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  1. Feeling loss...

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    From the left to the right you see four of my family members. My mother, my grandmother, my grandfather and my aunt. Not in these pictures is my grandmother from my father's side of the family. During the past ten months, four of the five persons mentioned have died. We lost my grandfather ten days ago. Grandma died last month. ...
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  2. The Dutch Open 2008 - Part 2

    Part 1 of this blog can be found HERE!

    The matches


    First up on centre court were Albert Montanes and Jose Acasuso. For Acasuso, ranked as high as 20 in 2006, it was thought to be a chance for revenge as Montanes had beaten him in straight sets just a week ago.

    No sooner had the announcer introduced both players than light drizzle started to fall. Montanes, regularly spurred on by his trainer (the guy was sitting next to me) looked sharp and ready to play. ...
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  3. The Dutch Open 2008 - Part 1

    For a small country, the Netherlands has a very interesting and diverse set of tournaments on the ATP, WTA and ITF calendars. All surfaces are represented and in December itís of only three countries to host a Year End Championship: The NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters.

    Over the next year I hope to visit every single tournament we have Ė this includes Challengers and Futures. Iím not sure thatís a manageable goal, but itís definitely something worth trying. Each stop along the way ...
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