hot gf...I mean, Baghdatis vs. Ljubicic match *spoiler*

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  1. Shabazza

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    he sure is and he was injured for 6 month last year
     
  2. jonolau

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    Ah Alex, you're here ...
     
  3. bc-05

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    pfft at his gf.. who cares.
     
  4. jonolau

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    Crap, Ivan's got to hold his serve now. ...
     
  5. Shabazza

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    It doesn't matter anymore if he loses against Nalby or even Ljubicic, this AO is already his breakthrough
     
  6. bc-05

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    he has to break the next one..
     
  7. bc-05

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    30-0 pls break ivan seriously
     
  8. bc-05

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    come on ivannnn!!!!
     
  9. bc-05

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    Sveto Ime Ivan! Ajmo Naprijed!
     
  10. bc-05

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    no chance now.. ffs
     
  11. jonolau

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    Go Ivan!!!!!!
     
  12. jonolau

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    Crappy BH ... Ivan's gone, he's tired ...
     
  13. jonolau

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    Oh no ... 2 match points ....
     
  14. jonolau

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    Damn .................. it's over.
     
  15. Shabazza

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    2 MP's for Baghdatis now take this match!
    AND GAME SET MATCH MARCOS BAGHDATIS SO ****ING GREAT!!!! :mrgreen:
     
  16. jonolau

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    Ivan fought so hard in the 3rd and 4th sets ... then he just lost it. Frankly speaking, he's a nice guy, great game, but not aggressive enough ......
     
  17. TEAM ZERO

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    Although I was rooting for Ljubicic, Marco proved that his win against roddick wasnt luck for sure and the same against Ljubicic!
     
  18. jonolau

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    Hear hear. At least it was a gripping and entertaining match going to a five setter ... value for money match!
     
  19. galain

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    I honestly had Ljubicic picked to suprise the field and take this tournament. Well done to Marcos - he made Ljubicic look suprisingly one dimensional at times.
     
  20. Docalex007

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    It's down to six men. Who will win this years AO?
     
  21. Shabazza

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    of those 6 men, Fed and Nalby will most likely play in the Final, but I wouldn't mind if Baghdatis can make another upset, though Nalbandian is alot tougher mentaly than Ljubicic.
    Anyway great matches to come - (except Davydenko, I don't think he can cause Federer trouble - grinding out against him don't work, if you aren't a lefty with unreal topspin ;) )
     
  22. @wright

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    I can't believe this! I hope they show it on ESPN this afternoon!
     
  23. jonolau

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    I think it will be Federer .....
     
  24. oscar_2424

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    Nalbandian is on his way to win his 1st grand slam
     
  25. ACE of Hearts

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    Baghdatis is the real deal, i give him a shot against Nalbandian.Hopefully he emerges, he is only 20, thought he looks 30, the kid has a big forehand.
     
  26. edberg505

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    I'm not usually the one to say, I told you so, but I told you guys.
     
  27. @wright

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    He's got a shot against Nalbandian for sure, he can put the ball away. As long as he keeps his UE's down and serves well, he's got a good chance to pull this off. It should be a dogfight, I would be shocked if a straight setter happened.
     
  28. Docalex007

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    Of the six men left, I give these percentiles for winning it all:

    Federer: 42%
    Nalbandian: 24%
    Kiefer: 13%
    Baghdatis: 8%
    Davydenko: 7%
    Grosjean: 6%
     
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    Federer: 96%
    Nalbandian: 0% (count on a humiliating payback match if Fed meets him in the final)
    Kiefer: 1%
    Baghdatis: 2%
    Davydenko: 0%
    Grosjean: 1%
     
  30. croatian sensation

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    I was watching the 5th in the first bar I ran into that had tv and the waiters and male guests were talking about how no mather how he starts (with a 2:0 like in Madrid or 0:2 like here he'll somehow manage to lose it. I can't understand how can he return from 0:2 and then totally lose it in the 5th.
    His game in the 5th was dissapointing. He actually defeated himself. He picked that habit from Ancic.
    Although I find Baghdatis annoying, he played really good, can't deny that. But still, Ivan heleped him a lot with his poor game in the 5th.
    Anyway...can't wait Zagreb Indoors next week. No five set matches plus Ivan at home...couldn't be a better chance for some revenge. And I'll be cheering like those crazy Greeks
    btw. it was the 1st time I saw Ljubicic curse after losing a point..it was in the 5th when Baghdatis broke him..he said (if my lip-reading is correct) some pretty nasty curses.
     
  31. Matthew

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    hey guys was this a decent match? its being reaired right now and i am thinking about watching it even though i know the result. the coverage just picked up at the end of the 3rd set.
     
  32. Mr.Federer

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    Baghdatis has prover he can handle big hitters, but what about more versatile players such as Nalbandian? How do you think he'll do?
     
  33. = marios =

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    I missed most of the match earlier today (only saw the beginning and the final set) so i'm watching it again now.

    Yesterday i predicted a win for Bags in 5 sets but i honestly didn't think it would come like this: 2-0, 2-2, 3-2! I'm a teacher and i took the children to the TV room and we watched the final set together, cheering for Marcos! :cool:

    Bring on Nalby and Fed!
     
  34. rilokiley

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    What's it like in Cyprus right now, Marios? tell us. :)

    You what? you missed most of the match? I don't have a drop of Cyprusian(?)/Croatian blood in me, yet I stayed up all night cheering for Marcos. Shame, shame on you :)
     
  35. = marios =

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    It's everyone's first point of discussion when they meet with friends. I went to teach today and all the kids were uber-excited and we watched the 5th set together and cheered. Then i went for some coffee and everyone at the cafe were talking about it.

    I doubt this will do wonders for Cyprus tennis, but at least it gives the kids (and us grown ups) something to be excited about.

    I don't know what the future holds for him, but right now he's the man. Marcos for President! :mrgreen:
     
  36. rilokiley

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    With a population of 780,133, that's entirely possible, no? :D

    Oh and his hot gf as a first lady!
     
  37. = marios =

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    8)

    Seriously though, i never thought about it till now, but has anyone from such a small country ever won a major tournament? I'm not saying Marcos will do it, but i'm just wondering about this bit of trivia.
     

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