team Cash 0-2

09-13-2009, 05:33 PM
vamos Vilas xD