Curious what retired Spanish player Juan Carlos Ferrero has been up to? Besides doing some coaching for compatriot Nicolas Almagro and promoting the Valencia Open, he hit the golf course with Sergio Garcia for the Open de Espana’s pro-am today in Valencia. Juanqui has great form! But, were you surprised?
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Just outside of Alicante, Spain is where new world No.1 and French Open champion Maria Sharapova has been spending her post-win downtime. Masha dropped by the Tennis Academy of Juan Carlos Ferrero where she relaxed at the facilities and attended a dinner hosted by JCF. Nicolas Almagro was also in attendance and the two Spaniards [...]
Today in Valencia, the players took the official photo of the tournament, which included David Ferrer, Feliciano Lopez, Nicolas Almagro, Juan Monaco, Gilles Simon, Milos Raonic and John Isner. Missing were Juan Martin del Potro and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga who were playing in the Vienna final (against each other).
Ferrer spoke about being drawn to face Fernando [...]
Juan Carlos Ferrero helped out with the 2011 Valencia Open draw today. There are some huge first-round match-ups to come, including Ferrer/Verdasco, Davydenko/Simon, Lopez/Bogomolov, Cilic/Raonic and Del Potro/Tursunov.
View the full draw here!
(Photos: Valencia Open)
If you’ve ever been to Madrid, you know the city has one of the nicest and cleanest modes of transportation in the world. The Metro de Madrid puts other cities to shame with their efficiency. They’re so efficient, even famous pro tennis players take it!
Imagine you’re at the stop for Nuevos Ministerios trying to get [...]
If I didn’t know better, I would have thought Juan Carlos Ferrero was sitting in a coffee shop doing a crossword puzzle. In reality, the Spaniard is at the Valencia Open autograph booth (hence the picture of him displayed in the background).
Now, normally I would find nothing odd about this picture (besides the fact that [...]
(From L-R) Nikolay Davydenko, Juan Carlos Ferrero and David Ferrer spoke to some niños in Valencia today. The played some tennis, posed for pictures and signed autographs.
I guess while the children were playing, the parents got to play as well. Teymuraz Gabashvili (L), Eduardo Schwank (R) and some guy who I can’t seem to place [...]
In what will be the exception rather than the rule going forward (we promise!), our attention was drawn somewhat away from Day 2 of Wimbledon and focused instead on the drama of the World Cup today. Would South Africa be the first host nation to not make it out of the Group stage? (Sadly, yes.) [...]
Most Amusing Player Exclamation: “Urrrrrrrrgggghhhh, this crap surface!” – Lleyton Hewitt, just as it started to rain while he was down two sets to Rafael Nadal.
Most Endearing Commentator Quote: “Please double fault!” – John McEnroe on NBC, pleading with Juan Carlos Ferrero (16), serving on match point to the last American man left in the [...]