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.