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22nd March
written by kat

22 March 2004
KEY BISCAYNE · The Nasdaq-100 Open lost its fifth top-10 woman plus French Open winner Juan Carlos Ferrero on a Sunday that saw five more names erased from the tournament draw.
Chanda Rubin, runner-up in 1996 and in the semifinals here a year ago, pulled out of the tournament with a knee injury she has been nursing since February.
Later in the day, Ferrero, No. 2 in the world behind Roger Federer, was officially declared out with the chicken pox he contracted a week and a half ago, before the tournament at Indian Wells.

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19th March
written by kat

from Tennis Week
19 March 2003
Juan Carlos Ferrero turned Wednesday to sundae at the Nasdaq-100 Open. The French Open finalist refused to melt beneath the searing heat as he delivered ice cream to fans from behind the counter at the Ben&Jerry’s booth in the food court.
“I love watching him play, so seeing him service ice cream is really exciting too,” one female fan said.
The third-ranked Ferrero wasn’t the only player to greet fans at the Ben&Jerry booth. Shortly after Ferrero finished his shift, Australian Open quarterfinalist Younes El Aynaoui stood in line to buy some ice cream and casually talked and joked with fans, who were also waiting in line.

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