ATP Miami Masters 2013 - general discussion thread

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by Gonzo_style, Mar 17, 2013.

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Winner?

Poll closed Mar 26, 2013.
  1. Novak Djokovic

    50.0%
  2. Andy Murray

    19.8%
  3. Juan Martin Del Potro

    6.3%
  4. Ernests Gulbis

    13.5%
  5. Tomas Berdych

    2.1%
  6. Others

    8.3%
  1. marc45

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    something about an issue on llodra's serve...paire took issue with it...llodra told him not to be a "little piece of s..t"...paire says back to him "eat s..t" or something to that effect..paire proceeds to stare down llodra after many shots in first set then collapses mentally after losing set....paire walks off court to boos laughing at crowd after llodra and him get near each other around net after match hands up and out pointing at each other

    french journalists are trying to get to bottom of it..paire was talking to warinka about it

    there are some still photos..i'll try and get them...no video apparently

    here you go....

    www.changeovertennis.com/benoit-paire-and-michael-llodra
     
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  2. marc45

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    there's got be a supermodel at the bottom of this...c'mon they're frenchmen...maybe some missing cigarettes
     
  3. romeo8880

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    They refuse to resume play...
     
  4. Tomxc

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    Was it a rain delay?
     
  5. wintintu

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    Marc45 thank you for this! Strange to see Stan getting involved, even if Paire is a close friend. Let them sort it out like grown men!
     
  6. romeo8880

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    Yep. Davydenko resumed play so hopefully the other matches will resume shortly.
     
  7. romeo8880

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    How does Matosevic lose to Sela?
     
  8. jaggy

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    Ooo lala those frenchies
     
  9. albatros_forehand

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    Coz he is a Doodie!
     
  10. marc45

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    you're welcome win....and i was wrong about pointing at each other..... in that picture that's obviously the chair ump....but it seems they did everything else
     
  11. sdont

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    Stan might be implying the use of gamesmanship from Mika, which I certainly wouldn't rule out since I read on lequipe.fr that he "knew that if [he] won the first set, then Paire would blow a fuse."

    Lolzy stuff nonetheless.
     
  12. Leelord337

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    Thanks for sharing this story. I am pretty sure they know each other well since they are both Frenchman, but can't believe the animosity there.
     
  13. Leelord337

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    I thought about that match for a few seconds when guessing the draw because Sela is Ubertalented off that 1hbh...screwed up that section for me because I went w/Matosevic...even though I don't like that dude at all.
     
  14. romeo8880

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    Nice performance by Istomin.
     
  15. norbac

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    Marc Gicquel is still playing tennis....?
     
  16. GRANITECHIEF

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    Istomin lost, what is good about that performance?

    Blake blitzed Harrison in under an hour 62,62, Whoa!
     
  17. GRANITECHIEF

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    Apparently so. Just served for first set against Bernie and lost 2 games in about 2 minutes.
     
  18. Onehandedbackhand

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    Yes, and probably better on the singles side than he has in a while.
     
  19. GRANITECHIEF

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    Chris Harrison v T Belucci this eve. Little bro might go farther in draw than big bro.
     
  20. RF20Lennon

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    Nole obviously! the miami court is too slow for anyone to challenge him except maybe Murray.
     
  21. norbac

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    Shame there are no televised courts today. Goffin/Haase looks like a decent match.
     
  22. Overdrive

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    It's official: Ryan Harrison sucks.
     
  23. romeo8880

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    I heard the courts are really fast? Is this true?
     
  24. bluetrain4

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    Disappointing. Harrison has had all sorts of horrible draws, so I thought this might be a chance for him. But, not only does he lose, he gets destroyed. Why are people predicting he'll be "something" on tour, whether a champion or simply a Top 20-35 player? Clearly, he's "good" if he's in the main draw of Masters events, but there's absolutely nothing setting him apart from 50-100 other players that I can see.

    Is Blake anywhere near Tsonga in the draw? Would love to see a rematch of their IW meeting. That was fun.
     
  25. Overdrive

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    When is Tomic and Murray playing? :mad:
     
  26. RodSmooth

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    Harrison is no good. Seriously

    That's just that. End of story lol
     
  27. Onehandedbackhand

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    I'm still wondering why Gulbis is on a list of winners?

    There's no way in hell he wins this tournament.
     
  28. wintintu

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    Yeah you are right. But only because he's not playing!
     
  29. Doublebounce

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    Agreed, considering he isnt in it
     
  30. Gonzo_style

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    Nalbandian choking again
     
  31. coaching32yrs

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    I don't know about that. It's one match and Harrison is still a young player. Blake is a great guy and a real humanitarian. Harrison acted like a jerk towards Blake previously and Blake does not like him. What's up with Harrison's attitude?
     
  32. Ace of Aces

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    Harrison is trying to outdo Donald Young. See who can drop the most points in one year.
     
  33. wintintu

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    Too much hype about harrison guys. He is nothing special whatsoever. Will have a career in top 100 permanently that's about it. He's American but if he wasn't there would be no hype at all!?
     
  34. veroniquem

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    IW was slow too and he couldn't beat Delpo. I think it will be more about his elbow being fine and his ability to serve well.
     
  35. ark_28

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    John and Querreys doubles match about to start should be some huge hitting! Hopefully they will do the business!
     
  36. Overdrive

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    What site can you watch the Sony Open?
     
  37. jaggy

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    Murray could get upset against Tommy
     
  38. ark_28

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    I don't think there is any live coverage till tomorrow :( am just following live scores via the ATP/WTA APP on my iPhone
     
  39. beast of mallorca

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    No televised matches I'm afraid
     
  40. papertank

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    Why did Christian Harrison pull out wasn't he slate to play Belluci?
     
  41. Overdrive

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  42. ark_28

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    Has he pulled out? I thought his match is the night match after Venus who is playing right now?
     
  43. beast of mallorca

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    Wow, Isner/Querrey team losing to the finalist from IW minus Janowicz
     
  44. tennisforlife77

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    I'm guessing the nerves got to him - he is not ready for a televised night match in a masters event - was silly to give him a main draw WC - serves no purpose and probably just embarrasses him! Apparently an ankle injury..
     
  45. ark_28

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    Thanks for the info yeah I agree this is the problem with hype and pushing someone before they are ready he is making steady progress at his level! Won a futures in Sheffield in the UK in February he wasn't ready for this!
     
  46. gavna

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    ABSOLUTE rubbish..........he played on a show court at the US Open (17) last Aug that was televised and packed. Then got to the Qtrs with his Bro in dubs - played on Ashe -

    Kid has been groomed like his bro to play on the pro tour........
     
  47. romeo8880

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    Does anybody else agree that this tournament has sucked so far?
     
  48. gavna

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    No......sucked how? None of the top seeded players have even stepped on cout yet!
     
  49. Strategy

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    No. It WILL suck eventually once things get rolling, but as of now there's nothing to judge that on.
     
  50. Relinquis

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    Novak Vs. Rosol should be entertaining for TTW folks... They'll get to see the real gap between a top player and someone who only played one good match in their career...
     

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