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BBC apologises for John Inverdale’s gaffe over Marion Bartoli

BBC apologises for John Inverdale's gaffe over Marion Bartoli | Sport | The Observer. He’s a real prince among men this John Inverdale dude. His reaction to Bartoli’s win at Wimbledon: Do you think Bartoli’s dad told her when she … Continue reading

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Charlie Brooker | Andy Murray: not miserable, just normal | Comment is free | The Guardian

Charlie Brooker | Andy Murray: not miserable, just normal | Comment is free | The Guardian. Poor Andy Murray, having to play tennis in the era of Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic, and in front of the British (or should I … 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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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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Wimbledon 2011: Andy Murray’s hopes dashed again

Wimbledon 2011: Andy Murray’s hopes dashed again | Sport | The Guardian.   Poor Andy Murray.  So close, and yet not.  He has a winning record against Federer and good records against Djokovic and Nadal, but he can’t get past … Continue reading

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Upsets

So Roger Federer got beat. Federer was two sets up but managed to lose to Jo Wilfried Tsonga who served beautifully and just muscled Federer off the court. It was an impressive effort. And Tsonga was so excited when he … Continue reading

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Missed the Party

Because we’re still recovering and I figured that Petra couldn’t cope with hordes of excitably, over-sugared four-year-olds, we skipped the birthday party Petra had been invited to. We stayed home instead and finished off the house arranging. Mum’s coming to … Continue reading

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