Leave it to Roger Federer to withdraw from Doha in the semifinals only to make an appearance at the trophy ceremony after the finals. Roger, and other past champions, received momentos and posed for photographs with the 2012 finalists, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gael Monfils. The former champions in attendance included Fabrice Santoro, Stefan Koubek, Younes el-Aynaoui, [...]
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Today was semifinal Saturday at the O2 with the final four in action. First up, third seeds Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor, who had a perfect 3-0 in the round robin stage, took out top seeds and three-time former champions Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan 7-6, 6-4 for a spot in the finals.
“We will have [...]
Today was Group B’s final day in the round robin stage and, for some, the last chance to make a run for the semifinals. First up was Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski who defeated Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Rohan Bopanna 6-2, 6-1 in a quick 49 minutes. Polish Power later learned that they qualified for the semifinals, [...]
The Erste Bank Open top seed, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, visited the famous Spanish Riding School at Vienna’s Imperial Hofburg Palace this morning. Jo hung out with some of the 74 Lipizzaner stallions.
“It was something really special to see all the horses. I like animals but I don’t have the time for a pet at the moment, [...]
When in Doha – make hand prints? The ladies loved doing it for the year-end championship, why not the guys? Rafael Nadal, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Roger Federer all left their mark in Doha, however theirs were definitely less shapely than the WTA’s. Better leave arts and crafts to the ladies.
(Photos: Qatar Open)