World Tour Finals
Oh happy days! The sun is shining brightly here in America. Okay, actually it’s not. We’re preparing for a Nor’easter. But metaphorically there is a lot of sun.
I hope to bring some of that happiness here to the Liveblog, if I can figure out how to work this thing.
Welcome to the Day 2 Liveblog for the World Tour Finals!
Today we have Roger Federer’s debut against Janko Tipsarevic. Federer is undefeated against Tipsarevic in five tries.
Later we will have Juan Martín del Potro square off against white-hot David Ferrer, who is playing his third straight week of tennis. Ferrer leads their head-to-head 5-2. The last time DelPo beat him was back in 2009.
YouTube Chronicles – 2004 Masters Cup: Roger Federer, Marat Safin and the Endless Tiebreaker (Part One)
As Roger Federer starts his quest for his seventh World Tour Finals title, it occurred to me that this could be a good time to revisit a match I had never watched, but heard plenty about: Federer’s semifinal encounter with Marat Safin at the 2004 Masters Cup, held that year in Houston, Texas.