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Murray’s Complaint

Interior of therapist Alexis Castorri’s office in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. The waiting room has large framed pictures of marlins adorning the walls and numerous copies of AARP magazine. Inside Castorri’s private office there is a long, white leather couch that … Continue reading

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Rafa’s Knee Plays Defense

So now it’s my fault again. Last July it was his foot, but this summer we’re back at the familiar frailty refrain: Rafa’s knee just can’t handle the pounding. The guy is a mere sturdy tendon away from being the … Continue reading

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The Beard Knows

I get around to all the major sports, but I have a soft spot for tennis. Probably because I don’t exactly fit in. Athletes who wear me tend to exude a primal toughness not generally associated with such a refined … Continue reading

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US Open Preview – ATP Edition

Roger Federer could get upset. Unless he’s not. Federer looks to have a breezy first-rounder, but then it could get complicated. He will most likely play Thomaz Bellucci in his next match, a lefty with huge topspin forehand. Federer just … Continue reading

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Wimbledon: Men’s Semifinal Preview

Casual Tennis Fan: Wait. What’s he doing here? Casual Tennis Authority: Who? Jo-Willy? CTF: Yeah. Wasn’t he down two sets to Federer? Nobody comes back from that. CTA: Nobody had at a Grand Slam. 178-for-178. But it’s a different Federer. … Continue reading

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Wimbledon Week 1 Recap – Men’s Department

Top seeds barely break a sweat Defending champ, Rafael Nadal, and six-time champ, Roger Federer, cruised through their first three matches without dropping a set while 2nd seed Novak Djokovic didn’t face much more competition on his way to the … Continue reading

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Wimbledon Preview – WTA Edition

Let’s Transition! Are the few weeks between Roland Garros and Wimbledon really a transition period? Transitions should be a longer process, but in tennis things move quickly. After the long, demanding clay court season, suddenly this old fashioned surface with … Continue reading

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