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post #2107 of (permalink) Old Feb 26th, 2013, 10:06 PM
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Re: Petra Kvitova News and Articles

Originally Posted by Petronius View Post
I like this man's voice. Very pleasant to listen to. And I was pleasantly surprised that during one of Petra's matches at last year's Aussie Open he mentioned Jaroslav Drobny as one of Petra's great predecessors. Drobny was incredible, not only that he won Wimbledon and two French Opens, but he was also the world-champion in ice-hockey, scoring a hat-trick in the decisive match against the US to clinch the title

Thanks to David Mercer, I checked Drobny's wikipedia entry and I was blown away
I love David Mercer - a typical English gent. He used to be an umpire.

I've met him a couple of times at breakfast when I used to stay in the same hotel as the players and commentators ... a very, very nice man
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