...It’s gotten so that you can sometimes have a hard time telling who’s really hurting and who is pretending to hurt. It’s unfair to pick on them because they are not the only ones, but certainly both Del Potro and Almagro are among the players who have been accused by many of playing unfairly. Almagro famously took a medical time out for leg cramping just before serving to win his second-round 2009 US Open match against Robby Ginepri. Even some Djokovic fans fret about the frequency of his time-outs and retirements. I’m not alleging that any of these players are dishonest; I’m just saying that I am looking forward to their expectedly improved physical fitness.
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