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Nole Open Not That Much Fun For Nole

Posted by gauloises1 on May 7, 2010

Novak Djokovic beat Fabio Fognini 64 64 for a place in the quarterfinals at his home tournament – but he doesn’t seem too happy:

“I don’t want to go into details too much, but I have some health issues that are hampering me and it’s very important for me to be fully fit, because playing on clay demands immense physical efforts. I’ve been going through a difficult period over the past couple of months. It’s springtime and I have a strong allergic reaction to pollen. It’s never been this bad and no medications are helping it,” says Djokovic.


Poor Nole. Allergies sound like a mild irritation, but they can be really debilitating. And I’ve never tried to play professional tennis while suffering. I can’t imagine that can be anything other than miserable.

Although …

… every cloud has a silver lining, eh?

Nole will play Filip Krajinovic next, the adorable youngster, who beat Horacio Zeballos 76(5) in the third for a huge upset win for him. This is a good thing.

Sorry, Onion, but Filip was here first.

8 Responses to “Nole Open Not That Much Fun For Nole”

  1. irefusetotellyou said



  2. coookies said

    Oh, Marat, still so hot. I hear Gerard Butler stopped by to watch a Nole match. I want to go to there.

    • DV said

      Butler was there, and he end up with certain Serbian blond, he’s not so into tennis.

      Yep Filip won!!! He reminds me of young Safin. I love him.

      PS. I think that Marat already left the town.

  3. Cubbie said

    Filip is totally giving me an old school young Aaron Krickstein vibe in the last picture.

  4. yellybean said

    Filip ❤ i love him 🙂

  5. Aleksa said

    Marat is in the city and the air has thickened due to feromone overload.
    Women and men are gasping for air.

    Also, Gerard Butler during Nole’s match yesterday

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