Djokovic vs Stepanek

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  1. brianb76

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    I really like the contrast in styles. Stepanek can really get Novak uncomfortable. But Im not expecting a suprise in the match tho.
     
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  2. President

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    Stepanek's forehand is too flat for this surface I think, he just won't be able to hang in these long rallies long enough. Although Querrey did say it was playing quick...maybe we will be in for a pleasant surprise.
     
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  3. SeeingDusk

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    djoker will win in straights.
     
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  4. veroniquem

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    Anything else would be astonishing.
     
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    Stepanek is playing pretty well right now. I'm sure the match will get broken open sometime soon, though.

    Edit: Seriously, Djokovic doesn't need any luck.
     
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    There's a proverb that says "luck goes to the bold". That would apply to Djoko very well.
     
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  7. NadalDramaQueen

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    I prefer "fortune favors the bold", but I agree. I just want to see a good match, and that is only going to happen if Steps can get ahead early.
     
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    Guy gets broken as soon as the match gets tight. So predictable and boring.
     
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  9. veroniquem

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    Sorry, Djoko is just too good.
     
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    Yeah I know, I was hoping for a little bit better mental strength from a 34 year old veteran and Davis Cup hero but...I guess its never easy playing the world #1
     
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    Djokovic's game is boring me to death when he's no threat.

    When you check out the defintion of "solid" in the dictionary it shows Djokovic's picture.
     
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  12. craniopath

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    Stepanek is like one of those lost gems, much like Llodra. Incredible amount of finesse and character. I wish the courts were fast enough to give these guys a decent shot against polyester strings and players who can chase almost any ball. Such a shame.
    Go Stepanek
     
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    Stepanek had Petra Kvitova rooting for him in his box while his wife (Nicole Vaidisova) is at home. That, ladies and gentlemen, is the very definition of Big Pimpin'. ;)
     
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    This guy gets it.
     
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