Just a short message from us from the hotel in Rotterdam!
As you would imagine, we're having a GREAT time. The atmosphere at the tournament is fantastic, we've managed to get a glimpse of about all the matches - those that are played at the same time Roger plays excluded of course.
Wednesday evening at Roger's first match the record of crowd attendance at the ABN AMRO tournament was broken - over 9000 people over there. Rotterdam is very happy to have Rog In Da House!
Too bad Youzhny had to withdraw yesterday because of an injury, so Rog didn't have to play, but he made up for that by playing a short exho with Igor Sijsling, which was great fun. Must have been quite an experience for Igor, too...
Very nice of Roger to do this, as it was Lynette's 60th birthday yesterday evening. But then we all know he's a nice guy, don't we.
Tonight we'll go to see his match against Nieminen. Hope it will end up like all of the previous matches he played against Jarkko, sorry about that Jarkko, but we want to have Rog around in Rotterdam a little longer!
Of course I made tons of pictures (99% of which are crap, as usual) but it's too much of a hassle to sort them out already so you'll have to wait a little longer to see a selection of those.
As for Doris, she's doing fine considering the circumstances. We went to the hospital on Tuesday and she got some x-rays and stuff and the docs decided to have her left foot in cast just to prevent possible further damage being done because she may have a slight hair fracture in the bone (wasn't clear from the x-rays). She'll get to the doc in Germany to have some further diagnosis when she gets back home. We expect it to be okay though - she's walking faster with her cast every day.
Oh btw - the docs asked Doris which colour she wanted for the cast, and of course she chose... RED
Our mission is now to get it signed by Roger.
Greetz, until laters, folks!