Category Archives: Placeholders

Spring Break

No posts on The Next Point this week. I’d apologise, but I’m having too lovely a time at the beach (beach pictured, lovely time implied). There’s some internet, but not enough to enable the viewing of professional tennis. There were … Continue reading


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Rite of Passage: The Poling

The second week of the grass court season almost never sustains the excitement and intrigue of the first, especially when the first ends in a blood-haze of punctured shins. For all that I believe the grass season should be longer, … Continue reading


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On Place, and the Holding Thereof

French Open, Day 15 (2) Nadal leads (1) Djokovic, 6/4 6/3 2/6 1/2 Those expecting any kind of recapitulation of the unfolding, stuttering, lurching, despair-inducing, adjective-laden Roland Garros men’s final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are bound to feel … Continue reading


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