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Post by laverfan Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:04 am

First topic message reminder :

Schedule - http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/scores/schedule/index.html

Live Scores - http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/scores/index.html

Good to see new faces - Johnson, Vesley, Pouille, Mahut.

MoTD - Kyrgios v Murray (IMVHO).


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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 3:58 pm

Born Slippy wrote:Fed would have crushed Raonic anyway.
Kind of agree.  If Fed beat Cilic, he would likely beat Raonic too.  Cilic - if playing well - by far the most dangerous opponent for Fed in the top half.

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Post by Guest Mon Jul 04, 2016 3:59 pm

Do we have a rough idea for when the Murray match will start.

I have to pop out but wanna be back in time Very Happy

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:00 pm

Mad for Chelsea wrote:
Born Slippy wrote:
Born Slippy wrote:
Mad for Chelsea wrote:There's a doubles match over on court 7 which is level at 12-12 in the fifth Very Happy
Has a former champ playing in it as well!

Three match points to Marray and partner.
Erm, still 0-40. No idea what's going on as its not televised!

It's finished, Marray and his partner have won 14-12
Good stuff. Marray into another Wim QF. He couldn't win again could he?!

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:06 pm

emancipator wrote:Do we have a rough idea for when the Murray match will start.

I have to pop out but wanna be back in time Very Happy
Hard to judge. I'm assuming that Serena's match is currently awaiting the roof going up? I'd pop out now as Murray won't be on for at least an hour.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:07 pm

Stinker of a game from Goffin. Raonic has a break! Comeback on?

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Post by lags72 Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:07 pm

summerblues wrote:
Born Slippy wrote:Fed would have crushed Raonic anyway.
Kind of agree.  If Fed beat Cilic, he would likely beat Raonic too.  Cilic - if playing well - by far the most dangerous opponent for Fed in the top half.


Hmm....

Can we be sure (the present-day error-prone) Fed "would have crushed Raonic" ....?   chin

In their last five meetings, it's 3-2 to Federer ; and 6 sets won, but five conceded.

Good to see Goffin showing some form  OK


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Post by Guest Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:08 pm

Thanks BS, sounds like a plan Run

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Post by Mad for Chelsea Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:08 pm

Poor game from Goffin that really, couple of loose shots, and Raonic has some sort of foothold.

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Post by Mad for Chelsea Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:12 pm

Off for rain...

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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:13 pm

lags72 wrote:Can we be sure (the present-day error-prone) Fed "would have crushed Raonic" ....?
I am not, but that is not quite what I said.  I said that I thought that if he first beat Cilic, then he would also beat Raonic.  I could see Fed playing poorly enough that they would both beat him, but I think that Cilic when playing well (as he seems to be) is harder for Fed to beat.

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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:13 pm

Rain Crying or Very sad

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Post by TopoftheChops Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:22 pm

TopoftheChops wrote:
Guest82 wrote:
summerblues wrote:Love second Monday at Wimbledon.  Quite a few good matches.  My predictions:

Mahut
Raonic
Federer
Cilic
Berdych
Tomic
Tsonga
Murray

Mine:

Mahut
Raonic
Federer
Cilic
Vesely
Tomic
Gasquet
Murray

querrey
goffin
fed
nishi
berdych
tomic
gasquet
murray

good so far bar nishi

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:49 pm

From 4-5 down Serena has obliterated Kuz - now 75 50. Not long until the big match.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:53 pm

Three clean return winners in the last game - 43 winners in total. Brutal from Serena.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:04 pm

Bit weird that Milos is playing on Court 2 whilst J-MC is on centre talking about the Murray match. I know he's a consultant but must be strange when he's not there.

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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:13 pm

Raonic clawing his way back into the match, though really more through Goffin's level dipping than Raonic's improving.

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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:16 pm

Good luck Nick!

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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:30 pm

Raonic in the 5th set now. It looks like Tomic is headed there too.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:32 pm

Yep Pouille makes it 2 sets all.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:40 pm

Got to assume at some stage Nick might drop below 88% first serves in!

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:46 pm

That serve is so damn good.

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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:47 pm

Good hold from 0-30.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:49 pm

Raonic up a break in the 5th. Bad loss for Goffin given his dominance early on. 

Tomic has saved break points in all three service games in the 5th - got to assume he will get a break himself soon!

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Post by Duty281 Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:50 pm

Kyrgios looking too quick and too powerful for Murray.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:52 pm

Yep - Tomic breaks for 4-2.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:54 pm

Kyrgios now up above 90% first serves. Ludicrously good.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:55 pm

Pouille breaks straight back. Good match!

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:58 pm

Murray never wins big tiebreaks so essential he wins this next game. Neither player can play better than this. Awesome set.

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Post by temporary21 Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:01 pm

Great comeback from Raonic

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Post by Duty281 Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:02 pm

The switch to BBC2 works for Murray!

That's the value of experience.

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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:02 pm

Crying or Very sad

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:02 pm

Excellent from Murray. Well-deserved set. Needs to maintain this level though as Kyrgios is playing great.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:06 pm

Does this guy ever miss a first serve? It's insane!

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:12 pm

Second set letdown here for Andy. Dangerous times.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:13 pm

Big hold that. Keep focussed Andy.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:16 pm

What happened to Gasquet?

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:18 pm

First time Kyrgios misses two first serves in a game. Murray breaks.

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Post by temporary21 Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:18 pm

Gasquet retires... damn

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:19 pm

Kyrgios on the edge here. Vital game for Andy to hold.

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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:19 pm

Kyrgios just not solid enough. Some brain cramps thrown in for good measure. Long way back now.

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Post by Aut0Gr4ph Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:19 pm

Andy benefitting from some indiscipline in that game. Vital he consolidates the break.

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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:20 pm

temporary21 wrote:Gasquet retires... damn
What happened there?

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:21 pm

Gasquet pulled his back. Real shame.

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Post by Aut0Gr4ph Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:22 pm

Wouldn't be remotely surprised if Kyrgios drops his head from here. Hope Andy can continue to be solid and not give him a sniff.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:24 pm

Kyrgios with a mad game. Keep focus Andy!

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Post by Aut0Gr4ph Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:24 pm

Well, Nick won't be getting any time violations today at this rate.

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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:25 pm

Kyrgios falling apart.

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Post by summerblues Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:25 pm

Aut0Gr4ph wrote:Well, Nick won't be getting any time violations today at this rate.
I thought it was crazy that they gave him a time violation the last match - he is always one of the fastest guys to serve.

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Post by Aut0Gr4ph Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:27 pm

Key question now is whether Kyrgios will reset for set 3 or continue showing disinterest.

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Post by Born Slippy Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:27 pm

Fantastic win for Pouille. Great for him to make a Wimbledon QF. Must be close to top 20.

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