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Nina
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Congrats C-Note, you deserve it. You will be a wonderful addition to the SI.com team. I'm glad for you and the tennis world will benefit from it.
Toggle Commented Aug 22, 2011 on Programming Alert: Major Label Debut. at Forty Deuce
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I guess I should have been more patient, but if anything it just shows how much I like her blog and how much I missed her posts. After her rude response not so much anymore.
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Wow, talk about overreacting girl. I don't know about your personal life, so if was just an innocent comment.
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I'm actually disappointed C Note that you didn't write anything about Novak's amazing success. How's that?
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Easier said than done! Nole is blowing too many chances me thinks. I heard the same reassuring comments after his defeat last year at USO (made already two finals and two semifinals there, still no luck) and I felt like he blew it. As I feel he blew his chance too at RG. Let's pray he doesn't blow more chances. He won't stay 24 forever.
Toggle Commented Jun 7, 2011 on Pic This: This Is My House. at Forty Deuce
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I hope you didn't take it the wrong way. It was not my intention to belittle Rafa or his achievement. Of course he was the favorite to win RG again this year and he fought hard for it under duress. It's totally deserved and as you point out, Rafa would still have been the favorite against Nole. But still, i think Novak had a real chance this year... who knows, maybe he won't have another. :( I agree Rafa is a champion in all the senses of the word. I'm not his fan but I admire him greatly. Nole didn't rise to the occasion, it was a bit unfortunate for him. He had been building up momentum for this moment the previous six months and today it seems that his efforts beating Rafa in 4 straight finals don't count for much now.
Toggle Commented Jun 7, 2011 on Pic This: This Is My House. at Forty Deuce
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I don't know Marla. Grass is arguably Nole's worst surface and Fed will be even more dangerous there, as well as Rafa. I see most probable of all that Nole will win USO, making so many semis and finals there over the years. It would be the cherry on top of his extraordinary year. But of course nothing would make me happier than watch him raise the Wimbledon trophy. cross fingers.
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2011 on Pic This: This Is My House. at Forty Deuce
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I respect, like and admire so much all of the Top 4, but I only can honestly root for Nole. Yeah, I'm a NoleKad all the way. So I was really heartbroken with Fed's victory and I even hated him for a weekend. There was so much at stake for Nole... the streak, the n#1, the chance to win RG for the first time (and a very likely chance since Rafa was not playing at his very best) and the chance to make history. I'm a little dumbfounded that nobody is talking about this, about Nole. Ok so we got another Fedal final, so what? same old story. But this was Nole's chance to break the duopoly at the top, his moment, not Rafa's, not Roger's, who already have too many of those moments. That makes me pretty sad, devastated even. I know how much this meant for Novak. I hope he takes only the positives and don't take the Muzza route, he has good chances of winning either of the remaining slams.
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2011 on GOAT vs. GORC. GULP. at Forty Deuce
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Rafa did what he had to do and I admire him for winning his sixth or seventh Roland Garros (I lost count) by winning ugly and struggling all tournament but still winning. That's what great champions do. As for Fed... we all knew this would happen, did we? But of course he had to play his best match all year against Novak just to prove whatever he wanted to prove and spoil the party for all. Nole would have had bigger chances against rafa in the final and the way rafa played the first two sets, Nole would have snatched the victory. I'm so angry... I can't contain myself. :((((
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2011 on Pic This: This Is My House. at Forty Deuce
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I was a bit confused with all the Goat, Gorn, Gorc and Gapp talk but it was really amusing. How familiar these 4 guys have become over time, it's like they are having tea with me every afternoon at home. We are family. Though my predilected son is Nole, so go on son win the whole f*cking thing!
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I feel your pain C Note, I really do. This sucks. I mean if that "worst scenario ever" really comes to life I will also hang myself. Yuck. Go Nole, makes us proud! This is your best chance to win RG!
Toggle Commented May 30, 2011 on Sewage. at Forty Deuce
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LOl Novak, what the hell does he have there??? I've always wondered if they kind of ask you to check your bag without warning... what embarrassing items might appear. For Nole... just saints and fan gifts, lol.
Toggle Commented May 26, 2011 on Longest Bag Check EVER. at Forty Deuce
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Oh but Feli is bright. Really if you heard some of his interviews in Spanish he comes as a very articulated and bright guy.
Toggle Commented May 16, 2011 on Pic This: UNICORN. at Forty Deuce
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Hey courtney, so you wrote that piece? It's brilliant. Obviously I'm ecstatic for all Nole's success and I have been writing so much about it about everywhere that i don't have any more words to say except it was EXCEPTIONAL. I hope he goes on to win RG and Andy M wins Wimbledon, that would be a fantastic year for me. :)
Toggle Commented May 16, 2011 on Statements. at Forty Deuce
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Nole won his 5th straight title in Belgrade and is now 27-0 undefeated this season. AWESOME. Feli played a good match, but conditions were tough, very rainy and humid and cold. Nole played enough to win though, didn't do anything special. The trophy ceremony was lovely, Nole said that Feli is one of the nicest and prettiest players in the ATP, lol. I like how these two get along so well.
Toggle Commented May 2, 2011 on Pic This: The One. at Forty Deuce
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Hey C Note, that's great that you're coming to Barcelona. If you want to hang out let me know, that'd be great. I don't know how to communicate with you though. Anyway contact me here if you want. :)
Toggle Commented Apr 30, 2011 on EuroTrip. at Forty Deuce
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Problem is not the abs... he's just lost a lot of weight. And now we know why. From Nole's last interview: "I've found out I'm intolerant to gluten. So I have changed my diet... no more bread, pasta or pizza for me. I now feel stronger, faster and mentally stable". Poor nole... :(
Toggle Commented Apr 26, 2011 on The Hair. Everywhere. The Hair. at Forty Deuce
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Nole is a real man... lol, yeah, I'm no fan of chest hair but my eyes couldn't see further than his low abdomen, that's insane. Mamma mia!
Toggle Commented Apr 25, 2011 on The Hair. Everywhere. The Hair. at Forty Deuce
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That was brilliant, pure comedy! Janko was a riot! Who knew he could act so well. I just became his fan, he's awesome. Damn awesome!
Toggle Commented Apr 20, 2011 on The Sincerest Form of Flattery. at Forty Deuce
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I hope Rafa plays Barcelona, it's his hometown tournement and he needs the extra points in the race (since last year he didn't play he could only add). And personally because it's my hometown and I'll be there watching him and Muzza. :)
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2011 on The Master of Monte Carlo. at Forty Deuce
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OMG! OMG! I'm hyperventilating! Those pics of Novak are gorrrrrgeous! I love the first and second, he looks so darn good-looking. Best-looking tennis player for sure. And Anna isn't bad herself. ;)
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Simply amazing. I don't think we fully understand what is happening yet. But I see the tables turning. Nole is proving time and again that he's a new born man. I can't contain my excitement. It's like watching history before my eyes. Luv it.
Toggle Commented Apr 4, 2011 on This Guy. at Forty Deuce
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You cheered for Fed and you don't know why, lol. It happens sometimes. I find myself in that situation more than once. Even though we are not Fed fans I think a small part of us still want to see the Goat to never go away, just be there closely behind Nole and Rafa. It's called empathy. It's only normal to empathize with the former champion who's now a little on the decline. It's not pretty to watch. And you end up feeling for him more than before.
Toggle Commented Apr 4, 2011 on Serious. Seriously. at Forty Deuce
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Rumour is that he will hook up with nutty Lendl. Imagine that? By the way, Judy, why spend a fortune on a puppy when you can find thousands abandoned in shelters? Hmmm...
Toggle Commented Mar 29, 2011 on Pass the Salt and Pepper. at Forty Deuce
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I had to laugh hard on this one, C-Note, one of your finest hours! Double LOL, double yummy. I know everything's going unbelievably great for Nole and not so great for Andy since he lost that infamous final in AO to his best friend. I'm so sorry for the kid, I really am. He has to get his shit together pronto, it's no fun seeing him like this. And we all know he's not Andrew Ridgeley! Haha he's far more talented and hotter than him. Uber-talented in fact. That doubles match was all kinds of awesome and I'm looking forward to more Nolandy matches in the future, they are like yin and yang. And they are by far my two favorite players!
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2011 on NolAndy. More Like NoAndy. at Forty Deuce
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