Friday, March 13, 2009
Tennis Day Three (3.13.09)
No pictures in this post sorry.
Day started out with the usual looking at practice courts. Robredo was practicing on court 7 before the first match there. The seats were already full, it is a tiny court, three rows of folding chairs just as long as the court. It maybe has 150 seats, not a lot at all, and only on one side of the court. So after he is done I leave to do the regular practice round scope out for the until his doubles match was starting. When the match before his was done I made my way into court 7. No seats still, standing room only but I was standing right behind the back row so I had a good view, a very nice view in fact, hehe. In second set I got a back row seat. Here is the final score of his doubles match:
F Gonzalez (CHI) / T Robredo (ESP) d R Schuettler (GER) / R Soderling (SWE) 63 61
YAY. So excited for them.
After the match I grabbed myself a front row seat for the next match.
D Ferrer (ESP) / A Montanes (ESP) d I Karlovic (CRO) / D Vemic (SRB) 64 64
Why could I not have a front row for Tommy too. Karlovic is so very tall. About two games into that match my eye, which I almost poked out on Tuesday night watering my pine tree started killing me. It has been a bit red and watery since Tuesday night but I could barely even open it at this point. I think the combo of the sun and the poking was getting to it, but wearing a wide brim had did nothing so it was just even the reflective light. I was in agony and still am a bit. I did pretty much nothing else after that match. Watched a big of Monfils practice and finished the day off watching shirtless Igor Andreev and Marat Safin practicing. That was fun and made me feel a bit better.
I also saw Tsonga and Djokovic, who I mistook for Gasquet from a far, they were quite crowded so I couldn't see so well and didn't stick around to really be able to tell. I only realized my mistake when I followed Monfils out to the same court and realized it was not Gasquet. Nalbandian, Ferrer, Nadal, Federer, and others I am forgetting were also seen today.
Dinner time and then resting my eye. I got myself some Claritin in case it's an allergy thing, my nose is a bit runny, cross your fingers I don't get drowsy, if I do I will be the chick asleep on stadium 3 during Robredo's match tomorrow.