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Miami: Yer Semi-finalists (Pico!!)

Nadal d. Tsonga, 6-2 5-7 6-4 Tsonga put up a fight after a series of errors in the 1st set, but Rafa closed him out. (Photo: AP Photo) Having seen intermittent points of the match, before finally settling into the … Continue reading

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Miami: DelPo to Meet Cilic, Some Other Guy Wins

Del Potro d. Cilic, 6-3 7-6 He has such a strangely elegant service motion.  It’s all in the left hand. Both Cilic and DelPo got sassy with the umpire during the match.  Cilic, because DelPo took eons to challenge on … 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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Miami: Two Towers Meet, DelPo Thru to R3

Del Potro d. Karlovic, 7-5 6-4 Given the scary potential of Ivo’s serve and his net game, the R2 match was by no means an easy challenge.  However, DelPo passed the test in relatively straightforward fashion.  Though his first serve … Continue reading

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DelPo & Children, An Interview Where He Mentions Bruce Springsteen

Nalby is also out of Miami, after losing his R2 to Tipsy.  It was disappointing, given Nalby’s superb form earlier last week, but this early exit now gives him time to prepare for the Davis Cup QF on clay in … Continue reading

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Miami: Gracias Feña

Gonzo retired from tennis, after losing to Nicolas Mahut of France in a 3rd set TB, when he DF-ed on match point.  Thus ended a career that saw him win an Olympic medal of every color and reach the AO final … Continue reading

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Miami: DelPo & His Errands

DelPo is training in Miami, getting ready for his R2 match against the winner of Kubot-Karlovic.  So far, he’s attended Gonzo’s farewell party (Gonzo plays what may be he list match in a few hours), he did an ESPN interview … Continue reading

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Miami: Welcome to…

The Miami draw has been released.  Fernando Gonzalez “aka GONZO,” who will be retiring after Miami, helped out at the draw ceremony.  Gonzo plays Frenchman Mahut in his R1 match — the winner of that R1 encounter plays Berdy in R2. This … Continue reading

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