October 16, 2009
Game Point is Busted Racquet's roundup of facts, figures and links about the tennis world.
Love -- A spectator at the Shanghai Masters gets all Sleeveface on us during Marat Safin's match against Tomas Berdych. Safin lost in three sets, but looked radiant in the yellow hoodie and accessorized iPhone.
15 -- Andre Agassi says what everyone has been thinking for the past year: the era of Federer-Nadal domination may be coming to a close. For his next prediction, Agassi will go out on a limb and say Barack Obama has a good chance to win the 2008 presidential election.
30 -- Speaking of Nadal, he advanced to the quarterfinals at the injury-plagued Shanghai Masters, along with Novak Djokovic. A number of players, including Gaels Monfils, have retired with injury troubles so far in China, which is concerning given the amount of time still left in the season. On the bright side, at least Nadal is holding up well.
40 -- During his loss to Nadal, Tommy Robredo saluted fans for their support.
Game -- C Note from the blog Forty Deuce was in London this week and took a tour of Wimbledon and filed a great report complete with pictures, snarky comments and a neat story about the orgins of The Championships at Wimbleon.