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Old 02-06-2005, 04:37 AM   #91
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Felix plays Oscar Hernandez in the 1st round of the tournament in Buenos Aires.
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Old 02-11-2005, 10:33 PM   #92
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Felix won a few matches, but eventually got taken out in the quarters by:
F. Mantilla 7 4 6

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Old 02-12-2005, 07:27 AM   #93
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He shouldn't have lost to Martin. I was hoping that he would make the semis at least, he needs to win these kinds of matches.

One thing though he doesn't have to meet Gaudio and that is good for me as I can't really cheer against or for either player in this case.

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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 agree he should be winning matches like that another bad loss today:
F. Mantilla 6 6 3

M. A. Vassallo 7 4 6
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Ok here are some high res images from rome 03 i really like the set, great photos (have been searching for them for a while now).




































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Old 03-19-2005, 02:22 AM   #96
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Thanks for the pics they are really cool.

Felix is back in the top 100 which is great, but he really needs to step in this upcoming section of the season and hopefully he can make it 50 or around that, it would be fantastic.
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Old 03-20-2005, 06:26 PM   #97
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I wonder how many more years felix will continue to play?
Its a shame i discovered him towards the later end of his career. What is his current ranking george?
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I think Felix will play another 2 years, then he'll finish up. He is ranked #88 and it could have been so much better, had he made semis instead of quarter finals like the matches he lost against Alberto Martin and Puerta.
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Felix is on the list for Valencia and he'll be playing the qualies. I just hope he can get back into some more form and make a main draw for the clay TMS events.
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Old 04-03-2005, 10:59 AM   #100
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Felix plays the future Wimbledon champion Oscar Hernandez in the 1st round of Valencia.
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Felix looks v happy in Valencia...



Felix trounced GWH's Wimby hope Oscar Hernandez 60 62 in R1!
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Felix killed Oscar that is good to see and now has a huge match against Gonzalez, just hope Gonzo can be off and Felix can run everything down and maybe they should water the court a bit more.
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Felix Lost 6-4 6-1
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The warrior made it into the main draw of Monte Carlo.

In the first round he took out Patience very easily.

In the last round he lost the first to David Sanchez 3-6 but won the next two 6-3 7-5. He served it for the match at 5-3 and had heaps of break points, he has to convert them in the next matches.
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He now plays gasquet in the second round, its on sky interactive so i can watch it! im really happy because i can watch pipo-canas after too!
if he beats gasquet he would probably play canas, and has beaten him quite a few times! after that could be fed! damn i am wishing so much for a fed rematch, such good memories of their last match
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