U.S. Open Tennis 2010: Top 10 Choke Jobs in Past Tourneys

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U.S. Open Tennis 2010: Top 10 Choke Jobs in Past Tourneys

It is difficult to define a “choke job” in tennis: It can be as short as a double fault or as long as several years of consecutive losses.

A dropped set can be a choke, but so can half a decade of finals appearances without a win.

Even be a champion caught on a bad day—outplayed by an unseeded opponent can be labeled a choker.

Either way, it’s a regret, a collapse, a failure.

They certainly are not tennis’ finest moments, but they are some of the most well-remembered.

Regardless of whether these players ultimately end up as Hall of Fame champions or in obscurity, here are the top 10 US Open choke jobs in the Open era.

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