Linda Robertson

March 29, 2014

Linda Robertson: Sony Open has been plagued by strange twists, including Friday’s double withdraw

In an unprecedented turn of events at an ATP World Tour event, two of the men’s semifinalists withdrew about one hour before their matches were to start. Walkovers by Kei Nishikori and Tomas Berdych reduced what was to be a lively day to an abbreviated one featuring only two women’s doubles matches. Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal never unsheathed their rackets to play a point.

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Linda Robertson has been a reporter at the Herald since 1983. She writes sports features and columns and has covered both the Winter and Summer Olympics beat.

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