Olympic Games: Tennis: Castle prepares to be besieged

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The Independent Online
SPARE a thought for Andrew Castle. Britain's No 2 tennis player (ranked 245 in the world) was never in with the greatest chance of a long run, and as if being drawn against the 11th seed (ranked 19 in the world) on his favourite surface (clay) in the first round wasn't enough, the identity of Castle's opponent - Sergi Bruguera - has guaranteed that the crowd will be against him as well. Barcelona is Bruguera's home town. Castle's reaction? 'It's horrendous . . . but I'm damned well going to enjoy it.'

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