3R IW'14: Dog vs Bull

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  1. insideguy

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    Anyone who cant see Nadal is in trouble this year is delusional. He is in trouble. I dont care if he pulls this match out of his butt or not. This guy has never won a set off of RAFA. EVER. And he is on the verge of winning this match.
     
  2. If Nadal loses this I'm going with Wawrinka for the title.
     
  3. Lukhas

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    It is. The overall level of play got much better in the 3rd; the 2nd was abysmal IMO.
     
  4. tennisaddict

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    If Dolgo wins, this will be the second best match of 2014.
     
  5. insideguy

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    LOL you are great. Insane but great.
     
  6. MichaelNadal

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    Both Rafa and Djokovic are declining this year. Just like I said they would on many occasions last year.
     
  7. insideguy

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    Yep. There looks to be finally a change in the guard. It will be slow but it is happening.
     
  8. tennisaddict

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    One Swiss or the other.
     
  9. Djokovic2011

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    Crunch time for Dolgo.
     
  10. flyinghippos101

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    Dolgo to choke
     
  11. Terenigma

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    Here we go then, can he do it?
     
  12. Lukhas

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    Dunno for Djokovic, or even for Nadal. I think Nadal is still, even to this point in time, paying for the hard court season of last year (and the AO final), and Djokovic lost twice to the eventual winner of the tourneys he entered, which isn't terrible either. Clay will be good for them. Or so I expect... :lol:
     
  13. QFT

    10char.
     
  14. insideguy

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    Good lord Mooonballing and moooooonballling.
     
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  16. Chanwan

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    seriously - choking on those two first 'moonballs'?
     
  17. :lol:


    What can I say.
     
  18. Tomxc

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    Massive choke!
     
  19. romeo8880

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    Nope, I stopped betting on sports.
     
  20. Terenigma

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    Predictable, the guy has been hitting clean winners on that BH side all set and now he misses 2 of them and DF. Shame, i truely thought he would see this out.
     
  21. WhiskeyEE

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    lol.

    This guy needs to retire. I can't stand these chokers. I almost hope he loses just because of that.
     
  22. JadeC

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    Nothing like a double fault on break point while serving for the match.
     
  23. FedererDropShot

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    This is like Stephanek vs Nadal all over again.
     
  24. tennisaddict

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    Epic choke.
     
  25. jussumman

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    Throw The Dog a bone and let him have one 1st serve in!
     
  26. chjtennis

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    Expected. Serving for the match against Rafa must be daunting.
     
  27. Djokovic2011

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    Truly horrible game from Dolgo but not entirely unexpected to be honest. Even at 5-2 down I felt Nadal would come back to win it. Extraordinary.
     
  28. romeo8880

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    Disgraceful stuff from Dolgopolov. It's so sad to watch because everybody knows how good he can be.
     
  29. tennisfreak

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    Win or Lose, Dolgo's racket head speed is impressive.
     
  30. ledwix

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    What happened? Did Dolgo just donate his chance of beating Nadal? Or did Nadal actually play well?
     
  31. NADALRECORD

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    Nobody excites a crowd more than Nadal! This is what its allllllllllllll about :D
     
  32. All-rounder

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    B-b-b-but strong era.
     
  33. MichaelNadal

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    My sentiments exactly :lol:
     
  34. tennisaddict

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    I miss Rosol.
     
  35. insideguy

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    He makes you beat him. Most guys just cant do it. Nadal just will not give up. He does this all the time. The guy is just silly.
     
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    Nadal hit like the greatest person in the world and Dolgopolov got nervous.
     
  37. Steve0904

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    Dolgo donation. Massive choke.
     
  38. insideguy

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    Isnt it amazing I always think he will. Always.
     
  39. chjtennis

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    Dolgo's level will plummet after his last service game.
     
  40. counterloop

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    Even if Rafa wins this match, he is not winning this tournament with this current level of play.
     
  41. NADALRECORD

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    Nadal is putting the accelerator on the throat, he held to love to keep the throat down!
     
  42. Winners or Errors

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    It is painful to watch this at the moment. I really hope Dolgopolov gets it back together quickly. He's completely lost it... So painful to watch this kind of choking.
     
  43. Backspin1183

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    Vamos! TA, Vamos!
     
  44. Djokovic2011

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    WOW. Dolgo challenging Jana Novotna in the choking stakes. :lol:
     
  45. Steve0904

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    Except he won't keep playing like this. He never does.
     
  46. chjtennis

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    That, you never know. These great players very often get better once they are off the hook. This may well be the last match of this tournament in which he struggles.
     
  47. WHAT a PASS by #AlmostGOAThand (behind #WOWrinkahand and yes I know it was a bh pass).
     
  48. MichaelNadal

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    That pass was on fire!
     
  49. NADALRECORD

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    Nadal tends to play down to his opponents, so his current form is never relevant.
     
  50. An absolutely STAGGERING FOREHAND SQUASHSHOT from Dolgo, and SUCH anticipation!
     

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