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US Open: Rain Delay Drama, but DelPo is Through to R2

After a torturous series of rain delays, DelPo defeated Garcia-Lopez, 6-3 6-7(5) 6-4 7-6(7).  The total match time was 4 hours and 21 minutes.  The two players shook hands at the net after 9pm in the evening, close to eight … Continue reading

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Cincinnati: A Confusing Ending

For the second consecutive year, DelPo’s run at the Cincinnati Masters ended at the SF.  Unlike last year, this year’s Cincy run ended with a baffling loss to a lower-ranked opponent, John Isner.  Isner defeated DelPo in three sets, 6-7(5) … Continue reading

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Montreal: DelPo Narrows Out a Win Over Dodig

After winning Washington, DelPo had to do a quick turnaround, as the Rogers Cup in Montreal started this week.  An exhausted Isner, the finalist in Washington (after winning the final, DelPo said Isner was a “favorite” for the USO), lost … Continue reading

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Washington: DelPo Wins His 15th Title

DelPo wins his 3rd Washington title (his 15th career title), after defeating Isner in three sets in the final (3-6 6-1 6-2)!  This is his 2nd title in 2013 (his 5th career title at the 500-level).  He’s now won 6 … Continue reading

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Update! DelPo Will Test His Body on HCs

There’s been a fair bit of DelPo-related news after Wimbledon.  Here is a combined recap and photo post: Update about the knee: DelPo’s left knee, which was hyperextended at Wimbledon, has been in fine form ever since.  He visited his … Continue reading

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Wimbledon: DelPo Endures a Comparatively Calm Storm

WOW. On the 10th anniversary of his first Wimbledon title in 2003 (when he defeated Philippoussis in the final), defending champion Roger Federer lost in R2 to Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky in four sets at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships. Black Wednesday was one … Continue reading

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Wimbledon: Question of the Draw

To much fanfare, the 2013 Wimbledon draw was released yesterday. As many feared, no. 5 seed Nadal was drawn into Fed’s quarter.  Fed, Nadal and Muzz are all in the same half of the draw, while Djokovic and Ferru headline … Continue reading

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Wimbledon: DelPo Announced as the 8th Seed, Adjusts to Life in GB

Following his loss to Hewitt at Queen’s, DelPo has been settling into life in Great Britain before Wimbledon starts. First, he attended his idol Bruce Springsteen’s concert at Wembley stadium with Franco: DelPo is a huge fan of the Boss … Continue reading

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Queens: DelPo’s Run At Queens Ends With a Loss to Hewitt

Right now, defending champion Marin Cilic is playing his SF against Lleyton Hewitt.  This means the potential SF between doubles partners Cilic and DelPo was not to be this year.  Hewitt defeated DelPo in three sets in the QF, 6-2 … Continue reading

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Queens: DelPo Reaches the QF After Defeating Local Dan Evans

Under the watchful eyes of Murray’s greatest fan Kevin Spacey (or “Stalker Spacey“), DelPo defeated local player Dan Evans, 6-0 6-3 in a 55-minute match. The no. 277-ranked Evans, who narrowly missed out on a WC spot for the main … Continue reading

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