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RF-17-GOAT
09-12-2012, 03:34 AM
between these 2 matches of Murray and Nole, AO 2012 Semifinal or USO 2012 Final?

For me its the Aussie meeting since it was very exciting and the shot-making was amazing rather than the final which was full of slices and "practice" rallies as the commentators pointed out.

Sim
09-12-2012, 03:40 AM
AO SF simply because there was no wind to disturb the shot quality. They were ripping the ball in AO.

USO was simply keep the ball in the court at times (pushing according to some posters here LOL!)

RF-17-GOAT
09-12-2012, 04:09 AM
Agree that the wind destroyed the match, in fact it destroyed the semis match of Berdych and Muzza too.

PhrygianDominant
09-12-2012, 09:57 AM
I agree. Anyone trying to use this as a method of undermining Murray's win needs a reality check; however I am sure to agree that Tennis without wind is much better to watch and the AO semifinal was great to watch.

Carsomyr
09-12-2012, 10:00 AM
AO semifinal a much better match. Glad Murray finally bagged a major, but the general ugliness of play just really took me out of it emotionally.

augustobt
09-12-2012, 10:02 AM
AO Semi-Final was the best match of the year so far.

tudwell
09-12-2012, 10:05 AM
I didn't see the Australian semifinal, but I assume it was better. The U.S. Open final was pretty poor. Both players played boring, consistent tennis. So many shots right into the middle of the court, no angles, not much aggressive play (except from Nole in the third and fourth sets). Really bland match all around, mostly due to the wind and nerves, I guess.

PaulFCB
09-12-2012, 10:14 AM
Aussie '12 final by far.

tacou
09-12-2012, 10:19 AM
quality better in AO final, but the mental strength needed for a grand slam final in those conditions was impressive

norbac
09-12-2012, 10:25 AM
AO semifinal is probably my favorite match of the year so far.

mellowyellow
09-12-2012, 01:57 PM
Without a doubt, AusO was better and scheduling allowed them both to fight to the very end.

kaku
09-12-2012, 02:33 PM
The AO 2012 was the highest level displayed for Novak this year and arguably Murray (Olympics/W)

RF-17-GOAT
09-13-2012, 03:23 AM
Not surprised many pick their Aussie meeting.

Russeljones
09-13-2012, 03:26 AM
Not surprised many pick their Aussie meeting.

If Fed hadn't been shattered after his Olympics semi Murray's level might have topped even the AO semi.

Paul Murphy
09-13-2012, 03:59 AM
Agree that the wind destroyed the match, in fact it destroyed the semis match of Berdych and Muzza too.

Largely agree. Wouldn't say the matches were "destroyed" but they were seriously affected.
The AO by a large margin.