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Old 10-09-2015, 05:22 AM   #1
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Since we usually end up talking about tennis in general in the specific tournaments threads, I think that one generic thread about Tennis is useful. Similarly to the football/soccer one.


The China Open is ongoing.
Nadal has reached the semifinal and will get... Fognini Let's see if he can take his revenge from the upset at the US Open.
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Old 10-09-2015, 01:36 PM   #2
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The Tennis season really dies off after the U.S. Open. Only tourney I'll watch until next season is the year-end Championship, which despite being just a step below the Majors in terms of points and rewards, doesn't seem to interest the casual fan. Pre-sale tickets for the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells start soon as well. My seats have improved every year, so I look forward to that.
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Old 10-09-2015, 01:45 PM   #3
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How in the world did Nadal get to the semis of anything? Is it a mickey mouse tourney?
*EDIT Just looked it up, he has no chance winning anyway. He will never beat Djokovic in a 3 setter again. He doesn't have the stuff anymore.

There is no revenge for that choke. Not unless he wins another major at least

I was convinced he was done, but he vows he isn't. I know he can't play the same way at least. I wish he could bring back his 2013 mojo.

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Old 10-10-2015, 09:51 AM   #4
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Djokovic streak at this tournament is at 27-0 now. He's gping to steam roll Nadal to get 28-0

Btw, what about Benoit Paire? I love that guy.
Beating Kyrgios and Nishikori in two days and will face best friend Wawrinka in the other final.
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Old 10-10-2015, 11:31 AM   #5
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Let's go Nadal. If anyone can knock Djokovic out, it's him. Let's GO!!!!!!!!!!!

Inb4 Djoko wins 6-2, 6-1
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Old 10-10-2015, 01:26 PM   #6
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Djokovic streak at this tournament is at 27-0 now. He's gping to steam roll Nadal to get 28-0

Btw, what about Benoit Paire? I love that guy.
Beating Kyrgios and Nishikori in two days and will face best friend Wawrinka in the other final.
Loved his match vs Nishikori, Benoit played out of his mind, and he was tactically perfect.
Sometimes he really plays like a top 5 player. If he can keep it up for an entire match he can be a tough one even for Stan
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Old 10-11-2015, 12:42 AM   #7
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Loved his match vs Nishikori, Benoit played out of his mind, and he was tactically perfect.
Sometimes he really plays like a top 5 player. If he can keep it up for an entire match he can be a tough one even for Stan

He's making most of the good plays nowadays and he has been patience which is kind of rare coming from him.
I can definitelly say that he's my second favorite player right now after Djokovic!
In terms of technique he's top notch, he's just a headcase.

I predic he will be close to top 10 next year.
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Old 10-11-2015, 09:13 AM   #8
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Djokovic just murdured Nadal in the Beijing final!!
Double 6-2 and the crowd against him, the usual.
What a display of a defensive skillset turning into offense by Djokovic, tremendous stuff

Tennis streams need to stop showing the ****ing OCD that Nadal have when he serves, it gets in my nerves after some games
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Old 10-11-2015, 10:59 AM   #9
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Man Djokovic keeps demolishing the opposition and the uptight Tennis fans in the arenas, I wonder if the spectators are always the same boring people.
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Old 10-11-2015, 11:27 AM   #10
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2015 Federer vs 2010 Federer? 2015 US Open Fed vs 2010 US Open Fed?
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Old 10-11-2015, 03:55 PM   #11
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i'd like to see djoker keep playing with his 20yr-old brother djordje more often. when he's past his peak and isn't winning majors and masters anymore, maybe he can still snag some doubles majors ala the martinas or bryans or what have you.
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Old 10-13-2015, 08:20 AM   #12
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Quite the upset in Shanghai.
Fed loses at the second round to Ramos, n. 70 Atp
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Rafa doing decent right now
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Old 10-16-2015, 08:15 AM   #14
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Yeah I totally didn't expect him to beat Wawrinka 2-0
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My god.. if he manages one last hooray/run?

I mean, I can obv. still see him winning the French, but I'm unsure, it's a long time til the Aussie Open... hopefully he stays healthy until then and he might just be a threat.

Yea, not even playing a mind blowing game like he did today against Tsonga he won against him.. I don't see it!
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