Is Fish the U.S. Open's Cinderfella?

Updated: August 27, 2010, 9:46 AM ET
By LZ Granderson | ESPN.com

Seeds are tasty on salads. They're great for making maracas and who could throw a cherry pit-spitting contest without 'em?

But I don't have much use for seeds come the U.S. Open. As far as I'm concerned the No. 19 seed officials attached next to Mardy Fish's name in no way reflects the lights-out tennis he's been playing much of the year.

He started the year ranked No. 108, but heads into the Open No. 21. He's beaten No. 9 Andy Roddick twice, No. 4 Andy Murray thrice ...

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