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Old 01-13-2014, 04:56 AM   #16
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high temps and fast courts. bad for nadal and old man federer (for different reasons). pretty good for murray and djokes.

i guess djoker beats a laggy murray in the final, given the draw.

Not fast courts I`m afraid. Very slow hard courts means grind fest, also known as Nadal`s favorite thing.

My favorite, Federer, has very very slim chances here. His form is very bad. I think it`s up to Nole to prevent Nadal from taking this. Murray is recovering still and can not be expected much of, unfortunately.

Maybe a slightly lower ranked player can make a run?
Del Potro? I fear the courts are too slow him.

I`ll go with Jerzy Janowicz, even if the same applies to him imho.

Maybe Tsonga could make som noise. Would be fun.

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Old 01-13-2014, 05:43 AM   #17
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Not fast courts I`m afraid. Very slow hard courts means grind fest, also known as Nadal`s favorite thing.

My favorite, Federer, has very very slim chances here. His form is very bad. I think it`s up to Nole to prevent Nadal from taking this. Murray is recovering still and can not be expected much of, unfortunately.

Maybe a slightly lower ranked player can make a run?
Del Potro? I fear the courts are too slow him.

I`ll go with Jerzy Janowicz, even if the same applies to him imho.

Maybe Tsonga could make som noise. Would be fun.


Federer would have to go through Tsonga, Murray, Nadal, and the Djoker back to back to bsck to back. It's nearly impossible. Although even reaching the final or semis would mean he will have given us some memorable performances to beat two of the big four along thew way. I, for one, want to see Federer againsy Nadal in a relatively faster hard court.
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Old 01-13-2014, 08:38 AM   #18
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Loving the Eugenie pictures.

She had a warm up tournament in my city a couple of weeks ago and she is gorgeous.

Yeah gonna be 42 degrees tomorrow which will be pretty much impossible to play in so im expecting delays.
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:30 AM   #19
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Not fast courts I`m afraid. Very slow hard courts means grind fest, also known as Nadal`s favorite thing. ...
well, i seem to remember a report on SI's site a week or two ago that said the courts were faster this year than ever before. and if that's not due to heat, then heat will only make that more intense.

and let's be clear-- djoker, muzza and rafa are ALL kings of the grind. but djokes has the slightly easier draw, as well as having the most success here. gotta give the edge to him, i think.
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Old 01-13-2014, 02:34 PM   #20
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Who is that? I don't watch the women's circuit. She's outrageously attractive.

Ana Ivanovic - arguably the hottest girl on tour for quite some time... and former #1 player in the World.
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Old 01-13-2014, 02:35 PM   #21
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So pumped for the Aussie Open every year

Most exciting of the GS's... VAMOS RAFA!

LET'S GO GET THIS
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Old 01-13-2014, 02:39 PM   #22
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I`ll go with Jerzy Janowicz, even if the same applies to him imho.

Maybe Tsonga could make som noise. Would be fun.



Janowicz barely made it out of the first round against some local Aussie scrub ranked 300+.


Early upsets so far are Kvitova (6) losing and Haas (12) pulling out with a shoulder injury.
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Old 01-15-2014, 04:50 AM   #23
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Wawrinka looking like an elite player. Some of the best ground strokes I've ever seen.
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Old 01-15-2014, 04:56 AM   #24
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Wawrinka looking like an elite player. Some of the best ground strokes I've ever seen.
He is an elite player. Dude is an absolute beast when he's on his game. Is he in Djokovic's half? Their past two slam matches have been insane, a rematch of their AO match from last year would be sick
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Old 01-15-2014, 11:00 AM   #25
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Maria Kirilenko is the hottest tennis player imo. Can't believe she married that hockey dude Alex Ovechkin. Not sure what she sees in him.
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Old 01-15-2014, 02:41 PM   #26
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Maria Kirilenko is the hottest tennis player imo. Can't believe she married that hockey dude Alex Ovechkin. Not sure what she sees in him.


I watched Sharapova vs Kirilenko live last year.
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Old 01-15-2014, 03:46 PM   #27
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more pics of hot players and less talking about tennis, please.
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Old 01-15-2014, 04:06 PM   #28
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more pics of hot players and less talking about tennis, please.
Marion Bartoli:



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Old 01-15-2014, 04:17 PM   #29
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Marion Bartoli:



not the best pic of her, but i do find her cute.

sort of the nerdy, awkward girl who manages to have her own kind of self-confidence and sexiness. like, a lot more fun and interesting to be with in the long run, and i wouldn't doubt that she's a wizard in bed.


btw, re: thread title,
what are the other kinds of australian opens? australian open always meant tennis to me.
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Old 01-15-2014, 04:20 PM   #30
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Bartoli aint bad. Loved her fire on the court too... bet she's great in bed.


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