Monthly Archives: April 2011

Backhands and Compliments: ATP Edition

Nadal wins 6th Barcelona title In other shocking news: taxes were due, the sun rose in the East, and the Knicks can’t win a playoff game. Has Nadal’s clay-court mastery made the spring season boring? According to this video, Nadal’s … Continue reading

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Backhands and Compliments: WTA Edition

Julia Goerges Wins Stuttgart Talk about a fresh face final! Caroline Wozniacki might have to share that Proactiv sponsorship with Julia Goerges! Goerges played great tennis and really reminds me of Mary Joe Fernandez. Not the MJF who never beat … Continue reading

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Backhands and Compliments

Rafael Nadal wins a seventh consecutive title in Monte Carlo. Honestly, this tournament didn’t have too much drama but the semifinal between Nadal and Andy Murray gave us a glimpse of the old Andy Murray in the second set. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Australian Open Hangover

Andy Murray is two-for-two. He has reached two consecutive Australian Open finals, got trounced in each, and lost his game in the aftermath. Murray’s poor performances have been attributed to a hollow constitution; his ensuing malaises hardly refute the diagnosis. … Continue reading

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Baumer and Madhitter Chatting Up Miami

Madhitter: what did you take away from the tournament? The Baumer: well to use a miami analogy: djokovic is now lebron; nadal is d-wade; and federer is chris bosh. MH: i’m not the most well-versed in basketball but being from cleveland, … Continue reading

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