Federer vs Tsonga - 2013 AO quarter-finals

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Federer vs Tsonga - 2013 AO

  1. Federer in 3

    46 vote(s)
    35.9%
  2. Federer in 4

    44 vote(s)
    34.4%
  3. Federer in 5

    17 vote(s)
    13.3%
  4. Tsonga in 3

    3 vote(s)
    2.3%
  5. Tsonga in 4

    7 vote(s)
    5.5%
  6. Tsonga in 5

    11 vote(s)
    8.6%
  1. fundrazer

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    Hoping for an interesting match, but I'd also prefer the winner of this one to win the tournament. Dunno if I'll watch though. Might have to get some early sleep and wake up around 4am for it I think.
     
  2. norbac

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    The doping old man will cheat his way to a straight sets win. Expect a lot of bathroom breaks and injury time-outs if Tsonga gets a break.
     
  3. Elite

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    Federer in four sets. This all depends on which Tsonga we'll see tonight, though.
     
  4. slice bh compliment

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    Wow, that would be great, either way. I'd tune in.
     
  5. forzamilan90

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    I'd like to know who is the other brave soul to vote alongside with me Tsonga in 3?
     
  6. CCNM

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    These two usually give us a good match.
     
  7. Terenigma

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    Not even Tsonga has Tsonga in 3.
     
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  8. nikdom

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    Where is the Tsonga in 2 option?
     
  9. VaporDude95

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    Fed in 4. Tsonga can be up and down when it comes to concentration
     
  10. joeri888

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    Still confident for Federer, but some uncertainty, match tension and fright creeping in as well. Not sure about Fed in 3 anymore... Hope he does it.

    Could be a similar scoreline to his last two matches I hope.
     
  11. batz

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    Auld Sexi in 3 - one of them close.
     
  12. Prisoner of Birth

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    I feel more confident about this match than I wisely should. I don't know, I just think Federer is peaking at the right time. I confess to not seeing any Tsonga matches so my guess is just that, a guess, but Federer in 3.
     
  13. Seventeen

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    +1

    SexiRogiMagic
     
  14. DragonBlaze

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    Same here.











    And now I'm sure that something bad is going to happen LOL.
     
  15. joeri888

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    LOL. Both your statements reflect my pathetic state of mind. The fact that I believe in jinxes, and it would ruin my week if Tsonga wins makes me feel such a little *******. Some perspective is a far cry.

    Think it'll be one of the best matches tenniswise, but doubt I will enjoy that if Fed's losing or it's really close.
     
  16. batz

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    Roger will skoosh it guys. I'm already looking forward to his semi with Murray - hoping for an epic.
     
  17. Terenigma

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    Cmon, Tsonga is a good player on form but the form federer has shown leading up to this match has been outstanding, Tsonga might take him to 4 or 5 but i dont see him beating him.

    ...Unless ******** turns up.
     
  18. batz

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    Haven't seen much of that guy at all this year. Maybe he's waiting until Friday to make an appearance - I can always hope :)
     
  19. Crayola Oblongata

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    Exactly how I feel. :/
     
  20. DragonBlaze

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    Sigh, ain't no cure to ****ism unfortunately....

    I remember how good he looked going into that QF of the US Open.

    I also remember what happened afterwards :lol:

    LOL batz you sly dog.
     
  21. kalyan4fedever

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    murraa and djoker are the luckiest on the planet right now so i would not bet on federer match o_o
     
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    Ultimate pessimist when it comes to my favorite teams/players so I am going Jo-Willy in favre.
     
  23. joeri888

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    That could be great no doubt. Both are playing well though murray hasnt really been tested too much. Could be really interesting. Not hoping for a marathon though. For Roger, winning an epic is fun, but only tournament wins really count.
     
  24. Duncan Bell

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    Another Federer night game. Don't really see how he has had 3 night games so far.

    Edit: Don't want to moan too much though, means I can listen to this game...really looking forward to this one and the subsequent semi final!!
     
  25. Crayola Oblongata

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    Haha Fed's laces were glowing in the light just then. In the corridor I mean, as though they had a UV light on them. :I
     
  26. beast of mallorca

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    Here's hoping that Tsonga trounces cry Baby Fed... :twisted:
     
  27. FederErizeD

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    Did Federer have a haircut?!
     
  28. SirGounder

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    I can't get used to the pink on Fed's shoes. He normally just wears red, blue, black, white.
     
  29. TennisLovaLova

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    Why espn doesnt show the warmup?
     
  30. Seventeen

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    Sounds like they've been doing a p!ss poor job of it over the tournament...
     
  31. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Holy crap, how did Tsonga get the clearance from Adidas to NOT go full-on yellow?!
     
  32. TennisLovaLova

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    Early break for federer...
     
  33. SirGounder

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    Great way to start the match for Fed
     
  34. Faster

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    Opening break for Federer. Good start
     
  35. FederErizeD

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    Federer breaks
     
  36. Legend of Borg

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    At least you guys have Brad, P Mac, Drysdale and Cahill.

    I would love to have them commentate instead of some British guy and Mats.
     
  37. FederErizeD

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    Sick FHs from Fed

    Edit: Fed consolidates the break 2-0
     
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  38. jacktheripper

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    It is only the first few points of the match.. But Federer looking so good
     
  39. Prisoner of Birth

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    Honestly, Federer is looking really good. Better than any Grand Slam since 2009 US Open, perhaps.

    I'm talking about the whole tournament. Not a single hiccup, no really bad patches, he's been in control right from the get-go, always.
     
  40. powerangle

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    Gonna watch this in bed and sleep soon.
     
  41. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Oh I love hearing Chris Fowler taking shots at Brad Gilbert, and then to hear Brad Gilbert subtly put him in his place on air.
     
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    Luckily I don't have class till 6:30 tomorrow and no lessons.
     
  43. idioteque

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    Fed's looking sharp. Tsonga hits with a LOT of spin. It's almost Roddick-like in the way that he puts energy into the shot but wastes it.
     
  44. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    That's an insult to Tsonga...
     
  45. jacktheripper

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    Tsonga has such a powerful game. I always worry when he plays Roger.. He is on the few players that can take the match out of Federer's racquet..
     
  46. WeeDiM

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    What? Don't tell me Tsonga has been made to give up his 1HBH.
     
  47. TopFH

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    Fed leading 2-1 going into the first break.
     
  48. Seventeen

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    I've got ESPN HD with Vijay Armitraj, not a bad commentator, but I quite like the AO radio feed.

    Best tennis commentator I've heard in a long time is Hewitt.
     
  49. TopFH

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    Fed is awful with his 1st serve today.
     
  50. Seventeen

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    I've got to agree.
     

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