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Dejected Blake, elated teenagers highlight Week 1 of the U.S. Open

While a crestfallen summer certainly hurt Ana Ivanovic's chances, perhaps karma played a role in Lindsay Davenport's early dismissal. Bonnie D. Ford highlights the week that was at the U.S. Open.

Updated: September 1, 2008, 10:07 AM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Midway through the U.S. Open, it's time to take stock of the most memorable and forgettable moments:

When upsets aren't upsets, women's division: Serbia's Ana Ivanovic and Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova were seeded Nos. 1 and 3, respectively, but both came into this tournament rusty and uncertain. We wouldn't necessarily have predicted that lightning would strike Ivanovic in the form of France's Clemson-educated Julie Coin, who at No. 188 pulled off one of the biggest ...

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