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Paris – final

(4)David Ferrer d. (q)Jerzy Janowicz        6-4, 6-3      [1:27 h] Beautiful dream of the 21-year-old Pole came to an end. It’s always tough to say whether one guy plays so poorly because the other is so … Continue reading

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Paris – semifinals

2nd semifinal: (4)David Ferrer d. (WC)Michael Llodra        7-5, 6-3                [1:50 h] It would have been completely different match if Llodra had converted 1 of 10 break points in the 1st … Continue reading

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Paris – round 3rd + QF’s

Quarterfinals It might have been a great day for the Frenchmen. There were three French guys in quarterfinals and each of them had a reasonable chance to move through to the last 4, however, “only” two of them fulfilled expectations; … Continue reading

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Paris – round 1st + 2nd

Defending champion Roger Federer after losing in his hometown Basel to Juan Martin del Potro, didn’t catch an optimistic mood and withdrew from the last 1000 event of the year to rest and prepare for the ATP World Tour Finals … Continue reading

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43rd Week

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Six of seven contenders for the last spot in London disappointed this week, only Richard Gasquet thanks to reaching semifinal increased his chances. Admittedly Jo-Wilfried Tsonga isn’t confirmed officially yet, but his point-advantage over the next player in the ranking … Continue reading

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42nd Week

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Russian tennis has been in crisis in the last couple of years. The best Russians drop in the ATP ranking, the best players in the world aren’t interested in playing in Russia due to different reasons. It was especially visible … Continue reading

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Shanghai – final

(2)Novak Djokovic d. (3)Andy Murray      5-7, 7-6(11), 6-3          [3:20 h] The sixth encounter of the season between two 25-year-olds (also Roger Federer has played so many matches with Juan Martin del Potro in 2012); … Continue reading

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Shanghai – semifinals

2nd semifinal: (3)Andy Murray d. (1)Roger Federer            6-4, 6-4                            [1:38 h] The second semifinal (played in night session) delivered much more suspense … Continue reading

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Shanghai – three rounds + QF’s

Quarterfinals The first quarterfinal between Thomas Berdych and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was in some sense an attempt to reply on a question “Who is the real No. 5”. The simplistic answer is: Berdych, because he won 6-3 7-6. Both players were highly … Continue reading

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40th Week

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Second leg of the Asian swing supposed to be a comfortable warm-up for Andy Murray [4] and Novak Djokovic [2] before Shanghai. Murray was unexpectedly beaten in Tokyo though, by a player he had demolished last month in New York – … Continue reading

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