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2011 Western & Southern Open V

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Hey Tennis Friends!

It’s a day full of Round of 16 matches! Only six courts are being used for matches, so, as it gets closer to the weekend, there is less tennis to be seen . . .

Television covers the “main” matches . . . I’ll cover the interesting ones 🙂

Today’s web-only exclusive is an excerpt from the transcript of the Q&A
with Rafael Nadal at tonight’s post-match press conference:

QUESTION: Talk about how you’re feeling physically after playing for 3 hours and 38 minutes, as well as doubles.

RAFAEL NADAL: “Fantastic!”

QUESTION: When Mardy Fish was in here, who you’re playing next, he was asked about playing a long match and then playing doubles. Fish said something like, ‘Oh, I can’t imagine he’ll actually play doubles.’ Did you think about pulling out of doubles?

RAFAEL NADAL: “I don’t think. For me, wasn’t a choice, no? I have a friend here. I play with one of my best friends. He came from Spain to play the doubles. If I don’t go on court today, he don’t have the points or the prize money of the second round.

I cannot thought about that, even if I am tired. That’s what happened. I had to play, and I tried my best. We lost. I go home, . . . well, not home, to the hotel, . .. to relax a little bit and try to be competitive for tomorrow.”

The final scores for the matches I featured are:

Daniela Hantuchova d. Marion Bartoli 6-3, 5-7, 6-3

Alex Bogomolov, Jr. / Steve Johnson
d. Max Mirnyi / Daniel Nestor 7-5, 6-7(6) [10-7]

Vania King / Yaroslava Shvedova
d. Liezel Huber / Lisa Raymond 7-6(5), 6-4

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– Marcus Tennis

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