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Juniors – new page

Oliver Golding (b. 29/09/1993) won this year’s US Open. Will he join the US Open ’04 junior champion Andy Murray as the second strong player from the Great Britain? It’s tough to tell because the list of junior Grand Slam … Continue reading

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Stats: Djokovic, Federer, Murray, Nadal – legendary rivalries

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This year’s US Open semi-finals were consisted of players making historical “head to heads” at majors, not only in the current era, but in the entire Open era as well. The Djokovic-Federer pair becomes the first one in the Open … Continue reading

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US Open – Day 9 (4R)

No play due to bad weather (heavy rain). All four matches in the bottom half of the draw have been shifted from Tuesday to Wednesday. Three matches were supposed to play at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Simon and Isner were scheduled … Continue reading

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2011 summary (after 3rd quarter)

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Novak Djokovic confirmed his astonishing supremacy in the third quarter of the season winning 16 matches in a row and collecting another two big titles. His main opponent in the first half of the year – Rafael Nadal – couldn’t … Continue reading

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US Open page

The eight-week North American swing gets underway with a tournament in Atlanta. Next week Los Angeles, afterwards Washington, Montreal, Cincinnati, Winston Salem and a two-week tournament in New York, thus I prepared a new page about the fourth Grand Slam … Continue reading

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Aspelin retires

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37-year-old Swede, Simon Aspelin went into retirement today after losing a doubles final in Bastad. Aspelin was a player devoted almost only to doubles, in singles he played just two matches at the main level (both dead Davis Cup rubbers), … Continue reading

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5-set record

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It’s a good time to deliver such a stats because there won’t be another 5-set match until the US Open 2011, so nothing changes in the the next seven weeks. Here are 50 active players, almost the same guys whom … Continue reading

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Murray triple bagels

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In a perverse Davis Cup rubber (Group II, Europe/Africa zone, Great Britain vs. Luxembourg in Glasgow), the fourth player in the world, Andy Murray outplayed yesterday a completely unknown Laurent Bram, winning all 18 games of the match. It was Bram’s … Continue reading

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Djokovic – 25th No. 1 in the Open era

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Admittedly he reached No. 1 in men’s tennis on Friday (July 1) after beating Tsonga in Wimbledon semifinal, but officially he begins the leadership of the ATP ranking on July 4, 2011. The new leader says: “It’s definitely one of … Continue reading

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2011 summary (after 2nd quarter; half of the season)

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The first quarter of the season, which symbolically ended on April 4, was dominated by Novak Djokovic. The Serb maintained his extraordinary form in the second quarter, however, it was the quarter of Rafael Nadal too; Djokovic won two big … Continue reading

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