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Great Milestone For Rafa In Monte Car...

Great Milestone For Rafa In Monte Carlo

The Monte Carlo Rolex Masters brought us so many bad news and injuries that I jump on the occasion to celebrate a happy event happening in the course of the tournament. No ranting about the surface, no injury talk, just Monte Carlo happiness for tonight.

Cursed Tournament

Cursed Tournament

After the heartbreaking image of Juan Mónaco writhing in pain after a nasty fall on the Court Central of the Monte Carlo Country Club in his second-round match, I hoped there would not be any more injuries or bad events happening to the players taking part in the first clay-court Masters 1000 of the season. […]

The Curse Of The No 14?

The Curse Of The No 14?

Four years ago, during the doubles final in Viña del Mar, he took a nasty fall and twisted his ankle. He was then on the verge of breaching into the top 15 (reached no 14 after the Chilean final he could not play because of the injury), had all the future ahead of him and a […]

A Nice First For Fede

A Nice First For Fede

If today marked the last match of Croatian Ivan Ljubicic’s career, it also marks the end of the qualifications of the Monte Carlo Masters 1000, and to me, the happiest moment so far came from young up-and-coming Argentine Federico Delbonis, who qualified for the main draw of a Masters 1000 tournament for the first time […]

Goodbye, Papa Ljubes!

Goodbye, Papa Ljubes!

Several weeks ago, Croat Ivan Ljubicic announced that after 14 years on the ATP Tour, he was pulling the plug on his career and that his last tournament would be the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters, in the city where he now resides with his family.   The laws of the draw made him play what […]

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