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Re: The tennis...
« Reply #500 on: June 23, 2019, 07:41:48 pm »
And they won. All credit to Lopez who could easily have pulled out to concentrate on the singles
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« Reply #501 on: June 24, 2019, 10:15:15 am »
And guess who Murray A and his partner Melo M are playing in the first round of doubles at Eastboune? Yep, the no. 1 seeds Cabal & Farah again  ::-)
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« Reply #502 on: July 01, 2019, 10:19:04 pm »
I just love stories like this. (In spoilers just in case people want to watch highlights).

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« Reply #503 on: July 01, 2019, 10:26:52 pm »
We’ve been today and seen Stan win, a five setter with the men’s seventh seed knocked out, a retirement and the women’s third seed win. Quite a day.



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« Reply #504 on: July 04, 2019, 06:10:54 pm »
Kyrgios haveing a meltdown...
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« Reply #505 on: July 04, 2019, 08:28:43 pm »
Kyrgios haveing a meltdown...

That seems to happen often enough that you could cross-post to the "BONG ..And Here is the Not News..BONG" thread. ;)
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« Reply #506 on: July 06, 2019, 08:10:36 pm »
Dan Evans match looked like it'd be a walkover in the first set-and-a-half, but now it's pretty gripping!

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« Reply #507 on: July 08, 2019, 02:52:58 pm »
You've got to feel pretty sorry for Carla Suarez Navarro.  She's played Serena Williams 7 times now and taken a total of 20 games from her!

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« Reply #508 on: July 12, 2019, 05:57:45 pm »
Federer v Nadal on now.   High intensity stuff.   :thumbsup:
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« Reply #509 on: July 12, 2019, 10:45:45 pm »
I'm not normally a great tennis fan, although I do dabble.

Is it not unusual for the combined ages of the world top 3 to be over 100 years?
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« Reply #510 on: July 13, 2019, 07:10:19 am »
Is it not unusual for the combined ages of the world top 3 to be over 100 years?
I would say it is.

related factoid from yesterday's coverage: that was the oldest (Gents) semi-final foursome in the open era.



Cracking match by Fed-n-Raf! I'm not a big fan of the latter, but you have to love his commitment. He was giving 110%(at least) in the last few games, as Federer sloooowly closed in on the win. Some amazing points.

I hope the final is as good, although I fear my guy is less likely to win that one.
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« Reply #511 on: September 01, 2019, 08:20:14 pm »
A gutsy win by Konta, means:

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Johanna Konta is the first British woman to reach the quarter-finals at the US Open since Jo Durie made the semi-finals in 1983 - that's 36 years ago!
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« Reply #512 on: October 19, 2019, 06:40:31 pm »
Andy Murray in a singles final for the first time since 2017.  :thumbsup:

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« Reply #513 on: October 20, 2019, 07:51:54 pm »
And he comes from a set and a break down to win!!  Brilliant.
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« Reply #514 on: January 20, 2020, 04:03:18 pm »
It’s hard to imagine the age gap between Coco Gauff and Venus Williams in terms of their tennis careers.  Another great win beating a great.   

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« Reply #515 on: August 28, 2020, 03:47:35 pm »
An example of casual sexism today at the Cincinnati tournament. The women’s semis are scheduled to be played at the same time - so only one match will be on the main show court. The men’s semis are scheduled one after th3 other, allowing both to be played on the main show court. Personally I’d rather see Osaka than Raonic. 

ETA: It gets worse. The women’s matches are on the equivalent of courts 1 and 2. The men’s on the equivalent of centre.  Hmmm
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« Reply #516 on: September 06, 2020, 11:42:29 pm »
Oops. No Djokovic US Open this year.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/54051920

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