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February 2016

    Tour Players

    Che, Juan Martin del Potro!

    February 17, 2016
    Juan Martin del Potro at roland Garros

    Che (interjection): a form of colloquialslang used in a vocative sense as “friend”, and thus loosely corresponds to expressions such as “mate”, “pal”, “man”, “bro”, or “dude”, as used by various English speakers.[1] As a result, it may be used either before or after a phrase: “Man, this is some good beer”, or “Let’s go get a beer, bro.” It can be added to an explicit vocative to call the attention, playing the role of “Hey”, for instance: “Che, Pedro,…

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    Grand Slams

    Reflections on the Australian Open

    A couple weeks have passed, and we’ve had time to think about all that happened in the Aussie Open — Djoker’s domination, Serena’s second final loss, Nadal’s early exit — and what that means…

    February 15, 2016
  • Richard Gasquet tenniis
    Tour Players

    Is this Gasquet’s year?

    Richard Gasquet is back. In his first tournament of 2016, after withdrawing from the Australian Open with a back injury, our man in France defended his Open Sud de France title against fellow countryman…

    February 10, 2016