Wow, really shocked to see Nadal losing to Robin Soderling when I finally got my power back tonight. We had a power out all day and I sat in darkness for six hours for nothing to do, only to learn I’ve missed one of the upsets of the century! Hopefully, I can move out of South Africa soon. So obviously since I couldn’t watch the match I have nothing much to report, only that now there is a huge opportunity for Roger to complete the career grand slam and tie Sampras’ record. This also means that he can win a slam that Sampras never won, making him the greatest of the modern era if not the greatest of all time. So as you can see there is a lot to play for. I now have full confidence that Roger will get the job done.
When this tournament started the only person who could beat Roger in my mind was Rafa, so this is truly an awesome opportunity. I thought all along Rafa looked vulnerable but after his match against Hewitt I was worried that he is back to his best again, making him an unstoppable force. I thought if Rafa lost it would be in the final to Roger! Let me just say congratulations to Soderling, he does this after only winning one game against Rafa in Rome. He must have played a very gutsy match. This guy was playing challengers a while ago. Amazing stuff! I really hope I will get to see this match but for now the only option I have is to ask you what happened. Instead of me doing the post as usual I will give you the opportunity to inform me. Besides I am still too upset, I am not in a state to write.
Over to you…
Ps. Ines you were right again!