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Taylor's time: Dent takes aim at Hewitt

June 26, 2005 11:20 AM

By Matthew Cronin, TennisReporters.net

Taylor Dent slices through Tomas Berdych in straight sets.

FROM WIMBLEDON
– Even though he's seeded No. 24 and is a tremendous serve and volleyer, Taylor Dent didn't really expect to reach the second week here. Due to a injury, he came in here with few matches and slightly out of shape.


But his huge game is clicking on grass and after his 6-3, 7-6(5), 6-3 victory over the talented Tomas Berdych, the American has reason to believe that he can gain his first Grand Slam quarterfinal.

"Strange things always seem to happen," he said. "I come in here with fairly low expectations, thinking, 'Oh, my body feels terrible, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.' You just kind of eke through matches. That's the way sports are. Funny things seem to happen."

Read the rest of this article at TennisReporters.net.

 

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