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cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

http://www.vecernji.hr/newsroom/spor...95050/index.do

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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match



but it probably forced him to play stronger. he did it for his grandmother.
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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

So sad
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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

Wow, quite a story! He didn't break down, but produced some magnificent tennis to defeat world #7. And he's a young, unexperienced player with no real achievements on ATP level

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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

Oh man. Even more respect for him now. Awesome effort from him.

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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

Sorry to hear that.But he's improving,good luck to him.

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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

the article doesn't say much, but he is dedicating his melbourne wins to her

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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

That is so sad But I am sure he did what she would have wanted - going out there and playing well and winning the match of his life. He won it for her and I'm sure she would have been so proud of him. Marin

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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

That's terrible yet it gives me a lot of respect towards him to be able to come out and beat a top player under those circumstances.
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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

Well done to him - that's incredible.

I don't know that I would have been able to put it out of my mind and focus on the match, in his place.
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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

maybe he just didn't care enough to withdraw. don't mean to be rude but there are tons of people out there who barely know their grandparents because they just live elsewhere.
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Best to him and his family

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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

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Re: cilic found out his grandmother died right before the gonzo match

How sad for him


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