Federer vs Murray - 2013 AO semi-finals

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Federer vs Murray

  1. Federer in 3

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  2. Federer in 4

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  3. Federer in 5

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  4. Murray in 3

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  5. Murray in 4

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  6. Murray in 5

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  1. Magnus

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    Fed played a fine game other than his serve and still couldn't hold. This is likely to be a beatdown.
     
  2. Shangri La

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    Is Murray doing Nadal? every shot to Fed's BH
     
  3. zagor

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    The're both hitting the ball well so far (of course people still stuck in the idea that Murray's a pusher are clueless), Fed will need to up his serve if he wants to have a chance in this.
     
  4. Goosehead

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    murray turned into ivan drago..
     
  5. Bryan Swartz

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    What an absurd nonsensical thing to say. The court is not that slow.
     
  6. SQA333

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    Murray in 3 sets 6-4 6-4 7-5
     
  7. MindoverMatter

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    I imagine his plan is to break down the backhand early, make federer work more to run around it
     
  8. craniopath

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    Can Murray beath Federer? Of course he can
    Can he win this tournament? Sure why not
    But he will never be an interesting player to wath, uggh
     
  9. NastyWinners

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    Murray is playing very well.
     
  10. veroniquem

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    What? No. Murray just broke proving he's the better player. Well done Muzza.
     
  11. Magnus

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    LOL. Its VERY slow.

    Some of Fed's shots in the game he was broken would have been clean winners on say, USO.
     
  12. Sid_Vicious

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    I love the strong predications that occur within the first 20 minutes of every match.
     
  13. MindoverMatter

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    I hate to bring this up again, but Murray's fastest serve against Chardy was like 207 I think. He has hit MOST of his first serves above that so far
     
  14. Jeffrey573639

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    Depends if it's windy
     
  15. Cheetah

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    do you even play or watch tennis? it's slow!
     
  16. ductrung3993

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    Like Djok and Nadal.
     
  17. djokovic2008

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    Djoker is the man but Murray is one of the most complete players I have ever seen I want fed to win this.
     
  18. BreakPoint

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    I think Federer's back must be bothering him because his first serve is WAY off in both speed and placement.
     
  19. Magnus

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    Its about time he becomes the better player given he's young and fresh and Fed is old and slow, no? ;)

    Plus, he hasn't won just yet. Fed just came back from 40-0 to 40-all, so nothing is set in stone.
     
  20. veroniquem

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    It's the Lendl effect!
     
  21. TennisLovaLova

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    Magnus is sooo right
    This are very very slow conditions
     
  22. SeeingDusk

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    please break back fed!!
     
  23. Magnus

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    BP Federer. Convert it!
     
  24. TheCheese

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    Federer mixing it up, not giving Murray any pace.
     
  25. TennisLovaLova

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    The chip
    The chip
    It seems to be working
     
  26. MindoverMatter

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    the court is faster than the USO court.
     
  27. TennisLovaLova

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    Ok
    Ace = stfu fed fans
     
  28. NastyWinners

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    Federer has a break point

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  29. The_Order

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    Muray hit a slow 127k cc fh winner that Fed just watched go past him.
     
  30. Magnus

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    Murray is serving well
     
  31. TennisLovaLova

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    What?!!!!
    No.
    The ball stops when it his the ground.
     
  32. TheCheese

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    Murray's 2nd serve sucks. Feds gotta take advantage.
     
  33. lonux

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    I'm hoping Fed breaks here so one troll in particular will shut up.

    Besides that, any result is fine with me.
     
  34. BreakPoint

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    Yup, Federer's back is hurting as evidenced by that he's already wearing the undershirt from the very start of the match rather than putting in on later on mid-match. No wonder his serves are so far off and has faced so many BPs already.
     
  35. veroniquem

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    You don't want to change a winning strategy. Not Murray's fault if Fed's bh is so volatile.
     
  36. Terenigma

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    Good hold from murray. 3-1
     
  37. MindoverMatter

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    Good idea, start the excuses early
     
  38. NastyWinners

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    Roger is serving like ass.
     
  39. Magnus

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    Because Fed went to the other side. Doesn't mean its not a slow court. Its a very slow court.
     
  40. RajFederer

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    murray playing a wonderful strategy game.. more like nadal going always to federer backhand and surpise forehand

    federer clearly gonna lose.. lets see by what margin..
     
  41. The_Order

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    Nothing wrong with Fed's back at all. He is serving 198k out wide serves and a singlet doesn't support your back at all. He is wearing it because he's Colderer.
     
  42. Bryan Swartz

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    Yes, it's slower than USO. The original comment was that it's as slow as the French, which is absurd. AO has been marginally slower than USO for a long time. Big difference between that and the trollish nonsense pretending it's a slow as clay.
     
  43. Duncan Bell

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    I reckon 6-3 Murray in this set - think he'll break again.
     
  44. Hitman

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    Murray has done an incredible job in restraining Federer at the moment. Federer was looking for the fast start, but like classic Murray-Federer matches, Murray gets the break early to stop the Federer sprint.
     
  45. djokovic2008

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    Lol please the excuses sound pathetic.
     
  46. jwjh

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    I started a thread about it already last week. Got all bases covered.
     
  47. NastyWinners

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  48. db379

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    :) yes, not so surprising considering it's his mom... I guess his and Lendl form the perfect Steel couple. Mr and Mrs Barbed Wire... never a smile, always tense expressions or no expression... :)
     
  49. Magnus

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    LOL. Fed's back is fine I think.

    Murray is just playing better and its about time on 2013 that he starts playing better than a 32 year old father of 2.
     
  50. MindoverMatter

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    Well, Murray only needs one break in the end
     

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