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Old 01-04-2019, 12:21 AM   #41
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Meh, Milos handed that match to Medvedev on a silver platter, way too much unforced errors and his overall strategy on his service game was strange and didn't work today.
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Old 01-04-2019, 12:35 AM   #42
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Like him or not he's talented and draws a lot of attention to the sport. So long as he's not tanking matches I have no issue with him. In a sport where everyone is so robotic, it is a bit of a breath of fresh air to hear some of the insanity he sprouts out....plus he can flat out play when he's on. He's a long way from being kicked off tour.
Why do you think i called him a dbag? He is tanking matches. Gets broken once and just gives up. Then he starts spinning his racquet like a baton for the rest of the set. Even right before receiving a serve.

Only an effing idiot would ever cheer for him. Yeah so refreshing when he tells his opponent that his girlfriend slept with another player. Or do you mean when he says that he HATES tennis and would rather play basketball?? haha Great for tennis!

Do us all a favour. Retire your ass and go play Vietnamese B League Basketball before your knees give.
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Old 01-04-2019, 05:49 AM   #43
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The incredible week for Bianca continues...Just 24 hours following her remarkable upset of top seed Caroline Wozniacki, 18-year-old Bianca Andreescu has pulled it off again, this time coming from behind to defeat tennis legend Venus Williams 6-7(1), 6-1, 6-3 at the ASB Classic in Auckland.

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Old 01-04-2019, 06:25 AM   #44
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Amazing! Way to go, Bianca!

What an amazing story for Canadian tennis so early in the year.
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What an amazing run.

Also, I see that Genie is in the doubles final too. So that's at least a really nice positive to start her 2019.
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Dr. Ivo into the finals of the Pune Open.

Will face either Kevin Anderson or defending champion Gilles Simon in the championship match.
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Why do you think i called him a dbag? He is tanking matches. Gets broken once and just gives up. Then he starts spinning his racquet like a baton for the rest of the set. Even right before receiving a serve.

Only an effing idiot would ever cheer for him. Yeah so refreshing when he tells his opponent that his girlfriend slept with another player. Or do you mean when he says that he HATES tennis and would rather play basketball?? haha Great for tennis!

Do us all a favour. Retire your ass and go play Vietnamese B League Basketball before your knees give.
Just wow. I think you need to take a vacation and relax. There's a long list of players that say or have said things just as bad, if not worse than that so I find it quite odd that you take such offense to Kyrgios saying his buddy slept with Wawrinka's girlfriend??

Kyrgios has issues and needs to get himself sorted out - tanking matches is not defensible at all, people play good money to see high quality tennis. However, you make it seem like every time he plays he tanks. Believe it or not, he wins more than he loses so it's pretty off base to suggest he's doing it all the time.

He's great for tennis because he generates a ton of attention and isn't afraid to go for shots. You take the good with the bad with this guy and I'd take him over some of the mindless robots that populate the tour so long as he's not clocking out on matches.
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Old 01-04-2019, 09:35 AM   #48
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Dr. Ivo into the finals of the Pune Open.

Will face either Kevin Anderson or defending champion Gilles Simon in the championship match.
Karlovic vs Anderson in the final. Now there's a match I'd be excited to watch.

Good for Ivo considering he was toiling on the challenger circuit for much of last year but man would those two even have a 5 shot rally all match?
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That's actually pretty amazing since, even though he won the Calgary Challenger, Karlovic's lateral movement was... Jeteresque.
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Djokovic in another battle. Down a break in the 3rd.
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Djokovic cannot break back and loses 64 in the 3rd to Bautista Agut.
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Old 01-04-2019, 11:15 AM   #52
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RBA's pulled it off. He just beat No1e 3-6, 7-6, 6-4.
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Bianca is into the final - woot woot.

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Could we not use shorthand nicknames? Sometimes I don't know who you are talking about.
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Genie Bouchard and partner Sofia Kenin have won the doubles title in Auckland (1-6 6-1 10-7). Bianca will be up shortly taking on Julia Goerges in the women's final.
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Genie Bouchard and partner Sofia Kenin have won the doubles title in Auckland (1-6 6-1 10-7). Bianca will be up shortly taking on Julia Goerges in the women's final.
Nice comeback!
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That's not an easy opening round match. Sousa is no slouch.
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That's not an easy opening round match. Sousa is no slouch.
Yes. Thing is with Sousa, he doesn't really have any massive weapons (forehand is by far Sousa's best 'weapon') but he'll fight and grind you for everything you get.

If Shapo has his best stuff and he's able to keep most balls to Sousa's backhand, he should be able to prevail, but if he's off his game just a tick or has any dip or lapse during the match, then he'll be in tough to get through.

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