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It’s not often in life that you have the opportunity to meet a legend. Lucky for my son, it happened this past weekend when Ivan Lendl just so happened to be coaching one of the players in the tournament my son was playing.
My son was on court playing his semifinal match when I spotted Mr. Lendl walking up the steps. At first, I couldn’t figure out who he was though I knew he looked very familiar. Then, the caffeine kicked in, and I realized it was Ivan Lendl – WOW WOW WOW! I was beyond thrilled to get the chance to see him and talk to him (well, to say hi and ask if he would mind posing for a picture)! I mean, how many times have I watched him play on tv, in awe of his incredible tennis skill?
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AUSSIE OPEN SEMIFINAL MATCH SPOILER ALERT!!!!!
If you don’t want to know the outcome of the Djokovic-Murray semifinal match, stop reading now!
I watched that match with great interest, especially as it moved into the 5th set. Both players were looking a bit fatigued, and it was obvious that this match was going to come down to who was the most fit – both physically and mentally. While Djokovic has traditionally been plagued with physical ailments which caused him to either retire matches or lose them outright, Murray has been plagued with fatigue of the mental sort but has always been a beast physically. Today was different. Murray seemed to lose his legs early in the final set, struggling to stay in points long enough to do damage to More >