Friday, May 04, 2007

Mixed singles- a new brand of tennis

Claycourt king Rafael Nadal wins in the battle of the surfaces. Photos: Reuters, AP

The organisers of this novel event experienced no problems save the worms that attacked the grass side of the court.

The only other difficulty- both players were allowed extra time during change overs to change shoes to suit each surface.

This is a nice try to put some fun back into the game apart from the brutal competitive spirit to win.

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