Monthly Archives: January 2011

Aussie-Observations: Day-7

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Aussie-Observations: Day-6

Round 3 (cont’d) Miscellaneous Math Stuff It takes 7 wins to hoist the trophy at a grand slam. Since every match involves two players, here’s how I visualize the size of the field at a slam: Not only is this … Continue reading

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Aussie-Observations: Day-5

Round 2 (cont’d) Marcos Baghdatis vs Juan Martin Del Potro Baghdatis! Gettin’ er’ done! 6-1, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.  Finished off the big man with an ace down the T.  I love watching the Bag-Man play, he leaves nothing on the … Continue reading

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Aussie-Observations: Day-4

Day 3 (cont’d) Federer vs Simon I woke up this morning to catch the very end of this match, not entirely surprised to see it in the 5th set.  I remember when Simon beat Federer in Montreal a couple years … Continue reading

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Aussie-Observations: Day-3

Day 2 (Cont’d) Hewitt vs Nalbandian This one lived up to the hype.  Personally, I think the tournament directors have a responsibility to make sure that two players of this calibre don’t EVER meet in the first round, rankings be … Continue reading

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Aussie-Observations: Day 2

Day 2 Nadal vs Marcos Daniel Nadal’s forehand is so evil it even looks heavy.  It sounds heavy.  It is heavy.  He’s the heavy.  Only took him 19 minutes to take the first set 6-0.  He hit 13-winners and scored … Continue reading

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Aussie-Observations: Day 1

First, here’s a Handy-Dandy Assuie-Open Time Converter Trick Melbourne is 17hrs ahead of US, CST, so for those of you in the Central Time Zone, take the current time, subtract 7hrs, add 1-day.  For example, If it’s 7pm on a … Continue reading

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