2012 ATP World Tour Finals: Roger FEDERER vs. David FERRER

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by Ico, Nov 7, 2012.

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Who goes 2-0?

Poll closed Nov 9, 2012.
  1. Federer in 2

    77.9%
  2. Federer in 3

    8.8%
  3. Ferrer in 2

    10.3%
  4. Ferrer in 3

    2.9%
  1. jakemcclain32

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    Just finished the match right now.

    There's nothing else we can really say except Ferrer's heart and Ferrer's brain are not communicating with each other when it comes to Roger. His heart is saying ATTACK, and believes he can give Federer trouble at times(which he does at points), but his brain totally goes out to lunch in the biggest situations, and it says "hell no, I have no chance". 39 unforced errors by Fed, serve was garbage till the tiebreak, and backhand went to hell, and Ferrer was in super form...and still gets beat in straights.

    I mean this doesn't happen with Murray...he's nearly .500 with that guy, and beat him on a big stage this year. Doesn't happen with Djoker...he's beaten him five times, and tore his ass apart in the WTF last year. Happens to him against Nadal on clay, but on hardcourt, win or lose, he's in constant attack mode, so he sort of believes there and has three big stage wins on the guy. Anyone else on the tour it doesn't happen at all...completely believes in himself with everyone else.

    That's three of the very best I just named in the past three to four years, and Ferrer's had moments of sheer brilliance against all of them. Against Federer? Nope. Not only does he lose, he's lost 29 out of 32 sets now.

    You can't even look to him "climbing the ladder" to get close to beat Roger. He was getting his ass kicked, then he took sets in three of his last four matches, then he was back to basically getting routined or taking it to a 7-5 or 7-6 score. The noggin has no earthly notion it can beat Federer, and that's number 1 in this game.

    His next chance is a possible final. He'll beat Janko, I think, and neither Novak or Andy are playing their best on this court, so there is a chance there(especially beating both last year), but his one absolute chance where he SHOULD say "I can beat Roger, I have to go after him" is a chance at that big silver trophy, three straight titles, and passing Rafa. If his form is anywhere near what it's been the past three weeks in that match, and he STILL can't beat Roger, we're guaranteed to see another Lendl-Gilbert, because there is no better opportunity.
     
  2. rommil

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  3. lawrence

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    Ferrer is classed a pusher by most people but he really goes for a lot of winners, just doesn't have as much power as some other players.
     
  4. Duncan Bell

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    This is a great point - totally accurate.
     
  5. joeri888

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    Hope see you in final, no? Will be like 07 no?:twisted:
     
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    Ha ha you're right. I'm sure that's what he said. Good one.
     
  8. rommil

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    LOL I think so, either way it's very entertaining to listen but I agree, the best was that one with Murray looks like he is wearing a training bra:)
     

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