They have good music. The people (generally) are pretty nice. The food is...frightening but surprisingly tasty (lookin at you, poutine). And they have a huge-ass tower with my initials. Sure, they speak French or whatever, but hey, no country is perfect.
So how to explain all the players dropping like a mountie confronted with true actual crime?
Kim retired while up a set in her match against Zheng Jie, suffering from an ab tear. Domi retired in the third set against Benesova, still suffering from the ab injury she sustained in Stanford. Snot Rocket called it a day after two games against Bojangles with a right shoulder injury.
Meanwhile, some of the players who actually were fit to play just weren't...fit to play. Mono crashed out to Voskoboeva, Sveta rusted it up in losing to Halep, Pavs went on a snack break against MGMT, Wicky goes down to Vinci, and then there's a JJ thing that's not a surprise at all unless you are the type of person for whom a sunrise is a surprise.
The boys haven't been quite as ridiculous. Then again most of their OOP got rained out today so it's just a matter of time. In addition to Andy booking an early flight to Cincy, we can pile, Gilles, Nalby, and Misha to the set. That's a whole lot of inconsistency on one plane.
Oh, and what's up with Team Berdych/Mayer? They bounced Rafa/Marc yesterday and Bhupati/Paes today. Weirds.
But before we get all crazy, Serena is still doing her best to bring order to chaos. She dropped a 60 63 on A-Bond in 46 minutes.
Can we dispatch her to London? Pretty sure she could chill them muthafuckas out.