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Will DelPo Crash the Pizza Party? Plus, Online Quizzes!

In the run-up to the Barclays London WTF, the ATP has released an “ATP Player Personality Quiz” for fans.  You need a Facebook account to take the quiz, but it’s quite entertaining! First things first.  I am normally a master … Continue reading

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Roland Garros: Another Serving of DelPo-Berdy, Coming to You on Sunday

del Potro d. Cilic, 6-3 7-6(7) 6-1  In the battle of big, hairy and leggy giants, DelPo pulled through yet again, defeating Cilic by the straight-sets scoreline of 6-3 7-6 and 6-1.  This pulls his H2H against the Croatian player … Continue reading

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Roland Garros: Who is Ready?

The draw ceremony will take place later today.  Meanwhile, most players have arrived in Paris and have been training on the courts.  DelPo was seen training on Court 18, which is probably 5 kilometers outside wherever everyone else was training. … Continue reading

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Estoril: Juan Martin Takes his 11th Career Title, 2nd in Estoril

By the scoreline of 6-4 6-2, top seed DelPo defeated second seed Reeshie Gasquet to defend his Estoril title. I don’t care what anyone says, it’s the prettiest trophy in the world! DelPo hasn’t played Centralito Court (the 2nd court), … Continue reading

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Estoril: Bem-vindo ao Estoril

Everyone’s favorite clay-court tournament is quickly approaching.  It’s Estoril time!  Humble Estoril, which is located right near Lisbon, is a scenic tourny that boasts a strong list of past champions, given its 250-status (Fun fact: 5 of the champions in … Continue reading

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Updates from Marseilles & Buenos Aires

DelPo into the SFs at Marseilles:  He beat Richard Gasquet, 7-5 7-6.  I wasn’t able to see this match, but from I’ve gathered, Reeshard was playing at a top level, while DelPo took a bit of time to ease into … Continue reading

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Marseilles: Davy Retires with Injury, DelPo Through to QFs

Del Potro d. Davydenko 6-7 6-4 ret. DelPo wore a black ribbon on his shirt, in honor of the victims of the recent train crash in Buenos Aires. As expected, the DelPo-Davy match was very closely fought.  DelPo was serving … Continue reading

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Australian Open: R4 Round-up

R4 Combativity Award: While Lleyton Hewitt gave a guns-blazing performance in his loss to Novak Djokovic, in what will likely be his last Oz Open, I’m giving R4’s combativity award to Kei Nishikori.  Mostly, I’m still unsettled by the Nalby-Isner … 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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Funnies: DelPo in Sydney & Funny RG Impersonations

Face-off!  The Tower of Tandil versus Sydney Tower.  Journalist Craig Gabriel followed DelPo to the top of the Sydney Tower, where they have a Skywalk.  Apparently, the Skywalk requires everyone to wear a special suit: That wingspan — DelPo does … Continue reading

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