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Cincinnati: Karate Kid

There’s a recent La Nacion interview with DelPo, which @vamosdelpofans kindly translated to English.  DelPo fans will appreciate the personal details.  Some highlights: He stands firm on his decision not to play Davis Cup this year: He says he has received a … Continue reading

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Cincinnati: Back in Action

After the farce of a match he lost in R2 to the low-rent sc#mb!!!!g otherwise known as the morally wayward and equivocating disgrace of a figure named Raonic (whose behavior many English-speaking writers seem all too willing to defend, through … Continue reading

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Davis Cup: ARG Win One Point Before Entering “Super Saturday”

DelPo took the first point for ARG in his opener for the DC SF tie, by defeating Steps in straight sets, 6-4 6-4 6-2.  With Nalby seated in the stands, along with DelPo’s close friend Martin Palermo (who had been … Continue reading

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Rotterdam: DelPo Sets Up a QF with Troicki

Del Potro d. Karol Beck, 6-4 7-5 Overall grade for this match: B- DelPo started out strong, leading 4-0 in the 1st set.  At 3*-0, his nose started to bleed so he took a MTO.  This resulted in video captures … Continue reading

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On Doping in Sports: The Contador Ruling

The Court of Arbitration’s recent ruling on Alberto Contador’s doping case has made sports headlines.  The CAS found Contador guilty of ingesting clenbuterol and imposed a (retroactive) 2-year ban and a fine of some $2.3 million on Contador, the top … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Mariposaxprs!

Bon Nadal, Joyeux Federer, Merry Murray, Danza Daveed-uro, Feliz Del Potro, Giddy-up Gasquet, and Happy Picooo everyone!!  I hope you’re enjoying a happy holidays and bravely weathering the difficult tennis off-season.  I will be sharing a series of interesting links … Continue reading

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Mini-break: Détente (Semi-tennis News)

Imagine strolling down the street past the stores and coming upon this Benetton ad– Benetton’s new UNHATE ad campaign features (photoshopped) Obama and Hu Jintao locking lips.  If I recall, Benetton doesn’t sell blazers and oxford shirts.  They sell colorful … Continue reading

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