2013 ROLAND GARROS - General Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by Ico, May 19, 2013.

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Who will win?

Poll closed May 26, 2013.
  1. Novak DJOKOVIC

    36 vote(s)
    29.8%
  2. Andy MURRAY

    2 vote(s)
    1.7%
  3. Roger FEDERER

    20 vote(s)
    16.5%
  4. Rafael NADAL

    48 vote(s)
    39.7%
  5. David FERRER

    1 vote(s)
    0.8%
  6. Other

    6 vote(s)
    5.0%
  7. Serena WILLIAMS

    4 vote(s)
    3.3%
  8. Maria SHARAPOVA

    2 vote(s)
    1.7%
  9. Victoria AZARENKA

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Other

    2 vote(s)
    1.7%
  1. kalyan4fedever

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    Djoker to win french...fed should consider his retirement n put us all out of this pain....tsonga seriously...too many ue
     
  2. Murrayfan31

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    He has no chance against Nadal in a final. He's hoping for Djokovic.
     
  3. m2nk2

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    He pretty much had match point in Rome, and Madrid wasn't far off at all either. Ferrer would rather have Nadal.
     
  4. Murrayfan31

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    And then you saw what happened to him at Acapulco and last years French Open. He is too small to handle Nadal's heavy spin in a best of 5 set match. Fatigue already sets in by the 3rd set for him in all their matches that he starts out well in.
     
  5. ashitaka2010

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    Wildest dream: Wawrinka-Tsonga final... totally unlikely.
    Less unlikely: Djokovic-Tsonga
    Almost guaranteed: Djokovic-Ferrer
    Dreaded (for me): Nadal-Ferrer... no more please, I like both but just no.
    Nadal-Tsonga would be nice too.

    And I want Serena to crush everyone and take that heavy trophy.
     
  6. m2nk2

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    Last year was last year and Acapulco was months ago. Rome and Madrid is what you have to look at.

    In fact, Ferrer has never been this even with Nadal on clay as he is now.

    http://www.atpworldtour.com/Players/Head-To-Head.aspx?pId=N409&oId=F401
     
  7. ultradr

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    This would mean there will be no easy match from now on.
     
  8. jaggy

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    Man I dont want Ferrer to make the final just to get blown away
     
  9. Warmaster

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    LOL at people thinking Ferrer will beat Nadal. No, just no.
     
  10. Relinquis

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    ferrer won't beat Nadal, Wawrinka will.

    either way, should be epic match...
     
  11. m2nk2

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    Why is that so unthinkable?

    He was one smash for getting a double match point in 2nd set just 2-3 weeks ago..

    Sure this a 5-setter, but Ferrer is physically fit as we all know..
     
  12. m2nk2

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    In anyway, there's a much bigger chance Ferrer can take out Nadal now than Soderling in 2009.
     
  13. veroniquem

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    I can't believe anyone would think that :shock:
     
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    No there isn't. Their style of play is radically different. But with Ferrer, it's not JUST the way he plays, it's also the mental.
     
  15. Hood_Man

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    I think that's the issue with Ferrer though, I can quite easily imagine him winning a set, and maybe having a set point for a second set as well, but his mind will cramp up and he'll mess up.

    4 tight sets of missed opportunities is probably as good as he'd get.
     
  16. m2nk2

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    Woah, two bagelpoints for Janko.

    Is Sharapova tanking to avoid having to face Serena again?
     
  17. beast of mallorca

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    So, Sharapova is a scaredy cat against Williams.......:twisted:
    I want Serena to destroy that Shrieking Cat......:twisted:
     
  18. m2nk2

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    Shame that they're playing the QF's at the same time. Both matches are good, no?
     
  19. beast of mallorca

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    Why are both QF playing simultaneously ?
    First time IIRC
     
  20. beast of mallorca

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    Congratulations to the Czech team of Cermak and Hrdarecka for winning the mix doubles FO Championship final. First time for Cermak at 36. Great win !!!
     
  21. jaggy

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    Rain again, this would never happen in Cincy
     
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  23. kalyan4fedever

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    i seriously hope these bryan brothers lose ..they are annoying
     
  24. bullfan

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    I don't find them annoying, but would love to see the French Win, particularly since Llodra's kid is in the stands.
     
  25. 6-1 6-3 6-0

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    Are you sure? I don't know about Roland Garros, but it definitely happens at Wimbledon. In 2011, RNadal :D was playing MFish :eek: in the QF, and the RFederer/JTsonga QF was happening at the same time. The latter finished first, and I remember because RNadal looked at the scoreboard where the RFederer/JTsonga match result was being shown, whilst the audience erupted in applause at JTsonga's smothering of RFederer. :p
     
  26. kalyan4fedever

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    Serena already won and the remaining nadal already won acc to ttw as the RG is about to close :)
     
  27. kalyan4fedever

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    choke job there by Mahut ! argh!!!
     
  28. tacou

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    yay for america
     
  29. Relinquis

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    final was just played yet this thread has no action...

    do you not watch tennis? scoreline doesn't show how close this match actually was.
     

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