AO 2013 SF: Djokovic [1] vs. Ferrer [4]

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by Hawkeye7, Jan 22, 2013.

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Who will win?

Poll closed Jan 24, 2013.
  1. Djokovic in 3

    55 vote(s)
    57.9%
  2. Djokovic in 4

    25 vote(s)
    26.3%
  3. Djokovic in 5

    3 vote(s)
    3.2%
  4. Ferrer in 3

    3 vote(s)
    3.2%
  5. Ferrer in 4

    4 vote(s)
    4.2%
  6. Ferrer in 5

    5 vote(s)
    5.3%
  1. tennis_pro

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    Damn. If this Djokovic shows up in the final he will straight set anyone who advances there.
     
  2. Sentinel

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    Nope, she only comes in at the end to watch Nole ripping his shirt off.

    Can't blame her, Nole is good-looking and lean to boot. Clarky certainly has good taste, if she likes Nole.
     
  3. ark_28

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    He is out injured at present injuries happen even to the best of them (see Nadal) the fact of the matter is John is making his comeback for the DAavis Cup it is great for the tour that this big game player is coming back his huge serve and serve forehand combo is unstoppable when he is in the groove
     
  4. bezs

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    Djoko is just playing ridiculous, poor Da veed. :(
     
  5. zagor

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    Where the heck is Bob? I hope he's enjoying this performance from the son of God.
     
  6. Starfury

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    Well, at least Ferrer won't have to change his long-held belief that he's not worthy of beating the big four...
     
  7. Beryl

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    Yikes Novak! Calm down, it's only Ferrer! No need to bring out the goat shots!
     
  8. cc0509

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    True, I try to put a smiley face or a twisted devil symbol beside my comment to emphasize sarcasm.
     
  9. xan

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    i really want rafa back. I'm always up for novak winning but not like this. this is just not fair.
     
  10. Dark Magician

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    stream gone. score?
     
  11. Vrad

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    Alright, 3rd set Novak has entered BEAST mode.
     
  12. Terenigma

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    If this isnt a statement to how strong you need to be to even touch the top 4. (i count the top 4 as djokovic/fed/murray/nadal) then i dont know what is.
     
  13. djokovic2008

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    Djoker stop this have mercy please! You have proved your point your RUTHLESS.
     
  14. Telepatic

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    Though, give credit to Nole, if you watched Nole-Ferrer QF AO last year, Ferru was actually very tough for Nole, he was more defensive and made more unforced errors... then Ferrer gets under your skin and it's completely different match and is the reason why is Ferru so high ranked player for so long.
     
  15. cc0509

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    Stop it! Not you too. :)
     
  16. xan

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    edit: misquote.
    edit2: bagel??
     
  17. Sentinel

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    Lol, Federer won't put up with these long rallies back and forth. He'll end points sooner. That will be a different game, Sir.

    However, realistically, if it does get into long rallies, and if Sir Rogi's missing his first serves, then yes, Nole will make him pay.
     
  18. Hitman

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    Looks like 2.0 has made a return.

    That is fatal news for everyone else.
     
  19. Relinquis

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    nearly everyone to be honest. even the those who speak languages i can't understand.

    he just says things that don't make sense. i'm not talking about opinions you can disagree with rather like the example you gave. just look at ferrer. is he not trying?! come on. he's killing himself out there. make sense wilander, please.

    just my opinion. i'm sure others like him.
     
  20. beast of mallorca

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    I hope Clarky does not come back period........:twisted:
     
  21. cc0509

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    Oh no , you sound familiar, are you the poster Mrs.Nadal with a new identity? :)
     
  22. JadeC

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    Novak's playing great, but gotta feel for David. :(
     
  23. bezs

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    Yay no bagel! :(
     
  24. zagor

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    I don't remember Novak ever putting such a beatdown on Ferrer or being this aggressive against him, their matches usually drag on with numerous 30+ rallies, not today LOL.
     
  25. tennis_pro

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    It's one of those 10% of matches when he's not pushing. He'll push in the final.
     
  26. cc0509

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    +1...........
     
  27. Dark Magician

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    Yeah but this is Novak's backyard. He will make sure the points dont end up soon or Fed backhands into the net.
     
  28. librarysteg

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    Man, I thought if I got up at 4 I'd be able to see at least an hour of good tennis. I'm only going to get a few minutes.
     
  29. Relinquis

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    is it just me, or does Ferrer pull back on his forehand? wouldn't this sap power from the stroke?
     
  30. base615

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    This is crazy. Ferrer has really achieved to not get bageled in this set
     
  31. Sentinel

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    You forgetting somepn, bro.

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    http://i.imgur.com/aIWMm.gif
     
  32. RajFederer

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    lolzzzz.. no way can he bring this against murray or federer?? r u joking?

    Ferrer game style suits djoker.. hez getting all balls in his comfort zone.. where as both federer n murray pushes him into every cforner and makes him struggle

    im sure hez winning this Aus open.. but no way i he finishing federer or murray in straights.. !!
     
  33. zagor

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    Novak's funhouse :)
     
  34. cc0509

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    Fed's bh looked better than his fh in the Tsonga match.
     
  35. beast of mallorca

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    Nice to see you back Senti.
    Your friend Suresh and Tushy misses you:)
     
  36. djokovic2008

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    Oh you were one of those people I remember now I am recording this do you want a copy?
     
  37. Telepatic

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    yes, first time i enjoy watching his match with Ferrer LOL
     
  38. Crayola Oblongata

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    Oh god ouuchh.
     
  39. djokovic2008

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    Encore encore Novak
     
  40. Rozroz

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    this is madness
     
  41. Sentinel

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    Utter humiliation.

    Rafa probably relieved that he's not playing here :) j/k with BOM.
     
  42. Sentinel

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    Ferrer won a point, i swear he did !!!
     
  43. Dark Magician

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    I didnt mean BH specially. His backhand was v.much better against Tsonga. I justt wrote bh bcoz more often than not, it is his bh which breaks unlike his fh last year vs rafa in AO.
     
  44. Terenigma

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    Everyone is getting way too ahead of themselfs saying this djokovic is unbeatable.

    Murray - equal with novak with both being able to retrieve balls that most players wouldnt even attempt to try and get back and an equally strong baseline game and wont be bossed around from the back of the court.

    Federer - Will push tight angles and force novak around and end points alot quicker and mixing it up with suprise winners.

    Neither federer or murray will worry about how djokovic is playing right now, murray will be enjoying those icebaths and federer is feet up somewhere getting his hair done.
     
  45. zagor

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    ROFL, dropper on the line.

    Their whole match today is probably gonna last as long as some of the individual sets they played in their past encounters.
     
  46. Relinquis

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    I don't feel sorry for Ferrer; He deserves this beat-down.

    He deserves this humiliation and ridicule for not playing tennis like a man, for never developing any weapons apart from his defensive, grinding athleticism. For never going for his shots. Why is he trying to grind out? Why isn't he trying to hit out at least, go out swinging, guns blazing?

    Have some pride man.
     
  47. smoledman

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    Utter execution, must be the best match Nole ever played.
     
  48. Dark Magician

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    score plz?
     
  49. beast of mallorca

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    Hehe, if he came back this early as a first tournament, he. would not have reached the SF. Nishikori or Wawrinka could have beaten him, even Chardy :)
     
  50. VaporDude95

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    I feel sorry for Ferrer. He works so hard and gets a beating like this.
     

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