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Reader feedback: Go Slovakia!

Re: Hantuchová and Hrbatý lift Hopman Cup, Flash News, Volume 11, Number 1, January 10 - January 16, 2005

Congratulations to Slovakia! Hantuchová was awesome, Hrbatý simply on fire! Hrbatý even apologized to Coria [Guillermo Coria of Argentina, Slovakia's opponents in the final] after the match for being so pumped saying, "I'm sorry but I was playing for my country!"

In a nice touch Hrbatý invited all the Slovak fans in the crowd onto the court to have a photo taken after the final. When Hrbatý said that sometimes a small nation of five million could be great, the Australian commentators remarked that they thought there was at least twice that many considering their tennis pedigree. Go Slovakia!

David Bourne,
Brisbane, Australia

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