Gasquet Qualifying *spoiler*

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  1. Lleyton Hewitt

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    Gasquet just lost to an unknown french dude well for me anyway in final round of qualfying do any of u think he will get far in roland garros?
     
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  2. ACE of Hearts

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    Should have put this in the match results.I think the fact that he didnt play Monte Carlo and then not play Rome might hurt him.We will see, dangerous guy though.
     
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  3. wyutani

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    not very far im afraid...isnt he the one that cause the french team to lose the davis cup???
     
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  4. Lleyton Hewitt

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    i last saw him play in hamburg i think......he played ok but lost to the better man vliegen who has been on top form
     
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  5. Saito

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    Actually it was a no name Italian (Azzaro or something like that....) that beat him. It's a **** off for me, but what're you gonna do right? He didn't even have to play the qualies either. I heard he hopped in just to get more matches in, and now he misses the draw. Bummer :(

    Put posts like these in Match Results section. People on these boards will flame you for it.
     
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  6. theJuniorACE

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    dude,
    he may have lost both of his DC matches to russia,
    but they were both 5 setters, in which he was amazing, but came up short to safin and tursonov, so cut him some slack.

    i feel for him to have lost, but he is mos definetely a threat to anyone on clay
     
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  7. splink779

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    Those two matches were some of the best of all year. Gasquet is a different person in Davis Cup play, its incredible. He's been in 3 5 sets thrillers already this year.
     
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  8. Lleyton Hewitt

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    i knew it was a italian dude....but i dont no why i put french...maybe coz i was talking about gasquet plus for gasquet whos really good on clay cant beat a low ranked player, signs of problems for me because he will have a difficult draw in french open because he is not ranked high enough to be seeded
     
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  9. ta11geese3

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    Wow I had to read this sentence many times to understand it >_<

    Anyways, what exactly did he lose in? The topic sounds like he was playing in some qualifying tournament, but isn't he ranked pretty high?
     
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  10. arosen

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    Richard needs to get stronger, Nadal like. He has a beatiful game, but he looks like someone who could do better fitness wise.
     
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  11. Saito

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    He was playing in the qualifiers of Portshach:http://www.atptennis.com/en/tournaments/profile/306.asp

    He didn't have to play the qualifiers... ^^ read above.... apparently he chose to, to have more matches.
     
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  12. superman1

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    And he ended up getting less matches, and embarrassing himself.

    Why?? Isn't this the same awesome talent that beat Federer last year? He's like the French Ginepri.
     
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  13. Dan007

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    No way. Gasquet is one of the most talented players I've ever seen. He has been coming off some injuries this year. He did really bad at Aussie open and tournements before that but regrouped and beat Haas in a 5 set thrilling match in Davis Cup and played very well at Pacific Life Open untill falling to Fed in the RD of 16. It seems that he is playing bad because coming off an injury and lack of match play but whenever he seems to regroup and starts playing well again he gets an another injury(stomach muscle pull in Davis Cup QF loss to Russia). If you watched Gasquet play last year he played well in almost every tournement he entered. P.S. Ginepri's performance last year was a fluke.
     
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  14. wyutani

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    french ginepri?!!, haha, i fell off my chair when you said that...:mrgreen:
     
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  15. TENNIS_IS_FUN

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    anybody know where i can download the gasquet vs safin match at the DC?
     
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  16. Lleyton Hewitt

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    lol gasquet has been handed a lucky losers spot in the draw and he beat hrbaty
     
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  17. Tchocky

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    Gasquet was able to get in as a Lucky Loser because Schuettler pulled out. He took out my man Hrbaty which sucks because I had him in a 7 match parlay with Starace, Almagro, Melzer, Novak, Chela & Pavel. Damn you Schuettler...you just cost me a lot of money. I hope you lose in the 1st round at Roland Garros.
     
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  18. Dilettante

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    Gasquet is very talented, indeed. Beautiful tennis.

    Maybe he'll need to get used to play Roland Garros in front of fellow French crowd. He's still very young. Last year, Gasquet (and Monfils) looked as immature players during the FO. I think that's because they're young and they're playing their "home Grand Slam", and they're the French promises.

    This year Gasquet should do better, but I don't see him getting through the later rounds yet.
     
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  19. unjugon

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    So Gasquet losing to some weird italian and coming off from an injury and handing Hrbaty a bagel in the first set?
    Seems like he is a threat to anyone in RG...
     
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  20. Tchocky

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    It's amazing that Gasquet even has to qualify for this tournament. He was a semifinalist in Monte Carlo last year taking out Fed in the quarters and a finalist in Hamburg. Richard is having the worst start of his short career. Gasquet had a 2-0 record against Hrbaty coming into this match but because Richard is playing so poorly...I think that is what made him the underdog. I don't know what the moneyline was on this match because Hrbaty was originally scheduled to play Rainer Schuettler. Don't even know if wagers were accepted on this match because Gasquet was a last minute substitue.
     
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  21. Breaker

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    I had Hrbaty on my fantasy team only because I thought he would play Schleuttler but he gets replaced with Gasquet?!!?!?!!?!? THIS IS CRAP!!!!
     
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  22. Dunlopkid

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    If I understood an earlier post correctly, he didn't HAVE to qualify, but chose to play the qualifying rounds.
     
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  23. vive le beau jeu !

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    great !
    i have richard in my team... and i was hoping for a WO as he was sure to be the first LL according to his rankings ! :p

    EDIT: well... i just noticed i also had hrbaty in my team ! :rolleyes:
     
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