Guests: David Waldstein, Melissa Isaacson, and Douglas Robson
Many of us have been on pins and needles these past two weeks watching Serena Williams serve and battle her way toward a calendar Grand Slam at the U.S. Open. Today, we’ll take a look at the popular American tennis tournament, Williams’ accomplishments, and the state of competitive tennis. We’ll start things off with DAVID WALDSTEIN, sports reporter for The New York Times, who’ll give us an update on the latest from Arthur Ashe Stadium, including highlights from some of the best matches so far. Then we’ll check in on the women’s side, including Serena’s historic run and take a look at some of the other competitors with MELISSA ISAACSON of espnW. We’ll round out the hour with journalist DOUGLAS ROBSON who’ll discuss the men’s side, including Mardy Fish’s return to the court and his struggles with anxiety, Roger Federer’s enduring grace, Rafael Nadal’s early exit, and the dominance of Novak Djokovic.