2014 US Open QF: Federer v Monfils. THIS IS BLOCKBUSTER CITY

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by Federer302, Sep 2, 2014.

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Who will win?

Poll closed Sep 3, 2014.
  1. Federer in 3

    36.9%
  2. Federer in 4

    40.0%
  3. Federer in 5

    3.1%
  4. Monfils in 5

    4.6%
  5. Monfils in 4

    12.3%
  6. Monfils in 3

    3.1%
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  1. Rozroz

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    Fed may look solid (well, not THAT solid) the last matches,
    but once his confidence will be tested,
    that's when the trouble will start.
    maybe Monfils is passable, but after that....
    really hope he'll pull this through.
     
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  2. Chico

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    Whatever your intentions are they are bad and not nice nor honest.
    Posting hit lists should not be allowed.
     
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  3. Hitman

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    Two of my favs. If we can't get Federer V Dimitrov, I am very happy to see Federer V Monfils. This could be a very fun match to watch. :)
     
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  4. TennisLovaLova

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    Meh.
    Go Roger.
     
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  6. CurrenFan

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    Bobby actually watched the match. Monfils played lackadaisical tennis in the 3rd set and relied on Dimitrov's UFEs, not his own shotmaking, to win.

    Peak Monfils is GOAT??? "THIS IS BLOCKBUSTER CITY"???? Ehhh? Son, are you on shrooms? Now I find Monfils as entertaining as the next guy, but this seems more than a wee bit overhyped.
     
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  7. Supertegwyn

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    And I stick by it!
     
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  8. underground

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    Federer.

    Monfils will test him hard, but right now Federer's motivation is larger than anything. You hear a lot of times when it comes to tight matches it's about who wants it more. In 2013 it was Nadal, this year's Wimbledon final it was Djokovic, and Federer has found confidence from his Wimbledon final and hardcourt season and he wants it more.
     
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  9. Federer302

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    That is why I would pick Fed against Nole.

    People will laugh at you for the motivation comment but it is 100% correct. Whether it will be enough to determine the result I don't know.
     
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  10. smoledman

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    Monfils in 4, that is my pick. Go at me ****s.
     
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  11. Sentinel

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    Same here, hope whoever wins, reaches the final.

    and WINS !!!
     
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  12. kingofclay

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    Monfils in 3 or 4 [​IMG]
     
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  13. Federer302

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    Same here.

    Going to be an epic showdown.

    I think this is Gael's time, his moment.
     
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  14. sportsfan1

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    Not sure about this one. If Fed goes on, can I watch yet another match where Fed gets blown off the court by Berdych or Djoko? Yes, I remember that Wimby '14 went to 5 sets, but most people forget that Djoko should really have won that in 4, or even straights.
     
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  15. Krish872007

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    Hopefully Fed in 3. If someone is to take him out, it would be nice if they could actually go all the way and win the Slam, and I don't see Monfils doing that. I don't see Berdych doing that either. Same applies for Novak on the other side, so I hope we see a Djokovic-Federer final.
     
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  16. heftylefty

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    Federer should win, but Gael has a legit shot.
    Winner of this match wins the Open!
     
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  17. Fiji

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    Very tough match for Roger....
     
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  18. newpball

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    Rooting for Monfils.

    Would like to see a Monfils/Cilic v.s. Djokovic finals.

    :grin:
     
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  19. Fiji

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    I don't see Nada winning a slam outside RG anymore.
     
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  20. Vensai

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    Roger Federer in 4 if Gael Monfils bothers to be serious.
     
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    Federer will win 4.
    Monfils is not stable.
     
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  22. President

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    It would be so cool if Monfils could win this tournament.
     
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  23. DRII

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    hopefully you all aren't basing Monfils level on his match against Dimitrov!

    Dimitrov has been in poor form this entire US HC stretch. i think he's been under the weather, but have not heard any reports of such.

    Gael just does not have the racquet head skills to beat an inform Federer on a quick USO court at night. But, i was wrong about the Murray-Nole 1/4, so maybe i am with this one as well...
     
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  24. DRII

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    well i suggest you take your hate blinders off :twisted:
     
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  25. Bryan Swartz

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    I don't get the 'Monfils is playing awesome right now' thing. I don't think he's played that great. Good, but nothing special, not Top 5 level like was said and I don't think this will be that much of a match.

    Federer in 4 if he's feeling charitable.
     
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  26. ultradr

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    Only if Monfils can be more aggressive with his groundies....
     
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  27. Rozroz

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    yea as if Federer is Fort Knox..
     
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  28. Steve0904

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    He is when compared to Monfils.
     
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    If Monfils takes his USO chances seriously (for a change), this will be a war. That is win for fans no matter who comes out of it.
     
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  30. FudgeMyn

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    Fed in 3 maybe 4.
    Monfils is too funny. The crowd is gonna be against him the whole match. I can see him getting ****ed off easily.

    Its sad how hes such a great player but he doesnt have that controlled aggresion like djoko has. Instead of taking a chance and using his power he goes full on pusher mode

    he'll play a good first set but I dont see him playing solid all match.


    Unless he maybe takes advice from his countrymen simon/tsonga and play serious for a whole match. hes gonna give fed ez win
     
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  32. kalyan4fedever

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    is this an upset in the making ?
     
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  33. newpball

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    Those are insane returns.

    On betfair we have odds of:

    ---------- Back - Lay ----
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    Monfils --- 4.3 --- 4.4
    Federer -- 1.29 -- 1.3
     
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  34. Hitman

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    Glad to know you share my Sentiments ;)
     
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    You know me, Hitman. I don't believe in this nonsense called jinxing but I think whoever who wins this match has very little chance against Novak. I like Novak too. I have postponed my 18 dreams to next July for the time being
     
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  36. ultradr

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    Federer may not have to beat top 10 player to win US Open this year.
     
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  37. tlm

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    I would think fed should win over the clown, but this is his first match against a player ranked below 300 I believe.
     
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  38. urundai

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    Thank you my friend. I was worried about Fed losing but now that you are rooting against him, he will succeed. You are his good luck charm.:twisted:
     
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    No 17 RBA says hello.
     
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  40. coloskier

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    OOOOPPPPS!!!
     
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  41. jm1980

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    Fed will get to the final without facing a single player in the Top 10, just like I expected.

    Roger gets the cakewalkiests draw of all time
     
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  42. mike danny

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    All of his opponents were higher than 300.

    And in case you didn't know, Fed's opponents have been on average higher ranked than Novak's
     
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  43. Maximagq

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    Federer to GOAT in 4 sets.
     
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  44. ultradr

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    yeah, Nole is not in good form yet. Murray would have beaten him if Murray was ok physically.
     
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  45. ultradr

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    yeah, but I don't think Monfils and Cilic are going to be that easy...
     
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    I agree , he has what takes, now he has to take what it has.

    3Fees :)
     
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  47. RF20Lennon

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    I'm nervous as hell but hopefully Federer gets it done clean, quick and easy.
     
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    I don't know why I feel quite bad about this match. I get a feeling that Roger will lose :(
     
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  49. RF20Lennon

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    His serve last match wasn't great at all! Hopefully he's more serious and focused. Of course he can win but he needs to stay focused and get the job done. I'm really nervous but I think he'll pull it out. Hopefully.
     
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  50. Bhagi Katbamna

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    Monfils will play 10 feet behind the baseline do his usual clowning and lose quite comfortably in 4 sets.
     
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