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Fascinating Problems

Rome Masters, Semifinals (5) Nadal d. (6) Berdych, 6/2 6/4 (2) Federer d. Paire, 7/6 6/4 Roger Federer today defeated Benoit Paire in crooked straight sets, simultaneously reaching his first final of the season, and ensuring he achieved the least … Continue reading


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The Limits of Good Taste

Indian Wells, Day Five (Q) Gulbis d. (20) Seppi, 5/7 6/3 6/4 Ernests Gulbis has now won thirteen consecutive matches, an audacious streak that includes the Delray Beach title, as well as qualification for that event and the current one, … Continue reading

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A Subjective Area

Munich, Final (4) Kohlschreiber d. (3) Cilic, 7/6 6/4 The theme of the week in Munich was flashy one-handed backhands launching winners up the line – there’s an opportunity for a logo redesign – counterpointed by Marin Cilic’s inexorable progress … Continue reading


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