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Indian Wells – semifinals

2nd semifinal: (3)Roger Federer d. (2)Rafael Nadal             6-3, 6-4                            [1:31 h] The match was delayed because of rain, although started at … Continue reading

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Indian Wells – quarterfinals

Friday. It happens rarely that the first game of the match makes a decisive impact on the final outcome. It happened in the third quarterfinal between Roger Federer [3] and Juan Martin del Potro [9]. In a very long first … Continue reading

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Indian Wells – Round 3rd + 4th

Matthew Ebden [91] has notched the second big result in a ‘1000’ event as a qualifier. Last year in Shanghai he advanced to the quarter-finals, this week at Indian Wells after two wins in qualifying rounds, overcame again three hurdles … Continue reading

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Wimbledon 1987

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In the Internet space we can drift in different directions of time, so I decided to add once per week descriptions of the biggest tennis events of the 80s and 90s. There won’t be any chronology in that, just when … Continue reading

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Indian Wells – Round 1st + 2nd

Very strong field this year at Indian Wells, all Top 20 guys appeared in the sunny American city, unfortunately Gael Monfils [14] withdrew from his 2nd round match due to sickness (food poisoning) as well as his doubles partner Philipp … Continue reading

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Racquets by brands

Usually players stick to one or two brands during the entire career. There were players who used three brands though (e.g. Jimmy Connors, Andre Agassi), but I found only two players to change the mark four times: Henri Leconte and … Continue reading

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Gonzalez’s farewell

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The almost 32-year-old Chilean announced his retirement a month ago after Vina del Mar. “I made the decision a couple of weeks ago to end my career at Miami. It’s 100 per cent personal. I realized I don’t have the … Continue reading

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Ranking by countries: Top 10 in years 1976-2013 (doubles)

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Three weeks ago I posted an entry considering all Top 20 singles players in the Open era in regard of their countries. Today the second part of this theme – doubles specialists, but restricted to the Top 10. Just like … Continue reading

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9th week

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It’s an untypical week in the tennis season because two ‘500’ finals were played on Saturday. The 20th edition of the Dubai Duty Free gathered delicious players, there were 8 out of the 10 best guys in the world (the … Continue reading

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Match points (Lapentti leads)

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Below you see a copy of my article (with necessary corrections), I wrote before the US Open 2011, and placed it on my blog as a page. This year I added two new pages (’12-season & Olympics), in regard of … Continue reading

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