French Open 2012
4th Round Match. Novak Djokovic is two sets down
against Seppi , but hardly any sign of stress could be seen in his face. The almost invincible challenge brings out
the best in a fighter , every time , like a lion waken up from slumber. He had done it several times earlier, like any
other fighting legend , rising from the ashes , returning from the abyss ,
again and again . Seppi hardly got a chance in the next three sets to close the
match that looked so much of him , just remained a spectator of the greatness
of a fighter , risen to the best to come back as strong as one could imagine.
Quarter Final . Djokovic against Tsonga. Tsonga two sets up
against Novak and the fourth set into the tie breaks , an all time great match
in the waiting. Novak denied Tsonga four match points to clinch away the Set.
Tsonga could hardly believe it . It was as much a mental game as the techniques
and power, and Novak overpowered the opponent denying a victory that looked so
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