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Svetlana Kuznetsova wins 2009 French Open

(click on images in post for larger view) In yet another lack-luster women’s grand slam final, the world’s number 1, and my current women’s favourite, Dinara Safina,  was soundly beaten by Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4, 6-2. This is Kuznetsova’s second grand slam title (the first being the 2004 U.S. Open). Safina has still not won a

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Nadal’s Designer Sneakers at Australian Open 2009

Once again I’m posting pictures of the designer sneakers worn by Rafael Nadal at the 2009 Australian Open. As always, the bull logo appears on the left shoe with ‘Rafa’ on the right. Now that he has won an Aussie Open, we can expect an Aussie Open trophy on next year’s sneakers! I am astonished

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Australian Open (2009) Second Week - Nadal and Serena Win

  [Click images for larger views.] Nadal def. Federer: Nadal won his first major on a hard court while denying Federer‘s attempt to match Sampras’ 14 major record. This marks the first time a Spaniard has won the Aussie Open. The high level of play we saw in the 2008 Wimbledon final continued into the

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Australian Open (2009) - First Week Roundup

  Below is a roundup of my thoughts and observations concerning the first week matches at the 2009 Australian Open. Click on the photos below to view full-sized versions. Men’s Singles Nadal Tweaks his Game & His Outfit: Number 1 seeded Nadal has changed his service stance (a little more open, left leg further back