Federer (-750) vs. Gonzalez (+680)

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Federer vs. Gonzalez

Poll closed Apr 22, 2006.
  1. Roger 2-0

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  2. Roger 2-1

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  3. Fernando 2-1

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  4. Fernando 2-0

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  1. Tchocky

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    Gonzalez is 0-5 versus Federer. I like Roger in straight sets.
     
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  2. oscar_2424

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    I'll take my chances and say Gonzales in 3
     
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  3. sotua

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    No way - it's Federer in straights. First set will be close, second will be a blowout.

    At least that's how it has gone in their last meetings: Gonz comes out all guns blazing in the first set. Federer plays very conservative and withstands the barrage. At 5-5 Federer turns it up a little bit. Federer takes the set either 7-5 or in the tiebreak, where he lets it rip.

    Second set, González, flabbergasted that all the heavy artillery didn't work in the first set, tries his plan B: hit harder! His shots start going wide/long, plus Federer has a set under his belt and can afford to let it rip some more. Federer takes the second set, say, 6-2.

    In a way, it looks like Federer was fishing - give the fish some line, let it run, and when it tires reel it in.
     
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  4. Andres

    Andres G.O.A.T.

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    Gonzalez in 3.
    If he can be a trouble for Fed on grass, on clay, where he feels most comfourtable, it would be even more.

    3rd set 7-5 or even a TB, the other two doesn't matter :D
     
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  5. simi

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    If it's a cat and mouse game, (Fed the cat, Gonzalez the mouse, Federer plays with Gonzalez as a cat plays with a mouse before the coup de grâce), then Federer in three or, if he goes on a walkabout in the second set. If Roger is serious and figures he's had enough practice time on clay, then two sets.
     
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  6. sotua

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    Trouble? It was straight sets at wimbledon. And straight sets at Roland Garros, too. The only set González has ever gotten from Federer was a tiebreak - at this same tournament ;)

    I'm sticking to Fed in straights. González has been less than stellar this year.
     
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  7. Shabazza

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    Ditto!
     
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  8. vive le beau jeu !

    vive le beau jeu ! G.O.A.T.

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    emmm...... rather a tiger and buffalo game !!! :p
     
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  9. Tchocky

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    Nice job, Roger. We all knew you would win in straight sets (-223).
     
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