London

In front of a scoreboard at the hallowed grounds of Wimbledon.

In front of a scoreboard at the hallowed grounds of Wimbledon.

Since arriving in London I’ve been very busy. Although the weather has not been exceptional, I have managed to get a few good days of practice in. Unfortunately it has been difficult to find grass courts that are dry and in good shape. I had a practice scheduled today at the Hurlingham Club in Putney, but the fabulous English “summer” had other plans and its been raining for most of the day.

Hurlingham is supposed to have some of the best grass courts in the country, but because of the weather they’ve been closed and covered for the day. So today I am going to have to practice indoors and hope that I can come back some other time and experience the grass courts.

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The Mystery Around Tommy Haas

In my eyes, Tommy Haas is definitely what other people would call an “underachiever.”¬†The talent and feel he has for the game is truly impressive.¬†Unfortunately, until 2012 he was always forced to take time off due to injuries.¬†Besides Christian Groh (who travels a lot with him Tommy) he has also taken Ulf Fischer on board to complete his team. And in 2012 he has hired a physio (Carlos Costa) who travels with him and is following him like his own shadow.

TENNIS: JUNE 25,  WIMBLEDON

photo by Cynthia Lum

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