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It was a bad day at Bedrock for the American contingent in both semi-finals, but we did have the consolation of an entertaining mixed doubles exhibition full of Americans (and a lovely German gal married to an American). Tommy Haas d. John Isner 6/3, 6/4 Isner said it himself: his serve wasn’t quite where he wanted it to be today – nothing wrong from a technical standpoint, it just wasn’t quite there. And he needed to really go for his shots, 100% confident; today, wherever those shots landed, Tommy Haas was there, armed with his A-game. “I just ran up against a guy who was playing pretty well today,” said Isner. Haas expressed satisfaction in his performance, and in achieving another ATP final berth at his advanced age, relatively speaking. That satisfaction is perhaps enhanced by the fact that he was seriously reevaluating his career path back in 2010, while recuperating from a hip injury and surgery. Looks like he made an excellent decision, as he prepares to meet defending SAP...
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