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Prospects for Unseeded Players in the Second Week

Thirteen of the 32 singles players to reach the round of 16 at Wimbledon this year are unseeded. Four of those are ranked outside the top 100. Seven top-8 seeds are already out of the tournament: Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova, … Continue reading

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Murray Beats Federer, Setting up a Tough Final

Murray d. Federer, 6-4 6-7(5) 6-3 6-7(2) 6-2 Andy Murray played this match aggressively right from the beginning, hitting harder than Roger Federer from the baseline. This necessarily meant that Murray made more errors than normal, but it also meant … Continue reading

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Sightings from the Mountain, Tuesday

Ferrer d. Almagro, 4-6 4-6 7-5 7-6(4) 6-2 For almost three sets, Nicolás Almagro played the match of his life. Hitting aggressively, firing backhand winners down the line or blasting David Ferrer out of position with explosive inside-out forehands, Almagro … Continue reading

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Australian Open Men’s Draw Analysis

Yesterday I looked at the women’s draw and made predictions about how things would unfold in Melbourne. Today I look at the men’s draw. Because the talent in the ATP Tour is more concentrated among a small number of top … Continue reading

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