Djokovic vs Nadal

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  1. oscar_2424

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    I think Nadal in straight sets.
     
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    I expect Djokovic being in control of the match and Nadal winning in straights.
     
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  7. Gugarocks

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    I think Novak will show Rafa all angles of the court, but Rafa will manage to return every shot and he'll win in 2 tough sets. 6/4 - 7/5 or something like that ;)
     
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  8. barry

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    Yes, but Youzhny is a much easier opponent than Novak. I hope Nadal rests up skips the match, and keeps his streak in tack, why chance it?
     
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    True Nadsl should skip this match because Djokovic will beat him. :confused: :rolleyes:
     
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  10. Baghdatis72

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    This will be a tight match with Nadal winning.
     
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  11. Someone HAS to beat Nadal eventually. Nadal is the favorite for sure but I will not be surprised to see Djokovic win.
     
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  12. Kid Carlos

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    Say what you want about Djokovic, but it is his attitude that has taken him to the top of the game, and his belief that will take him to at least #3 by years end.
     
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    I don't think Djokovic has the game to beat Nadal on clay right now. The score is not going to be much different from Youghny. The kid has got a winning attitude though and he could go far in the future.
     
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  14. Morrissey

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    Lol. I´m just laughing and nodding my head at these people who doubt Nadal on this stuff. Each day we´re running out of names of people who can beat him on clay. Berydych, Youzhny, Fed, Canas have all been whooped in straight sets and yet people pick Joker for tomorrow? Yes, his streak will eventually end, just like Fed not winning Wimbledon but it ain´t happening this year. Joker has 75 written on his big egotistical head. Nadal will ¨control¨the match tomorrow in a surprisingly easy straight set win.
     
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  15. Hey man I hope so! It's what I want to see. I'm just keeping expectations low. ;-)
     
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  16. tennis_hand

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    the joker wins.
     
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  17. ChiefAce

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    Unlike all the guys you just named Djokovic easily has the best backhand of them all. That one stroke alone is the biggest difference maker against Nadal on any surface. If Joker serves well he has a chance, he's already shown he can hang in tight sets against Nadal and he has no fear against the big name players. He should finish at #3 in the rankings at years end. I'm picking Nadal to win but if Joker plays well it will definitely be tight. The high spinny balls to the backhand won't bother Joker that much.
     
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    Correct - I too believe that his serve will play a key factor in the match. If he does not serve well, he will be blown off the court. He has to serve well to stand a realistic chance to end the streak.
     
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    Good assessment, but Berdych's backhand is arguably as good or better than Djokovic's in handling heavyily top spun balls. More power with slightly less control, but with a greater strike zone thanks to Berdych's height.
     
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  20. Nadal_Freak

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    Only on hard courts does he have a chance against Nadal.
     
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  22. DueSouth

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    Nadal in straights,maybe with one being a tie-breaker
     
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    every time i say rafa's gonna lose he wins so i'll just shut up maybe my jinx will be broken.

    PLEASE DONT CHOKE DJOKE!!!
     
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    nadal will prevail.
     
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    Djokovic is such a spoiled kid for me
    But at least today I hope he wins
     
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  26. diegaa

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    its starting right now
     
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    The Dkojer is going down. ¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡Vamos!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Rafa up 2/0.
     
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    Cmon nadal break him again!
     
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    Did you catch the close-up they did on Nadal's mom? It was just for a second. So, I couldn't check her out very well. But I think she's hot.
     
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    Almost, but Djoko saved himself by playing very well when he had to
     
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  32. oscar_2424

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    Another wasted bp for nadal...
     
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    It seems that this is going to be an easy one for Nadal 2-6 5-7 or something similar.
     
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  34. Ripper

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    Wow, the things Djokovich has to do to hold his serve. Nadal is really making him play.
     
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  35. Baghdatis72

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    Whenever I post a prediction things go the other way. I should be banned from predicting results :x

    Djokovic held serve and now is 00-30 up and has a half chance of a break. I am glad about it of course but it's not exactly compatible with my lame prediction :lol:
     
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  36. FedFan_2007

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    5-2 Nadal. Typical butt whipping on clay.
     
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  37. ollie6286

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    haha, looks like your 1st set prediction might go through!
     
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  38. Ripper

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    Wait! Nadal broke him again. Nadal's 5-2 and serving for set.
     
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    Nadal up 5-2, Djokovic in control of the match just like at RG : )
     
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  40. Baghdatis72

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    :eek: that's impossible!!! Oh 30-00 now.

    2 more points for the 1st set :eek:
    1 more point now!
     
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    He misses the inside out forehand!
    40-15, two more set points
     
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  42. Andres

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    Nole nets the forehand. Nadal takes the set 6-2
     
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  43. Baghdatis72

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    Woohoo I got it right!!! :D

    6-2 for Nadal first set!

    Now the second set will be 7-5 to Nadal I guess :lol:
     
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  44. oscar_2424

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    i wonder what Djoko will say in the press conference.
     
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  45. Baghdatis72

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    He will say that he tried hard but Nadal was much better so he couldn't do anything more than what he did (2-6 5-7 ;) )
    Also he had the control of the match for a while but suddenly he lost it :p
     
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    Second set has started. It's Djokovich 1-0. Djokovich holds without problems for the first time. Nadal has toned down a bit. A mistake if you ask me. Or, maybe, he's just charging batteries for later. Let's see.
     
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    And the sattelite signal goes away :-o
     
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  48. oscar_2424

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    Rafa serving 15/30.
     
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    Cmon Rafa! Take down El Diablo!
     
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  50. Shabazza

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    Important hold for Nole 3:2* - A really great and very intense match - both guys will have great rivalry in the future.
     
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