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READY OR NOT, HERE WE GO AGAIN — CAN ANYBODY BLOCK THE 1-2 PUNCHES OF MONOPOLISTS NADAL AND FEDERER?

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Can’t even fully digest 2010 as 2011 springs into view, the 44th year of open tennis –  or the 134th year since Wimbledon cranked up the original tournament. Everybody ready?  Probably not.  Not enough recuperation time during another ridiculously brief off-season as the years bump together like pigs in a pen. Life on the road …

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TUMULTUOUS MENS’ SEMIS DAY IN PARIS

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PARIS — A shotmaking frenzy!     What else could you call the two firefights — aka semifinals — that lit up Roland Garros Saturday, leaving Fernando Gonzalez and  Juan Martin Del Potro biting the swirling salmon-toned dust. Hail to them. Though defeated, they made a showdown such as this old ball park hasn’t seen in …

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Wimbledon 2008

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Sorry for the delay, but here, at long last, is my Wimbledon resume.   .   OFF TO LONDON TO WATCH FEDERER TRYING TO BREAK RECORDS…HOWEVER   Roger Federer is worried.   That is the diagnosis of the eminent Belgrade psychologist, who also plays some tennis, Novak Djokovic. Considering his most recent egg laid in …

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