I was first “introduced” to Katrina Williams when the New York Times did a profile on her at the US Open. An avid tennis fan, Katrina (@ReturnWinner) has spent the last year traveling the globe watching tennis. This month her travels took her to the World Tour Finals, where she met up with fellow long-time Novak Djokovic fans Kate Langley (@NoleDjokerFan) and Nussaibah Raja (@sun4ra). The three friends gathered at the pier by the O2 arena every day to wait for Djokovic to arrive for practice or for a match, and since they were surrounded by a sea of Murray and Federer fans, they stuck out. After a few days they began to develop a rapport with Team Djokovic. I’ll let Katrina take it from here:
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Welcome to a special LIVE edition of How the Match Was Won! Since our US readers might be stuck in work for this Monday final, we figured that it might be a good idea to give folks a chance to follow along with the last big match of the 2012 ATP season, since Davis Cup […]
“When he has these patches of utter brilliance, the only thing you can do is try and stay calm, wait for the storm to pass,” Rafael Nadal wrote in his autobiography about playing against Roger Federer.
And that’s how Novak Djokovic beat Juan Martin del Potro in London to reach the World Tour Finals final. (What an awkward turn of phrase. Thanks, ATP!)
How do you lose a match in which you were up a set and a break…without losing a single game in the process?
That’s the question Novak Djokovic might be asking himself today.
In order to get you excited for the upcoming Paris Masters, here is a look back at one match of probably the most random hot streak in recent history: David Nalbandián’s tear through Madrid and Paris in 2007. Not much is at play this year in Bercy, but maybe, just maybe, we’ll get something special, […]