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Monte Carlo – final

(1)Novak Djokovic d. (3)Rafael Nadal    6-2, 7-6(1)    [1:52 h] Year after year, Nadal was unbeatable in Monte Carlo #, and many fans could expect he would collect another titles until his retirement. Actually I can’t imagine any other … Continue reading

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Monte Carlo – semifinals

2nd semifinal: (1)Novak Djokovic d. Fabio Fognini    6-2, 6-1    [0:52 h] A bridge too far for the flamboyant Italian. He picked off all the munition in his previous matches and facing the best player in the world he … Continue reading

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Monte Carlo – quarterfinals

4th quarterfinal: (1)Novak Djokovic d. Jarkko Nieminen    6-4, 6-3    [1:17 h] Djokovic’s movement improved comparing to previous rounds, however, he found himself again in a position to lose the 1st set. Nieminen established a 2:0 lead having won … Continue reading

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Monte Carlo – first three rounds

The Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters has traditionally weaker field than two other Masters 1000 events held on clay. This year among Top 20 players withdrew: Roger Federer,  David Ferrer, Tommy Haas, Kei Nishikori and Sam Querrey. Novak Djokovic‘s participation was uncertain … Continue reading

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| Wimbledon 1983-1984 |

If you want to know the zenith of tennis brilliance of one player as far singles & doubles are concerned you have to go back to Wimbledon in years 1983-84, those two years when John McEnroe delivered the most amazing … Continue reading

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15th week

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On his knees Tommy Robredo [72] celebrated 11th title, the first one in more than two years, and the first one using sunglasses. The 30-year-old Spaniard was injured five months (leg), dropped to No. 471 (May ’12) and obtaining another … Continue reading

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| Australian Open 2000-2001 |

There was a time when Andre Agassi was the most successful player in the world, it stretched between Roland Garros ’99 and Australian Open ’01 – eight majors, and Agassi won four of them, reaching also final and semifinal in … Continue reading

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14th Week – Davis Cup (QF)

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World Group – first round Vancouver (indoor-hard): Canada – Italy 3:1 Canadians were the favorites and their No. 1 player didn’t disappoint: Raonic displayed awesome service performance in both singles rubbers, serving 25 aces against Fognini and 35 (career second … Continue reading

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Miami – final

(2)Andy Murray d. (3)David Ferrer    2-6, 6-4, 7-6(1)    [2:45 h] What was at stake besides 719,160 dollars and prestige? For Murray the No. 2 in the world, for Ferrer No. 4; admittedly rankings they had reached before, but … Continue reading

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Miami – semifinals

2nd semifinal: (2)Andy Murray d. (8)Richard Gasquet    6-7(3), 6-1, 6-2    [1:59 h] Murray’s first match this year in Miami in night session… He is a slow-starter, especially against players who don’t get too many cheap points thanks to … Continue reading

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