Grigor Dimitrov - Brisbane 2013

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  1. Murrayalmagrofan

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    Dimitrov is on an absolute tear in Brisbane!!! Beats Raonic 6-3, 6-4 in the Rd of 16 and in the QF's beats Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-2 serving 17 aces (w/ only 1 double fault).

    2013 looks to be the season when this 21 year old could finally break through...
     
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    VAMOS GRI6AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  3. westside

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    Plays Baghdatis in the semi's. Will finally get some air time here in Aus as well. Love Marcos, but rooting for Grigor here.
     
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  4. tacou

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    That's cool. It could be a sign, but it could also end up being a blip. I hope it's the former! And I hope TTC plays him soon
     
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    Definitely Dimitrov's year
     
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    Baghdatis is finally showing some form again as well; it should be an entertaining SF!

    You can definitely add these two to the list of dangerous floaters at the AO!
     
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    What's this thing with the aces? I was surprised already yesterday that he managed to out-ace Milos.
     
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    His serve has been his outstanding weapon ever since ever since.
     
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    Rise of the Bulgarian Lion!!!!! Българи юнаци!!!
     
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  10. wy2sl0

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    I am a Raonic fan being Canadian, although it is hard not to like Dimitrov's game. He has looked ruthless. Very fun player to watch.
     
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  11. Murrayalmagrofan

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    Agreed. Baghdatis has definitely caught form of late. Should definitely be a great SF. If Grigor plays like he did against Melzer, it'll be near impossible for anyone outside of the big four to stop him....

    My dream final would be Grigor vs Murray.
     
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    Think Grigor has pushed Murray in a match before as well. Maybe Shanghai a year or two back? He still has to get through Marcos though, but he's definitely capable of that I think. Serve has been excellent and gotten him out of some tough spots, but he's also been returning pretty well.

    Look forward to watching the SF/F regardless of who wins. Should be some good matches I think.
     
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    This is great for tennis: GD is fun, entertaining to watch play (beautiful style), handsome, and cool. I truly hope he makes it big.
     
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    Thailand. Highlights worth watching.
     
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    I am not very resourceful and not very smart, can anyone tell me when the Dimitrov semi will be played (eastern time USA)
     
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    Ah! That is a very clever way to humbly get people to give u the time. :)

    Its in 6.5 hours from the time of this post.
     
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  17. forzamilan90

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    ^^^damn now i got to do math hehe
    Will probably watch highlights that time will not cooperate with my schedule. Thanks though
     
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  18. Murrayalmagrofan

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    Tennis Channel will be showing the Brisbane semifinals on Saturday at the following times (EST):

    2:00 PM Brisbane-ATP : Semifinal 1 (DELAY)
    4:00 PM Brisbane-ATP : Semifinal 2 (DELAY)

    The Brisbane final will be shown on TC on Sunday at 2pm EST.
     
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    baby fed making moves!
    oh wait, isn't gasquet in a final too, uh oh 2013 year of the one handers, volleyers and old cats!
     
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  20. Murrayalmagrofan

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    Grigor has plently of up-side in the next 2 months as he only has 45 rankings points to defend until the start of the US Masters Tournaments in March (from a 2nd round appearance at the 2012 Aussie Open).

    I expect Grigor's ranking to climb into the top 30 at a minimum (maybe even top 25) by the end of February.
     
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  21. forzamilan90

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    ^^your post brings such joy to my heart!
     
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  22. Russeljones

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    Let's not get ahead of ourselves here. He's had horrendous draws at the AO the last two years but who says he won't make it 3 in a row? Here's to him getting a kind one.
     
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    Would be interesting to see how Dimitrov would go against Murray should their path collide. Dimitrov looks very focused so far
     
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    Very true. Hopefully his luck will improve this year - or he makes his own good luck... ;)
    Agreed. If this match happens, it will be the real test of where Dimitrov's game really is at this moment. He's sure playing like a top 10 player at the moment...
     
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    The Dimitrov vs Baghdatis SF match is on...and Grigor is off to the races. Has the early break and is up 3-0 after 9 minutes.
     
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    Playing well against Baghdatis so far. Leads 3-0 in the opener.
     
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    I love the camera angle that they sometimes have on the duece court.
     
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  28. FEDERERNADAL13

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    Anyone have a stream?
     
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  31. Murrayalmagrofan

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    Grigor up 5-2.

    Thanks for the links to the streams folks!
     
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  32. westside

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    These guys are crushing the ball
     
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  33. Murrayalmagrofan

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    Wow - Grigor is moving around the court so much faster than last season.
     
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  34. axel89

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    grigor up 5-2 30-15 on baggy serve
     
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  35. FEDERERNADAL13

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    ^^ Thanks for the streams guys :)
     
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  36. Murrayalmagrofan

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    1 set to the good! Grigor closes out the first 6-3.
     
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  37. axel89

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    dimitrov takes 1st set 6-3!!!!!!!!!!! THE HYPE SHALL CONTINUE!
     
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    grigor takes the first set 6-3
     
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  39. axel89

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    Dimitrov Breakss Alllllellllllez!
     
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    Grigor breaks and leads 2-1. Main man!
     
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    grigor misses uptl backhand and its duece on his serve
     
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  42. axel89

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    Nooo Baggy Gets The Break And Chest Pumps!
     
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    Backhand Pass Allez 0-30!
    whoops 3posts in a row i'll edit from herre
    did the umpire just give baggy a time warning i have the match on mute
    bp grigor 30-40
     
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  44. man_untd11

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    I think Baggy did get a time warning. He's only slightly going over the 25 secs so it's not really a big deal. The ref is being unreasonable. Anyway break point for Dimi! :D
     
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  45. fundrazer

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    Eh, my stream showed the "time between points" at like 35 or so when the chair ump called that violation.
     
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  46. JuanTennisFan17

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    6-3 2-2 Dimitrov
     
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  47. axel89

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    baggy holds what a game Idk who i want to win baggy shows so much character
     
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  48. man_untd11

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    sick backhands from Dimi
     
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    Please, where is the link for talented Dimitrov destroying overrated Baghdatis?
     
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