I took the decision because I felt I don't want to compete every week, I don't want to be angry on court every week. If I have to choose between a photoshoot or family, I'd pick family.If I have two free days, I want to spend those days with people I want.
The two finalists sat side-by-side, chatting away as if they were at Starbucks, not as if they had just finished competing for one of the more prestigious sports titles in the world.
If you have ever seen that before, after a Grand Slam final, send pictures."I told her that I love her like you love a girlfriend," Pennetta said in an interview with ESPN afterward.
Murray continued the commanding form he displayed in seeing off Donald Young on Friday and his Colombian opponent, seeded 27th, had no answer.
There were, however, shock defeats for seventh seed Stan Wawrinka and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, seeded 11th and playing in his first competition this year.
The people who created 401ks thought they were so smart with their retirement plan. Open women's singles here Saturday, playing before a crowd of 23,771 in the largest tennis stadium in the world and beating her long-time friend, Roberta Vinci, 7-6 (4), 6-2.
They can't hold a candle to Flavia Pennetta's, either in substance or style. Then she was handed a trophy that is greatly treasured by all who play the sport.
Nadal fought back well after losing the first set and looked to have all the momentum but was broken to go 3-1 down in the third and Verdasco held his nerve to move into the last-16.
British third seed Andy Murray cruised to a 6-3 6-4 victory over Santiago Giraldo with the minimum of fuss.
Wawrinka was edged out by Adrian Mannarino 7-6 (7/4) 7-6 (7/5), while Tsonga was sent packing after a 6-4 7-6 (7/4) defeat to French compatriot Gael Monfils.