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05 Sep 2017 23:29

172 here, it's not worth giving a **** about even if it's beneficial. Just think, if truly skinny and blessed genetically you could be a mountain goat flying up Montirolo!

I would love to see a JMDP v. PCB final but I think Federer drops JMDP and Nadal. A PCB slam win would be cool though. I believe he's from Gijon where we have stage 19 of the Vuelta finishing. :D

I think JMDP has one slam win left in him.
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07 Sep 2017 09:06

Fed choked that one away from what I saw.4 set points, 2 on your own serve in the 3rd and didnt get it done. Strange unforced errors handing Delp back the match.

Then at 4-5 and 30-30 in the 4th with Del Potro clearly getting choky himself, he misses an easy by his standard volley with Del Potro out of the point, to give Delp the match point.

Still didnt want to see a 36 year old 20 gs winner get another one so glad its not 3 out of 4 for Fed this year.
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07 Sep 2017 09:36

Fed winning 3 out of 4 while injured during the last one at 36 would've been way too ridiculous.

Rublev showed his worth yesterday. Not enough. Yet. It's a very peculiar learning curve to be competitive with some players, and Nadal is one of them. If you can't hit through him and can't approach the net, you're simply getting ****, and it's never a competitive match. It was always gonna happen like this

Weirdest thing to me was that the bookies only gave Delpo two times as much chance to win as Rublev, even though he's an established winner in big matches like these and Federer was nursing injury.


Nadal should be the big favourite right now.
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07 Sep 2017 09:45

Glad to see Del Potro go through after all of his problems. All American Semis in the Women's Singles. Long time since that's happened.
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10 Sep 2017 22:54

Wow, that must have been one of the worst grand slam finals I've ever watched. Chapeau nadal
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10 Sep 2017 23:09

Gigs_98 wrote:Wow, that must have been one of the worst grand slam finals I've ever watched. Chapeau nadal

Biggest train wreck of a slam final is still courtesy of Roger Federer himself
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