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A Deflating Innovation

Miami Masters 1000, Final (2) Djokovic d. (1) Nadal, 6/3 6/3 Novak Djokovic today won the Miami Masters for the fourth time, a mere two weeks after winning Indian Wells, thus re-establishing his pre-eminence on hardcourts just in time for … Continue reading

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A Picture of Equanimity

Indian Wells Masters 1000, Final (2) Djokovic d. (7) Federer, 3/6 6/3 7/6 Novak Djokovic has won the 2014 Indian Wells Masters, embedding himself even more firmly in that group of men who’re able to generate endless copy thanks to … Continue reading

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An Effect So Poetic

Davis Cup, Final Until last year the tiny proportion of the Czech Republic concentrated in its Davis Cup team had not won the Davis Cup since 1980. They’ve now won it for the second year in a row, by fielding … Continue reading

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Direction and Magnitude

World Tour Finals, Final (2) Djokovic d. (1) Nadal, 6/3 6/4 Novak Djokovic tonight defeated Rafael Nadal in the final of the World Tour Finals, an appropriately forgettable match  with which to conclude a tournament that one suspects is already … Continue reading

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The Measure of Defiance

Paris Masters, Final (2) Djokovic d. (3) Ferrer, 7/5 7/5 David Ferrer didn’t quite defend his first Masters title at the Paris Masters this week, falling in the final to Novak Djokovic. But he wasn’t far off, and came considerably … Continue reading

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Keeping Track

Shanghai Masters, Final (1) Djokovic d. (6) del Potro, 6/1 3/6 7/6 Novak Djokovic this evening won his second straight Shanghai title, and fifteenth Masters title over all. It was also his twentieth consecutive victory in China. He was understandably … Continue reading

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Deeper Blue

Beijing, Final (1) Djokovic d. (2) Nadal, 6/3 6/4 Until yesterday, the only hardcourt tournaments that Rafael Nadal hadn’t won this year were ones he didn’t enter. It doesn’t take much to mar a perfect record – just one loss … Continue reading

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Indefatigable

US Open, Final (2) Nadal d. (1) Djokovic, 6/2 3/6 6/4 6/1 Rafael Nadal tonight defeated Novak Djokovic to win his second US Open title, continuing a return to the men’s tour that has surely surpassed even the secret hopes … Continue reading

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The Key To All Mythologies

Montreal Masters, Final (4) Nadal d. (11) Raonic, 6/2 6/2 Rafael Nadal has won the Canadian Masters for the third time, thrashing Milos Raonic in sixty-eight minutes for the loss of four games. It is Nadal’s twenty-fifth Masters title, placing … Continue reading

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We Once Found Him Flawed

Wimbledon, Final (2) Murray d. (1) Djokovic, 6/4 7/5 6/4 Andy Murray has defeated Novak Djokovic in straight sets to claim the 2013 edition of Wimbledon, concluding a stretch of nearly eight decades in which the British furiously awaited their … Continue reading

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