Awaiting the Oz-some Rafa-Fed clash
There is no fighting in tennis, no unnecessary roughness. This genteel sport of country clubs demands a higher standard.
Which is why it was startling to see Nicolas Almagro seemingly try to slam a forehand approach shot through Tomas Berdych's face during their fourth-round match Sunday. The ball hit Berdych in the arm and after the match he refused to shake Almagro's hand, drawing boos and jeers from the Australian Open crowd.
Berdych said afterward that Almagro had enough ...
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