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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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Indian Wells: Habemus DelPuzzard (et Fedal)

On the day the Catholic Church announced their election of Pope Francis (an Argentinean),  DelPo beat Haas to set up a QF with Muzz (who defeated Berlocq) and Fedal overcame tricky opponents to set up a long-awaited reunion. DelPo defeated … Continue reading

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Rotterdam: DelPo Advances to the SF, Where He Meets “Baby Federer”

DelPo Defeats Nieminen to go 4-0 in the H2H: Against Nieminen, DelPo played well enough to overpower his opponent off the court.  However, he was far from his best.  Too often, DelPo’s point construction broke down at the end and … Continue reading

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Funnies: Word of the Day at Rotterdam

DelPo Gives a Zombie-Like Press Conference: Courtesy of DelPo, the word of the day at Rotterdam is “tournament.”” In his pre-Rotterdam interview, he repeats the word “tournament”seven times in 20 seconds: “This tournament is a big tournament, 500-tournament, 500-tournament and … Continue reading

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Rotterdam: DelPo Makes His Post-AO Return

The Rotterdam draw has been released.  Main draw play starts on Monday and DelPo is the no. 2 seed at the tournament.  This year, Rotterdam has four top 10 players in the draw (top seed and defending champion Fed, DelPo, … Continue reading

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Australian Open: Two Days Before the Start

DelPo lost the AAMI Kooyong final to Lleyton Hewitt, 6-1 6-4.  From what I saw, he looked quite sluggish in the first set, while Lleyton was retrieving well and sending DelPo into a panicked state as to what his plan … Continue reading

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FedPotro Delights at Tigre & La Bombonera

The bromance basically wrote itself.  After two days of exho matches and tennis clinics, DelPo and Fed finished the Argentina-leg of Fed’s Gillette tour by clasping hands and being utterly lovey-dovey. They even wore matching outfits for a “couples photo,” … Continue reading

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The Gillette Federer Tour Comes to Argentina

After a series of exho matches against Bellucci, Tsonga and Haas, the Fed left Sao Paulo and made his way to Argentina, where he will face DelPo in two exho matches on Dec. 12 and 13. On his way to … Continue reading

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London: Three Big Names & One Big Guy

In his return to the London WTF, DelPo makes it through to the SFs after defeating Fed 7-6(3) 4-6 6-3. DelPo’s self-deprecating comments are a bit at odds with his latest results.  Recently, Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo said, “Too … Continue reading

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London: One Must Carry On With Life

DelPo continues on with his life!  He’s alive in the RR group! After losing his first RR to Ferru, DelPo said “In this tournament, you can’t get too down on yourself.  I am still alive.” DelPo played to a straight-sets … Continue reading

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