Favorite things about 2012

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  1. Hawkeye7

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    Favourite

    - Nadal capturing his 7th French Open Title.

    - Murray winning the Olympics and the USO and ending the year inside the top 3 for the first time ever.


    Least Favourite

    - Djokovic beating Murray and then Nadal narrowly at the AO (robbed me of another dream final and crushed my hopes twice).

    - Nadal missing half the season.

    - Murray losing the Wimbledon final and generally losing matches from winning positions by squandering MPs in 3 consecutive tournaments.

    - Top players complaining about Blue Clay.
     
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  2. norbac

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    Were you able to witness any of Tomas Berdych's victories this past season?
     
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  3. MonkeyBoy

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    1. 5 hour slugfest to end Britain's slam drought / Andy winning olympic gold. When is the next time we'll see a home do that?
    2. Rosol downing Nadal at wimby 2nd round. Last game of the match was truly cinematic.
    3. Andy making wimbledon final

    worst:
    1. andy losing wimbledon final
     
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  4. Kirijax

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    Great to see all of the top four getting a GS win.
    Murray's Gold Medal was nice to see.
    Blue clay and everyone humming the Smurf's tune.
    Australian Open was the best major again.
     
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  5. Towser83

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    Not Nadal winning MC, Barca, Rome, RG with the loss of one set, beating ******* 3 times?

    Good Nadal fan, no? :lol:
     
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  6. Towser83

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    In order

    1. Federer winning Wimbledon
    2. Federer getting back to number one
    3. Djokovic's semi and final wins at the AO
    4. Janowic's amazing run at the Paris masters
    5. Djokovic's WTF win
    6. Funnily enough, the bagel set Fed took off Djokovic in Cinci - like both players, but was imressive to see old Fed duffing Djokovic up like that
     
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  7. Clarky21

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    Nope. Cvac played like crap. Would have been different if he had played well when Nadal beat him those 3 times. I doubt Nadal would have beaten him if he had actually showed up.


    What do you mean by this?
     
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  8. smoledman

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    Highlights of 2012:

    * Nadal losing to Djoko in that epic AO final
    * Roger winning 3 events in a row(Rotterdam, Dubai, IW)
    * Roger winning the only blue clay event ever
    * Rosol going god-mode on Nadal
    * Roger beating Nole/Murray to win Wimbledon and getting back #1
    * Roger beating DelPo in that epic Olympic semi
    * Roger clinching the #1 record
    * Murray winning US Open
    * Roger winning Cincy in truly dominant fashion giving Nole a bagel
    * Kei winning Tokyo Open
    * David Ferrer winning Paris Masters
    * Roger beating Murray in the YEC semis
     
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  9. wintintu

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    2012 highlights:

    Murray winning US Open
    Nishikori winning Tokyo
    Llodra performing so well in Bercy
    Ferrer having a break-through year of sorts (on all surfaces)
    Murray winning Olympics
    Rafa-Nole Aussie Open final
    Blue clay - i liked it!
    Roddick retiring!
    Del Potro returning to close to his best (still not 2009 just yet)

    definitely some i am forgetting but I hope 2013 will be jut as good!
     
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  10. Murrayfan31

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    Federer beat Djokovic at the Australian Open?
     
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  11. Sabratha

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    Murray winning a slam, Federer winning Wimbledon for the 7th time and reclaiming #1.
     
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  12. Ellipses

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    Well, that is a little unfair, isn't it? Wins are wins, you can't talk objectively about "what if" scenarios. If Federer showed up with god mode on every match, he would have thirty slams.

    You can say that Djokovic's top level is higher than Nadal's but you can't use that to infer that Nadal won't win any future matches against him, simply because (as we have already seen three times in 2012) not everyone -not even Djokovic - can bring it every match.
     
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  13. Feather

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    Favorites

    1) Roger Federer winning Wimbledon and getting back number one - truly it was a magic moment
    2) Roger Federer goes past 286 weeks, I badly wanted that :)
    3) Roger Federer winning Cincinnati, my fave masters, without losing his serve once
    4) Blue clay being introduced and the icing on the cake, Roger Federer won it
    5) Four grand slam winners in four majors, very good for Tennis
    6) Jercy Janowicz, hope the kid will turn out to be a great prospect
    7) David Ferrer won Paris masters, would love to see him lift a major also
    8 ) Rafael Nadal winning 7th RG and breaking Borg's record
    9) Murray winning US Open, was really happy to see him win after those tears at Wimbledon 2012

    Least favorite ones

    1) Roger losing in WTF, he could have won it
    2) Roger losing to Berdych in US open
    3) Roger losing Olympics final match
    4) Three indoor tournaments held in succession which made Roger skip Paris masters
     
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  14. Magnus

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    Favorites:

    1) Federer winning Wimbly again, that was a huge achievment.

    2) Fed getting back to #1

    3) Nadal missing in action due to "injury"

    4) Murray winning a slam.
     
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  15. UltimateBombero

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    In no particular order:

    -Brian Baker's clay season comeback
    -Murray's USO win
    -AO Final. I watched all 6 hours and couldn't look away.
    -Roddicks final run at USO.
    -Isner beating Federer in 5, on clay, in Switzerland, Davis Cup.
     
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  16. TenTan

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    Faves
    Federer winning Wimbledon
    Federer getting back to Number one
    Australian Open - good semi finals and final
    Murray winning his first major
    Rosol beating Nadal
    Good ATP tour finals - with a good final to finish of 2012.

    Least
    Djokovic losing the French open final
    Federer losing the Olympics final
     
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