Originally Posted by jazz_girl
Maybe he doesn't care about this tournaments at all...Apart from Basel, he hasn't had good results in IS tournaments, and he did it in Basel cause he needed points for Houston. I don't know, he plays MUCH better in Masters and GS, he has to learn to play these too...
That's not a good sign. Whether it's podunk or a major, he should get in the mood to play; otherwise, why show up? Appearance money doesn't mean a thing if you are not going to put in the effort to make receiving it worthwhile.