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London (Olympics) – semifinals

 2nd semifinal: (3)Andy Murray d. (2)Novak Djokovic              7-5, 7-5                                  [2:00 h] Murray was screaming, cursing, bleeding (left knee), … Continue reading

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London (Olympics) – round 3rd + QF’s

Quarterfinals Andy Murray displayed brilliant service performance during his 59-minute 6-4 6-1 victory over Nicolas Almagro. The Brit fired 15 aces at 82% 1st serve in. The Spaniard was complaining the entire match on his right sore arm. Anyway it’s Almagro’s best … Continue reading

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London (Olympics) – round 1st + 2nd

First Olympic tennis event on grass, first at the Grand Slam venue and for the first time including a mixed doubles competition… It’s a unique opportunity to watch “the best of three” matches at Wimbledon, and players wearing national colors … Continue reading

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30th week

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A holder of a weak 1-6 record lately, Robin Haase [42] is well adjusted to the hight altitude – in Kitzbuhel (800 m),  as a defending champion,  he won his second career title. Just like a year before, he got … Continue reading

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29th week

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German Tennis Championships lost its prestige in 2009 when the tournament moved in the calendar from May to July with a changed status from ‘Masters 1000’ to ‘500 ATP World Tour’, also the draw was cut then from 56 to 48. … Continue reading

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28th week

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The only week in the year with four tournaments. After four weeks on grass, many players returned to European clay-courts to take an advantage of a lack of the best players in the world to improve their ranking positions. Janko … Continue reading

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Wimbledon – final

(3)Roger Federer d. (4)Andy Murray        4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4            [3:24 h] After four consecutive Djokovic-Nadal finals, fortunately some refreshing change, but only in some sense because Federer and Murray had already played … Continue reading

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Wimbledon – semifinals

 2nd semifinal: (4)Andy Murray d. (5)Jo-Wilfried Tsonga            6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5                   [2:47 h] Not facing one out of three giants of the modern game in a … Continue reading

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Wimbledon – quarterfinals

Roger Federer and Andy Murray, just like last year were designated to play their matches on Centre Court, even the order was the same, first Federer, then Murray. Before the quarterfinals, the Scot said: “A lot of people have said … Continue reading

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Wimbledon – round 4th

All the fourth round action was scheduled on Monday but the rain thwarted the plans. Roger Federer and Mikhail Youzhny [33] had won their matches before others were canceled (Murray vs. Cilic 1-0, 3:1; Fish vs. Tsonga 1-0, 1:1; Kohlschreiber … Continue reading

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