June 28, 2010

Misusing a word...badly...

Three-time finalist Andy Roddick has been knocked out of Wimbledon after an epic five-setter against unseeded Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan on Monday.
~ CNN article's lead sentence, emphasis added

Today's match was impressive - three tie-breakers and a fifth set that ended at 9-7, but I'm not entirely sure that the adjective epic can be rightfully applied to a match in light of Roddick's performance in last year's final (16-14 in the final set) or the Isner-Mahut match last week (70-68 in the final set - in case you just rolled out from under a rock). 


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