Reaction: Hanescu had it coming, especially after he spit in the direction of the crowd. He insulted the sport for the better part of an hour. For Venus, a five-time Wimbledon champion and a model of comportment, the scene was disturbing. Venus had a valid excuse -- having to walk the considerable distance from the locker room to Court 2 after a vehicular escort never showed up -- and the fans should have been grateful to watch one of the all-time greats in such an intimate venue. A 10-minute wait wasn't going to ruin their day.
There's no question that Nadal can infuriate opponents and the chair umpire with his nerdy, time-wasting superstitions, but he is a fair and honest competitor of the highest order. Desire
Also: When Serena's serve is really on -- as it has been throughout the tournament -- who in the history of women's tennis has done it better?
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And what to make of her loss to