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if Roberto Carretero and Robredo won it, why not Portas
Tojo won one too, with an easy draw in his only master series final just like his only win in a slam what a lucky guy this tojo is.
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nooooo
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Enjoy the retirement Beto... Sopot will miss you

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I knew this for a few months already. Happy retirement.
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did anyone else feel the earth tremor when he announced it?

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Adios dropshot dragon.

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thanks Alberto! Vamos Barca!

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How the hell did he make it to 19 with a 142 - 198 :\

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Winning masters series Hamburg as the only title he has is just hillarious Andf what a crazy final to do it, with Ferrero who had Nadal-like domination back then.

Incredible event, I think PHM could win it too someday...it would be less of a surprise actually.

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Portas, qualified and won Hamburg, great achievement. Now he can go and watch Barca every 2nd week at Camp Nou.

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I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
Machado wins 6-2 6-1
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I've seen him in the summer playing Younes El Aynaoui and losing 6/7, 2/6. he was angry on the court, threw his raquet and so on. deserved to win the 1st set, but gave it away, and fell apart in the 2nd. he was a good guy and will be missed.
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Happy betting Albert
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Dropshot master retires

He was a very good overachiever, and I mean that in the nicest possible sense.

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