10 burning questions – Marinko Matosevic

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Well, if you follow this tiny blog, you probably know that I have something called ’10 reasons why you should like…’. And this started on my twitter, where I used to list 100 reasons why you should like Marinko Matosevic. He’s one of my favorite players and I never needed any reason to like him… but he keeps giving me. Marinko kindly gave me a quick interview, answering 10 quick questions. And he even talks about that knock over Rafa Nadal’s bottles. I hope you enjoy! 🙂

Marinko Matosevic during the Finals match against Kevin Anderson on Day 7 of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships Delray Beach, Florida - March 4, 2012 Continuar lendo

10 reasons why you should like Ivan Dodig.

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“Who’s that guy who plays with Marcelo Melo?” I know you asked yourself at least once in your life. His name is Ivan Dodig and here I give you 10 reasons why you should like him.

  1. He is synchronized with his best friend.
    Yes, it's me asking Marin.  ♥

    Yes, it’s me asking Marin. ♥

    Like in menstrual synchrony. His best friend is Marin Cilic (who’s my favorite player, hi, Marin!) and they’re like best friends forever. Super friends. Really. In 2011 they used the same speech to explain their friendship, it was bizarre.
    – Who’s your best friend on the tour?
    – My best friend is Ivan Dodig. This is his first year on the… ahn, that he broke through the top 100. And we’re coming from the same city, a really small city with five thousand people and we grew up together, practising when we were kids… I’m really happy to see him on the tour, he’s doing well, so we’re spending most of our time, when we’re playing the same tournament, together.
    – Who’s your best friend on the tour?
    – My best friend is Marin Cilic. This is my first year on the top 100 and now, when we’re playing the same tournament, we’re spending a lot of time together. And, well, we’re from the same city, a really small city, five thousand people population, we grew up practising together… I’m happy with it.

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10 reasons why you should like Robert Lindstedt

I decided to start to write these 10 reasons posts in english too, because I saw a lot of foreigner readers struggling to understand (google translator is not good for portuguese > english translations, I know)… but my english is not the best thing in the world, so I hope you all understand.

So, 10 reasons continues and now it’s time to write about the person who made me like doubles, back in 2007, thanks to Robin Söderling. If you follow me on twitter for 5 minutes you’ll see I like him, but a lot of people ask me why, so I guess it’s time to explain it and what’s the best place to do it than here? It’s my favorite doubles player and probably my favorite person in the world, Robert Lindstedt. Check it out:

1) He’s grumpy.
He’s so grumpy that Båstad tournament gave him this credential. Fair enough.



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