First Wimbledon...Then Its WTT SeasonJune 21, 2012 - World TeamTennis (WTT) Boston Lobsters
It was a great run that catapulted two unproven pros into the international spotlight. They won three titles; Memphis, Nottingham and San Jose and were finalists in Los Angeles.
At Wimbledon in 2007 Butorac and Murray excited both Brits and Americans when they reached the 4th round. The two lefties wore matching clothing with the nicknames Booty and Stretch printed on the backs of their shirts. They were a dynamic duo that captured the admiration of the British press.
Butorac partnered with Bruno Soares for the first half of 2012. They achieved success, reaching the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, winning the Brazil Open, and reaching the third round at the French Open.
Butorac appreciated this partnership with a clay court specialist who helped him expand his skills on that surface. However, they both reached a point where they believed their careers would be maximized if they paired with partners that blended more naturally.
World TeamTennis Stories from June 21, 2012
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