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Australian Open – Day 3 (2R)

The match of the day occurred on Court No. 8, where 22-year-old Jerzy Janowicz took on Somdev Devvarman. The Indian has slipped to No. 551 after missing most of the 2012 season with a shoulder injury, but he reminded on … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 2 (1R)

The second day was in my opinion much less interesting than the first one. Matches of main favorites were so short that will soon evaporate from memories of fans. Andy Murray dropped just seven games to Robin Haase, whom he … Continue reading

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Australian Open – Day 1 (1R)

16-year-old Thanasi Kokkinakis [758] was unknown in the tennis world until the first week of 2013, when he got a surprising chance to pop up out of nowhere replacing Isner and Haas at Hopman Cup. The teenager unexpectedly shared the … Continue reading

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2nd week

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When 18-year-old Bernard Tomic [64] reached Wimbledon quarterfinals in 2011, it seemed “the big 4” would have a strong contender in the near future. However, Tomic profoundly disappointed last year, losing several times at early stages and dropping 10 places … Continue reading

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1st week

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The new season kicked off with an enforcement of a rule considering time for preparation between points – since first tournaments of 2013, a time violation between points (25 seconds) has been penalized in the first instance with a warning. … Continue reading

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World Tour Finals – finals

 Singles: (1)Novak Djokovic d. (2)Roger Federer  7-6(6), 7-5    [2:14 h] It was extremely prestigious final: the most successful player in the history of this tournament vs. the best player of the last two years. The level of the final … Continue reading

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World Tour Finals – semifinals

2nd semifinal: (2)Roger Federer d. (3)Andy Murray  7-6(5), 6-2    [1:33 h] Their third meeting this year in London after Wimbledon (Federer won 3-1) and Olympics (Murray won 3-0)… The Scot, who got their last two matches easily (Olympics and Shanghai) … Continue reading

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World Tour Finals – Day 5 + 6

Group B – second round: Day 6 12. (4)David Ferrer d. (8)Janko Tipsarevic  4-6, 6-3, 6-1    [2:06 h] No pressure at all, in fact some kind of an exhibition encounter, forgetting about 200 ATP points at stake (50 points more … Continue reading

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World Tour Finals – Day 3 + 4

Group B – second round: Day 4 8. (6)Juan Martin del Potro d. (8)Janko Tipsarevic  6-0, 6-4    [1:16 h] The Serb had some bizarre problems with his equipment, he broke strings in his four racquets (twice already during the … Continue reading

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World Tour Finals – Day 1 + 2

Group B – first round: Day 2 4. (4)David Ferrer d. (6)Juan Martin del Potro  6-3, 3-6, 6-4    [2:16 h] The hottest indoor players this season (Ferrer 12-1 record, Del Potro 18-2), which sounds funny given the fact Argentines … Continue reading

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