This year’s US Open has brought us some of the most exciting tennis like always. As the final Grand Slam of the season as reached the semi-finals stage, let us take a look at the best five men’s singles matches played so far.
5. Lleyton Hewitt vs. Bernard Tomic It was the first meeting between Australia’s former number and the current number one. 34-year-old Hewitt, who won US Open back in 2001, was up against one of the player’s who are considered future of Australian tennis.
24th seed Tomic looked like sweeping past the Australian legend in this first round match as he won the first two sets but we all know how big a fighter Hewitt is. Now ranked as low as 166, Hewitt fought back to claim the following two to take the match to a decider.
Just when it started to look that Hewitt’s experience will prevail, Tomic’s young legs proved the decisive factor as he grabbed the final set, winning the match 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 5-7, 7-5.