Djokovic is still the 1st favorite to win Wimbledon according to bookmakers

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  1. Federer Slam King

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    Murray lost to Mahut in his first match at Queens last year, went on to do quite well on the old grass of the All England Club last year.
     
  2. djones

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    You mean, Cilic?
     
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    Suits me, not sure they would approve though.
     
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    You can be their Alfred, Man............:)
     
  5. 5555

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    "The 2013 Wimbledon Draw has produced some potentially mouth-watering fixtures after the controversial seeding of Rafael Nadal led him to be placed in the same half as Andy Murray and Roger Federer. Nadal, the fifth seed, was immediately on the drift in the betting for Wimbledon following the draw, while Novak Djokovic firmed up as favourite as he is sitting pretty in the opposite half of the draw to the 'big three'" http://www.betting-directory.com/te...ts-him-in-same-half-as-murray-and-federer.php
     
  6. dafinch

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    I'm curious, was TODAY'S match a close match?
     
  7. dafinch

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    HERE'S a stat for you: BP has now lost 3 of his last 4 matches on grass, and 2 of those weren't exactly to world beaters. You still think he's better on grass than Nole?
     
  8. dafinch

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    Hi, I'm a man of my word, see post # 115 in this thread. I await your comments with bated breath...:oops:
     
  9. dafinch

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    "moot point," lol...
     
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    Where you at, tough guy? BP loses and you're like a fart in the wind, just disappeared(see MY comeback in post # 115). What's the matter, nothing to say, cat got yer crotch?
     
  11. namelessone

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    Nowadays no.

    Career wise so far, yes.

    2 WB titles versus one.

    5 WB finals versus one.

    Nadal has also won Queens, I don't think Djoko ever won a grass warm-up.
     
  12. Lukhas

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    In fact, as of today, with Nadal, Federer and even Tsonga's disappearance from the draw, it's a bit less nice for Djokovic. Had they all held their rank, they would have worn each other out and Djokovic just would have to finish the work, even while being the lesser grass courter. The draw as it was was perfect for him, but the upsets and withdrawals now work both ways: he's going to have a fresher opponent if he makes it to the finals, but at the same time he's avoiding big threats. Although Murray isn't the worse grass player out there either. Ferrer isn't a mickey on the surface either but he has a problem between his ears. In fact, the upsets benefits more Murray who won't need to have a too difficult quarter or semi if he makes it. Now it's in his hands... more or less.
     
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    Djokovic is now the odds-on favorite.
     
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    Well the would be opponents who can knock out the big four are now in decline because they have played the first week and all the pent up energy they had coming into this tournament has been expressed and they are now into the cruise mode, so I don't expect much in the way of upsets in the second week. I still think it will be Djoko/ Murray or at least Djoko in the final. I don't fancy a Berdych final again because we need a really good match now.
     

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