Posts Tagged ‘Buenos Aires’

20th February
written by kat

JCF’s blog post from 20th February 2009
Im sorry since I didnt write you guys in the whole day. I had a relaxing day today after the match I had yesterday against Marcel Granollers. It was very tough and I finished exhausted. There were moments on the court with more than 40 degress…unreal!
I play against Nabaldian tomorrow, centre court, second match after 7.30. I dont know if it will be shown on TV but it will be very late in Spain. Complicated match in Buenos Aires against Nabaldian, in front of his crowd..but Im very motivated for tomorrow…Sorry but now I have to go to sleep…Lets talk soon.

Siento no haber escrito en todo el dia. Hoy tuve un dia de descanso total después del partido de Granollers de ayer. Fue muy duro y acabe bastante cansado la verdad. Hubo momentos de mas de 40 grados en la pista…. Mañana juego último partido del dia contra Nabaldian, pista central, segundo partido de las 7.30. No se si lo televisarán pero será de madrugada en España. Partido duro, en Buenos Aires Nabaldian con su gente pero estoy con muchas ganas para este partido….Ahora os dejo que me voy a dormir…Hablamos J.C

17th February
written by kat

JCF’s blog post from 17th February 🙂
Hey guys, I play second round against Marcel Granollers, second match after 1.45. I already have practiced today and you can not imagine how hot it is here, it is crazy today!!
I played a great match last night, I felt faster than usual and I had good sensations during the match. I played a serius match with few mistakes from the baseline and high percentage of first serves, using very well my out-wide spin serve. I hope I can feel the same way during my match tomorrow, but it will hard with this hot….I need to be ready!
Sorry but I need to go now, Im going to rest to the hotel. Be aware that it is three hours less than back in Spain (Europe)

Chicos/as, mañana juego segundo partido de la 1.45 contra Marcel Granollers en segunda ronda. Hoy en entrenado y el calor que esta haciendo es una locura. Anoche jugue un buen partido, me note rapido y con buenas sensaciones. Jugue un partido serio y con pocos errores desde el fondo de la pista. y con un alto porcentage de primeros saques y usando muy bien el saque abierto liftado. Espero mañana estar tambien con buenas sensaciones, pero sera duro con este calor….hay que estar preparado. Un abrazo a todos, os dejo que voy al hotel a descansar. Tener en cuenta que son 3 horas menos que en España. J.C

16th February
written by kat

First of all, congratulations to Celia – the winner of JCF’s 2009 calendar! A huge thank you to everyone who entered!! 😀
Some results from last week:
rd 1: d. Albert Montanes 6-7(4) 6-2 6-2
rd 2: d. Brian Dabul 6-1 6-2
QF: lost to Thomaz Bellucci 6-7(5) 6-1 3-6
Considering he had injury doubts coming into this tournament, a couple of wins is a good sign! Let’s hope he can improve this week in Buenos Aires. His 1st round opponent is Agustin Calleri.
See inside for the full draw!

15th February
written by kat

JCF’s blog post from 15th February, with photos! 🙂

I arrived to Buenos Aires yesterday night. Im in the hotel right now. I will go to the club in a little bit to practice with David Marreo. I have another court this afternoon to do some exercises with my coach as well. Yesterday I only did some conditioning training with my coach after having a day off (after the quarters match I played against Bellucci. I had so many chances to win that match but he fired up and ended up with the victory. The crowd helped him a lot. I was a little pissed after the match because I had many opportunities to win and also because I felt good during the match. However, I have to realize that I didnt know at the beginning of the tournament if I was even going to be able to play, and I ended up playing 3 complete matches. I have now to keep getting more and more confidence on my game and try to have a good tournament here too. I play first round against Calleri so once again I will have the crowd against me 🙂 The order of play is not out yet so I dont know if I will play tomorrow or Tuesday. I will keep you updated ok. Regards from Buenos Aires. Here are some pictures from this tour..I hope you enjoy them!



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