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Todd’s Tennis Takes – I.W. R16 Preview, Part 1

March 12, 2013

      We’ve come up to some juicy matchups in the men’s lower half of the draw in the Round of 16, headlined by an extreme case of opposites attracting – Nadal vs. Gulbis. Nadal leads 4-0, but lost one set to Gulbis in each of their first three encounters, including on the clay of […]

Todd’s Tennis Takes – Wimbledon Preview

June 17, 2011

To England we go, after Rafa bagged his Borg-tying 6th French Open trophy in the last 7 years – it took Borg 8 years to get his 6…like Nadal, he won it the first time he played there. On the lawn of Wimbledon, Rafa is the defending champ, after cruising (6-3, 7-5, 6-4) vs. Berdych in the […]

TTT – French Open Update, Day 1

May 22, 2011

A rather ho-hum day, except for #19 seed Marin Cilic falling in straight sets to Ruben Ramirez-Hidalgo, a 33 yr old journeyman currently ranked 100, career high of 50 almost 5 years ago. Ramirez-Hidalgo loves the dirt, but there’s no excuse for such a poor performance from the 2010 Aussie semi-finalist. Cilic has not made […]