2013 US Open Tennis: Biggest Surprises from Flushing Meadows so Far

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2013 US Open Tennis: Biggest Surprises from Flushing Meadows so Far
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Marcos Baghdatis celebrates upset win over Kevin Anderson, 2013 U.S. Open.

At the 2013 Flushing Meadows' U.S. Open, surprises take many forms.

Seeds slip out in the early rounds, unexpectedly opening up the men's and women's draws. Qualifiers shock with their determination and results, further confounding the draw-sheets and upsetting the balance. An aged group of players seemingly bands together and rises to former glory.

A combination of the above brings upsets, both large and small, to the fields.

Finally, James Blake retires. For Americans, enough said.

Here's a look at the biggest surprises that the last Grand Slam of the year has brought thus far.

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