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D Cup QFs: And the Dream Dies, Again

Posted by gauloises1 on July 12, 2009

Czech Republic 3 Argentina 2

argentina pico back

It was always going to be a tough one. And realistically, the tie was probably lost when Pico couldn’t pull out that five-setter over Berdych on the first day. But you have to give it to the Argies, they fought to the end.

fired up elf

Elf did his bit, demolishing Berdych (who to be fair had played eight sets of tennis over the past two days) in straight sets, 64 64 64 for a bit of Tokyo revenge. But without Nalbandian, the tie came down to the fifth rubber, and with Pico vs. Stepanek, on an indoor fast court, it was really going to end only one way.

steps spread legs

I thought Pico played well, but Steps was in control for the entire match, really. Yanking poor pretty Pico around like a puppet on a string.

So last year’s finalists are out and the Czech Republic are through to the semis, where they will face Croatia. Great result for them and a true team effort from Berdych and Stepanek, who picked up a doubles and a singles rubber each to send their country through. Good stuff.

team czech mexican wave

As for Argentina … what can I say? I’m crushed.

elf pico

Next year, boys.

Next year.

No Responses Yet to “D Cup QFs: And the Dream Dies, Again”

  1. naughty T ... the champion unicorn said

    yeh peace and fuck you too!! LOL

  2. naughty T ... the champion unicorn said

    or is he saying “yes I will both my matches?”

  3. naughty T ... the champion unicorn said

    err … lose…

  4. naughty T ... the champion unicorn said

    beauty is not enough.
    or perhaps I am bitter about the follicular lustrosity.

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