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Australian Open – Day 2 (1R)

Juan Martin del Potro [236] came to Melbourne last year admittedly with suspicious physical shape, but in a glory of the US Open ’09 champion. Now, after a wasted year due to injury, tries to rebuild his position in the … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 1 (1R)

Mardy Fish [17] was working really hard last year to improve his physical fitness, and the work pays dividends – among his last eight singles wins, five came after 5-set matches! Today he prevailed against a tricky Victor Hanescu [50] … Continue reading

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2nd WEEK

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Gilles  Simon has improved his great record in ATP singles final to 8-2 after winning a tournament in Sydney. The Frenchman ousted in the final Viktor Troicki of Serbia – the Davis Cup ’10 hero – in tight straight sets. … Continue reading

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1st WEEK

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It was a Swiss week – in Doha, Roger Federer after a shaky start in the first round (was forced to save a triple set point against an unknown Dutchman – Thomas Schoorel, 7-6 6-3), showed great form and won … Continue reading

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Two tie-breaks

New year, new expectations… I like different Internet tools so I’ve decided to write regularly about men’s tennis in 2011 on my blog, at least once per week, the first six months. I believe this season will be more interesting … Continue reading

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“Fedal” again

Federer and Nadal will play against each other for the fourth time within six weeks. After important match which they played in London, they met twice in exhibition matches – in Zurich and Madrid. Tomorrow, in New Years Eve they … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi for the third time

Third year in a row, six notable players have been invited (Nadal, Federer, Baghdatis, Berdych, Tsonga & Soderling) to Abu Dhabi to play an exhibition tournament. Two years ago, the tournament won Andy Murray, Rafal Nadal was the winner last … Continue reading

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