Tag Archives: Bernard Tomic

R1 Wrap-Up: DelPo Haase What it Takes

DelPo defeats Haase, 6-4 3-6 7-6(3) 7-5. Wimbledon means you can sit back and admire how good your favorite tennis players look in white.  Even if grass is not their favorite surface, they look so good in white. This was … Continue reading

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Miami: A Lengthy Round-up

Fed defeated Harrison in straights to set up a R3 with Roddick.  The match seemed to go in straightforward fashion, until a crowd interference disturbed Fed’s rhythm.  Fed was broken as he was serving for the match and he had … Continue reading

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Australian Open: DelPo’s into the Quarters!

Del Potro d. Kohlschreiber 6-4 6-2 6-1 He debuts his “hearts-made-of-gigantic-hands” gesture, after crossing himself.  After his 2009 USO victory, this marks DelPo’s first QF appearance at a Slam since the wrist injury that kept him out for most of … Continue reading

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Australian Open: R3 Round-up — Reeshard & Nico!

R3 Combativity Award — Allez Richard Gasquet!: Although the obvious pick for R3’s Combativity Award is Lleyton Hewitt, who just defeated Canadian hope Milos Raonic in 4 tight sets, I want to give a shout out to Reeshard instead. I … Continue reading

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Australian Open: Wrap-up of R1

1) My R1 Combativity Award: Bernie Tomic  Bernie earned praise from John McEnroe, Andy Murray and JMDP.  When asked about the young Aussie, each pointed out his “intelligence” and “good tennis IQ.”  McEnroe touted Bernie as a future GS winner.  Has the praise gone … Continue reading

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Brisbane, Chennai, Doha & South America

Dolgo defeated Igor Andreev, to set up a potentially thrilling QF encounter with Radek Stepanek at the Brisbane Open.  As for Bernard Tomic, his R1 defeat over Benneteau showed some of the great work he put in over the off-season. … Continue reading

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A Short Examination of Bernie

19-year old, no. 42-ranked Bernard Tomic was caught street racing (or “hooning”) by Australian police.  He is currently in the middle of a “dangerous driving investigation.”  So far, it all sounds innocent enough (aside from the obvious dangers of street … Continue reading

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A Story of Beijing & Tokyo

So Twitter is down, which means I’ll be recapping the matches over here. 1:33pm: Tomic v Fish.  “Bernie Tomic is a junkballer.”  I’ve heard that so many times and now that I’m watching him play, I understand it.  It’s not … Continue reading

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