INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – That player out on Stadium 6 playing against Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan Sunday certainly looked like Vasek Pospisil.
He wore Vasek Pospisil’s Asics clothes, played with his Wilson racquet.
But that’s where the resemblance ended.
This imposter was like Zombie Vasek, a pale imitation of what the 23-year-old from Vancouver looks like when he’s in full flight on a tennis court.
The 6-0, 6-2 score was a little misleading; a reasonable facsimile of the real Vasek Pospisil only ambled onto court when the score was already 6-0, 4-1 for his opponent.
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