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Jaded

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The tennis...
« on: 05 September, 2013, 09:50:55 pm »
There are some Arse biscuits being doled out over there.
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simonp

Re: The tennis...
« Reply #1 on: 09 September, 2013, 02:30:38 pm »
I take it this refers to Murray/Wawrinka.

Wawrinka has always given Murray problems, and Murray's form hasn't been there since Wimbledon. I'm not particularly surprised by this result.

A few months ago there was talk about the no. 1 ranking.

Look here: http://live-tennis.eu/forecast_atp_ranking

Now Murray's 3rd spot and under pressure from Ferrer in 4th. How quickly things turn around.

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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #2 on: 09 September, 2013, 02:38:36 pm »
If you don't defend ranking points, that's what happens. Murray used to be in the top 4 on the back of quite a few 'minor' tournaments won. Then he was second on the back of two Grand Slams, giving him 4,000.

He's won fewer minor ones this year as he's been injured/resting. You need to get to Semis or Finals of majors - he's got 360 for the US Open, as against 2,000 last year. Looks like he got 750 for the Olympics too. So that's 2,000 dropped in a few weeks.
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #3 on: 09 September, 2013, 10:52:30 pm »
Djocker 2 breaks down in the first set, one of them to Love.
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #4 on: 02 February, 2014, 10:08:32 pm »
Woo Andy Murray and the Davis Cup.
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #5 on: 05 June, 2015, 11:53:22 am »
So, another important match this afternoon...
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #6 on: 05 June, 2015, 03:54:04 pm »
Come on, Tim!
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #7 on: 05 June, 2015, 04:46:32 pm »
Come on, Tim!

Chain's a bit... oh, hang on...
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #8 on: 05 June, 2015, 07:06:47 pm »
Down, but not out.
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #9 on: 05 June, 2015, 07:13:20 pm »
I'd given up watching during the third set. Time to get re-engaged.
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #10 on: 05 June, 2015, 07:16:34 pm »
Sorry. I'll go away again.
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #11 on: 05 June, 2015, 07:48:32 pm »
Was doing a recovery session on the turbo while watching. Heart rate all over the place. Up to 145 during some of the long rallies.

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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #12 on: 05 June, 2015, 07:49:42 pm »
Wet.
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Jaded

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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #13 on: 05 June, 2015, 08:00:50 pm »
Djocker's pee break was taking the piss.
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #14 on: 06 June, 2015, 12:37:32 pm »
Murray forces a 5th set. I did not see that happening after losing the first two.

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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #15 on: 06 June, 2015, 01:14:42 pm »
Oh well.

A great recovery, but.
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #16 on: 06 June, 2015, 05:29:29 pm »
Serena wins!

Re: The tennis...
« Reply #17 on: 17 August, 2015, 07:51:27 am »
Well done Andy Murray  :thumbsup:
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #18 on: 17 August, 2015, 07:59:55 am »
He goes to 2nd in the World too.
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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #19 on: 24 August, 2015, 12:24:08 am »
And back down to three in the world, which is unfortunate because it means he could end up having to play Novak in the semis of the US Open.
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« Reply #20 on: 24 August, 2015, 03:28:50 pm »
And back down to three in the world, which is unfortunate because it means he could end up having to play Novak in the semis of the US Open.

He's got to beat him to win, in all probability, so does it matter at what point it happens?
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simonp

Re: The tennis...
« Reply #21 on: 24 August, 2015, 03:55:23 pm »
The boy's done well, a title and a semi final in the two Masters series tournaments. Winning both has always seemed a big ask.

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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #22 on: 04 September, 2015, 09:28:40 pm »
He made hard work for himself last night.
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simonp

Re: The tennis...
« Reply #23 on: 05 September, 2015, 08:12:43 am »
He made hard work for himself last night.

Had a cold, allegedly.

Re: The tennis...
« Reply #24 on: 05 September, 2015, 07:53:11 pm »
He made hard work for himself last night.

Had a cold, allegedly.

Not "alledgely" if you heard him.
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