Or maybe just nerves? OK guys, we all know that’s not urine! (But is it?!!) Just a hard-working, sweaty Andy sweating it up on Middle Sunday before what is to be the biggest week of his life. (Getty)
Practice makes perfect: Here’s Andy Murray hitting with Santiago Giraldo a day before his debut at the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles, Calif. The top seed — and last-minute replacement for Novak Djokovic — plays qualifier Tim Smyczek.
We could watch him do this all day!
(video by TSF)
While there are plenty of great arguments for watching tennis in the comfort of your own home — not needing to wait until the changeover to get up from a seat; not having to deal with other people’s chatter; listening to Mary Carillo’s commentary; instant replay — there are also plenty of arguments for watching tennis at a tournament: d-list sightings, limited-edition merch, and of course the practice courts. Especially the practice courts. God bless ‘em.
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez will play Yen-Hsu Lu in a first round match at the Pilot Pen Tennis tournament, the winner of which will play 16th-seed Andreas Seppi.
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