(10) Almagro - (24) Janowicz

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  1. jskycatcher

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    2-2 as of now.
     
  2. ruerooo

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    Looks like it's going to be tight.

    And the fans are roowwwwdy.
     
  3. dudeski

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    Anything about his blister?
     
  4. librarysteg

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    Wonder whose serve will crack first?
     
  5. librarysteg

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    I've noticed him look at his hand once. Hopefully it won't be an issue.
     
  6. yellowmatter

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    Is it me or Almagro's serve has been getting better in the last year?
     
  7. Geology_Rocks!

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    I seriously wanna know what he did to the blister.
     
  8. fundrazer

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    He always goes for it on the first serve...Maybe his % got better but I dunno. JJ is barely moving for a lot of em so far.
     
  9. ruerooo

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    I think "Coach Juanqui" has been working him hard. I was down at that exho in Miami and I saw him running laps after his second round robin. I was like, "Who are you, pod-person, and what have you done with Nico?'

    :)
     
  10. jskycatcher

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    Their accent smells like they are emigrants or something. Probably local Polish descendants.

    JJ just fired 4 aces and won his gem :)
     
  11. Geology_Rocks!

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    Nico serving like a boss too.
     
  12. ruerooo

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    He needs to. I think with all the crowd support, this is going to be tight to the end even if JJ doesn't move as well as Nico does.
     
  13. berg

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    Did you see the closeup on that blister job? It looks worrisome.
     
  14. berg

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    Brilliant point to deuce.
     
  15. MindoverMatter

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    who has the blister? And that was a nice save by JJ
     
  16. fundrazer

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    Wonder if those missed chances will bother Nico in the breaker.
     
  17. TennisA

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    Danggg, those hands.
     
  18. librarysteg

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    Great save. He shows a lot of mental strength for being so new to these bigger matches.
     
  19. MindoverMatter

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    Another terrible line call...I wonder if most of his outbursts before were justified
     
  20. romeo8880

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    Will be interesting to see if Almagro can keep serving as well as he is.
     
  21. Sim

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    1st set Almagro in the TB
     
  22. berg

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    That wind can't be good for a high toss, if this match is to be decided in tie breaks like this.
     
  23. Sid_Vicious

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    Almagro is winning 87% on firsts and 83 percent on seconds. Janowicz- 93% and 40%
     
  24. berg

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    Net game looks solid.
     
  25. librarysteg

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    Average number of shots per game 2.7.
     
  26. berg

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    Some excellent serve and volley action too. I like this variety.
     
  27. librarysteg

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    JJ with the blister. Looks like he's blowing on it a lot, but maybe that's normal for him, I'm not sure.
     
  28. berg

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    I didn't see that in Bercy.
     
  29. berg

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    Almagro serving exceptionally well.
     
  30. librarysteg

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    Good eye on that last challenge from JJ. I think Hawkeye is a godsend. I enjoy some outbursts over iffy calls, but it's just so much simpler with the cut and dry challenge system.
     
  31. berg

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    Absolutely. Thank God this is on Showcourt 3.
     
  32. Gugafan

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    Almagro is far from a clay court specialist. He plays well on these slow hard courts. The guy is a beast behind his first serve, explains why he's currently top 10.
     
  33. berg

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    Jurek applying some lotion on his right palm and fingers during changeover.
     
  34. berg

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    That's at least two dropshots Almagro has missed that I've seen. There is no purpose behind them.
     
  35. librarysteg

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    Almagro's giving him plenty of second serves to look at this set. If he can't do something with them, it's not going to end well for him.
     
  36. berg

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    Almagro has a confident presence.
     
  37. berg

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    Oh, Oh. What's this? Trainer for Janowicz?
     
  38. librarysteg

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    Uh oh, JJ calling for the trainer. Is it the blister or the announcers seems to think he pulled his groin? My stream quality has dropped so low I can barley see what's happening.
     
  39. berg

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    The entire hand is full of blisters on that closeup. "Are you having a snack right now?"
     
  40. berg

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    Blisters are a *****. Wrap the entire hand up!
     
  41. jskycatcher

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    This hand looks horrible.
     
  42. librarysteg

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    Ugh. I hope he doesn't get the usual "gamesmanship" accusations. There's obviously a lot going on with that hand!
     
  43. berg

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    From whom? Morons? I wouldn't worry about them.
     
  44. romeo8880

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    Janowicz playing like crap today. Groundstrokes not nearly as good as he is capable of.
     
  45. berg

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    Janowicz belongs in the top 10.

    But not yet.
     
  46. fundrazer

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    I haven't seen enough of him to know, but his return game has been dreadful really.
     
  47. Gugafan

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    Ferrer, Almagro, Verdasco...give them time and the spanish topspin just takes over. Janowicz not solid enough from the back court.
     
  48. kishnabe

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    Almagro is such a clown.....getting angry while he is up ahead.
     
  49. berg

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    7/6 7/6. What is Almagro whining about?
     
  50. librarysteg

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    If he could play just a few percentage points better today he'd have at least one of these first two sets. He's got a long way to go, but I think he's got so much potential.
     

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