Wombledon: A thread

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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by crusto » Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:49 pm

I think its Agassi's title this year, hell beat Rafter in the final.
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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by Fishsta » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:49 am

The Hardest of All Freds wrote:Massive well done to Laura Robson!
Agreed, going down 6-1 in the first set must have really stirred her up, the comeback was something special.

British Tennis hasn't looked so competitive in a long long time.
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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by Fishsta » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:56 am

Gutted. Better Luck next year, Laura.
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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by koopa42 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:03 am

Bottled it

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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by merman » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:22 am

koopa42 wrote:Bottled it
Hardly, against an opponent who has reached Grand Slam quarter finals.

Serena Williams has just gone out!
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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by Mayhem » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:46 am

I'd hardly say Laura bottled it against an opponent ranked higher than her, has progressed further than her in the past, and the score being as close as it was.

Serena on the other hand... I thought was going to win after Lisicki disintegrated in the second set, but remembered how to play again in the third...
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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by koopa42 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:34 pm

I watched it, she bottled it. I'm not knocking her, I hope she does well in the future but at 5 - 2 was it in that tie break? The pressure did her in

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ARRRGGGHHH!!!! and Williams went out! could have offered a good chance for Robson

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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by gman72 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:46 pm

Go on, Murray. Howay the Scotsman. :D
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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by koopa42 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:53 pm

Hunday Murrarse :D

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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by Spector » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:55 pm

It's the strangest Wimbledon for donkeys years. There was that time back in -I think- 1996 when everyone went out early, and this kind of reminds me of that silliness. But obviously it looks like Murray-Djokovic now. Thomas Berdych could be a big shock though against Djokovic, and I hope it is because then Murray's chances are doubled.
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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by markopoloman » Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:29 pm

If it's not Jock v Djokovic in the final then it won't be the massive victory for Murray should he win. For a No.2 in the world... he's had it pretty easy.
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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by Matt_B » Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:10 am

On the face of it, we haven't really had that many upsets in the men's tournament, with five of the top eight seeds making the quarters. It's just that they've all been in Murray's half of the draw, and including the two former champions, which has given him a much easier run. He's not going to get a better chance than this, so fingers crossed that none of his old injuries flare up again.

In the ladies' though, it looks like a total lottery. I'd guess that Lisicki should be the favourite now, but how often have we seen a giant killer fall in the next round?

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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by Analog » Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:04 pm

sabine lisicki ftw.

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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by koopa42 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:17 pm

Andy Murray is on fire today!

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Re: Wombledon: A thread

Post by koopa42 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:22 pm

koopa42 wrote:Andy Murray is on fire today!
God damn jinx

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