Way to go Andy Roddick! Roddick will advance to the semifinals to face Roger Federer after defeating Novak Djokovic. Djokovic becomes another of the many players who had to retire during a tennis match due to either lack of conditioning… (too much Christmas dinner) or because of not being able to withstand the heat. Roddick’s from
Australian Jelena Dokic ends her memorable run at the Australian Open by losing to Dinara Safina 6-4, 4-6 and 6-4. Dokic will be remembered for her emotional victories and for capturing the Australian fans with her exquisite play and compassionate story.
If you think playing singles on those 100+ degree courts are tough, try playing both singles AND doubles. That’s exactly what Serena Williams is doing, but her conditioning looks excellent. The William’s Sisters advance to the next round and continue to dominate in the doubles tournament.
The 2009 Australian Open is coming to a close…
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