Tag Archives: Goffin

A Blast on the Sousaphone

Davis Cup, First Round It has been a long week, and it isn’t over yet. The Australian Open concluded last Sunday, as ever seen out with considerable pomp by a 200-piece brass band performing a vexatious medley of tunes by … Continue reading


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The Same New Balls

Now that Bernard Tomic has attained twenty years of age – a milestone that was as restrained in its celebration as it was devoid of homoeroticism – there are once again no teenagers ranked within the ATP’s top one hundred, … Continue reading


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A Torrent of High Comedy

French Open, Day 8 (3) Federer d. (LL) Goffin, 5/7 7/5 6/2 6/4 Roger Federer today defeated David Goffin in four sets, and thereby moved through to his 32nd consecutive quarterfinal at Grand Slam level. This equates to eight years … Continue reading


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