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The second round

Posted on June 21, 2013 in Pro Tennis Talk

Going into the match I kept thinking what a great opportunity this is. Looking back, I think this hurt me. I started the match surprisingly tight even though I had no reason to be so. I was the clear underdog playing against Ashley Hewitt, a player currently ranked inside the top 500 in the world. […]

Qualifying in Israel

Posted on June 17, 2013 in Pro Tennis Talk

All good news from Israel! Fortunately, I got a bye in the first round of the qualifying, so I was scheduled to play¬†at 3 pm on Saturday afternoon. I was drawn to play a young, local player from Tel Aviv. I got off to a flyer, serving well and just playing solid tennis, and before […]

Greetings from Israel

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Israel has been quite an experience so far. I feel like I’ve been here for a week. I arrived early Thursday morning at the airport in Tel Aviv. Thankfully, shortly thereafter my bag appeared on the luggage carousel. Having grown up in Africa that’s always a welcome sight for me and a small victory in […]

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