Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wins Marseille...

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  1. eliars

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    ... and saves match points in 2 matches along his way to the title. When was the last time a player managed to do that?
     
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  2. underground

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    I think he only saved 1 MP in this match in the tiebreak when 5-6 down. In the match against Tomic he saved another 5 so it makes it 6 MPs saved for the title.

    Djokovic saved 5 for Shanghai 2012, 2 for USO 2011.
     
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    I meant that Tsonga saved match points, not only in this match, but against Tomic 2 rounds earlier, where he saved 5. Thus saving MPs in 2 matches before going on to win the title.
     
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    i have the following ones:
     
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    Wow, that is some feat from Jo then. I wonder if anyone has ever saved MPs in more than 2 matches on their way to a title. I also wonder what the most number of MPs saved in a tourney is. Jo saved 6 here in Marseille.
     
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    excellent question, i was wondering about that too... that would be something ! :)

    you might like this thread, by the way:
    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?p=1838587#post1838587

    (as you can see, if it ever happened... it's probably before 1993)
     
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  7. vive le beau jeu !

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    the last one was querrey at LA 2010...
    from: http://www.atpworldtour.com/News/Te...e-Sunday-Tsonga-Denies-Berdych-For-Title.aspx
     
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    Players seem to do it more often in their home countries (Davydenko in Moscow, Querrey in the USA, now Tsonga in France).
     
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    I unusually predicted it in the poll which has happened like never before. And a Scotsman wins the dubs, result.
     
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