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Nadal Went the Distance

I did not. I watched the first set and a half and then went back to bed. The portion I watched was nervy, lack lustre stuff. Lots of errors, very few rallies, neither Nadal or Djokovic playing at their best. … Continue reading

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Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal

Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal. It was a 5 hour 53 minute epic and Djokovic managed to stagger over the line first. Both players gave absolutely all they had to give. It was astonishing stuff. They were both cramping so … Continue reading

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Andy Murray, Close, but not Quite…

Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to reach Australian Open final | Sport | The Guardian. Poor Andy Murray – he lost to Novak Djokovic in the Aussie Open semi-finals after almost five hours of tennis. It was ugly, scrappy tense … Continue reading

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US Open Tennis

All four semi-final matches were played today. The women’s went as expected – Serena Williams and Sam Stosur are through to the final. It’s hard to see anyone beating Serena at the moment. She’s fit, healthy, focused, and moving better … Continue reading

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Wimbledon 2011 – Nadal’s Turn to Feel Anguish

Wimbledon 2011 – Nadal’s Turn to Feel Anguish – NYTimes.com. Novak Djokovic beat Nadal in four sets yesterday morning (NZ time) to win the Wimbledon championship at the first time of asking. I felt thoroughly sorry for Nadal who was … Continue reading

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Anyone for Tennis

I’ve been watching bits of the French Open here and there. I confess to a sustained crush on Rafael Nadal. I feel a bit uncomfortable about it because he’s just a baby. If I’d been a Costa Rican-style teenage parent, … Continue reading

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Early Afternoon at My Place

Petra's eaten and fallen asleep on my lap.  I think she'll wake up if I move her, so I'm stuck in my chair for the moment. I'm watching a replay of last night's Australian Open semi-final.  Djokovic played Federer.  Djokovic … Continue reading

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