Tag Archives: Tomas Berdych

Indian Wells: DelPo Upsets the Apple Cart & Reaches His 2nd Career Masters Final

After a 2h50m match, DelPo came back from a set down to defeat world no. 1 Djokovic, 4-6 6-4 6-4. In the final, he will face Rafael Nadal, who defeated Berdych in straight sets (6-4 7-5).  Just like the Paris … Continue reading

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Indian Wells: DelPo Gets His First Win Over Murray on Hard Courts, Advances to the SF

DelPo defeated Murray, 6-7(4) 6-3 6-1 to advance to the SF at Indian Wells.  They played a 2.5 hour match in torrid conditions, as temperatures reached 35 Celsius. Of the 4 men’s QF at IW this year, DelPo-Muzz was the … Continue reading

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Australian Open: What to Make of the No. 5-8 Men

In the calm pre-AO days, I was curious how the no. 5-8 players (Ferru, Berdy, DelPo, Tsonga) would fare at the first Slam of the year.  We’ve now reached the point at which the draw has been narrowed down to … Continue reading

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London: World Tour Final & Suits!

DelPo makes his entrance on the red carpet at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.  He looks very jolly, as he clumsily fumbles his way onto the red carpet. He’s back! While the Paris final is set for tonight, … Continue reading

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Davis Cup: The Dream Comes to an End, Leaves an Ugly Mess in its Wake

After Argentina’s loss to Spain in last year’s Davis Cup final, their chances for 2012 never looked better.  They were guaranteed a home tie, DelPo was back, Nalbandian was ever willing and able, Rafa was seemingly out for the rest … Continue reading

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Davis Cup: DelPo Confirms His Participation, Against Doctor & Coach’s Orders

Apologies for the lack of updates recently.  I’d been preparing a “comprehensive fall review” of DelPo’s past year, but haven’t been able to finish things up yet.  I will wait until the Davis Cup weekend is over before finishing up … Continue reading

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USO: DelPo Retires a 2nd Member of the New Balls Generation

DelPo defeated Roddick in four sets to advance to the QF, where he will play defending champ Novak.  This is a good comeback from the indignities he faced the day before (which featured him mopping up the court with a … Continue reading

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Olympics: Opening Ceremony & First Day of Action (DelPo Won!)

So London Opening Ceremony happened!  There was quite a debate among journos whether or not it was a great ceremony.  I am very much a fan of these festival-like parades, so I am leaning towards yes.  I don’t think Danny … Continue reading

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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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Roland Garros: Match Suspended — Momentum Shifts to Berdy

Del Potro-Berdych, 7-6 1-6 6-3  (suspended for darkness) DelPo started out with a handful of chances to break.  Berdy would respond with incredible serves and FHs.  Right prior to the TB, DelPo was scene of frustration as he swung his … Continue reading

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