Originally Posted by Neely
It was not the toughest draw at this tournament for him, but I still would not have expected Puerta to make it that far. It was still a little bit of a surprising result for me. The scoreline itself in this match against Björkman is a total joke of course, but okay, he made the semifinal and that's good for him.
It was actually the first time he had ever made a semi final in a hard court event - so thanks for your supportive words Neely - and please give the guy a break people.
And wonder whether "bad thoughts" about doping were in the minds of every other player that has ever been "bagelled"
- and that includes Roddick, Hewitt and almost any other player you care to mention at some time in their careers.