Thursday, 3 July 2008

Murray out in three sets to Nadal...

Great day of tennis yesterday, from Federer's first set - perfectly played in the half hour window between rain showers - to Murray's gracious defeat at the hands of an unstoppable Nadal. Safin is through too, just one quarter-final to finish off today for the line-up for the men's semi-finals.

Tuesday, 1 July 2008

African Summit

It is a great shame that there has not been more outcry from Leaders in Africa over Robert Mugabe's sham election of intimidation and violence.
It got me thinking what happened to that shipload (An Yue Jiang) of weapons that China had sent to South Africa and port workers had refused to unload as they were destined for Zimbabwe. It seems it ended up in Angola, one of Mugabe's allies, but I could not find any more reference to it apart from that Angola would only unload what was destined for them. With only Zambia between Angola and Zimbabwe and the African Summit seemingly toothless in it's response to Mugabe's brutality, I hope that is the case.

Muscles Murray wins epic!

Talk about being on the edge of your seat watching the tennis last night - Murray's epic five set victory over Gasquet(whoever was booing him on and off court ought to be ashamed of themselves -when you've got to go, you've got to go!)was fantastic fun to watch - Wimbledon is really good this year. I think I said in my last post that I thought Tipsarevic would get through but he lost to Schuettler instead. Ladies singles quarter finals today - men's tomorrow!

Sunday, 29 June 2008

Wimbledon saturday..can't wait for monday!

Loving the tennis this year - although I think the bottom half of the men's draw will be a real toughy this year, Tipsarevic, Murray and Nadal are all looking unstoppable and I would think any of those three could be in the final with Federer, although Safin is looking pretty good in the top half of the draw..roll on Monday!