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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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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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2012 Crystal Ball

Novak Djokovic will keep his game, but change his hair. History tells us when players reach No. 1 they become more fashion conscious. Federer dropped the ponytail and beaded necklace; Nadal covered his biceps and exposed his knees. All image … 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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Rafael Nadal. Masters Champ?

It was an historic day at Augusta National as former French Open champion, Rafael Nadal, became the first Grand Slam winner ever to tee it up at the Masters. After calling it a career two years ago due to a … Continue reading

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Backhands and Compliments – ATP Edition

Djokovic keeps rolling Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray bowed out in their opening matches in Montreal, and Roger Federer lasted just one round further, but Novak Djokovic doesn’t have an off switch at the moment. The men’s No. 1 collected … Continue reading

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Nadal’s Foot Speaks Out

Let’s get this straight: I’m not broken, fractured, or even overly calloused. I’m stressed. Period. I don’t need a walking boot, I need a shrink. When Rafa says he wants to relax and put his feet on the couch, take … Continue reading

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