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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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Roland Garros Men’s Final Prep

I’m considering getting up in the middle of the night to watch Nadal and Djokovic square off for the title. I figure that if I go to bed early to squeeze in a bit of sleep before hand, and nap … Continue reading

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Gone Missing

I was sidetracked last night by the latest episode of Sherlock Holmes (pocket review – stylish, surprising, and good fun, just don’t analyse the plot too closely!) and didn’t put up a post. So here are a couple of pictures … Continue reading

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Australian Open Teaser

The first tennis major of the year starts in a day or two. The players have assembled, the draw has been released (Djokovic is happy; Nadal is not), all is in readiness. To sharpen the anticipation, here’s a wonderful photo … Continue reading

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Nadal Upset – and so am I…

Peter Bodo's TennisWorld – Firepower, Focus and Hubris. Nadal was beaten in the second round of Wimbledon last night by Lukas Rosol, a man ranked 100 in the world. Someone I’d never even heard of before. Nadal has made it … Continue reading

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Vamos Syndrome and You

TENNIS.com – Vamos Syndrome and You. Researchers at the Center for Disease Investigation (CDI) in Atlanta, Ga., believe they’ve identified a new and potentially lethal condition that appears to affect tennis fans, particularly knowledgeable ones who know that there’s no … 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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