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Originally Posted by scarecrows View Post

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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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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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 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.
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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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