LONDON - Watching Rafa Nadal churn his way through the claycourt season over the past few weeks, it seems nothing much has changed since his French Open triumph a year ago despite a lengthy injury layoff.
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MADRID - The adorning of Barcelona's famous statue of Christopher Columbus with a giant replica of the team's new shirt design has helped wind up their derby rivals Espanyol for Sunday's clash at Cornella-El Prat.
PARIS - After 30 years without a male grand-slam winner, France's tennis establishment is beginning to question whether the absence of success is purely down to a lack of natural-born winners.
SYDNEY - Chronic knee problem, left ankle fracture, hamstring strain, shoulder problem, back strain, hip pain and, most recently, a tender Achilles - Australia's Ryan Harris has had almost as many injuries as he has played test matches in the last three years.
I saw a player that couldn't help himself count down the last moments of his time on the pitch.