Semifinal match write-ups, some photos from Barcelona and two presser pics – today’s lint.
Rafa’s second mountain, a tribute to his Masters 1000s record wins, and a snuggly, satisfied Rafa.
More Barcelona videos, a nice article by Tignor, flashback to the 2003 Barcelona tournament and pay a virtual visit to the current one.
Barcelona final write-ups, videos, photos and a contest via Rafa’s site.
Videos from today’s final against Ferrer.
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ATP post-match interview in English:
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The “not cruel to Daveeed at all” duel post match on-court interview:
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Photos from the trophy ceremony.
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For the 4th time, Rafa met David Ferrer in the final at Barcelona. I got home towards the end of the first set, but by all accounts on twitter it was a tightly fought affair with each guy playing well. Until the 11th game. Which was…awful. Rafa was serving to force a tiebreak and the play was tentative and error-riddled from both players. Ferrer had many break/set points (I think 6), but failed to push through. They went to a tiebreak that
Barcelona semifinal match write ups, Roger Rasheed likes Rafa, and shirtless photos.