Monday, July 7, 2008


My fascination with the world of tennis seized when Hingis bid adieu.

It didn’t help that Pat Rafter retired early from the sport and decided to be a surfer instead.

Most of my faves have either been in and out of injury (Haas) or have simply lost their mojo (A-Rod).

The Williams Sisters are still interesting to watch. Anna paved the way for slew of hot babes from Russia. They are pure eye candies.

Federer remains to be a tennis god. That was up until he lost to Nadal in the recent Wimbledon Finals.

Roger must be feeling like shit right now. Raft3r feels for the guy. The Federer Express was going for a record breaking six consecutive Wimbledon trophies and the spunky Spaniard snatched it away from him.

I know how it feels to lose something you badly want.


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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

I feel bad for Roger. So close to the record. :( Plus, he's like way behind in his one-on-one with Rafa, so how can people say he's the greatest ever if he has a significant losing record against the world #2?

I'm glad Venus won, though.

Anonymous said...

uhm okay, i'm so totally not into tennis so i'll just say amen to your thoughts on it.

my leave's gonna be over in a few hours!

saw your baltimore photo blog. ang saya nyo naman! and don't tell me ikaw ang nagpasimuno ng blog na yon ha! :-)

Anonymous said...

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Raft3r said...

jules, I'm emailing you right now! Thanks.

sonnet's, Hehe. Hindi po. Sinuswerte lang.

anon, Who's Pinoy? Kung si Raft3r, oo. Proud Pinoy po ako.

ganns, I have always been second best. It ain't that bad. Really.

yummy friend, I started it. Damn it! Hehe

salve, Hehe. Salamat! When it rains, it pours. =)

Anonymous said...

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Nice line! I can relate. I have been to situations where I was near to getting what I really wanted, only to lose it to someone else in the end.

Sad... but that's life!

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Raft3r said...

brainteaser, I'm grabbing! I'm grabbing! Hehe

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Raft3r said...

gertrude, Will surely check it out! Thanks.

Anonymous said...

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Raft3r said...

CM, Asus. How can I 4get you? Ikaw ang numero uno taga-comment d2. Hehe. Kaya luvs kita, e.

yummy friend, I actually been losing weight here. Hmmm...

sonnet's, Naku. Salamat sa papuri. Pero wala ako sa kalingkingan mo sa larangang iyan.

escape said...

amazing how he beat federer!

Raft3r said...

the dong, It was a great match!

Wendy said...

Ako naman my fascination with tennis began and ended with Patrick Rafter. Ganun ko sya kamahal hehe.

Raft3r said...

wendy, Rafter rocks!!! Pati din si Raft3r!!! Hehe

Payperbiz said...

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Raft3r said...

sonnet's, Ewan ko lang, ha. Baka wala bumili. Hehe

Anonymous said...

That match was da f---in $H--!!!

Raft3r said...

ar-dee-see, Nyahaha. I love the fact you are so passionate about the sport, man. Hehe