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Bercy Diary: In the Room 11/10/2010 - 11:22 AM

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by Gauloises, Contributing Writer

I picked up my press pass on Sunday but I have yet to spend time in the pressroom, mainly because I’m thoroughly intimidated by that windowless, airless pre-fab bunker, which has its own entrance and is connected with the rest of the venue only by a single door that leads to the segregated press seats in the arena. The message is clear; journalists aren't there to enjoy themselves, or to particpate like fans. They're expected to observe, sit and write.

I, however, am not acting as a journalist as much as impersonating one, and I definitely am here to enjoy myself. But when I hear that Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will be giving pre-start press conferences, I can’t resist. So, after taking in a couple of matches I touch up my makeup, screw my courage to the sticking-place, and forge tentatively into unknown territory.

It’s the first time I’ve seen the press room full. Television screens on the walls show the matches in progress; journalists are crammed eight to a table that, were it a business meeting, might seat five. I know people, but not well. I don’t have a desk, so I head to the far end where the British journalists are gathered and grab a vacant seat. Soon a group of reporters files back in from the interview room where they've just finished with David Nalbandian. The journalists tease each other about the questions they asked and the answers they received. Everybody knows everybody else; politically incorrect banter is exchanged across the table, and rude emails from agents and coaches are read aloud to rumbles of laughter.

Without warning, the PA announcer bilingually announces that Roger Federer is on his way to the presser. Everyone bolts, scrambling for notebooks and pens, and hurries up the long hallway, Rushing to catch up, I see Federer slipping through a special door that leads him directly onto the dias.

Up there, he’s all monograms and Rolex, and he sits hunched forward, the brim of his cap pulled down low over his brow. His arms rest on the table, folded. His posture seems awkward, which surprises me; I’d expected him to be more at ease. On the other hand, he’s perched on a raised platform in an airless box of a room, head-on with fifty strangers weilding pens. Each time he shifts position, shutters and motor drives whirr and snap to a crescendo. I don’t imagine one can ever be at ease with this ordeal, no matter how often he's endured it.

It’s clear that Federer is pretty good at this—like most things—as soon as the questioning begins. He listens politely and responds directly, maintaining eye contact. He adds modest gestures. His replies are full, occasionally funny, and sometimes surprising—I’m startled by the ease with which he admits that in the past, the race to the year-end championships has cost him sleepless nights.

I notice that he uses ‘we’ and ‘us’ in reference to the players, and sense how ready he is to speak for them: We only have one indoor Masters. I think it’s time we shifted back a bit. We’re working together on this issue. It just becomes so hard for the players. Players like to play. Maybe the white glare off those fifty blank notebooks tempts him to efface himself, to seek camoflauge as "just one of the boys." But it could also be that Federer simply enjoys the locker-room camaraderie, that he genuinely sees himself as part of something bigger that himself.

I wish I shared that feeling. At the end of the English portion of the presser, the British journalists rise to leave but the hissing disapproval of the French photographers and cameramen, whose view is momentarily blocked, keeps me glued to my seat just long enough so that I feel I missed my opportunity to slip out unnoticed. So I sit through the French questions and answers, trying to look bilingual.

106418985 By the time I make my escape, I have only a few minutes to type out some thoughts before the PA summons us again, this time for Novak Djokovic. I’m behind again, coming in just as Djokovic has taken a seat and started to banter—in French, no less—with the reporters in the front row. Djokovic's hair is still wet from a shower. He leans back in his chair, allows his limbs to loll, and awaits formal questions. When they come, he leans forward to the microphone with a confiding smile and talks seriously and fluently, creating an impression of great thoughtfulness. He’s sharp, too; when a French journalist asks a question about Davis Cup, Djokovic turns it into a joke that has the whole room disarmed and laughing with him before the question is even fully finished.

From his almost flawless English grammar to the way he works to comprehend a mangled question about Rafa delivered in a strong accent, I feel like he’s making an effort for us, that he’s made himself open to the room and he's willing to talk. I feel bad for him that the room is only half as full as it was for Federer. I want to ask him a question he can get his teeth into, but I don’t, because the journalists are handed a microphone to voice their questions and I don’t know how the microphone works. There might be a button you need to press, and I’m scared to embarrass myself. I don’t understand; I’m here as a journalist, the supposed scourge of the top players, and yet I’m the one who’s scared while he looks relaxed enough to be in his slippers at home.

It’s not until I notice the almost convulsive way that Djokovic swallows about every thirty seconds that it dawns on me: He’s nervous, too. I might not be the only one in this room who's afraid of a public misstep. If I fumble, no-one except me will remember; if he says the wrong thing, he’ll never be allowed to forget. I’m filled with admiration for his ability to be charming under such pressure, to act like he’s on our side, rather than an adversary. His performance is so graceful it’s almost moving.

I still don’t hold up my hand for the microphone, though. Djokovic done this far more often than I have.


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Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 07:58 AM

susan LOL! to the Mo Hawk I also think he has a colour somewhere on top

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:00 AM

Monfils with a b/point

Verdasco f.hand into the net

2 games all 2nd set

Verdasco f/hand has gone AWOL again

Monfils to serve

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:01 AM

Of course Monfils has a love service game?

Monfils 3-2 and Verdasco to serve

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:05 AM

Verdasco d/faults though he was 40 love on serve

he holds 3 games all and Monfils to serve

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:06 AM

Another love service game by Monfils

Monfils 4-3 and Verdasco to serve

Posted by Colette 11/11/2010 at 08:08 AM

Mornin'

AM, thanks for RAndy/Ernie match call.

Been watching Gael go from Monfeast to Monfamine and back again!

I say Verdasco hair is more of "Trollhawk"

http://tinyurl.com/69xg43

Posted by sisu 11/11/2010 at 08:10 AM

This match definitely is not my cup of tea.

BBL for Nole.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:10 AM

Verdasco f/hand is just woeful

Monfils slice doing the damage

Verdasco with a good kicker serve

Posted by susan 11/11/2010 at 08:11 AM

that was a wicked forehand.

a bird flew by just before that.

i thought this was indoors?

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:12 AM

sisu I agree

I need a stiff drink

If this goes to another t.break I will Die

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:12 AM

Verdasco holds he finds his f/hand

4 games all and Monfils will serve

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:14 AM

Roger Rasheed just asks why Gael would you play a shot like that?

brain dead

Honestly?

Posted by tina (ajde, Novak: handsome and talented Balkans #1, world #3, Davis Cup hero, AO 2008 titleist, reigning USO finalist, cutest butt in tennis, rapper, the face of Belgrade t-shirts, Novak water and Restaurant - don't u wish your polyglot was hott like me) 11/11/2010 at 08:15 AM

think in the language arts Novak is already ahead of Roger. IIRC, he speaks Serbian, English, Spanish, Italian and maybe a little Russian?? Not saying he is totally fluent in all of these. Sort of like Fed and Itlian...part of the way there in some.

Somebody forgot German, LOL. He got fluent when he trained with Nikki Pilic in Germany.

The other day I was thinking that Troll dolls are a cyclical fad, perhaps due to come around again, and now this match is reminding me to look up manufacturers.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:16 AM

Verdasco why did you give up the break no?

ad to Monfils

Monfils finally does the right shot selection and holds

Monfils 5-4 and Verdasco to serve

Posted by susan 11/11/2010 at 08:20 AM

6 double faults for verdasco!

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:20 AM

Verdasco d/faults

deuce

Can Monfils break here

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:22 AM

Monfils will challenge the call it was out

ad to Verdasco

Good deep shot

Verdasco holds

5 games all and Monfils to serve

Posted by Master Ace 11/11/2010 at 08:22 AM

"I refuse to do a match call on Gaels game I havent enough drugs for starters"

Aussiemarg,
WTA season is over therefore, you are supposed to be drug free for at least 8 weeks. I read where Kader Nouni season has not ended. Thanks for the match calls from Bercy.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:24 AM

Monfils with a high percentage shot he gets it though

Hmmm.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:26 AM

Master Ace I checked my drug cabinet and what do you know I found some

Gael holds 6-5 and Verdasco will serve to force another t/break

Like Goody I cant wait.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:29 AM

Love service game by Verdasco

T/break will now start

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:32 AM

Monfils to serve

2nd serve for Monfils

B/hand by Monfils

Monfils 1-0

Verdasco to serve

1 all

Verdasco good f/hand winner on the line

ROS by f.hand finds net now he slips over?

Verdasco 2-1

Monfils to serve

Posted by yello fuzzy 11/11/2010 at 08:33 AM

yowsa
scrambling pays off

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:34 AM

O/head smash into the net by Verdasco?? I cant believe that happened

2 all

Monfils good 1st serve and ROS by Verdasco wide

Monfils 3-2

Verdasco to serve

2nd serve for Verdasco

Verdasco f/hand finds the net

Monfils 4-2

Posted by Colette 11/11/2010 at 08:37 AM

*peers into AM's medicine cabinet*

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:37 AM

Verdasco 2nd serve

d fault Verdasco the ball toss was woeful its his 7th d/fault

Monfils 5-2

Monfils to serve

f.hand winner by Monfils

Monfils 6-2

Monfils with cross court f/hand winner

Monfils 2nd set 76 (7-2)

Posted by yello fuzzy 11/11/2010 at 08:37 AM

Gael was smart enough to chase down those shots and take the 2nd set
spectacular scrambling!

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:40 AM

Fuzzy

Hmmmmmm.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:42 AM

Verdasco to serve first in the final set

I will shoot myself if this goes to another t/break

I did have a interesting life.

Posted by susan 11/11/2010 at 08:42 AM

who does those charts on TV shown after the end of the set?

said 5 DF. there were 7.

verdasco had some kind of wardrobe malfunction there.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:44 AM

susan Verdasco has 7 d/faults soo far

5 d/fualts in the 2nd set I believe

Posted by susan 11/11/2010 at 08:46 AM

AM, that's what I thought. they were wrong.

sloppy, sloppy data keeping, whoever you are.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:47 AM

1 game all 3rd set

Verdasco to serve

Roger Rasheed has a smile on his face I believe he has just upped his valium intake

Posted by susan 11/11/2010 at 08:47 AM

oh, no, I was wrong!!

5 in the second set. thanks, AM.

mea culpa.


(sheepish grin)

Posted by Master Ace 11/11/2010 at 08:49 AM

Will Monfils let Berdych, Ferrer and Roddick play in London or will Verdasco delay the party by one day?

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:50 AM

Verdasco holds and his dad looks on

Verdasco 2-1 and Monfils will serve

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:52 AM

Monfils love 30 on serve

Monfils with a wide 1st serve

Another good 1st serve

30 all

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:54 AM

Monfils with f.hand winner

Monfils holds strange shot selection at times though he gets away with it

2 games all

Verdasco to serve

Posted by yello fuzzy 11/11/2010 at 08:56 AM

AM
just sayin'
Monfils is gonna chase down shots he shouldn't , thats what he does. Thats the low percentage play, but he has the reach and legs to get to many shots no one else on tour is gonna get to
thats who he is. His style of play has served him pretty well in his career, so far.

Posted by Jay 11/11/2010 at 08:56 AM

You go Gael!

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:57 AM

Verdasco f/hand shots finding their mark now

Verdasco holds 3-2 and Monfils will serve

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 08:58 AM

Fuzzy Monfils has been hobbling during the 2nd set.I dont want to see him injured thats all.I feel he goes for shots that are clearly unsafe at times.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:00 AM

Monfils with a quick love service game that took him 60 sec to win according to Jason

3 games all now and Verdasco to serve

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:04 AM

Verdasco was 30 all on serve but he responded well

Verdasco 4-3 and Monfils to serve

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:08 AM

Good service game again by Monfils

4 games all and Verdasco to serve

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:11 AM

Good service game by Verdasco

Both players serve has been good and consistant in the 3rd set

Verdasco 5-4 and Monfils will serve

Posted by yello fuzzy 11/11/2010 at 09:11 AM

Marg
he's the professional...I kinda think he knows what he's doing out there...who knows more about the pain of hobbled knees than the guy with the hobbled knees.
In sport there is such a fine line between feast and famine,if players don't go for there shots, utilize what their strengths are, they will go hungry....Monfils won all the slams but the USO in 2004 as a junior, do you think he would change his style of play, build on it, yes...but change unlikely
that would be dumb

Posted by yello fuzzy 11/11/2010 at 09:12 AM

oops , meant
go for their shots

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:15 AM

Fuzzy I think Gael is a gifted and talented athlete though he has spent a lot on time on the sidelines with different injuries.I still feel he goes for shots that puts his body at risk.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:16 AM

Verdasco with hos 2nd match point

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:18 AM

Good serve by Gael

deuce

2nd serve for Gael and good movement and Verdasco ROS wide

ad to Monfils

2nd serve for Monfils

Tough holds as Verdasco f/hand wide

5 games all and Verdasco to serve

Posted by tina (ajde, Novak: handsome and talented Balkans #1, world #3, Davis Cup hero, AO 2008 titleist, reigning USO finalist, cutest butt in tennis, rapper, the face of Belgrade t-shirts, Novak water and Restaurant - don't u wish your polyglot was hott like me) 11/11/2010 at 09:20 AM

Cripes, Troll missing that MP might knock him out of the WTF, right? Those three spots are still up for grabs, right?

Posted by susan 11/11/2010 at 09:20 AM

THIRD TIEBREAK


wasn't one shot at match point good? verdasco didn't challenge, but it was on the line.

Posted by susan 11/11/2010 at 09:22 AM

sorry NOT A TIEBREAK YET.

maybe if i had my glasses on.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:22 AM

Verdasco d/faults but he challenges and it was out

Verdasco 15-30

Good combo of shots by Verdasco

30 all

Good slice by Gael and he finds the erorr

Verdasco 30 40

Verdasco pushing Gael behind the baseline

deuce


Posted by Jenni 11/11/2010 at 09:22 AM

Tina, if Troll is Verdasco then yes. The top 3 are up for grabs but if Verdasco loses it's all over and London will be set. Just the order will need to be determined.

Posted by yello fuzzy 11/11/2010 at 09:23 AM

Marg
asking Gael to play less risky tennis is like getting Rafa to stop picking
Monfils is learning to pick and choose his moments. he has a 41-18 record this year...he's played a bunch this year w/ injury time off too

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:23 AM

Hell another d/fault by Verdasco?????????????

ad to Momfils

Verdasco nets the volley and Monfils will serve for the match 6-5


Posted by susan 11/11/2010 at 09:23 AM

monfils breaks

Posted by Chris 11/11/2010 at 09:24 AM

Dasco looked almost Monfils like with the idiotic missed volley to give away a break after a DF/

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:25 AM

fuzzy We wll have to agree to disagree there

I just hope Monfils can stay injury free and reach his full potential

Posted by temes 11/11/2010 at 09:25 AM

Crowd likes it!

Posted by yello fuzzy 11/11/2010 at 09:25 AM

the french fans wave is like a frothy meringue of humanity

Posted by temes 11/11/2010 at 09:26 AM

Hair going for broke.

Posted by Master Ace 11/11/2010 at 09:27 AM

"asking Gael to play less risky tennis is like getting Rafa to stop picking"

Yello Fuzzy,
Be nice as Monfils is about to close the party doors to London.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:27 AM

Ok this is insane tennis now

30 all

Monfils with a good serve

Monfils with match point

Posted by yello fuzzy 11/11/2010 at 09:28 AM

Marg
theres nothing to disagree about....I want him to be injury free too

Posted by Jenni 11/11/2010 at 09:28 AM

With Verdasco losing and Roddick winning, Berdych, Roddick and Ferrer should have clinched London spots. Verdasco will be the first alternate.

Posted by yello fuzzy 11/11/2010 at 09:29 AM

Master Ace
hee hee

Posted by Master Ace 11/11/2010 at 09:29 AM

Berdych, Ferrer and Roddick got their London passes validated.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:29 AM

Monfils d Verdasc 67 (7-4) 7-6 (7-2) 7-5

Posted by temes 11/11/2010 at 09:30 AM

Hairdo not shaking umpire hand...was there some umpire drama?

Posted by susan 11/11/2010 at 09:30 AM

dasco 9 df

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:30 AM

Fuzzy

Good to hear

Pass me a stiff drink pls it has been a long night for me

Posted by wilson75 11/11/2010 at 09:32 AM

With that Ferrer, Berdych and Roddick have qualified for WTF.

Posted by temes 11/11/2010 at 09:33 AM

AM we know we shouldn't mix alcohol and drugs...let's just drink some coca cola together.

Posted by Jay 11/11/2010 at 09:33 AM

Good morning all. Happy Veterans Day/Armistice Day/Remembrance Day, etc. to all.

You go Gael!

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:33 AM

Congrats to Roddick an David F who made the finals in London

Jason just announced they made it through

I hope thats correct Jason

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:34 AM

temes I use Coke a Cola for cleaning my windows? please

Posted by yello fuzzy 11/11/2010 at 09:37 AM

Marg
do you want the grain alcohol or the moonshine?

where is that funky music coming from?

Posted by Heather 11/11/2010 at 09:38 AM

Hooray for Andy! After the crummy year he's had that's an achievement!

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:38 AM

Fuzy

What ever is the strongest

That insane music is bloody James Bond I could kill whoever keeps playing it.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:42 AM

Heather Andy has been playing well this tournament and after the set backs to his health I am happy he has made the finals too.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:44 AM

Okay someone else can do a match call

Lars Graf is the umpire

Novak v Llodra

Allez Llodra


Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:46 AM

Guy is in the stands looking on

He has to make some hard decisions for the DC tie

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:46 AM

Llodrato serve first

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:48 AM

Robbie said LLodra has "gut" strings on his racquet interesting?

Posted by Anne 11/11/2010 at 09:50 AM

Well, well, well...go away for an hour and Mon(chichi)fils grabs the win. Kudos to him for digging deep-I thought he was toast after he blew the 1st tiebreak. He's sooo dang talented. He just needs to keep the bod healthy to make a good run. On the other hand, what is up with Hotsauce? Onto Djoko!

Posted by Anne 11/11/2010 at 09:52 AM

Right back at ya with the Happy Vets Day Jay!

Posted by Jay 11/11/2010 at 09:54 AM

Thanks, Anne.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:55 AM

Hmmm Llodra I would not go to Noles b/hand wing again he has soo mny options there

Posted by Anne 11/11/2010 at 09:57 AM

Fun to watch Llordra S&V-unfortunately he's doing it against one of the best returners in the game in Djoko. Fun to have something to watch besides the grinders. And I just saw Papa Djoko with his Nole shirt- too cute!

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 09:57 AM

Techincally sound volley LLodra just great to watch with your racquet in the correct position.

Posted by Colette 11/11/2010 at 09:57 AM

Had to leave in the third set, so thanks again, AM, for allowing me to relive the drama! Congrats to Monfils (wonder where Nevaeh is?) and too bad for Verdasco.

Posted by Anne 11/11/2010 at 09:59 AM

I know Marg- I would love to have a volley like that in the toolbox!

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 10:00 AM

Colette Havent seen Neveah for sometime I guess she will be back when Rafa plays in London

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 10:00 AM

Anne LOL!

Posted by Colette 11/11/2010 at 10:01 AM

AM, I imagine she's happy for Gael.

Posted by Aussiemarg,Madame President,Dear Wayne is Free,VamosWayne 11/11/2010 at 10:03 AM

Colette I thought she was a Verdasco fan?

Posted by Colette 11/11/2010 at 10:05 AM

Maybe I'm wrong then. I thought she was the "long suffering" Monfils fan.

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